FootyMAD's St. Johnstone match preview

Last updated : 09 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the St. Johnstone v Queen of the South fixture

Queen o.t.S. 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 28 games played, The Doonhamers have recorded 6 wins, and St. Johnstone have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a Scottish Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 22 OctQueen o.t.S.1 - 3St. JohnstoneSCD1
2005/2006Sat 06 AugSt. Johnstone4 - 0Queen o.t.S.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 30 AprQueen o.t.S.2 - 0St. JohnstoneSCD1
2004/2005Sat 12 FebSt. Johnstone0 - 0Queen o.t.S.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 16 OctQueen o.t.S.0 - 1St. JohnstoneSCD1
2004/2005Tue 31 AugSt. Johnstone3 - 0Queen o.t.S.SCC
2004/2005Sat 14 AugSt. Johnstone1 - 3Queen o.t.S.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Queen o.t.S. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Doonhamers have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

St. Johnstone are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 29 points from 17 games. Queen o.t.S. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 8 points from 17 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone6222868
Queen o.t.S.60156171

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Queen o.t.S. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.