Premier League predictions: Lawro v swimmer Adam Peaty

Lawro's predictions

Manchester City host Tottenham in the big Premier League showdown of the weekend, but who will come out on top?

BBC Sport's predictions expert Mark Lawrenson is backing the defending champions to triumph, but do you agree?

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Last week, there were more than 50,000 votes on the outcome of Liverpool versus Norwich. Lawro predicted a Liverpool win and 87% of you agreed with him, while 7% went for a Canaries victory and 6% thought it would be a draw.

Lawro is making predictions for all 380 top-flight matches this season, against a variety of guests.

His guest this week is swimmer Adam Peaty.

Peaty, 24, had a successful time at last month's World Aquatics Championships, where he defended his 50m and 100m breaststroke titles, won the men's 4x100m medley relay and claimed bronze in the mixed event.

He is a Nottingham Forest fan.

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Premier League predictions - week 2
ResultLawroAdam
SATURDAY
Arsenal v Burnley2-12-01-0
Aston Villa v Bournemouth1-22-10-2
Brighton v West Ham1-11-10-0
Everton v Watford1-02-03-1
Norwich v Newcastle3-11-21-0
Southampton v Liverpool1-20-20-4
Man City v Tottenham2-22-13-1
SUNDAY
Sheff Utd v Crystal Palace1-02-11-2
Chelsea v Leicester1-12-11-1
MONDAY
Wolves v Man Utdx-x1-10-3

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 BST unless stated.

SATURDAY

Arsenal 2-1 Burnley

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Adam's prediction: 1-0

Aston Villa 1-2 Bournemouth

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Adam's prediction: 0-2

Brighton 1-1 West Ham

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Adam's prediction: 0-0

Everton 1-0 Watford

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Adam's prediction: 3-1

Norwich 3-1 Newcastle

Lawro's prediction: 1-2

Adam's prediction: 1-0

Southampton 1-2 Liverpool

Lawro's prediction: 0-2

Adam's prediction: 0-4

Man City 2-2 Tottenham

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Adam's prediction: 3-1

SUNDAY

Sheff Utd v Crystal Palace

Sheff Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace

Match report

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Adam's prediction: 1-2

Chelsea v Leicester

Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City

Match report

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Adam's prediction: 1-1

MONDAY

Wolves v Man Utd

Wolves v Man Utd (20:00 BST)

United got a great result against Chelsea, and a 4-0 win was the perfect way for them to start the season - but let's see if they can build on it over the course of the campaign.

To do that, they will need to find a way to beat teams like Wolves, who did so well against the top six sides last season, and beat United at Molineux in the league and FA Cup.

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FA Cup: Wolves 2-1 Man Utd highlights

Wolves are well organised and will sit in and nullify United's threat on the counter-attack, so there is no way this match will be as wide open as Saturday's game at Old Trafford was.

Instead United will need nous and creativity to break Wolves down. Realistically they are looking at Paul Pogba to provide most of that, so a lot depends on him.

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Adam's prediction: 0-3

Lawro was speaking to BBC Sport's Chris Bevan.

How did Lawro do last week?

On the opening weekend of the Premier League season, Lawro got seven correct results, including one exact score, out of 10 matches for a total of 100 points.

That was enough for him to beat England netball stars Helen Housby and Jo Harten, who both got six correct results, including one exact score, for a tally of 90 points.

Lawro's League Table graphic
+/- DENOTE POSITION DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LAWRO'S TABLE AND ACTUAL POSITION
TEAMPWDLPTS+/-
=1Arsenal11003+6
=1Burnley11003+4
=1Leicester11003+11
=1Liverpool11003+2
=1Man City110030
=1Tottenham11003+5
=1Watford11003+17
=8Bournemouth101010
=8Chelsea10101+11
=8Crystal Palace10101+2
=8Everton10101+3
=8Man Utd10101-6
=8Sheff Utd10101+1
=14Aston Villa10010+1
=14Brighton10010-10
=14Newcastle100100
=14Norwich10010+2
=14Southampton10010+3
=14West Ham10010+6
=14Wolves10010-1

GUEST LEADERBOARD 2019-20

ScoreGuest leaderboard
100Lawro
90Helen Housby, Jo Harten

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