FM Preview: St. Johnstone v Dundee United 21 Apr 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
St. Johnstone 6 3 2 1 6 3 11
Dundee United 6 4 0 2 11 8 12

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here