Mark Lawrenson's Premier League predictions

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson

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

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James May's Premier League Predictions

His opponent for this weekend's matches is Top Gear presenter James May.

May is backing Everton and Tottenham to motor into the FA Cup final, thinks Southampton will win their clash with Reading to stay in pole position at the top of the Championship and is also tipping Premier League leaders Manchester United to move closer to the chequered flag with a win over Aston Villa.

PredictionsScoreLawroJames May
FA Cup
Liverpool v Everton2-11-1 (LFC to win on pens)1-2
Tottenham v Chelsea1-52-11-0
Premier League
Arsenal v Wigan1-22-03-1
Man Utd v Aston Villa4-03-03-0
Norwich v Man City1-61-21-2
Sunderland v Wolves0-02-02-0
Swansea v Blackburn3-01-13-1
West Brom v QPR1-01-10-1
Southampton v Reading1-32-13-1

A correct result is worth ONE point, while a correct score earns THREE points.

There was no guest for Lawro to pit his wits against for the midweek Premier League games played on 9, 10 and 11 April, but he got six results right, including two perfect scores to give him a total of six points.

(Predictions leaderboard at the bottom of the page)


All kick-offs 1500 GMT unless stated


Southampton 1-3 Reading

Prediction: 2-1

Match report


Liverpool 2-1 Everton

Prediction: 1-1 (Liverpool to win on penalties)

Match report

Norwich 1-6 Man City

Prediction: 1-2

Match report

Sunderland 0-0 Wolves

Prediction: 2-0

Match report

Swansea 3-0 Blackburn

Prediction: 1-1

Match report

West Brom 1-0 QPR

Prediction: 1-1

Match report


Man Utd 4-0 Aston Villa

Prediction: 3-0

Match report

Tottenham 1-5 Chelsea

Prediction: 2-1

Match report


Arsenal 1-2 Wigan

Prediction: 2-0

Match report

Mark Lawrenson was talking to BBC Sport's Chris Bevan

Tinchy Stryder14
Shaun Edwards11
Gethin Jones11
Frankie Dettori10
Bobby George9
Ricky Hatton9
Sir Matthew Pinsent9
Phil Tufnell9
Gary Oldman8
Ola Jordan8
Martin Keown8
Richard Archer8
Robbie Savage8
Russell Grant8
Stephen Graham7
John Simm7
Mark Lawrenson (average)6.74
Rizzle Kicks6
Serge from Kasabian6
Clyde Drexler5
Mo Farah5
Tom from Kasabian4
Jimmy Anderson4
Kurt Angle4
Dai Greene4
David Strettle4
Jason Manford3
Rodney Marsh3
Muttiah Muralitharan3
Samuel L Jackson3
Omid Djalili2
Kermit & Miss Piggy0

Lawro's best score: 12 points (week six).

Lawro's worst score: one point (week 20).

Make your own predictions to see how the Premier League will look after this weekend.

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