St. Johnstone vs Motherwell Prediction & Match Preview

St. Johnstone vs Motherwell
Scotland – Premiership
Date: Saturday, 11th May 2019
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: McDiarmid Park (Perth).

Both these teams have ensured their safety in the Relegation group, and thus their participation in the next edition of the Premiership. In the meanwhile, they also topped the said group, with Johnstone, and Motherwell taking the top two spots, in that order. They are separated by just one point.

With just two more games to go, the winner of this tie will most probably top the group, and it would be a great motivation to start strongly in the next season. Johnstone holds the upper hand due to them having the home status, and the team will surely try to ride on this advantage.

St. Johnstone vs Motherwell Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Ten of the last fourteen wins went to Johnstone.
  • Motherwell scored two or more goals in the last two clashes.
  • Seven of the last eight wins at this venue went to the hosts.
  • Six of the last seven matches at this stadium saw both teams finding the back of the net.

St. Johnstone vs Motherwell Prediction

Johnstone has been the better performer in recent h2h games, and especially at this venue. In fact, ten of the last fourteen wins in such clashes went to Johnstone, and six of the last seven were recorded by the same team as well. In addition to this, they have the home advantage, while Motherwell has gone winless in their last five away ties.

Going on, Johnstone won three of their last four home ties and was unbeaten in all four. Also, Motherwell was winless in seven of their last ten overall games. As such, expect the hosts to avoid a loss this weekend.

Motherwell is after the top spot in this group, and they don’t have anything to lose since both squads have ensured safety. Due to this, we can expect the team to come out with the intent to attack. Also, six of the last seven h2h meetings at this venue had goals from both teams.

It’s very likely that we will see goals at either end of the pitch.

St. Johnstone vs Motherwell Betting Tips

  • Double Chance: St. Johnstone or Draw @ 1.40 (2/5)
  • Both Teams to Score @ 1.90 (9/10).

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