FootyMAD's St. Johnstone match preview

Last updated : 04 January 2008 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 42 games played, The Jags have recorded 8 wins, and St. Johnstone have come away with 20 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:
2007/2008Sat 01 DecPartick Th.2 - 2St. JohnstoneSCD1
2007/2008Sat 15 SepSt. Johnstone2 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
2007/2008Tue 28 AugPartick Th.0 - 0St. JohnstoneSLGC
2006/2007Tue 13 MarPartick Th.2 - 0St. JohnstoneSCD1
2006/2007Sat 10 MarSt. Johnstone2 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2006/2007Sat 04 NovSt. Johnstone2 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2006/2007Sat 09 SepPartick Th.1 - 5St. JohnstoneSCD1

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 6 conceded.

Partick Th. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The The Jags's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

St. Johnstone are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 29 points from 20 games. Partick Th.'s 25 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone62311179
Partick Th.6141777

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is a game in which both sides are showing indifferent form, so the Madmen are expecting the The Jags to come away from it with a creditable draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Partick Th. 11 games since last away draw.
No win in the 4 most recent games.