'Super computer' predicts where Preston North End will finish the 2018/19 Championship season
Six games into the Championship season and another 'super computer' has been at it again and I know what you're thinking.
Well, if you can dispense with the eye rolling for one moment then at least it might pass the time over the international break.
The calculators have been out again crunching the numbers on how the Championship table will shape up come May.
It's fair to say Alex Neil's men have not had the best start to the season - but where are they predicted to finish this season by TalkSport's 'machine'?
Preston North End are going to finish... drum roll please... ninth! Wait, what? We're sure many fans would take that at the moment.
Of course these things have to be taken with a pinch of salt.
Well, if you are so inclined... here is how the 'super computer' has predicted the whole Championship table to look at the end of the 2018/19 season:
24. Reading (relegated)
23. Queens Park Rangers (relegated)
22. Hull City (relegated)
21. Rotherham United
20. Ipswich Town
19. Birmingham City
18. Norwich City
16. Bolton Wanderers
15. Sheffield Wednesday
14. Blackburn Rovers
13. Bristol City
12. Wigan Athletic
11. Aston Villa
10. Nottingham Forest
9. Preston North End
8. Stoke City
7. Sheffield United
6. Swansea City (play-offs)
5. Derby County (play-offs)
4. Brentford (play-offs)
3. West Bromwich Albion (play-offs)
2. Leeds United (automatic promotion)
1. Middlesbrough (champions)
Well, there you have it... cancel the rest of the 40 games it's all been sorted!