The permutations are endless. Even now.
But, no doubt, each and every one will be played out across the message-boards and breakfast tables overnight after this afternoon's fixtures saw Barnsley, Nottingham Forest and Plymouth all draw.
A point apiece was not enough to guarantee any of them safety.
And in that regard, all three 'failed' today to scramble their way of the reckoning come next weekend's 'Showdown Sunday'.
For the Canaries, however, one or two things can be said with certainty.
Two wins and they're in the Championship next season. End of.
Their better goal difference will be enough to keep them in the second tier of English football come what may elsewhere.
A win at home to Reading on Monday night will, however, come with a second, welcome certainty.
It will keep Plymouth firmly in the firing line come that final Sunday when they play host to Barnsley.
And that, for me, is the big point about Monday's game.
If Norwich can now take all three points against the Royals, it leaves the Pilgrims with a job still to do at Home Park; they can't go into that game feet up, bags packed.
They will have the same edginess to their game as everyone else in the mix that day; defeat to the Reds could yet send them down; they can't afford to take anything for granted.
A draw by Norwich on Monday and that's them safe; that, in theory, then means that Barnsley's job becomes that much easier; they are playing against a side who are safe and not one with one eye still fixed firmly over their shoulder.
It will be interesting to see how the nature of today's result hits dressing room morale; for the second time in a week – albeit not in quite the same, heart-breaking manner as that last-gasp penalty at the Ricoh in mid-week – the South Yorkshire side have dug their way into the driving seat; put themselves within sight of a massive three points when they steal into those 1-0 leads – only to be denied at the death.
Or, rather, six minutes from time in the case of Kyle Reid's 84th minute leveller for Wolves this afternoon.
That's two big kicks in the tender parts; Bryan Gunn and Co need to add a third on Monday night with a victory over the Royals.
As for the fact that Southampton are now down come what may in terms of ten-point appeals, that probably plays well to Forest's final day hand.
Had Southampton still been in the mix – still been able to cling to the hope that the lawyers could over-turn their Football League penalty over the course of the summer and their Championship status might still be salvageable – so they would have gone into that final game with one, very last straw to cling to. That a win against Forest could – just; by the skin of their legal teeth – make a difference.
Now they know it'll make no difference to their prospects of survival; they will be starting next season in League One whatever. The only question for the summer to resolve is whether they will be giving everyone else a ten-point head-start or not come August.
I think if you had asked Gunn beforehand whether he would have taken draws for Forest, Plymouth and, above all, Barnsley, he would have bitten your hand off.
Yes, in an ideal world, all three would have lost.
But football very rarely does ideal; nine times out of ten, you just have get what you're given and get on with it.
And, for me, those three results are about as good as you could have realistically have hoped for – in that it keeps everyone in there ahead of 'Showdown Sunday'.
Particularly if Norwich can now play their part and do the business on Monday night; that then puts one huge fox in that relegation chicken coop.
One, final point to note at the top end of the table.
Up there where Norwich can only dream of, Sheffield United's 1-0 win over Swansea City has effectively boxed off that play-off pack once and for all. Reading were never going to drop out of it courtesy of their huge goal difference, but this evening – subject to the result of the Preston-Birmingham clash – they can coast into those final two games of the season knowing that their fate still has another three or four weeks to run.
And if you're Steve Coppell – someone all-too well-versed in the ways of the play-offs – you might start to husband your resources rather more carefully; give one or two a rest before the games that really matter resume in a fortnight's time.
On such little considerations could games turn.
But spin it whichever way you wish, a win on Monday night and Norwich put themselves firmly within sight of safety.
And what – before today – was in danger of becoming just a two-horse race for that final drop slot remains a four-horse stumble towards the line. And that's the biggest blessing of the lot – everyone else is still up to their necks in it, too.
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