FootyMAD's St. Johnstone preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th March 2010
This week preview looks at the Celtic and St. Johnstone game. This kicks-off at 15:00 on Saturday, 20th March 2010.
History of the Celtic v St. Johnstone fixture
Celtic welcome St. Johnstone to Parkhead on Saturday, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 38 of the 50 contests.
Their most recent meeting at Celtic Park was earlier this season, when Celtic eased past Saints in a high-scoring 5-2 thriller.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 24 Jan||St. Johnstone||1 - 4||Celtic||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 22 Aug||Celtic||5-2||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Apr||St. Johnstone||1 - 2||Celtic||SFAC|
|2002/2003||Sun 23 Feb||Celtic||3 - 0||St. Johnstone||SFAC|
|2001/2002||Sat 19 Jan||Celtic||2 - 1||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 03 Nov||St. Johnstone||1 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 28 Jul||Celtic||3 - 0||St. Johnstone||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Celtic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the The Bhoys in those games, with 4 conceded.
St. Johnstone have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Saints, and 8 goals against.
Celtic's total of 54 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in second place in the SPL. St. Johnstone see themselves still with a chance of making the top six with 34 points from their 27 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw
|Celtic||4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a game in their last 4 .
|St. Johnstone||Last draw came 4 games ago.