Premier League predictions: Lawro v boxer Amir Khan

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 boxer Amir Khan.

Bolton-born Khan supports his hometown team and feels they will soon climb out of the Championship relegation zone.

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Khan says his favourite Wanderers player of all time is Kevin Davies.

The former two-time light-welterweight world champion and 2004 Olympic silver medallist told BBC Sport: "Kevin was with us for 10 years and did a lot for Bolton - he scored a lot of vital goals, was very loyal to the team and always encouraged all the other players,"

Premier League predictions - Week 9
ResultLawroAmir
SATURDAY
Tottenham v Liverpool0-01-11-2
Chelsea v Aston Villa2-02-02-0
Crystal Palace v West Ham1-32-10-0
Everton v Man Utd0-31-11-3
Man City v Bournemouth5-12-02-0
Southampton v Leicester2-22-01-1
West Brom v Sunderland1-02-00-1
Watford v Arsenal0-30-21-2
SUNDAY
Newcastle v Norwich6-22-01-0
MONDAY
Swansea v Stoke0-11-11-1

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 five correct results from 10 Premier League games, including one perfect score.

His score of 80 points saw him beat former NFL star Osi Umenyiora, who picked four correct result with one perfect score, for a total of 70.

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).

Make your own predictions now, compare them to Lawro and other fans and try to take your team to the top of the leaderboard by playing the BBC Sport Predictor game.

Total scores after week 8
Lawro540
Guests340

LAWRO'S PREDICTIONS

All kick-offs 15:00 BST unless otherwise stated

SATURDAY

Tottenham v Liverpool

Tottenham 0-0 Liverpool

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Amir's prediction: 1-2

Match report

Chelsea v Aston Villa

Chelsea 2-0 Aston Villa

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Amir's prediction: 2-0

Match report

Crystal Palace v West Ham

Crystal Palace 1-3 West Ham

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Amir's prediction: 0-0

Match report

Everton v Man Utd

Everton 0-3 Man Utd

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Amir's prediction: 1-3

Match report

Man City v Bournemouth

Man City 5-1 Bournemouth

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Amir's prediction: 2-0

Match report

Southampton v Leicester

Southampton 2-2 Leicester

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Amir's prediction: 1-1

Match report

West Brom v Sunderland

West Brom 1-0 Sunderland

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Amir's prediction: 0-1

Match report

Watford v Arsenal

Watford 0-3 Arsenal

Lawro's prediction: 0-2

Amir's prediction: 1-2

Match report

SUNDAY

Newcastle v Norwich

Newcastle 6-2 Norwich

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Amir's prediction: 1-0

Match report

MONDAY

Swansea v Stoke

Swansea 0-1 Stoke

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Amir's prediction: 1-1

Match report

Lawro was speaking to BBC Sport's Chris Bevan.

Lawro v Guests
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SCOREGUEST LEADERBOARD
80Lawro (average after eight weeks)
70Osi Umenyiora
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 City8710220
2.Arsenal8530180
3.Chelsea852117+13
4.Liverpool844016+6
5.Southampton851216+4
6.West Brom835014+11
7.Man Utd841313-4
8.Tottenham8332120
9.Crystal Palace832311-5
10.Stoke832311+4
11.Bournemouth831410+4
12.Norwich831410+1
13.Leicester82339-8
14.Sunderland82339+5
15.Newcastle82248+5
16.Swansea81528-5
17.Everton81255-10
18.West Ham81255-12
19.Aston Villa81073-1
20.Watford80171-8

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