FootyMAD's St. Johnstone match preview

History of the Falkirk v St. Johnstone fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain St. Johnstone at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 45 games played, Bairns have recorded 22 wins, and St. Johnstone have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2004, with St. Johnstone inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Bairns in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 28 SepSt. Johnstone1 - 2FalkirkSCC
2004/2005Sat 18 SepSt. Johnstone1 - 2FalkirkSCD1
2003/2004Sat 03 AprSt. Johnstone2 - 1FalkirkSCD1
2003/2004Tue 09 MarFalkirk0-1St. JohnstoneSCD1
2003/2004Sat 22 NovSt. Johnstone0 - 4FalkirkSCD1
2003/2004Sat 27 SepFalkirk0 - 3St. JohnstoneSCD1
2002/2003Sat 12 AprSt. Johnstone0 - 1FalkirkSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Bairns, with 7 goals against.

The Saints have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 3 against.

Falkirk are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division One, with their 13 games giving them a return of 30 points. St. Johnstone's 18 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

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

Falkirk may be coming up against a decent side in St. Johnstone, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bairns. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Unbeaten in the last 13 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
St. Johnstone 6 games since last away draw.