St. Johnstone vs St. Mirren
Date: Saturday, 27 October 2018
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: McDiarmid Park (Perth).
The Saints are 8th in the table with 3 wins. A tad below par from an ideal performance for a team who finished at the same place they are now last season.
A 1-0 away win against Motherwell has given the coach tommy Wright something to hope for. The last minute rescue was carried out by Jason Kerr, which awarded them with a much needed point.
They will look to improve on that with a home win against St. Mirren on Saturday.
Blair Alston and David McMillan has scored 2 for them this season while other forwards failed to make a mark on the scoresheet. Then there are players like Kerr who come up at crucial times. The team has scored a total of only 8 goals while conceding 18.
The team from Paisley are managed by Oran Kearney and are sitting at 11th at the moment.
Their last game in the league was a home defeat to Kilmarnock for a score 2-1.Adam Hammil scored the consolation goal for the hosts.
They conceded 18 fouls in the match and acquired 4 yellow cards in the process.
The team who was 1st in the Scottish Championship was promoted this year but are failing to play at the same form as they did last time out.
Daniel Mullen has scored 2 goals for the team which has a total of 5 goals scored and 19 conceded.
St. Johnstone vs St. Mirren: Head-to-head (h2h)
The Saints have won 9 and lost 5 in the last 20 h2h matches.
The previous encounter was in March 2015 and St. Johnstone won that game 2-0 at home.
The hosts have won and lost 4 each of the 10 games they played before. At home they have only 1 win in 5 games.
The club from Paisley are winless in 9 games. They won only 1 in last 10 games and 8 defeats are also included in it.
In the last 5 away games they have not found a win and 4 of those 5 games had over 2.5 goals in total.
St. Johnstone vs St. Mirren: Prediction
Wright’s team are high on morale with that away win again Mother well.
With games against stronger opponents due later in the season they have to win against teams that are below them in the points table. Playing at home is an added advantage.
The away side has conceded 19 goals already in the season. The way it looks the strikers of home team may score past this sorry defense of the Buddies.
St. Johnstone vs St. Mirren: Betting Tips
St. Johnstone to win @ 1.87 (7/8).
Over 2.5 goals @ 2.00 (1/1).