Date Time League Season
May 13, 2023 3:00 pm Scotland Premiership 2022/2023


St Johnstone vs Motherwell – Prediction, and Match Preview

St Johnstone vs Motherwell – St Johnstone will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 1-0 Premiership triumph over Dundee United.

In that game, St Johnstone managed 50% possession and 17 total attempts, six shots on goal with only one on target. The scorer for St Johnstone was Liam Gordon (43′). At the other end, Dundee United had 12 total attempts on goal with none on target.

St Johnstone have been quite ineffective in attack in more recent games. Their sum of goals equals just three against opponents during their previous six outings. In those games, St Johnstone have also seen the tally of goals scored against them total seven.

Motherwell head into the match following on from a 2-0 Premiership win against Kilmarnock in their last outing.

In that match, Motherwell had 44% possession and 17 total attempts, six shots on goal with two on target. For Motherwell, the scorers were Blair Spittal (4′) and Kevin van Veen (90′). Kilmarnock got eight shots on goal with none of them on target.

Showing their involvement in fruitful matches, goals have been celebrated 20 times in the prior six matches in which Motherwell have sent out their troops, giving a mean average of 3.33 goals per fixture.

Opposing teams have got eight of these goals. That sort of trend isn’t assured to be continued into this next game, though.

St Johnstone vs Motherwell – Betting Analysis

Checking on their prior head-to-head clashes dating back to 08/08/2021 tells us that St Johnstone have won three of these & Motherwell only one, with the number of drawn matches standing at two.

14 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 8 for The Saints and 6 coming from The Steelmen. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.33.

The previous league game between these clubs was Premiership match day 24 on 01/02/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Motherwell 0-2 St Johnstone.

That time, Motherwell managed 57% possession and five attempts at goal with only one on target. For their opponents, St Johnstone got 11 total attempts, four on goal with two on target. Drey Wright (5′) and Melker Hallberg (49′) scored.

We’ve got the feeling that Motherwell and St Johnstone are probably both going to find scoring goals difficult here.

What are the best odds for this match?

Regarding the current betting odds on the WDW market, a win for St Johnstone can be had for 2.75, a bet on a drawn result is 3.05,l and  putting your money on the winner to be Motherwell can be had at 2.75. Those are the top returns on offer at the current time.

St Johnstone vs Motherwell – Head-to-Head

St Johnstone vs Motherwell