St. Johnstone face a trip to Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Saints will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 31 and win only 12 of the 54 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2010, with St. Johnstone inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Killie 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 06 Nov||St. Johnstone||0 - 3||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 01 May||Kilmarnock||1 - 2||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Feb||Kilmarnock||3 - 2||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 05 Dec||St. Johnstone||0 - 1||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Kilmarnock||2 - 1||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 20 Apr||St. Johnstone||0 - 3||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 24 Nov||St. Johnstone||1 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Kilmarnock have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.
The Saints have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. While the Saints have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Kilmarnock's total of 30 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. St. Johnstone see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 21 points from their 18 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Saints could well see them head back from Rugby Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw
|Kilmarnock||13 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|St. Johnstone||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.