Premier League predictions: Lawro v Neil Lennon

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson

BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson is pitting his wits against a different guest each week this season.

His opponent for this weekend's Premier League fixtures is former Celtic manager Neil Lennon, who is a guest on Saturday's Match of the Day.

Neil Lennon
Lennon won three successive SPL titles between 2012 and 2014 as Celtic boss

Lennon, who played 170 Premier League games for Leicester between 1996 and 2000, is tipping the Foxes to pick up a point against Manchester United but thinks his first English club, Manchester City, will slip up against title rivals Chelsea.

"Leicester have made a brilliant start to the season and although United's new-look team did well last week, I am still not convinced by them," Lennon told BBC Sport.

"Chelsea have been very impressive, apart from in their Champions League game against Schalke on Wednesday, but I think Blues boss Jose Mourinho made changes in that game with the weekend in mind."

Premier League predictions
ResultLawroLennon
SATURDAY
QPR v Stoke2-21-11-1
Aston Villa v Arsenal0-31-21-2
Burnley v Sunderland0-01-11-2
Newcastle v Hull2-22-02-1
Swansea v Southampton0-11-22-0
West Ham v Liverpool3-10-21-2
SUNDAY
Leicester v Man Utd5-31-11-1
Tottenham v West Brom0-12-03-1
Everton v Crystal Palace2-32-03-1
Man City v Chelsea1-11-11-2

A correct result (picking a win, draw or defeat) is worth ONE point. Getting the exact score correct earns THREE points.

Last weekend, Lawro got six correct results from 10 Premier League games, with one perfect score. His total of eight points saw him beat Catfish and the Bottlemen singer Van McCann, who got five correct results with no perfect scores, for a tally of five.

We're keeping a record of the totals for Lawro and his guests (below), and showing a table of how the Premier League would look if all of Lawro's predictions were correct (at the bottom of the page).

Total scores after week 4
Lawro26
Guests24

LAWRO'S PREDICTIONS

All kick-offs at 15:00 BST unless otherwise stated.

SATURDAY

QPR v Stoke

QPR 2-2 Stoke

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Lennon's prediction: 1-1

Match report

Aston Villa v Arsenal

Aston Villa 0-3 Arsenal

Lawro's prediction: 1-2

Lennon's prediction: 1-2

Match report

Burnley v Sunderland

Burnley 0-0 Sunderland

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Lennon's prediction: 1-2

Match report

Newcastle v Hull

Newcastle 2-2 Hull

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Lennon's prediction: 2-1

Match report

Swansea v Southampton

Swansea 0-1 Southampton

Lawro's prediction: 1-2

Lennon's prediction: 2-0

Match report

West Ham v Liverpool

West Ham 3-1 Liverpool

Lawro's prediction: 0-2

Lennon's prediction: 1-2

Match report

SUNDAY

Leicester v Manchester United

Leicester 5-3 Man Utd

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Lennon's prediction: 1-1

Match report

Tottenham v West Brom

Tottenham 0-1 West Brom

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Lennon's prediction: 3-1

Match report

Everton v Crystal Palace

Everton 2-3 Crystal Palace

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Lennon's prediction: 3-1

Match report

Man City v Chelsea

Man City 1-1 Chelsea

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Lennon's prediction: 1-2

Match report

Lawro and Neil Lennon were speaking to BBC Sport's Chris Bevan.

Lawro v Guests
P4W2D1L1
SCOREGUEST LEADERBOARD
10Liam Fray
6.5Lawro (average after 4 weeks)
5Sarah Harding & Leon Fagbemi, Van McCann
4Kell Brook

Lawro's best score: 8 points (week four v Van McCann)

Lawro's worst score: 5 points (week three v Sarah Harding and Leon Fagbemi)

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson
ARROWS DENOTE DIFFERENCE TO REAL TABLE
POSTEAMPWDLPTSDIFF+/-
1.Chelsea4400120
2.Man Utd431010+7
3.Stoke431010+11
4.Man City42208+1
5.Arsenal42208+2
6.Liverpool42208+2
7.Southampton42117-3
8.Swansea42026-5
9.Tottenham41306-3
10.QPR42026+6
11.Crystal Palace42026+6
12.Everton41215-1
13.Aston Villa41124-11
14.Newcastle41124+6
15.Hull41033-5
16.West Ham40222-3
17.Sunderland40222-2
18.Leicester40131-6
19.Burnley40131-1
20.West Brom40131-1

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