We said: Blackburn Rovers 2-2 Stoke City
Both teams are in a position where they may as well thrown caution to the wind in this contest, something which should make the game an entertaining spectacle. With this game being a difficult one to call, we can only back a high-scoring draw, one which will not suit either club.
Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Blackburn Rovers win with a probability of 44.66%. A win for Stoke City had a probability of 29.65% and a draw had a probability of 25.7%.
The most likely scoreline for a Blackburn Rovers win was 1-0 with a probability of 10.49%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 2-1 (9.09%) and 2-0 (7.81%). The likeliest Stoke City win was 0-1 (8.2%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (12.21%). The actual scoreline of 0-1 was predicted with an 8.2% likelihood.