FootyMAD's St. Johnstone match preview

Last updated : 28 September 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the St. Johnstone v Hamilton Academical fixture

Hamilton Ac. face a trip to St. Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Accies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 28 and win only 11 of the 54 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2007, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 2 thriller, in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 28 AprHamilton Ac.3 - 4St. JohnstoneSCD1
2006/2007Sat 17 FebSt. Johnstone4 - 2Hamilton Ac.SCD1
2006/2007Sat 16 DecHamilton Ac.2 - 2St. JohnstoneSCD1
2006/2007Sat 19 AugSt. Johnstone0 - 0Hamilton Ac.SCD1
2005/2006Sat 22 AprSt. Johnstone1 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD1
2005/2006Sat 18 FebHamilton Ac.1 - 2St. JohnstoneSCD1
2005/2006Tue 25 OctSt. Johnstone5 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Accies have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Accies pummel 11 goals, and let in 4.

St. Johnstone's 8 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position. Hamilton Ac. are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 7 games giving them a return of 19 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone633010412
Hamilton Ac.651015316

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hamilton Ac. are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at St. Johnstone. Away win

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Hamilton Ac. 4 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
8 games since last defeat.