The Seasiders are without a win in their last five, a record they will be looking to rectify with five games remaining of the campaign.
Here, using data provided by FiveThirtyEight we’ve taken a look at how a supercomputer is predicting how the rest of the Championship will unfold:
1. Fulham - 92 points
The champagne is on ice for Marco Silva's side.
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2. Bournemouth - 86 points
The Cherries are expected to fend off some late pressure and get over the line.
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3. Nottingham Forest - 76 points
Steve Cooper's side have enjoyed an excellent end to the season, but it might not be enough for automatic promotion.
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4. Huddersfield Town - 75 points
A play-off finish would represent an excellent campaign for Carlos Corberan's side.
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