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 Newport County win with a probability of 47.25%. A win for Walsall had a probability of 26.42% and a draw had a probability of 26.3%.
The most likely scoreline for a Newport County win was 1-0 with a probability of 12.2%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 2-1 (9.11%) and 2-0 (8.92%). The likeliest Walsall win was 0-1 (8.53%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (12.46%). The actual scoreline of 0-1 was predicted with an 8.5% likelihood.