FM Preview: St. Johnstone v Rangers 30 Jul 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 29th July 2011
The game between St. Johnstone and Rangers in the Scottish Premier on 30th July 2011 at 12:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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 36 times out of 52.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Dec||Rangers||3 - 0||St. Johnstone||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Oct||St. Johnstone||1 - 2||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
St. Johnstone have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Saints have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.
The away form of Rangers however, is much more impressive, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the The Gers scoring 18 and conceding 1.
St. Johnstone see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 1 points from their 1 games played so far,
Rangers lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 1 from their 1 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Although Rangers have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against St. Johnstone. Away win
|St. Johnstone||5 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Rangers||7 successive away victories.
8 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here