FM Preview: St. Johnstone v Dundee 02 Jan 2013

Last updated : 01 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the St. Johnstone v Dundee fixture

St. Johnstone are ready to welcome Dundee to McDiarmid Park on Wednesday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 26 of the 72 previous games, with the Saints winning just 22.

The previous match played between the two at McDiarmid Park was more than three years back, in February 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Dundee 1 - 3 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr Dundee 0 - 1 St. Johnstone Scottish Division One
2008/2009 Sat 28 Feb St. Johnstone 0-0 Dundee Scottish Division One
2008/2009 Sat 29 Nov Dundee 1 - 1 St. Johnstone Scottish Division One
2008/2009 Sat 27 Sep St. Johnstone 2 - 0 Dundee Scottish Division One
2007/2008 Sat 01 Mar Dundee 3 - 2 St. Johnstone Scottish Division One
2007/2008 Wed 02 Jan St. Johnstone 1 - 1 Dundee Scottish Division One

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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. The Saints's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Dundee's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Dee have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

St. Johnstone see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 26 points from their 20 games played so far,

Dundee find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 20 games have yielded only 12 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
St. Johnstone 6 1 3 2 6 6 6
Dundee 6 1 1 4 5 13 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Saints to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
St. Johnstone Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Dundee Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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