FootyMAD's Stirling Albion match preview

Last updated : 25 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the St. Johnstone v Stirling Albion fixture

St. Johnstone prepare to entertain Stirling Albion at McDiarmid Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saints are clearly on top, having won 14 and lost only 5 of the 27 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at McDiarmid Park 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:
2007/2008Wed 26 DecStirling Alb.0 - 0St. JohnstoneSCD1
2007/2008Sat 11 AugSt. Johnstone2-2Stirling Alb.SCD1
1996/1997Sat 22 MarSt. Johnstone1 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD1
1996/1997Sat 18 JanStirling Alb.1 - 4St. JohnstoneSCD1
1996/1997Sat 30 NovSt. Johnstone5 - 0Stirling Alb.SCD1
1996/1997Tue 15 OctStirling Alb.1 - 3St. JohnstoneSCD1
1987/1988Wed 01 JulSt. Johnstone1 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Saints, with 6 goals against.

The away form of Stirling Alb. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Binos's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

St. Johnstone are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 35 points from 22 games. Stirling Alb. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 21 games have yielded only 13 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone642010314
Stirling Alb.60243112

FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Saints being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone Unbeaten in the last 14 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Stirling Alb. Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 9 most recent games.