FM Preview: Hibernian v St. Johnstone 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Hibernian v St. Johnstone fixture

St. Johnstone face a trip to Hibernian at Easter Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 54 games played, Saints have recorded 15 wins, and Hibernian have come away with 26 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the Hibees edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3-2 in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov St. Johnstone 3 - 1 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Wed 28 Sep Hibernian 3-2 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 30 Apr Hibernian 1 - 2 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar St. Johnstone 1 - 1 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 27 Nov Hibernian 0 - 0 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 02 Oct St. Johnstone 2 - 0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 27 Feb Hibernian 1 - 1 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Hibernian's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While Hibees have scored 4, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

St. Johnstone's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Saints, and 10 goals against.

Hibernian are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 22 matches.

St. Johnstone lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 32 from their 22 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hibernian 6 2 1 3 9 12 7
St. Johnstone 6 3 0 3 9 7 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Saints have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Easter Road Stadium with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hibernian Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
St. Johnstone Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.

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