FM Preview: St. Johnstone v Rangers 13 May 2012

Last updated : 12 May 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the St. Johnstone v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to St. Johnstone at McDiarmid Park at lunchtime on Sunday, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having pummelled their opponents 38 times out of 54.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at McDiarmid Park was earlier this season, with Rangers inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Saints in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 14 Jan St. Johnstone 1-2 Rangers Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Rangers 0 - 0 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 30 Jul St. Johnstone 0 - 2 Rangers Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Tue 05 Apr St. Johnstone 0 - 2 Rangers Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 27 Feb Rangers 4 - 0 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Rangers 2 - 1 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Tue 30 Mar St. Johnstone 4 - 1 Rangers Scottish Premier

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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 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Rangers however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the Gers, and 6 goals against.

St. Johnstone lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 50 points from their 37 games so far.

Rangers's total of 70 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
St. Johnstone 6 0 1 5 1 12 1
Rangers 6 4 1 1 13 5 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Gers have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from McDiarmid Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
St. Johnstone Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Rangers 21 games since last away draw.

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