FM Preview: St. Johnstone v Rangers 14 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th January 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between St. Johnstone and Rangers at 12:30 on 14th January 2012 in the Scottish Premier.
History of the St. Johnstone v Rangers fixture
Rangers face a trip to St. Johnstone at McDiarmid Park at lunchtime on Saturday, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having pummelled their opponents 37 times out of 53.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 19 Nov||Rangers||0 - 0||St. Johnstone||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sat 30 Jul||St. Johnstone||0-2||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Tue 05 Apr||St. Johnstone||0 - 2||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sun 27 Feb||Rangers||4 - 0||St. Johnstone||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 28 Aug||Rangers||2 - 1||St. Johnstone||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Tue 30 Mar||St. Johnstone||4 - 1||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Wed 03 Feb||Rangers||2 - 0||St. Johnstone||Scottish League Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
St. Johnstone have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Saints's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Rangers have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Gers, and 4 goals against.
St. Johnstone lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 32 points from their 21 games so far.
Rangers's total of 51 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Rangers are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at St. Johnstone. Away win
|St. Johnstone||11 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
|Rangers||14 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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