Premier League predictions: Lawro v former NFL star Osi Umenyiora

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 former NFL star Osi Umenyiora, who will be making his predictions on Friday.

Umenyiora, born in London, played football as a child before switching to gridiron when he moved to the United States as a teenager.

Former NFL star Osi Umenyiora
Osi Umenyiora won two Super Bowls as a defensive end for New York Giants

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Premier League predictions - Week 8
ResultLawroOsi
SATURDAY
Crystal Palace v West Brom2-01-12-1
Aston Villa v Stoke0-11-22-0
Bournemouth v Watford1-12-11-1
Man City v Newcastle6-12-03-0
Norwich v Leicester1-22-10-1
Sunderland v West Ham2-22-02-0
Chelsea v Southampton1-32-12-1
SUNDAY
Everton v Liverpool1-11-10-2
Arsenal v Man Utd3-02-00-2
Swansea v Tottenham2-21-10-3

Our scoring system has changed this season and a correct result (picking a win, draw or defeat) is now worth 10 points. The exact score earns 40 points.

Last weekend, Lawro got seven correct results from 10 Premier League games, including one perfect score.

His score of 100 points saw him beat Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones, who picked one correct result with no perfect scores, for a total of 10.

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 7
Lawro460
Guests270

LAWRO'S PREDICTIONS

All kick-offs 15:00 BST unless otherwise stated

SATURDAY

Crystal Palace v West Brom

Crystal Palace 2-0 West Brom

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Osi's prediction: 2-1

Match report

Aston Villa v Stoke

Aston Villa 0-1 Stoke

Lawro's prediction: 1-2

Osi's prediction: 2-0

Match report

Bournemouth v Watford

Bournemouth 1-1 Watford

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Osi's prediction: 1-1

Match report

Man City v Newcastle

Man City 6-1 Newcastle

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Osi's prediction: 3-0

Match report

Norwich v Leicester

Norwich 1-2 Leicester

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Osi's prediction: 0-1

Match report

Sunderland v West Ham

Sunderland 2-2 West Ham

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Osi's prediction: 2-0

Match report

Chelsea v Southampton

Chelsea 1-3 Southampton

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Osi's prediction: 2-1

Match report

SUNDAY

Everton v Liverpool

Everton 1-1 Liverpool

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Osi's prediction: 0-2

Match report

Arsenal v Man Utd

Arsenal 3-0 Man Utd

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Osi's prediction: 0-2

Match report

Swansea v Tottenham

Swansea 2-2 Tottenham

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Osi's prediction: 0-3

Match report

Lawro was speaking to BBC Sport's Chris Bevan.

Lawro v Guests
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SCOREGUEST LEADERBOARD
80Lawro (average after seven weeks)
60Stuart Broad
50Mark Radcliffe, Jack Whitehall
30Darren Campbell, Mark Webber
20Graeme Swann
10Kelly Jones

Lawro's best score: 140 points (week three v Jack Whitehall & week four v Darren Campbell)

Lawro's worst score: 20 points (week one v Graeme Swann)

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson
ARROWS & +/- DENOTE POSITION DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LAWRO'S TABLE AND REAL TABLE
POSTEAMPWDLPTSDIFF+/-
1.Man City761019+1
2.Southampton751116+8
3.Arsenal743015+1
4.Liverpool743015+5
5.Chelsea742114+9
6.Man Utd741213-5
7.West Brom734013+8
8.Tottenham732211-2
9.Crystal Palace731310-2
10.Leicester72329-2
11.Newcastle72238+8
12.Stoke72238+5
13.Bournemouth72147+3
14.Norwich72147-2
15.Swansea71427-4
16.Sunderland71336+4
17.West Ham71245-14
18.Everton71154-13
19.Aston Villa71063-1
20.Watford70161-7

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