When seeing something play out the way you predicted, which of the two could be said?I suspect one of the two might not even be grammatical but I cant tell which one.
That was expected.
This use of the passive voice generally means that those who chose the course of action expected such a result. This may refer to an acceptable side effect.
That was to be expected.
The result was one that a reasonable and informed person ought to have predicted. Often implies a criticism of those who chose the course of action.
That is what I expected.
The speaker foresaw the result.