English Premiership

Tipsters: No stopping City stream-train!

2017-12-15 11:49
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Cape Town - Manchester City’s relentless charge toward Premiership glory will continue unabated when they entertain Tottenham on Saturday.

So say the majority of the Sport24 tipsters... although there is some, lesser support for both other results.

On a good day, after all, Spurs have the flair to topple anyone, and last season managed a 2-2 outcome at the Etihad Stadium, fighting back from 2-0 down.

Each round of the 2017/18 Premiership season, our experts have a crack at predicting the results.

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. Try it yourself and see how you shape up...

OUR FORECASTS:

LEICESTER v CRYSTAL PALACE
Saturday, 14:30

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

Last season: 3-1                  

STOKE v WEST HAM
Saturday, 17:00

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

Last season: 0-0                                                  

ARSENAL v NEWCASTLE
Saturday, 17:00

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

Last season: Not applicable                                       

CHELSEA v SOUTHAMPTON
Saturday, 17:00

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

Last season: 4-2                                           

BRIGHTON v BURNLEY
Saturday, 17:00

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

Baden: 0-2

Last season: Not applicable                                               

WATFORD v HUDDERSFIELD
Saturday, 17:00

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

Last season: Not applicable           

MANCHESTER CITY v TOTTENHAM
Saturday, 19:30

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

Last season: 2-2                                                     

WEST BROM v MANCHESTER UNITED
Sunday, 16:15

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

Last season: 0-2                                                

BOURNEMOUTH v LIVERPOOL
Sunday, 18:30

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

Last season: 1-3         

EVERTON v SWANSEA
Monday, 22:00

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

Last season: 1-1                                                    

*LEADERBOARD:

132 Lloyd (17 points in last, double round)
127 Garrin (9)
119 Rob (10)
115 Lynn (11)
111 Craig (13) & Tashreeq (8)
103 Baden (14)

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