FM Preview: St. Johnstone v Aberdeen 12 Feb 2011

Last updated : 11 February 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the St. Johnstone v Aberdeen fixture

Aberdeen 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 53 games played, The Dons have recorded 16 wins, and St. Johnstone have come away with 19 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Aberdeen inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Saints in a Scottish Premier match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
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
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

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Saints score just six goals, though they have conceded only two.

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing three each of the last six games. While the Dons have hit five goals, nine have hit the back of the wrong net.

St. Johnstone see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 29 points from their 23 games played so far, Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 23 points from their 23 games played so far,

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 2 1 6 2 11
Aberdeen 6 3 0 3 6 8 9

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for the Dons could well see them head back from McDiarmid Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Aberdeen 11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.