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Last updated : 15 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the St. Johnstone v Aberdeen fixture

St. Johnstone play host to Aberdeen at McDiarmid Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 50 games played, Saints have recorded 18 wins, and Aberdeen have come away with 15 victories.

The last time the two teams met at St. Johnstone was back in February 2002, over five years ago, with Aberdeen inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Saints 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:
2009/2010Sat 07 NovAberdeen2 - 1St. JohnstoneSPL
2001/2002Sat 02 FebSt. Johnstone0-1AberdeenSPL
2001/2002Tue 08 JanSt. Johnstone0 - 2AberdeenSFAC
2001/2002Sat 01 DecAberdeen1 - 0St. JohnstoneSPL
2001/2002Sat 25 AugSt. Johnstone1 - 1AberdeenSPL
2000/2001Sat 28 AprSt. Johnstone0 - 3AberdeenSPL
2000/2001Tue 27 MarAberdeen3 - 3St. JohnstoneSPL

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Dons have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

St. Johnstone see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 19 points from their 17 games played so far, Aberdeen's 21 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone63127710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Saints's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Aberdeen. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Aberdeen 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.