FM Preview: St. Johnstone v Aberdeen 30 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the St. Johnstone v Aberdeen fixture

Aberdeen face a trip to St. Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on Wednesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 27 of the 68 previous games, with the hosts winning just 19.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at McDiarmid Park was earlier this season, with Aberdeen inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Saints in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Dec Aberdeen 2 - 0 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2012/2013 Sat 18 Aug St. Johnstone 1-2 Aberdeen Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 19 Feb Aberdeen 0 - 0 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Tue 13 Dec St. Johnstone 1 - 2 Aberdeen Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 23 Jul Aberdeen 0 - 0 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Aberdeen 0 - 2 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Wed 02 Mar St. Johnstone 0 - 0 Aberdeen Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Aberdeen's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Dons have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

St. Johnstone lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 30 points from their 23 games so far.

Aberdeen lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 32 from their 24 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
St. Johnstone 6 2 2 2 7 6 8
Aberdeen 6 2 2 2 8 10 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Aberdeen are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at St. Johnstone. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
St. Johnstone Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Aberdeen 9 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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