Premier League 2019/20 table: How Mark Lawrenson’s predictions this season compare to actual standings

Liverpool legend Mark Lawrenson isn’t afraid to give his opinion on the weekend’s Premier League action.

Every week he gives his scoreline predictions, usually going up against a celebrity, and attempting to get the most right.

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Liverpool legend and BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson

He’s usually pretty good too and last season he managed 42 correct scores, 162 right results, and made 176 incorrect predictions.

Across the 2019/20 campaign he has managed 14 correct scores, 50 correct results,  and made 56 incorrect outcome predictions.

Those who place accumulator bets know just how hard it is to do, but how did Lawro do when you compare the Premier League table to the standings his forecasts would create?

The fine people over at MyFootballFacts.com have been keeping tabs and you can check out how he got on below.


20. Norwich City

Lawro’s prediction: Won 0 | Drawn 3 | Lost 9 | Points 3

Reality: 20th – W2 | D1 | L9 | Points 7

19. Sheffield United

Lawro’s prediction: W2 | D1 | L9 | Pts 7

Reality: 5th – W4 D5 L3 | Pts 17

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Sheffield United got another incredible result against the Big Six when they drew with Tottenham
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18. Brighton

Lawro’s prediction: W2 D2 L8 | Pts 8

Reality: 11th – W4 D3 L5 | Pts 15

17. Southampton

Lawro’s prediction: W2 D2 L8 | Pts 8

Reality: 19th – W2 D2 L8 | Pts 8

16. Crystal Palace

Lawro’s prediction: W2 D3 L7 | Pts 9

Reality: 12th – W4 D3 L5 | Pts 15

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Crystal Palace have performed well at points this campaign
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15. Newcastle United

Lawro’s prediction: W4 D1 L7 | Pts 13

Reality: 13th – W4 D3 L5 | Pts 15

14. AFC Bournemouth

Lawro’s prediction: W4 D1 L7 | Pts 13

Reality: 9th – W4 D4 L4 | Pts 16

13. Wolves

Lawro’s prediction: W4 D1 L7 | Pts 13

Reality: 8th – W3 D7 L2 | Pts 16

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Ruben Neves scored a stunner as Wolves defeated Villa at the weekend
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12. Watford

Lawro’s prediction: W4 D2 L6 | Pts 14

Reality: 18th – W1 D5 L6 | Pts 8

11. Aston Villa

Lawro’s prediction: W4 D3 L5 | Pts 15

Reality: 17th – W3 D2 L7 | Pts 11

10. Everton

Lawro’s prediction: W4 D3 L5 | Pts 15

Reality: 15th – W4 D2 L6 | Pts 14

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Marco Silva is under pressure at Goodison Park after a slow start to the season
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9. West Ham

Lawro’s prediction: W5 D1 L6 | Pts 16

Reality: 16th – W3 D4 L5 | Pts 13

8. Burnley

Lawro’s prediction: W5 D3 L4 | Pts 18

Reality: 10th – W4 D3 L5 | Pts 15

7. Manchester United

Lawro’s prediction: W5 D4 L2 | Pts 20

Reality: 7th – W4 D4 L4 | Pts 16

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Marcus Rashford has been one of Manchester United’s top performers this season
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6. Leicester

Lawro’s prediction: W6 D3 L3 | Pts 21

Reality: 2nd – W8 D2 L2 | Pts 26

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James Maddison and Jamie Vardy have helped Leicester to second in the Premier League
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5. Arsenal

Lawro’s prediction: W7 D3 L2 | Pts 24

Reality: 6th – W4 D5 L3 | Pts 17

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Emery has led the Gunners to just 2 wins from their last 10 games
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4. Tottenham

Lawro’s prediction: W8 D3 L1 | Pts 27

Reality: 14th – W3 D5 L4 | Pts 14

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Things aren’t going to plan for Spurs right now
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3. Chelsea

Lawro’s prediction: W9 D2 L1 | Pts 29

Reality: 3rd – W8 D2 L2 | Pts 26

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Chelsea’s youngsters are loving life right now
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2. Liverpool

Lawro’s prediction: W10 D2 L0 | Pts 32

Reality: 1st – W11 D1 L0 | Pts 34

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Liverpool are a force to be reckoned with under Jurgen Klopp
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1. Manchester City

Lawro’s prediction: W11 D0 L1 | Pts 33

Reality: 4th – W8 D1 L2 | Pts 25

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Manchester City and underperforming according to Mark Lawrenson’s predictions
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