We said: Bristol City 1-1 Sunderland
With a competitive under their belts, both teams will feel confident of retaining their concentration for longer than they did last week. Nevertheless, with that in mind, we can only see a low-scoring draw between two evenly-matched sides.
Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Sunderland win with a probability of 41.46%. A win for Bristol City had a probability of 32.72% and a draw had a probability of 25.8%.
The most likely scoreline for a Sunderland win was 0-1 with a probability of 9.85%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 1-2 (8.78%) and 0-2 (7.06%). The likeliest Bristol City win was 1-0 (8.55%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (12.25%). The actual scoreline of 2-3 was predicted with a 2.6% likelihood. Our data analysis correctly predicted that Sunderland would win this match.