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St Johnstone host visiting side Dundee at McDiarmid Park in this Premiership tie on Saturday.
View all of the St Johnstone v Dundee predictions, poll and stats below - as well as the best betting odds.
St Johnstone won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 1-0 Premiership loss in their previous game against Hibernian.
In that match, St Johnstone had 40% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Hibernian got 16 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Martin Boyle (61') was the scorer for Hibernian.
A common trait of more recent St Johnstone games is the number of results with a nil in them.
Taking their previous six clashes before this one, in 5 of them a wager on both teams scoring would have been a losing one.
Analysis of their past results shows that St Johnstone:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Dundee in their last 4 matches.
- have not won at home in their last 6 league matches. Their fans aren't happy.
Since being beaten in their last game against Rangers in Premiership action, Dundee and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Dundee had 31% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Rangers had 19 shots at goal with 3 on target. Joe Aribo (16') scored for Rangers.
Over the course of 5 of the past 6 clashes featuring Dundee, a notably low volume of goals have been scored between them and their opponents. The overall average goals scored per game in that period works out to a paltry 1.5, with the average goals for The Dark Blues being 0.33. We will see whether or not that trend will be continued on into this next match.
Pre-game facts show that Dundee:
- have not beaten St Johnstone when they've played them away from home in the last 3 league games.
- are without a win away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
Delving into past results between these clubs stretching back to 25/08/2018 shows that these encounters have not been kind to Dundee. They’ve not been able to get themselves any wins at all while St Johnstone have just been stronger than them, getting wins in 100 per cent of those match-ups.
A combined total of 10 goals were produced between them in this period, with 10 for The Saints and 0 netted by The Dark Blues. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.67.
Team News: St Johnstone
The St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson will be thankful to have no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match owing to a fully injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Dundee
Owing to a fully healthy group available to select from, the Dundee manager James McPake has zero fitness worries to speak of coming into this match.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Dundee have it in them to put one past this St Johnstone team, although it isn’t expected to prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
Our selection here is for a very close game with a 2-1 advantage for St Johnstone when all is said and done.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: McDiarmid Park (10,696)
Chairman: Steve Brown
Manager: Callum Davidson
Competitions: Premiership position 9, League Cup (Semi-Finals), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round)