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.

Carl Froch

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Football Focus: Carl Froch's Premier League predictions

His opponent for the latest round of Premier League fixtures is Nottingham boxer Carl Froch.

The IBF super-middleweight champion is a big Nottingham Forest fan and went to his first game at the City Ground as an eight-year-old.

Froch is going for a Manchester City win in Sunday's top-of-the-table Manchester derby, and reckons West Ham will defeat Liverpool.

PredictionsScoreCarl Froch Lawro
SATURDAY
Arsenal v West Brom2-01-12-0
Aston Villa v Stoke0-01-01-1
Southampton v Reading1-01-22-1
Sunderland v Chelsea1-30-11-1
Swansea v Norwich3-40-02-0
Wigan v QPR2-20-10-2
SUNDAY
Man City v Man Utd2-32-11-1
Everton v Tottenham2-10-12-0
West Ham v Liverpool2-31-00-0
MONDAY
Fulham v Newcastle2-11-22-1

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

Last week, Lawro took on undefeated former super-middleweight boxing champion Joe Calzaghe.

Lawro got four results right, with one perfect score, and his score of six saw him draw with Calzaghe (also four correct results, with one perfect score).

This season, we will also be keeping a record of the total scores for Lawro and his guests (below), and showing a table of how the Premier League would look if all Lawro's predictions came off (also at the bottom of the page).

Total scores after week 15
Lawro114
Guests92

LAWRO'S PREDICTIONS

SATURDAY

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

Arsenal 2-0 West Brom

Prediction: 2-0

Match report

Aston Villa 0-0 Stoke

Prediction: 1-1

Match report

Southampton 1-0 Reading

Prediction: 2-1

Match report

Sunderland 1-3 Chelsea

Prediction: 1-1

Match report

Swansea 3-4 Norwich

Prediction: 2-0

Match report

Wigan 2-2 QPR

Prediction: 0-2

Match report

SUNDAY

Man City 2-3 Man Utd

Match report

Prediction: 1-1

Everton 2-1 Tottenham

Match report

Prediction: 2-0

West Ham 2-3 Liverpool

Match report

Prediction: 0-0

MONDAY

Fulham 2-1 Newcastle

Match report

Prediction: 2-1

Lawro v Guests
P15W6D4L5
GUEST LEADERBOARDSCORE
Luke Campbell10
Kevin Sinfield10
Mo Farah8
Lawro7.6 (average)
James Arthur7
Dave Brailsford7
Example7
Goran Ivanisevic7
Joe Calzaghe6
Andy Murray6
Natalie Lowe5
Joanna Rowsell5
Greg Rutherford5
Michael Vaughan4
Justin Young4
Jonny Brownlee3
Stephanie Houghton3
Dani King2

Lawro's best score: 14 points (week eight).

Lawro's worst score: four points (week three).

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson
ARROWS DENOTE DIFFERENCE TO REAL TABLE
POSTEAMPWDLFAGDPTSDIFF+/-
1.Man Utd151230292+27390
2.Everton1510502513+1235+4
3.Man City151032269+1733-1
4.Arsenal159332311+1230+6
5.Chelsea14932219+1230-2
6.Tottenham159242110+1129-2
7.Newcastle157352013+724+7
8.Sunderland156541816+223+9
9.Liverpool155731614+222+2
10.Stoke155641616021-1
11.QPR156361619-321+9
12.Southampton156091322-918+6
13.West Ham153481321-813-5
14.Swansea152761222-1013-7
15.West Brom153391523-812-10
16.Fulham1532101222-1011-3
17.Wigan1532101025-1511-1
18.Norwich152491124-1310-6
19.Aston Villa1523101126-159-4
20.Reading141491223-117-1

Lawro did not make a prediction before the rearranged Chelsea-Reading game on 22 August.

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