FootyMAD's St. Johnstone match preview

Last updated : 21 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the St. Johnstone v Partick Thistle fixture

Partick Th. face a trip to St. Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 38 games played, The Jags have recorded 8 wins, and St. Johnstone have come away with 17 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Saints carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 04 DecPartick Th.0 - 4St. JohnstoneSCD1
2004/2005Sat 25 SepSt. Johnstone2 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
1996/1997Sat 12 AprPartick Th.0 - 4St. JohnstoneSCD1
1996/1997Mon 13 JanSt. Johnstone0 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
1996/1997Tue 19 NovPartick Th.0 - 4St. JohnstoneSCD1
1996/1997Sat 07 SepSt. Johnstone2 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
1993/1994Sat 16 AprSt. Johnstone1 - 0Partick Th.SPL

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to St. Johnstone, Partick Th. are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Jags have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

St. Johnstone are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 34 points from 23 games. Partick Th. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division One with a return of just 25 points from their 23 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone6303689
Partick Th.6222878

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Saints, as the The Jags have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Partick Th. Not won in previous 12 away matches.