FootyMAD's St. Johnstone match preview

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History of the St. Johnstone v Falkirk fixture

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:
2006/2007Sat 03 FebFalkirk0 - 3St. JohnstoneSFAC
2004/2005Sat 02 AprFalkirk3 - 0St. JohnstoneSCD1
2004/2005Sat 15 JanSt. Johnstone0 - 3FalkirkSCD1
2004/2005Sat 20 NovFalkirk3 - 1St. JohnstoneSCD1
2004/2005Tue 28 SepSt. Johnstone1 - 2FalkirkSCC
2004/2005Sat 18 SepSt. Johnstone1 - 2FalkirkSCD1
2003/2004Sat 03 AprSt. Johnstone2 - 1FalkirkSCD1

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.