Premier League predictions: Lawro v singer Olly Murs

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson

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

Lawro's opponent for this weekend's Premier League fixtures is singer Olly Murs, who has just released his new album 'Never been better'.

Olly Murs
Olly Murs played semi-professionally for Witham Town in the Ryman League between 2006 and 2008

Murs is a Manchester United fan who is still celebrating last week's win over Liverpool.

"Without David De Gea it could have been a completely different outcome but it was an incredible result and it is always a great feeling to beat one of our biggest rivals," he told BBC Sport.

"I don't think we have played particularly well in the last three or four games but, under Louis van Gaal, we seem to have our winning mentality back."

Premier League predictions
ResultLawroOlly
SATURDAY
Man City v Crystal Palace3-01-04-0
Aston Villa v Man Utd1-10-21-2
Hull v Swansea0-12-12-2
QPR v West Brom3-21-12-1
Southampton v Everton3-02-11-1
Tottenham v Burnley2-12-02-0
West Ham v Leicester2-02-03-1
SUNDAY
Newcastle v Sunderland0-11-10-0
Liverpool v Arsenal2-21-12-2
MONDAY
Stoke v Chelsea0-20-21-2

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

Last week, Lawro got five correct results from 10 games, with no perfect scores.

But his score of five points was beaten by Marco Polo star Benedict Wong, who picked six correct results, with one perfect score to give him a total of eight points.

We are 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 16
Lawro113
Guests108

LAWRO'S PREDICTIONS

All kick-offs 15:00 GMT unless otherwise stated.

SATURDAY

Man City 3-0 Crystal Palace

Lawro's prediction: 1-0

Olly's prediction: 4-0

Match report

Aston Villa 1-1 Man Utd

Lawro's prediction: 0-2

Olly's prediction: 1-2

Match report

Hull 0-1 Swansea

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Olly's prediction: 2-2

Match report

QPR 3-2 West Brom

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Olly's prediction: 2-1

Match report

Southampton 3-0 Everton

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Olly's prediction: 1-1

Match report

Tottenham 2-1 Burnley

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Olly's prediction: 2-0

Match report

West Ham 2-0 Leicester

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Olly's prediction: 3-1

Match report

SUNDAY

Newcastle 0-1 Sunderland

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Olly's prediction: 0-0

Match report

Liverpool 2-2 Arsenal

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Olly's prediction: 2-2

Match report

MONDAY

Stoke 0-2 Chelsea

Lawro's prediction: 0-2

Olly's prediction: 1-2

Match report.

Lawro was speaking to BBC Sport's Chris Bevan

Lawro v Guests
P16W6D3L7
SCOREGUEST LEADERBOARD
11Steph Houghton
10Liam Fray, Rachel Riley
8Roddy Doyle, Tim Henman, Henning Wehn, Benedict Wong
7.1Lawro (average after 16 weeks)
7Miles Jacobson, Ossie Ardiles
6Football Manager, Mark Wright & Karen Hauer
5Joe Cole, Sarah Harding & Leon Fagbemi, Van McCann, Adil Ray
4Kell Brook
2Neil Lennon

Lawro's best score: 17 points (week seven v Ossie Ardiles)

Lawro's worst score: 3 points (week nine v Mark Wright and Karen Hauer)

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson
ARROWS DENOTE DIFFERENCE TO REAL TABLE
POSTEAMPWDLPTSDIFF+/-
1.Chelsea161420440
2.Man City161330420
3.Arsenal16114137+3
4.Man Utd16103333-1
5.Liverpool1696130+6
6.Everton1676327+4
7.Stoke1665523+5
8.Southampton1664622-3
9.Tottenham1657422-2
10.Newcastle1647519-2
11.Aston Villa1653818+2
12.Sunderland1646618+3
13.Crystal Palace1652917+3
14.Swansea1643915-5
15.Hull16501115+4
16.West Ham1635814-12
17.Burnley16349130
18.QPR164111130
19.West Brom16241010-5
20.Leicester16221280

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