FootyMAD's St. Johnstone match preview

Last updated : 22 March 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the St. Johnstone v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to St. Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bairns will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 32 and win only 12 of the 50 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with St. Johnstone running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 13 MarFalkirk1 - 2St. JohnstoneSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

The away form of Falkirk is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Bairns have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

St. Johnstone see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 34 points from their 28 games played so far, Falkirk find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 29 games have yielded only 21 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone631210810

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 9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Falkirk Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.