English Premiership

Tipsters: Liverpool to forge ahead!

2018-12-28 12:36
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Cape Town - An enormous “double date” for them over the next few days will provide a further, powerful indicator of Liverpool’s Premiership title mettle this season.

The leaders face Arsenal at home on Saturday and then champions Manchester City away on Thursday - a true six-pointer if ever there was one - and the general view of the Sport24 pundits is that they will come through still in solid shape.

Majority view is a victory for the Reds over the Gunners, and then just two of the seven tipsters fancy City to bag all three points in the Etihad Stadium humdinger: a stalemate is a popular call.

Compiled by Rob Houwing (Newcastle-partial), the other Premiership prediction gurus are Garrin Lambley (Everton, and defending champion), Lloyd Burnard, Tashreeq Vardien, Baden Gillion and Lynn Butler (all Man Utd) plus Craig Taylor (Liverpool).

Have a go yourself: three points are awarded to the forecasters for an entirely correct score-line, and one for right result.

OUR FORECASTS:

FULHAM v HUDDERSFIELD

Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 1-1

Garrin: 1-1

Tashreeq: 1-0

Lloyd: 1-0

Lynn: 1-1

Craig: 2-1

Baden: 0-0

Last season: Not applicable                          

LEICESTER v CARDIFF

Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 1-0

Garrin: 2-0

Tashreeq: 2-0   

Lloyd: 3-0

Lynn: 2-0

Craig: 2-1

Baden: 1-0

Last season: Not applicable                                                              

BRIGHTON v EVERTON

Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 1-1

Garrin: 1-1

Tashreeq: 2-2  

Lloyd: 1-3

Lynn: 1-3

Craig: 1-1

Baden: 1-1

Last season: 1-1                                                   

WATFORD v NEWCASTLE

Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 1-1

Garrin: 2-1

Tashreeq: 3-1  

Lloyd: 2-2

Lynn: 1-0

Craig: 2-1

Baden: 3-2

Last season: 2-1                                                         

TOTTENHAM v WOLVES

Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 3-0

Garrin: 2-0

Tashreeq: 1-1

Lloyd: 4-0

Lynn: 4-1

Craig: 1-1

Baden: 2-1

Last season: Not applicable                                                      

LIVERPOOL v ARSENAL

Saturday, 19:30

Rob: 2-0

Garrin: 2-1

Tashreeq: 1-0  

Lloyd: 1-1

Lynn: 3-2

Craig: 2-1

Baden: 2-2

Last season: 4-0                        

CRYSTAL PALACE v CHELSEA

Sunday, 14:00

Rob: 1-2

Garrin: 1-2

Tashreeq: 1-1  

Lloyd: 2-3

Lynn: 0-2

Craig: 1-2

Baden: 1-1

Last season: 2-1                                                               

SOUTHAMPTON v MANCHESTER CITY

Sunday, 16:15

Rob: 0-2

Garrin: 0-3

Tashreeq: 1-2

 Lloyd: 1-3

Lynn: 0-1

Craig: 0-3

Baden: 1-5

Last season: 0-1                                                             

BURNLEY v WEST HAM

Sunday, 16:15

Rob: 1-1

Garrin: 1-1

Tashreeq: 2-4  

Lloyd: 1-0

Lynn: 1-2

Craig: 1-2

Baden: 1-2

Last season: 1-1          

MANCHESTER UNITED v BOURNEMOUTH

Sunday, 18:30

Rob: 2-0

Garrin: 3-0

Tashreeq: 2-0

Lloyd: 2-0

Lynn: 3-0

Craig: 2-1

Baden: 2-1

Last season: 1-0                                                             

EVERTON v LEICESTER

Tuesday, 14:30

Rob: 1-1

Garrin: 2-1

Tashreeq: 2-1

Lloyd: 2-1

Lynn: 2-1

Craig: 1-2

Baden: 3-1

Last season: 2-1                         

ARSENAL v FULHAM

Tuesday, 17:00

Rob: 2-0

Garrin: 3-0  

Tashreeq: 3-1 

Lloyd: 3-0

Lynn: 3-1

Craig: 2-1

Baden: 1-0

Last season: Not applicable                                                              

CARDIFF v TOTTENHAM

Tuesday, 19:30

Rob: 0-2

Garrin: 0-2

Tashreeq: 1-2

Lloyd: 0-1

Lynn: 0-4

Craig: 0-3

Baden: 0-3

Last season: Not applicable                                                 

WEST HAM v BRIGHTON

Wednesday, 21:45

Rob: 1-0

Garrin: 2-1

Tashreeq: 1-1

Lloyd: 2-1

Lynn: 1-1

Craig: 1-2

Baden: 2-1

Last season: 0-3                                                        

WOLVES v CRYSTAL PALACE

Wednesday, 21:45

Rob: 1-1

Garrin: 2-1

Tashreeq: 1-1

Lloyd: 1-0

Lynn: 1-0

Craig: 2-1

Baden: 1-0

Last season: Not applicable                                                    

CHELSEA v SOUTHAMPTON

Wednesday, 21:45

Rob: 2-0

Garrin: 2-0

Tashreeq: 2-0

Lloyd: 2-0

Lynn: 2-1

Craig: 2-1

Baden: 4-1

Last season: 1-0                       

HUDDERSFIELD v BURNLEY

Wednesday, 21:45

Rob: 0-0

Garrin: 1-1

Tashreeq: 2-1

Lloyd: 1-1

Lynn: 0-0

Craig: 0-1

Baden: 2-2

Last season: 0-0                                                              

BOURNEMOUTH v WATFORD

Wednesday, 21:45

Rob: 1-0

Garrin: 1-1

Tashreeq: 2-1

Lloyd: 1-1

Lynn: 0-1

Craig: 1-1

Baden: 1-1

Last season: 0-2                                                             

NEWCASTLE v MANCHESTER UNITED

Wednesday, 22:00

Rob: 1-2

Garrin: 0-2

Tashreeq: 1-2

Lloyd: 1-2

Lynn: 0-2

Craig: 1-2

Baden: 0-1

Last season: 1-0         

MANCHESTER CITY v LIVERPOOL

Thursday, 22:00

Rob: 1-0

Garrin: 1-1

Tashreeq: 2-2

Lloyd: 3-0

Lynn: 1-2

Craig: 1-1

Baden: 2-2

Last season: 5-0                                                            

*LEADERBOARD:

170 - Lynn (12 points in last round)

156 - Garrin (8)

149 - Rob (6)

146 - Baden (8)

138 - Lloyd (11)

137 - Tashreeq (5)

135 - Craig (4)

 

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