FootyMAD's St. Johnstone match preview

History of the St. Johnstone v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to St. Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on Saturday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 30 out of 44 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2003, with Falkirk inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Saints in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 27 SepFalkirk0 - 3St JohnstoneSCD1
2002/2003Sat 12 AprSt Johnstone0 - 1FalkirkSCD1
2002/2003Sat 01 FebFalkirk1 - 1St JohnstoneSCD1
2002/2003Sat 30 NovSt Johnstone0 - 1FalkirkSCD1
2002/2003Sat 28 SepFalkirk1 - 0St JohnstoneSCD1
1996/1997Sat 26 AprFalkirk1 - 4St JohnstoneSCD1
1996/1997Thu 26 DecSt Johnstone3 - 1FalkirkSCD1

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 7 conceded.

Falkirk's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Bairns, and 7 goals against.

St Johnstone are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 24 points from 13 games. Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 24 points from 13 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Falkirk are performing with pride on their travels, but the FootyMad panel believes it may not be enough to prevent the Saints coming away with a hard-fought home win. Home win.

Sequence statistics:
St Johnstone Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Falkirk Last drawn game 5 outings ago.