FootyMAD's St. Johnstone match preview

Last updated : 19 February 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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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 35 times out of 50.

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

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Wed 03 FebRangers2 - 0St. JohnstoneSLGC
2009/2010Sat 12 DecRangers3 - 0St. JohnstoneSPL
2009/2010Sat 17 OctSt. Johnstone1 - 2RangersSPL
2008/2009Tue 13 JanSt. Johnstone0 - 2RangersSFAC
2007/2008Sun 20 AprSt. Johnstone1 - 1RangersSFAC
2006/2007Wed 08 NovRangers0 - 2St. JohnstoneSLGC
2003/2004Wed 03 DecRangers3 - 0St. JohnstoneSLGC

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

The The Gers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the The Gers, and 2 goals against.

St. Johnstone see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 24 points from their 22 games played so far, Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 25 games giving them a return of 58 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone 6 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Rangers Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
18 games since last defeat.