FootyMAD's Ross County match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ross County v St. Johnstone fixture

St. Johnstone face a trip to Ross County at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 6 of the 14 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with St. Johnstone inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the County 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 08 NovSt. Johnstone2 - 1Ross CountySCD1
2008/2009Sat 13 SepRoss County1 - 2St. JohnstoneSCD1
2008/2009Sat 26 JulRoss County2 - 1St. JohnstoneSCC
2007/2008Tue 12 FebRoss County0 - 1St. JohnstoneSFAC
2007/2008Wed 05 SepRoss County0 - 2St. JohnstoneSCC
2006/2007Sat 03 MarRoss County1 - 1St. JohnstoneSCD1
2006/2007Tue 02 JanSt. Johnstone2 - 1Ross CountySCD1

Recent respective form guides

Ross County 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, 11 to 9.

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 9 goals for and 7 against.

Ross County's 25 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. St. Johnstone are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 19 games giving them a return of 36 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ross County63129910
St. Johnstone62406410

FootyMad's prediction ...

St. Johnstone are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Ross County. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Ross County Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
St. Johnstone Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
15 games since last defeat.