FM Preview: St. Johnstone v Aberdeen 07 Nov 2011

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History of the St. Johnstone v Aberdeen fixture

Aberdeen face a trip to St. Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on Monday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 54 games played, Dons have recorded 16 wins, and St. Johnstone have come away with 19 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2011/2012 Sat 23 Jul Aberdeen 0 - 0 St. Johnstone SPL
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Aberdeen 0 - 2 St. Johnstone SPL
2010/2011 Wed 02 Mar St. Johnstone 0 - 0 Aberdeen SPL
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Aberdeen 0 - 1 St. Johnstone SPL
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

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone have only performed averagely at home, winning three and losing two of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with six conceded.

The away form of Aberdeen is pretty dire, collecting just a solitary point from the last six. Dons have conceded nine goals in these games, and only hit one in reply.

St. Johnstone's total of 19 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the European places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Aberdeen are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 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
St. Johnstone 6 3 1 2 8 5 10
Aberdeen 6 2 1 3 12 9 7

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Aberdeen Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.