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St Mirren will be facing visiting rivals Dundee United at The SMISA Stadium in this Premiership game on Saturday.
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St Mirren prepare for this game following on from a 0-0 Premiership stalemate against St Johnstone.
In that game, St Mirren managed 45% possession and 10 shots at goal with 3 on target. St Johnstone had 15 shots at goal with 6 of them on target.
Over their preceding six fixtures, Jim Goodwin's St Mirren have hit the back of the net 6 times - an average number of goals per match equal to 1.
Their past results show that St Mirren:
- have not been beaten in the league by Dundee United in their last 3 games.
- are without a win at home for the past 4 matches in the league. Their fans aren't happy.
After a loss in their previous game against Hearts in Premiership competition, Dundee United will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Dundee United had 39% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Hearts got 11 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Liam Boyce (45') and Armand Gnanduillet (90') scored for Hearts.
A tendency of at least one team drawing a blank in games involving Dundee United has become noticeable of late. Checking on their last six outings reveals that it’s occurred 5 times. During those clashes, their opponents have managed a goal total of 5 while Dundee United have scored 4. That aside, we’ll just have to find out if that pattern will persist here in this game.
Their previous form shows that Dundee United:
- are winless against St Mirren when they have played them away from home in the previous 5 matches in the league. They really have not been travelling well at all.
- are undefeated by St Mirren when having played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels going back to 23/05/2019, there has been little between the sides with St Mirren winning 1 of those games, Dundee United 1 and 4 being drawn in regulation time.
A combined total of 11 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 7 from The Buddies and 4 being from The Tangerines. The average goals per game has been 1.83.
The previous league meeting between the two was Premiership match day 5 on 16/05/2021 when the final score was St Mirren 0-0 Dundee United.
In that match, St Mirren managed 59% possession and 13 shots at goal with 1 of them on target.
On the other side, Dundee United had 11 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target.
The referee was Euan Anderson.
Team News: St Mirren
The St Mirren manager Jim Goodwin will be grateful to have no fitness concerns at all ahead of this match thanks to a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Dundee United
Dundee United manager Thomas Courts has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Logan Chalmers (Knee Injury), Calum Butcher (Knee Injury) and Mark Connolly (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) miss out here.
We’ve got the feeling that Dundee United are capable enough to put a goal past this St Mirren lineup, however that isn’t expected to be enough to prevent defeat.
Our tip is for a 2-1 winning score for St Mirren by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The SMISA Stadium (7,937)
Captain: Joe Shaughnessy
Chairman: Gordon Scott
Manager: Jim Goodwin
Competitions: Premiership position 11