Doncaster Rovers boss Gary McSheffrey

Where 'data experts' predicted Sunderland and Portsmouth would finish compared to final League One position

The season is now over with Wigan, Rotherham and Sunderland enjoying promotion success.

Wednesday, 1st June 2022, 11:33 am

The Black Cats secured promotion against Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley Stadium in the League One play-off final.

Goals from Elliot Embleton and Ross Stewart were enough to hand Alex Neil’s side a memorable win in London.

That’s after Sunderland defeated Sheffield Wednesday in their semi-final, while Wycombe overcame MK Dons.

But what predictions did ‘data experts’ FiveThirtyEight make at the beginning of the season and how do they compare to the final League One table?

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