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:|
|2009/2010||Sat 07 Nov||Aberdeen||2 - 1||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Feb||St. Johnstone||0-1||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2001/2002||Tue 08 Jan||St. Johnstone||0 - 2||Aberdeen||SFAC|
|2001/2002||Sat 01 Dec||Aberdeen||1 - 0||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 25 Aug||St. Johnstone||1 - 1||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2000/2001||Sat 28 Apr||St. Johnstone||0 - 3||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2000/2001||Tue 27 Mar||Aberdeen||3 - 3||St. Johnstone||SPL|
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.
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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
|St. Johnstone||Not drawn a match in their last 4 .|
|Aberdeen||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.