St Johnstone vs Aberdeen Predictions and Match Preview

St Johnstone vs Aberdeen
Scotland – Premiership
Date: Saturday, 23rd February 2019
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: McDiarmid Park (Perth).

St.Johnstone may occupy a position in the Championship Group, but their recent form is exactly that of St.Mirren, the dead-last team in the league table. Four losses and a draw in their last five matches. On top of that, they welcome Aberdeen, a team in pursuit of a top-three finish, and who is amply justifying it with their performances.

It deserves special mention that Aberdeen has lost just twice in their last 14 match-days, and it came against Rangers and Celtic, the current top two sides in the Premiership.

On the other hand, the hosts have been struggling particularly in the offensive half of the pitch, with their last six fixtures returning just a single goal for them. One thing’s for sure, the visit by the consistent Aberdeen is not going to end well for the home team.

St Johnstone vs Aberdeen Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Four of the last five wins belong to the guests for this tie.
  • All these four wins came for three-goal margins.
  • Five of the last six wins at this venue were recorded by the visitors.
  • Aberdeen scored two or more goals in four of their last five attempts at this stadium.
  • McDiarmid Park has not seen a home win in the last three years.

St Johnstone vs Aberdeen Prediction

The hosts for the fixture have been winless in their last six games in a row and lost five of them. They have lost three of their last five home ties and were winless in five of their last seven as well. Meanwhile, their counterparts remained unbeaten in 12 of their last 14 overall matches, where the two losses came against the top teams of the competition. And most importantly, the team has won their last six away ties in a row.

Also, keep in mind that the team recorded four of the last five overall h2h wins and five of the last six at the McDiarmid Park. Suffice it to say that St.Johnstone is going to lose this game.

Coming to goals, the Perth squad has conceded two or more goals in five of their last six overall match-ups, and in four of their last six at home. On the contrary, their opponents for the upcoming match recorded two or more in 12 of their last 14 games, and in their last five at home. Furthermore, the team scored twice or more in five of the last seven h2h encounters, and in four of the last five at this ground.

The trend is predominantly pointing towards the team registering one more of their games with at least two goals in the kitty.

St Johnstone vs Aberdeen Betting Tips

  • Aberdeen to Win @ 2.20 (6/5)
  • Over 1.5 Team Goals by Aberdeen @ 2.50 (3/2).

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