FM Preview: Aberdeen v St. Johnstone 20 Nov 2010

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History of the Aberdeen v St. Johnstone fixture

Aberdeen prepare to entertain St. Johnstone at Pittodrie Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Dons are clearly on top, having won 27 and lost only 9 of the 50 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pittodrie Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011 Sat 21 Aug St. Johnstone 0 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr St. Johnstone 1 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2009/2010 Sun 11 Apr Aberdeen 1 - 3 St. Johnstone SPL
2009/2010 Tue 16 Mar St. Johnstone 1 - 0 Aberdeen SPL
2009/2010 Sat 07 Nov Aberdeen 2 - 1 St. Johnstone SPL
2001/2002 Sat 02 Feb St. Johnstone 0 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2001/2002 Tue 08 Jan St. Johnstone 0 - 2 Aberdeen SFAC

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen have had an average home run of late, winning and losing three each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.

St. Johnstone have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just one and draw two of the last six. While the Saints have hit five goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Aberdeen are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 13 matches. St. Johnstone are also just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 13 matches.

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

Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Aberdeen 6 2 0 4 8 18 6
St. Johnstone 6 1 0 5 4 16 3

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Dons' reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past St. Johnstone. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen 14 games since last home draw.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
St. Johnstone An overall losing run of 5 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.