Premier League predictions: Lawro v Pointless presenter Richard Osman

Lawro's predictions

Manchester City suffered their first defeat of the season in the Champions League on Wednesday - will their first Premier League loss follow four days later against Manchester United?

BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson says: "I think the atmosphere at Old Trafford will be ramped up for this one.

"Yes, there have been plenty of times recently when United have been below City in the table when they have played them.

"But City have done so well this season, and that is something United are not really used to. That will add an edge to things.

Lawro is going for a 2-1 United win - do you agree? You can make your own predictions now, take on Lawro and other fans, create your own league and try to make it to the top of the table by playing the new-look BBC Sport Predictor game.

Table showing the overall leaderboard of the BBC predictions game, and Lawro's position in it, after week 15

Lawro scored 80 points in week 15, which meant he slipped to 3,915th place out of more than 280,000 users.

He will be making a prediction for all 380 top-flight games this season, against a variety of guests.

Lawro takes on Pointless co-presenter Richard Osman for this weekend's fixtures.

Osman, who supports Fulham and is a season ticket holder at Craven Cottage, did not end up with a score to match the aim of contestants that appear on his TV programme when he took on Lawro in April 2013 - he scored 100 points.

How will he do this time, though?

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Richard Osman predicts big wins for Man City & Liverpool
Premier League predictions - week 16
ResultLawroRichard
SATURDAY
West Ham v Chelsea1-01-10-3
Burnley v Watford1-02-01-1
Crystal Palace v Bournemouth2-22-12-0
Huddersfield v Brighton2-01-11-1
Swansea v West Brom1-01-10-2
Tottenham v Stoke5-12-03-1
Newcastle v Leicester2-32-12-2
SUNDAY
Southampton v Arsenal1-11-12-1
Liverpool v Everton1-12-03-2
Man Utd v Man City1-22-10-3

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

LAWRO'S PREDICTIONS

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

SATURDAY

West Ham v Chelsea

West Ham 1-0 Chelsea

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Richard's prediction: 0-3

Match report

Burnley v Watford

Burnley 1-0 Watford

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Match report

Crystal Palace v Bournemouth

Crystal Palace 2-2 Bournemouth

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Match report

Huddersfield v Brighton

Huddersfield 2-0 Brighton

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Match report

Swansea v West Brom

Swansea 1-0 West Brom

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Match report

Tottenham v Stoke

Tottenham 5-1 Stoke

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Match report

Newcastle v Leicester

Newcastle 2-3 Leicester

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Richard's prediction: This is a tough one to call. I like the way both teams play, and I think Leicester are coming back into a bit of form - especially Riyad Mahrez. It could be a good game. 2-2

Match report

SUNDAY

Southampton v Arsenal

Southampton 1-1 Arsenal

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Richard's prediction: 2-1

Match report

Liverpool v Everton

Liverpool 1-1 Everton

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Richard's prediction: 3-2

Match report

Man Utd v Man City

Man Utd 1-2 Man City

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Richard's prediction: 0-3

Match report

Lawro was speaking to BBC Sport's Chris Bevan

How did Lawro do last time?

From the last round of games, Lawro got five correct results, with one perfect score, from 10 matches, for a total of 80 points.

He beat comedian Nish Kumar who got six correct results, but with no perfect scores, giving him 60 points.

Total scores after week 15
Lawro1,300
Guests1,090
Lawro v Guests
P15W9D1L5
SCOREGUEST LEADERBOARD
160Chris Shiflett
130James Anderson**
120Will Poulter, Moeen Ali
100Cesaro & Seamus, Wretch 32
87Lawro (average after 15 weeks)
70Brendan Foster*, Mark Strong
60Will Ferrell, Nish Kumar, Non Stanford
50Steve Cram, Michael Dapaah, Channing Tatum, Osi Umenyiora and Jason Bell, Joe Root
30Felix White

*Foster and Cram both provided predictions on week one, but only Foster's score contributes to the guest total.

**Anderson and Moeen both provided predictions on week nine, but only Anderson's score contributes to the guest total.

Lawro's best score: 150 points (week eight v Wretch 32)

Lawro's worst score: 40 points (week four v Umenyiora and Bell, and week five v Non Stanford)

Lawro's League Table
+/- DENOTE POSITION DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LAWRO'S TABLE AND ACTUAL POSITION
POSTEAMPWDLPTS+/-
1Man City151320410
2Man Utd151140370
3Tottenham15114037+3
4Liverpool151050350
5Chelsea1594231-2
6Arsenal1585229-1
7Southampton1582526+4
8Bournemouth1564522+6
9West Ham1547419+10
10Stoke1546518+3
11Leicester1544716-2
12West Brom1551916+5
13Everton1543815-3
14Swansea15501015+6
15Burnley1535714-8
16Crystal Palace1533912+2
17Newcastle1525811-2
18Watford1514107-10
19Brighton1514107-7
20Huddersfield1503123-4

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