Falkirk travel to take on St. Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bairns will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 31 and win only 12 of the 49 games.
The last time the two teams met at St. Johnstone was just over four years ago, in January 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Scottish Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Feb||Falkirk||0 - 3||St. Johnstone||SFAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Apr||Falkirk||3 - 0||St. Johnstone||SCD1|
|2004/2005||Sat 15 Jan||St. Johnstone||0 - 3||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2004/2005||Sat 20 Nov||Falkirk||3 - 1||St. Johnstone||SCD1|
|2004/2005||Tue 28 Sep||St. Johnstone||1 - 2||Falkirk||SCC|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Sep||St. Johnstone||1 - 2||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Apr||St. Johnstone||2 - 1||Falkirk||SCD1|
Recent respective form guides
St. Johnstone are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.
The away form of Falkirk is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Bairns have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
St. Johnstone are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 6 points from 9 matches. Falkirk find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 4 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Saints, as the Bairns have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|St. Johnstone||4 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Falkirk||Not won in previous 7 away matches.|
No win in the 11 most recent games.