Sky Sports Premier Predictor: Manchester United to finish fourth

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Manchester United are on course to snatch fourth place ahead of rivals Manchester City and Arsenal, according to the Sky Sports Premier Predictor.

Jose Mourinho's men are on a 20-game unbeaten run in the Premier League but remain in sixth place in the table.

Premier Predictor explained

Premier Predictor explained

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And yet, the Sky Sports Premier Predictor is tipping them to edge out City and Arsenal in a tight race for the final Champions League qualifying spot.

United are rated as having a 51 per cent chance of making the top four but City have a 37 per cent chance with Arsenal down at 35 per cent.

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The average number of points picked up in a simulated season has only a point splitting the three teams - it's that close.

Up at the top, Chelsea have a 98 per cent chance of winning the title but down at the bottom there is more drama expected.

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Swansea are currently in the drop zone but the Sky Sports Premier Predictor takes account of future fixtures and suggests Crystal Palace are at more risk of relegation.

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Sky Sports Premier Predictor - % chance of Premier League finishing position

Team Winner Top 4 Relegated Avge simulated points
Chelsea 98% >99% <1% 87
Tottenham 1% 94% <1% 76
Liverpool <1% 83% <1% 73
Man Utd <1% 51% <1% 70
Man City <1% 37% <1% 70
Arsenal <1% 35% <1% 69
Everton <1% <1% <1% 61
West Brom <1% <1% <1% 52
Leicester <1% <1% <1% 48
Southampton <1% <1% <1% 48
Watford <1% <1% <1% 47
Burnley <1% <1% 1% 45
Stoke <1% <1% <1% 45
Bournemouth <1% <1% 2% 43
West Ham <1% <1% 4% 42
Hull City <1% <1% 25% 39
Swansea <1% <1% 30% 39
Crystal Palace <1% <1% 43% 38
Middlesbrough <1% <1% 97% 30
Sunderland <1% <1% 99% 28

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