Where are Hibs predicted to finsih in the Scottish Premiership? Picture: SNS

Can Hibs put up a title challenge - data experts make Scottish Premiership prediction

How will the Scottish top-flight look at the end of the season?

By Joel Sked
Tuesday, 15th September 2020, 5:23 pm
Updated Tuesday, 15th September 2020, 5:56 pm

The Scottish Premiership already has an interesting look to it after seven fixtures – some have only played five – with a clear pattern emerging at the top as four clubs, including Hibs have opened up a lead on the other eight. Those eight are separated by just three points with teams struggling to find consistency.

Statistical analysis operators FiveThirtyEight have set out their predictions for the how the top-flight will unfold using their predictive model which takes into account a variety of factors, from expected goals (xG), market value of squads and home advantage which has been reduced by 60 per cent due to the lack of spectators.

Click and scroll through to see where you team is predicted to end up at the end of the season.

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