FM Preview: St. Johnstone v Dundee United 18 Dec 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th December 2010
The game between St. Johnstone and Dundee United in the Scottish Premier on Saturday, 18th December 2010 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Dundee Utd. face a trip to St. Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 62 games played, The Terrors have recorded 21 wins, and St. Johnstone have come away with 26 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, with Dundee Utd. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Saints in a Scottish Premier match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 25 Sep||Dundee Utd.||1 - 0||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2009/2010||Mon 05 Apr||St. Johnstone||0 - 1||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 06 Feb||St. Johnstone||0 - 1||Dundee Utd.||SFAC|
|2009/2010||Wed 27 Jan||Dundee Utd.||3 - 3||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2009/2010||Tue 27 Oct||St. Johnstone||2 - 1||Dundee Utd.||SLGC|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Sep||St. Johnstone||2 - 3||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2006/2007||Tue 19 Sep||St. Johnstone||3 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SLGC|
Recent respective form guides
St. Johnstone's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Saints have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
Dundee Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The The Terrors's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
St. Johnstone see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 18 points from their 16 games played so far, Dundee Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 19 points from their 14 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Dundee Utd. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at St. Johnstone. Away win
|St. Johnstone||Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Dundee Utd.||Drawn each of the last 2 games.|
No win in the 3 most recent games.