FootyMAD's St. Johnstone match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Falkirk v St. Johnstone fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain St. Johnstone at Ochilview (Temporary) on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 44 games played, Bairns have recorded 22 wins, and St. Johnstone have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ochilview (Temporary) was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 22 NovSt. Johnstone0 - 4FalkirkSCD1
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

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Bairns in those games, with 5 conceded.

St. Johnstone have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Falkirk see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division One, showing a record of 32 points from their 21 games played so far, St. Johnstone's 34 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

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

None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Bairns. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
St. Johnstone Not won in previous 3 away matches.