English Premiership

Tipsters: City to murder two minnows!

2018-05-04 15:23
Crystal Ball

Cape Town - The Premiership title so safely in the bag, Manchester City should simply drive home their dominance of the season over the next few days.

Successive home games loom for the Sky Blues against relegation-threatened Huddersfield (Sunday) and Brighton (Wednesday) ... and none of the Sport24 tipsters envisage any joy at all for the visitors.

Let’s just say that 3-0 and 4-0 to City are popular anticipated score-lines in each fixture.

Each round of the 2017/18 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), the others are Garrin Lambley (Everton), Lloyd Burnard, Tashreeq Vardien, Baden Gillion 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:

BRIGHTON v MANCHESTER UNITED
Friday, 21:00

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

Last season: Not applicable                    

STOKE v CRYSTAL PALACE
Saturday, 13:30

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

Last season: 1-0                     

LEICESTER v WEST HAM
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: 1-0                  

WEST BROM v TOTTENHAM
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: 1-1                   

WATFORD v NEWCASTLE
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: Not applicable                     

BOURNEMOUTH v SWANSEA
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: 2-0                                                

EVERTON v SOUTHAMPTON
Saturday, 18:30

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

Last season: 3-0                  

MANCHESTER CITY v HUDDERSFIELD
Sunday, 14:30

Rob: 3-0
Garrin: 4-0
Tashreeq: 3-0
Lloyd: 3-0
Lynn: 2-0
Craig: 4-0
Baden: 4-0

Last season: Not applicable                  

ARSENAL v BURNLEY
Sunday, 17:30

Rob: 2-0
Garrin: 2-0
Tashreeq: 1-0
Lloyd: 5-0
Lynn: 1-1
Craig: 2-1
Baden: 1-1

Last season: 2-1                     

CHELSEA v LIVERPOOL
Sunday, 17:30

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

Last season: 1-2                                                  

SWANSEA v SOUTHAMPTON
Tuesday, 20:45

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 1-1
Tashreeq: 4-3
Lloyd: 1-0
Lynn: 0-1
Craig: 1-2
Baden: 1-1

Last season: 2-1                      

LEICESTER v ARSENAL
Wednesday, 20:45

Rob: 2-2
Garrin: 1-1
Tashreeq: 1-1
Lloyd: 1-2
Lynn: 1-2
Craig: 1-1
Baden: 1-2

Last season: 0-0                                                 

CHELSEA v HUDDERSFIELD
Wednesday, 20:45

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

Last season: Not applicable                   

MANCHESTER CITY v BRIGHTON
Wednesday, 21:00

Rob: 3-1
Garrin: 3-0
Tashreeq: 3-0
Lloyd: 3-0
Lynn: 3-0
Craig: 4-0
Baden: 3-0

Last season: Not applicable                  

TOTTENHAM v NEWCASTLE
Wednesday, 21:00

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

Last season: Not applicable                      

WEST HAM v MANCHESTER UNITED
Thursday, 20:45

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

Last season: 0-2                                                  

*LEADERBOARD:

280 Garrin (10 points in last round)
263 Lloyd (5)
254 Rob (5)
253 Craig (10)
246 Lynn (10)
244 Tashreeq (8)
223 Baden (9)

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