Lawro's Premier League predictions v Radio 1Xtra DJ Charlie Sloth

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson

BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson will be making a prediction for all 380 Premier League games this season against a variety of different guests.

Lawro's opponent for this week's Premier League fixtures is Radio 1Xtra DJ Charlie Sloth.

Sloth is a Liverpool fan, and told BBC Sport: "I am a massive Red, and there is only one Red that matters.

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Charlie Sloth's history of rapping footballers

"When I was growing up, my sporting hero was Stevie G - Steven Gerrard. I still idolise him to this day.

"I have met him a few times and I always get a little bit funny. I get to meet some of the biggest rappers in the world, some of the biggest superstars but, when I see Stevie, he has that effect on me."

You can make your own predictions now, compare them with those of Lawro and other fans, and try to take your team to the top of the leaderboard by playing the new BBC Sport Predictor game.

Premier League predictions - week 5
ResultLawroSloth
FRIDAY
Chelsea v Liverpool1-20-21-3
SATURDAY
Hull v Arsenal1-40-22-2
Leicester v Burnley3-02-02-1
Man City v Bournemouth4-03-04-1
West Brom v West Ham4-21-10-2
Everton v Middlesbrough3-12-01-3
SUNDAY
Watford v Man Utd3-11-21-0
Crystal Palace v Stoke4-11-10-2
Southampton v Swansea1-02-00-0
Tottenham v Sunderland1-02-03-0

A correct result (picking a win, draw or defeat) is worth 10 points. The exact score earns 40 points.

In the last round of fixtures before the international break, Lawro got three correct results, with no perfect scores, from 10 Premier League matches. That gave him a total of 30 points.

He suffered his first defeat of the season at the hands of actor Dave Bautista, who got four correct results, with one perfect score, for a total of 70 points.

Total scores after week 4
Lawro330
Guests220

LAWRO'S PREDICTIONS

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

FRIDAY

Chelsea v Liverpool

Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool

Lawro's prediction: 0-2

Sloth's prediction: If the Liverpool team who beat Leicester turn up at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea are in trouble. They don't have much pace at the back and look a bit shaky - if they let us counter-attack them, they are in trouble. 1-3

Match report

SATURDAY

Hull v Arsenal

Hull 1-4 Arsenal

Lawro's prediction: 0-2

Sloth's prediction: This is going to be a good game. On paper I'd go for Arsenal to win 2-1 but something is telling me there is going to be a turn up for the books here so what I'm going to do is go for a 2-2.

Match report

Leicester v Burnley

Leicester 3-0 Burnley

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Sloth's prediction: 2-1

Match report

Man City v Bournemouth

Man City 4-0 Bournemouth

Lawro's prediction: 3-0

Sloth's prediction: The way City are playing at the moment, I can only go with them. 4-1

Match report

West Brom v West Ham

West Brom 4-2 West Ham

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Sloth's prediction: West Ham got turned over last week and they have got a lot to prove. 0-2

Match report

Everton v Middlesbrough

Everton 3-1 Middlesbrough

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Sloth's prediction: Even though I think Everton are going to win, I don't want them to, so I won't predict that they will. 1-3

Match report

SUNDAY

Watford v Man Utd

Watford 3-1 Man Utd

Lawro's prediction: 1-2

Sloth's prediction: I've got a funny feeling Watford are going to turn United over - I'm going for a late winner, 84th minute. 1-0

Match report

Crystal Palace v Stoke

Crystal Palace 4-1 Stoke

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Sloth's prediction: Stoke got absolutely hammered last weekend and Mark Hughes is not going to be happy. He is going to be like: "Lads, you get out there and you play for that shirt." 0-2

Match report

Southampton v Swansea

Southampton 1-0 Swansea

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Sloth's prediction: 0-0

Match report

Tottenham v Sunderland

Tottenham 1-0 Sunderland

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Spurs lacked passion - Pochettino

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Sloth's prediction: 3-0

Match report

Lawro was speaking to BBC Sport's Chris Bevan.

Lawro v Guests
P4W3D0L1
SCOREGUEST LEADERBOARD
83Lawro (average after four weeks)
70Dave Bautista, Athletico Mince
50Laura Trott
30Blossoms

Lawro's best score: 140 points (week three v Laura Trott)

Lawro's worst score: 30 points (week four v Dave Bautista)

Lawro's League Table
+/- DENOTE POSITION DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LAWRO'S TABLE AND ACTUAL POSITION
POSTEAMPWDLPTS+/-
1Chelsea440012+1
2Man Utd440012+3
3Crystal Palace43019+8
4Man City43019-3
5Arsenal42208+2
6Liverpool422080
7Leicester42117+9
8Everton41306-5
9Tottenham41306-4
10West Ham42026+7
11West Brom41215+1
12Burnley41124+3
13Middlesbrough41124-4
14Southampton41124+4
15Swansea41124-2
16Sunderland40313+3
17Bournemouth40131-3
18Stoke40131+2
19Hull40040-11
20Watford40040-10

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