FM Preview: St. Johnstone v Hamilton Academical 01 Feb 2011

Last updated : 31 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the St. Johnstone v Hamilton Academical fixture

St. Johnstone prepare to entertain Hamilton Academical at McDiarmid Park on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saints are clearly on top, having won 30 and lost only 12 of the 58 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at McDiarmid Park was less than a year ago, in May 2010, with Hamilton Ac. inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Saints in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctHamilton Ac.1 - 2St. JohnstoneSPL
2009/2010Sat 08 MaySt. Johnstone2-3Hamilton Ac.SPL
2009/2010Sat 27 MarHamilton Ac.1 - 0St. JohnstoneSPL
2009/2010Sat 28 NovSt. Johnstone1 - 1Hamilton Ac.SPL
2009/2010Sat 03 OctHamilton Ac.0 - 2St. JohnstoneSPL
2007/2008Sat 05 AprHamilton Ac.2 - 0St. JohnstoneSCD1
2007/2008Sat 16 FebSt. Johnstone2 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Saints have conceded a disappointing 8 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

Hamilton Ac. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Accies have hit 4 goals, 12 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 22 games played so far, Hamilton Ac. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 21 games have yielded only 14 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone63214211
Hamilton Ac.6141577

FootyMad's prediction ...

St. Johnstone are not exactly setting the world alight at McDiarmid Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Hamilton Ac. in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Hamilton Ac. Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.