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St. Johnstone v Aberdeen
Scottish Premier League
KO 19:45, Sky Sports 1


(Max last 10 only)
23 Jul 2011 Scottish Premier Aberdeen 0-0 St Johnstone
07 May 2011 Scottish Premier Aberdeen 0-2 St Johnstone
02 Mar 2011 Scottish Premier St Johnstone 0-0 Aberdeen
20 Nov 2010 Scottish Premier Aberdeen 0-1 St Johnstone
21 Aug 2010 Scottish Premier St Johnstone 0-1 Aberdeen
24 Apr 2010 Scottish Premier St Johnstone 1-1 Aberdeen
11 Apr 2010 Scottish Premier Aberdeen 1-3 St Johnstone
16 Mar 2010 Scottish Premier St Johnstone 1-0 Aberdeen
07 Nov 2009 Scottish Premier Aberdeen 2-1 St Johnstone
02 Feb 2002 Scottish Premier Aberdeen 0-1 St Johnstone


Fourth-placed St Johnstone welcome Aberdeen to McDiarmid Park this evening for tonight’s live Monday night action. The hosts have made a solid start to the campaign and manager Steve Lomas will be looking for another three points against a side lacking confidence near the bottom of the league.

Even though there are a number of league places between the clubs, Aberdeen are only seven points behind their next opponents.

St Johnstone have not exactly set the world alight with their home league performances and the Saints were beaten 1-0 by St Mirren in their most recent contest in front of their own fans. The Saints have already been beaten three times at home in the league, so there will likely be plenty of nerves amongst the home supporters.

However, some of that Saints’ angst will be relieved when looking at Aberdeen’s record on their travels this season. The Dons have lost five of their six away league fixtures and have only scored once in that period.

I don’t expect many goals this evening, especially given that the Saints have managed only seven in their past six at home. Aberdeen have failed to beat St Johnstone in their last four attempts without scoring a single goal. With that in mind, I would recommend backing a home win at around 2.3 on BETDAQ.

RECOMMENDATION: (1-10 points)

Back St Johnstone at around 2.3: 5 points
Sunday’s Return: +6.75 points

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