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Last updated : 28 November 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dundee v St. Johnstone fixture

St. Johnstone face a trip to Dundee at Dens Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 61 games played, Saints have recorded 21 wins, and Dundee have come away with 28 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2008, as the The Dee edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Scottish Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 27 SepSt. Johnstone2 - 0DundeeSCD1
2007/2008Sat 01 MarDundee3 - 2St. JohnstoneSCD1
2007/2008Wed 02 JanSt. Johnstone1 - 1DundeeSCD1
2007/2008Sat 03 NovDundee2 - 1St. JohnstoneSCD1
2007/2008Sat 18 AugSt. Johnstone1 - 1DundeeSCD1
2006/2007Sun 25 MarSt. Johnstone2 - 0DundeeSCD1
2006/2007Sat 10 FebDundee2 - 1St. JohnstoneSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Dundee's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While The Dee have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

St. Johnstone's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Dundee are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 14 matches. St. Johnstone are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 14 games giving them a return of 27 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone651013516

FootyMad's prediction ...

Saints have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Dens Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dundee Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
St. Johnstone Undefeated in last 5 away games.
10 games since last defeat.