St. Johnstone play host to Inverness Caledonian Thistle at McDiarmid Park on Sunday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 3 of the previous 4 games.
The last time the two teams met at St. Johnstone was back in March 2004, over five years ago, as the Saints squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Scottish Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Oct||Inverness CT||1 - 1||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sun 09 Jan||Inverness CT||1 - 0||St. Johnstone||SFAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 15 May||Inverness CT||3 - 1||St. Johnstone||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Mar||St. Johnstone||3-2||Inverness CT||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Dec||Inverness CT||1 - 0||St. Johnstone||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Sat 23 Aug||St. Johnstone||1 - 2||Inverness CT||SCD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 03 May||Inverness CT||1 - 2||St. Johnstone||SCD1|
Recent respective form guides
St. Johnstone's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Saints have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Inverness CT however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Caley Thistle, and 11 goals against.
St. Johnstone see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 18 points from their 17 games played so far, Inverness CT lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 27 from their 19 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at McDiarmid Park for the Saints and the Madmen are unable to see past Inverness CT claiming victory in a close match.
|St. Johnstone||Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
|Inverness CT||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.