St. Johnstone prepare to entertain Falkirk at McDiarmid Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saints are clearly on top, having won 31 and lost only 11 of the 48 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at McDiarmid Park was earlier this season, with Falkirk inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Saints in a Scottish Challenge Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 20 Nov||Falkirk||3 - 1||St. Johnstone||SCD1|
|2004/2005||Tue 28 Sep||St. Johnstone||1-2||Falkirk||SCC|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Sep||St. Johnstone||1 - 2||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Apr||St. Johnstone||2 - 1||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Tue 09 Mar||Falkirk||0 - 1||St. Johnstone||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Sat 22 Nov||St. Johnstone||0 - 4||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Sep||Falkirk||0 - 3||St. Johnstone||SCD1|
Recent respective form guides
St. Johnstone are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Saints, with 2 goals against.
Falkirk's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Bairns, and 5 goals against.
St. Johnstone are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 34 points from 22 games. Falkirk are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division One, with their 22 games giving them a return of 52 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
St. Johnstone are starting to turn McDiarmid Park into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occassion. Score draw
|St. Johnstone||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Falkirk||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.