FootyMAD's Greenock Morton match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Greenock Morton v St. Johnstone fixture

St. Johnstone face a trip to Greenock Morton at Cappielow Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 41 games played, Saints have recorded 12 wins, and Morton have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 13 DecSt. Johnstone1 - 0MortonSCD1
2008/2009Sat 09 AugMorton2 - 2St. JohnstoneSCD1
2007/2008Sat 12 AprSt. Johnstone3 - 2MortonSCD1
2007/2008Sat 23 FebMorton1 - 2St. JohnstoneSCD1
2007/2008Sat 08 DecSt. Johnstone2 - 2MortonSCD1
2007/2008Tue 02 OctMorton1 - 3St. JohnstoneSCC
2007/2008Sat 22 SepMorton2 - 2St. JohnstoneSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Greenock Morton 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 12 goals for the The 'Ton, with 5 goals against.

The Saints have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Morton see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 28 points from their 22 games played so far, St. Johnstone are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 20 games giving them a return of 37 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone6231339

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Saints could well see them head back from Cappielow Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Morton Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
St. Johnstone Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.