FM Preview: St. Johnstone v Rangers 14 Jan 2012

Last updated : 13 January 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 Saturday, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having pummelled their opponents 37 times out of 53.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2009/2010 Wed 03 Feb Rangers 2 - 0 St. Johnstone Scottish League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Saints's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Rangers have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Gers, and 4 goals against.

St. Johnstone lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 32 points from their 21 games so far.

Rangers's total of 51 points from their 22 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 3 0 3 8 8 9
Rangers 6 4 0 2 12 4 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at St. Johnstone. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
St. Johnstone 11 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Rangers 14 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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