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David Prutton's final Championship table and play-off semi-final predictions
Last Updated: 26/07/20 9:08pm
How did David Prutton's final predicted Championship table turn out? And who is he tipping in the play-off semi-finals? Find out here...
Prutton's predicted Championship table
Final Championship table
Though their predicted points totals were significantly inflated in the predicted table, Leeds and West Brom would have finished in the automatic places - in alternate positions, of course.
"They are the best in the division on their day, so it is not too far beyond comprehension to predict they are going to win more than they have," Prutton said when he ran the rule over his predictions during the division's suspension back in April.
Elsewhere, had the final day drama that saw Nottingham Forest finish outside the play-offs not taken place, there would have been only one incorrect team in the predicted top six, with Preston actually finishing four points off the pace in ninth.
And while none of Prutton's predicted bottom three were relegated, his predictions would have seen Charlton and Hull occupy top half positions, though they actually returned to League One on the final day of the season.
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The Bluebirds stuttered at the start of the season, but their form since Neil Harris took over in November has been brilliant - they lost just six of his 30 league games in charge - and they fully deserve their place in the play-offs. They ended the season by winning three on the spin, too, which will do their confidence the world of good.
It hasn't always been pretty, but Fulham have been almost unbeatable since the restart in June with their ability to grind out results at the right time. They got back under way with two defeats, which ultimately knocked them from top-two contention but have conceded just five goals in the seven games since. This will be very tight, but I'm backing Cardiff to edge it.
Prutton predicts: 1-0 (13/2 with Sky Bet)