FM Preview: St. Johnstone v Dundee United 22 Feb 2011

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Last updated : 21 February 2011
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History of the St. Johnstone v Dundee United fixture

Dundee Utd. face a trip to St. Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on Tuesday evening, 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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 25 SepDundee Utd.1 - 0St. JohnstoneSPL
2009/2010Mon 05 AprSt. Johnstone0 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2009/2010Sat 06 FebSt. Johnstone0 - 1Dundee Utd.SFAC
2009/2010Wed 27 JanDundee Utd.3 - 3St. JohnstoneSPL
2009/2010Tue 27 OctSt. Johnstone2 - 1Dundee Utd.SLGC
2009/2010Sat 26 SepSt. Johnstone2 - 3Dundee Utd.SPL
2006/2007Tue 19 SepSt. Johnstone3 - 0Dundee Utd.SLGC

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Saints score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 2.

Dundee Utd. have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. 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 29 points from their 24 games played so far, Dundee Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 29 points from their 22 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone63125310
Dundee Utd.62221088

FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form The Terrors, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Dundee Utd. An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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