St Johnstone vs Livingston Predictions and Match Preview

St Johnstone vs Livingston
Scotland – Premiership.
Date: Wednesday, 23rd January 2019.
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: McDiarmid Park (Perth).

The Saints will face the Lions on Round 22 of the Premiership at their home ground. With just 4 points separating them we can expect a cracking match on Wednesday.

Manager Tommy Wright’s team are 6th in the points table with 34 points. They have conceded 24 goals of the entire 25 goals they scored till now. At present they are on a 3 match win streak in both FA Cup and the League. Less than 2.5 goals were scored in the previous 3 matches thy played in all competitions.

But at home, only 1 win has come in the previous 5 competitive games. That win was against Hamilton in the FA Cup and in the league, they are on a 2 match losing streak. More than 2.5 goals were scored in total in 3 of those 5 matches too.

The visitors are winless in their last 4 matches across all venues. Less than 2.5 goals were scored in all 4 games as well. Their last win was at home against the mighty hearts in December. In their previous 9 games on the road, no wins were recorded for the Lions.

With such a poor away performance going on for Gary Holt’s team, they will be the least favorite to win this upcoming match.

St Johnstone vs Livingston: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Johnstone has won 4 and lost one of the last 5 h2h matches against this opponents.
  • Less than 2.5 goals were scored in 4 of those 5 matches across all venues.
  • The Saints are on a 6 match win streak at home against the team from West Lothian.
  • Livingston previously won a match back in March 2007.
  • Less than 2.5 goals were scored in 3 of their last 5 matches played here.

St Johnstone vs Livingston: Prediction

Hosts have been dominant against the Lions in the last 6 meetings between them at this venue. With such a streak going on, it’s hard to decide against them. Also considering a 3 match home streak going on for the Saints we can bet on them to win with 1.57 odds.

The Saints kept a clean sheet in their last 3 home matches. This is also the case in the last 4 h2h2 matches between them at this ground. In 4 of their recent away matches, Livingston failed to score as well. With these facts in front of us, we can bet on both teams not scoring with 1.75 odds.

St Johnstone vs Livingston: Betting Tips

  • Home team to win @ 1.57 (4/7).
  • Both teams to score: No @ 1.75 (3/4).

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