By Jonty Banks

13th Mar, 2023 | 11:40am

Super Computer predicts Everton relegation chances after 1-0 win v Brentford

Everton currently stand a 47% chance of being relegated from the Premier League this season, according to Five-Thirty-Eight and their Super Computer.

The Toffees picked up a crucial 1-0 win over Brentford on Saturday (11 March) to remain above the relegation zone in 15th place with 11 games of the season remaining.

Despite ending the Bees’ 12-match unbeaten run in the league, Sean Dyche’s side are still predicted to face a tight fight to avoid relegation, with the Super Computer predicting they will only avoid the drop on goal difference.

Southampton are tipped to finish bottom of the pile with 34 points, with Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest finishing in the other two relegation spots with 36 points.

The Super Computer expects Everton to finish on 36 points on a goal difference of -25, compared to the Cherries’ -33 and Nottingham Forest’s -37 total.


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The pressure valve was temporarily released when Everton edged out Brentford at the weekend, but it seems like it could be set to ramp up again as the season enters its closing stages.

Dyche’s side have managed to pick up the knack of winning ugly in recent weeks, with a trio of 1-0 wins over Arsenal, Leeds United and Brentford helping propel the club out of the relegation zone.

History has told us that it doesn’t matter how you pick up your points, it can be ugly, or it can even be a divisive style of play, but the main thing is that you get points on the board.

This is certainly what Dyche has brought to Goodison Park since taking the job as manager.

Under Frank Lampard, Everton were a soft touch and far too easy to play. The change to a robust, hard-working unit under Dyche has been evident for all to see and could be the decisive factor in whether the Toffees escape the clutches of relegation this term.