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 West Bromwich Albion win with a probability of 45.42%. A win for Reading had a probability of 29.17% and a draw had a probability of 25.4%.
The most likely scoreline for a West Bromwich Albion win was 0-1 with a probability of 10.34%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 1-2 (9.18%) and 0-2 (7.87%). The likeliest Reading win was 1-0 (7.94%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (12.07%). The actual scoreline of 0-1 was predicted with a 10.3% likelihood. Our data analysis correctly predicted a 0-1 win for West Bromwich Albion in this match.