FootyMAD's St. Johnstone match preview

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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 39 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 was two seasons ago, in January 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 09 SepPartick Th.1 - 5St. JohnstoneSCD1
2005/2006Tue 30 AugPartick Th.4 - 4St. JohnstoneSCC
2004/2005Sat 16 AprPartick Th.0 - 4St. JohnstoneSCD1
2004/2005Sat 22 JanSt. Johnstone1 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 04 DecPartick Th.0 - 4St. JohnstoneSCD1
2004/2005Sat 25 SepSt. Johnstone2 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
1996/1997Sat 12 AprPartick Th.0 - 4St. JohnstoneSCD1

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Saints have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 4.

The The Jags have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the The Jags, and 18 goals against.

St. Johnstone are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 20 points from 11 games. Partick Th. are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division One, with their 11 games giving them a return of 23 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone62311369
Partick Th.6501121115

FootyMad's prediction ...

An interesting game for the The Jags to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Partick Th. take away one point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone Unbeaten in the last 17 home games.
Partick Th. 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.