English Premiership

Tipsters: Liverpool to hold Chelsea

2017-01-27 13:01
English Premiership flutter (File)

Cape Town - They're hardly in vintage form, but the majority pick among the Sport24 panel is for Liverpool to hold Premiership leaders Chelsea to a draw in Tuesday's Anfield cracker.

Three of the forecasters have it ending 1-1 - a repeat of last season's score-line - but you also get two predictions each for a win either way.

Certainly 'Pool dramatically recapturing their touch after a rocky little spell in all competitions to bag the three points would give the various Blues’ chasers fresh hope of hauling them in, but perhaps don't count on it.

Each round of the 2016/17 Premiership campaign, a group of our staff has a crack at predicting the results - do the exercise yourself, if you like, and see how you compare afterwards.

Compiled by Rob Houwing (Newcastle-partial; he swears the Championship is more competitive), the others are Garrin Lambley (Everton), Lloyd Burnard, Tashreeq Vardien, Maano Nekhavhambe and Lynn Butler (all Man Utd) plus Craig Taylor (Liverpool).

Three points are awarded for an entirely correct scoreline, and one for right result.

OUR FORECASTS:

ARSENAL v WATFORD
Tuesday, 21:45

Rob: 2-0
Garrin: 2-0
Tashreeq: 2-1
Maano: 1-0
Craig: 2-0
Lynn: 3-0
Lloyd: 2-0

Last season: 4-0 

BOURNEMOUTH v CRYSTAL PALACE
Tuesday, 21:45

Rob: 1-0
Garrin: 2-1
Tashreeq: 2-3
Maano: 1-1
Craig: 1-1
Lynn: 2-1
Lloyd: 1-0

Last season: 0-0                                  

BURNLEY v LEICESTER
Tuesday, 21:45

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 1-1
Tashreeq: 2-2
Maano: 0-0
Craig: 1-1
Lynn: 1-0
Lloyd: 1-2

Last season: Not applicable                                          

MIDDLESBROUGH v WEST BROM
Tuesday, 21:45

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 1-1
Tashreeq: 1-2
Maano: 1-2
Craig: 2-2
Lynn: 1-1
Lloyd: 1-0

Last season: Not applicable                                             

SUNDERLAND v TOTTENHAM
Tuesday, 21:45

Rob: 0-1
Garrin: 0-2
Tashreeq: 1-3
Maano: 1-3
Craig: 1-3
Lynn: 1-2
Lloyd: 1-1

Last season: 0-1                                                  

SWANSEA v SOUTHAMPTON
Tuesday, 21:45

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 1-1
Tashreeq: 1-0
Maano: 1-1
Craig: 1-2
Lynn: 0-1
Lloyd: 1-0

Last season: 0-1             

LIVERPOOL v CHELSEA
Tuesday, 22:00

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 1-1
Tashreeq: 1-1
Maano: 1-0
Craig: 1-2
Lynn: 2-3
Lloyd: 2-0

Last season: 1-1                                                        

WEST HAM v MANCHESTER CITY
Wednesday, 21:45

Rob: 2-2
Garrin: 1-2
Tashreeq: 3-2
Maano: 1-1
Craig: 1-2
Lynn: 1-2
Lloyd: 1-3

Last season: 2-2                                                  

MANCHESTER UNITED v HULL
Wednesday, 22:00

Rob: 2-0
Garrin: 3-0
Tashreeq: 3-0
Maano: 2-0
Craig: 2-1
Lynn: 2-1
Lloyd: 3-0

Last season: Not applicable           

STOKE v EVERTON
Wednesday, 22:00

Rob: 0-0
Garrin: 1-1
Tashreeq: 1-3
Maano: 1-1
Craig: 1-1
Lynn: 0-2
Lloyd: 1-0

Last season: 0-3                                                       

*LEADERBOARD:

168 - Lynn (8 points in last round)

164 - Garrin (4)

158 - Rob (5)

155 - Lloyd (5)

154 - Craig (8) & Tashreeq (7)

152 - Maano (6)

Read more on:    english premiership  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Saturday, 19 August 2017
Swansea City v Manchester United, Liberty Stadium 13:30
Liverpool v Crystal Palace, Anfield 16:00
Leicester City v Brighton & Hove Albion, King Power Stadium 16:00
Southampton v West Ham United, St. Mary's Stadium 16:00
Burnley v West Bromwich Albion, Turf Moor 16:00
AFC Bournemouth v Watford, Vitality Stadium 16:00
Stoke City v Arsenal, Bet365 Stadium 18:30
Sunday, 20 August 2017
Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United, The John Smith's Stadium 14:30
Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea, Wembley Stadium 17:00
Monday, 21 August 2017
Manchester City v Everton, Etihad Stadium 21:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Who will claim the Premier League title at the end of the 2016/17 season?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.