FM Preview: St. Johnstone v Dundee United 21 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th April 2012
The game between St. Johnstone and Dundee United in the Scottish Premier on 21st April 2012 at 12:30 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the St. Johnstone v Dundee United fixture
Dundee United face a trip to St. Johnstone at McDiarmid Park at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 65 games played, Terrors have recorded 22 wins, and St. Johnstone have come away with 26 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at McDiarmid Park was earlier this season, where Dundee United annihilated the Terrors 1-5 in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 11 Feb||St. Johnstone||1-5||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sat 22 Oct||Dundee Utd.||0 - 0||St. Johnstone||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sat 27 Aug||St. Johnstone||3 - 3||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 09 Apr||Dundee Utd.||2 - 0||St. Johnstone||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Tue 22 Feb||St. Johnstone||0 - 0||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 25 Sep||Dundee Utd.||1 - 0||St. Johnstone||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Mon 05 Apr||St. Johnstone||0 - 1||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
St. Johnstone have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Saints have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Dundee United however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. Those games have seen the Terrors pummel 13 goals, and let in 6.
St. Johnstone's total of 50 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Dundee United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 49 from their 33 games so far.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Terrors's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with St. Johnstone, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|St. Johnstone||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Dundee United||8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.
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