Sky Sports predictor ranks Tottenham title hopes
By Dominic Toner
Sky Sports’ Premier Predictor has given Tottenham just a 1 per cent chance of winning the league title this season.
Sky Sports have run their machine, which predicts results based on form, winning margins, home advantage and strength of schedule, to look at the final Premier League table.
Currents leaders Chelsea have a 98 per cent of winning the title, while the final table has simulated Spurs will end up with 76 points and in second.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side will be striving for at least a top-four spot this season and have a 94 per cent chance of clinching Champions League football, according to the Premier Predictor.
The north London club are now dreaming of a first Premier League title as they put the pressure on Chelsea.
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Spurs are currently seven points adrift of the top and have emerged as the sole challenger for the league crown.
They have won their last six games across all competitions, with five of them coming in the Premier League.
Spurs managed to record an impressive 3-1 victory away to Swansea on Wednesday as they scored three late goals to earn maximum points.
Pochettino’s side have eight games remaining to overturn the deficit to Chelsea and the Premier Predictor believes they have a very slim chance of catching their London rivals.
In other Tottenham news, Robbie Savage has delivered his verdict on the club’s chances of catching Chelsea.