FootyMAD's St. Johnstone match preview

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History of the Falkirk v St. Johnstone fixture

Falkirk are ready to welcome St. Johnstone to The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 48 games played, Bairns have recorded 24 wins, and St. Johnstone have come away with 12 victories.

The previous match played between the two at The Falkirk Stadium was within the last three years, in February 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 31 OctSt. Johnstone3 - 1FalkirkSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Bairns have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

St. Johnstone's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Falkirk find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 17 games have yielded only 12 points. St. Johnstone see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 19 points from their 17 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Falkirk6213687
St. Johnstone63127710

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The Falkirk Stadium for the Bairns and the Madmen are unable to see past St. Johnstone claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
St. Johnstone 9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.