As Gandalf would say, “Hope is kindled” (my favourite scene from cinema). This is certainly the case for fans of four Championship clubs, who have firm hopes of their teams achieving the biggest (monetary) prize in football, promotion to the English Premier League. The first legs of the playoff semi-finals take place tomorrow, and RED’s forecasts are below:

Forecast Win (%)
Score Pr (%) P(H) P(A)
Aston Villa West Brom 2-1 9 49 25
Derby Leeds 1-0 12 47 27
  • The Forecast scoreline, with the % chance of that happening
  • The % chance of a win by the Home team, P(H), or Away team, P(A) (with one hundred minus those two numbers giving the % chance of a draw