St. Johnstone vs Rangers Prediction & Match Preview

St. Johnstone vs Rangers
Scotland – Premiership
Date: Sunday, 23rd December 2018
Kick-off at 12.15 UK/ 13.15 CET
Venue: McDiarmid Park (Perth).

The 19th round in the Scottish Premiership has St.Johnstone hosting Rangers at the McDiarmid Park. The match takes place on Sunday.

Rangers are second in the league table and have 35 points from their 18 matches so far. Their record reads ten wins, five draws, and three losses. The team scored 39 goals and conceded 14 in return.

St.Johnstone holds the 7th position in the table and has posted 28 points from their 17 fixtures. They won eight games, drew four and lost five matches in their league campaign. St.Johnstone has a goal difference of -1 after scoring 21 and conceding 22 goals.

Rangers drew against Hibernian, on the road, in their last league match. The whole ninety minutes remained goalless. St.Johnstone lost against Motherwell, on the road, last weekend. The final score was 1-2, in favor of the guests.

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

  • St.Johnstone lost the last h2h match against Rangers.
  • Five of the last six h2h wins belong to Rangers.
  • St.Johnstone was winless in three of their last nine games.
  • Rangers lost two of their last nine fixtures.
  • St.Johnstone was winless in seven of their last 10 home-ties.
  • Rangers was unbeaten in 15 of their last 20 away matches.

St. Johnstone vs Rangers Prediction

Rangers, along with Celtic, have been lighting up the Scottish Premiership this season. Rangers’ exciting frontline and their frightening chemistry have been wreaking havoc on opponents without mercy. No team has outscored Rangers in 2018-19 in the Premiership, while only league-topper Celtic has scored more away goals than them.

St. Johnstone is a team which scores as well as concede in almost equal measure. The team might fail to close out games, but they get on the scoresheet on most occasions. They have a goal difference of -1, from scoring 21 goals and conceding 22.

It is very likely that both teams will score in this game. Eight of the last nine h2h games saw both teams putting the balls into the back of the net. Also, Rangers have conceded two-thirds of their total conceded goals, on the road.

Recent trends suggest that this match will have more than 2.5 goals. Last ten h2h games at this stadium had a total of 32 goals between them, and the last eight overall h2h ties had 30 goals in total.

St. Johnstone vs Rangers Betting Tips

  • Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.80 (4/5)
  • Both Teams to Score: YES @ 1.80 (4/5).

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