FM Preview: Motherwell v St. Johnstone 20 Jan 2013

Last updated : 19 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Motherwell v St. Johnstone fixture

St. Johnstone face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park on Sunday 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 40 and win only 17 of the 71 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fir Park was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 03 Nov St. Johnstone 1 - 3 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2012/2013 Sat 11 Aug Motherwell 1 - 1 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 28 Apr Motherwell 5 - 1 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 28 Jan Motherwell 3 - 2 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 10 Dec St. Johnstone 0 - 3 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Motherwell 0 - 3 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 16 Apr Motherwell 3 - 0 St. Johnstone Scottish F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Motherwell have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the 'Well in those games, with 8 conceded.

St. Johnstone have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Motherwell's total of 34 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

St. Johnstone lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 30 from their 22 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Motherwell 6 2 1 3 11 10 7
St. Johnstone 6 2 3 1 7 5 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Motherwell Not won in the 2 most recent games.
St. Johnstone Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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