Kilmarnock vs St Johnstone – Prediction, and Match Preview
Kilmarnock vs St Johnstone – Kilmarnock will look to build on their 2-0 Premiership victory over Livingston the previous time around.
Kilmarnock had 44% of the possession in that game and two of their 11 total attempt were on goal. The goals were scored by Kyle Vassell (48′) and Daniel Armstrong (64′) for Kilmarnock. Livingston, their adversaries, had seven shots at goal with none of them being on target.
Kilmarnock, under Derek McInnes, has received rewards for their shots on goal a total of seven times in their last six games, for an average of 1.17 goals per game.
Prior to this matchup, Kilmarnock had a losing record against St. Johnstone in both of their previous league meetings with them.
St Johnstone and their traveling supporters will be looking for a better outcome in this one after being trounced in their most recent match by Motherwell in Premiership competition.
St Johnstone enjoyed 54% of the game’s possession and 11 total attempts on goal, none of which found the back of the net.
Motherwell had eight shots, two of which were on goal. Motherwell scored goals through Kevin van Veen (52′) and Mikael Mandron (93′).
In recent games, there has been a tendency for at least one team to go without scoring while St Johnstone is involved. This has happened five times during their last six games, according to research.
Their opponents have netted an overall total of eight goals over these matches, while St. Johnstone has scored two. We’ll have to wait and see if that pattern continues into the following game.
Kilmarnock vs St Johnstone – Betting Analysis
Looking at their previous head-to-head matchups dating back to August 15, 2020, we can see that Kilmarnock has won one and St. Johnstone has won four, with one match being tied.
15 goals were scored between them in these meetings, with Killie scoring six of them and The Saints scoring nine. That equals 2.5 goals per game on average.
The score of their most recent league encounter, which took place on March 18, 2023, on Premiership Match Day 29, was Kilmarnock 1–1 St. Johnstone.
Kilmarnock had 49% of the game’s possession and made 14 attempts at goal, with 4 of them being successful. Joe Wright was their lone scorer (38′).
St. Johnstone made nine attempts at goal, scoring only one of them. The goal was scored by Drey Wright (70′). Chris Graham officiated the game.
Though it’s unlikely to be as many as they will have scored against Kilmarnock, we have a tendency to believe that St Johnstone will be able to get through their defense.
What are the top odds for this match?
Regarding the current betting odds on the WDW market, backing Kilmarnock is best priced at 2.05, a wager on the draw is 3.36, and selecting the winner to be St Johnstone gets you 3.72. Those are the best market prices offered as of now.
Kilmarnock vs St Johnstone – Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Under 3.5 Goals