Kevin van Veen (51′) was the lone name from Motherwell to appear on the scoresheet. For Raith Rovers, goals were scored by Jamie Gullan (17′), Sam Stanton (39′), and Esmael Gonçalves (85′).
Motherwell hasn’t given up a goal very often in recent games. According to the data, Motherwell’s defense has been exposed in five of their last six games, during which time they have allowed 10 goals.
Motherwell had played nine league games without a home victory coming into this encounter. Fans at home are not happy.
St. Mirren will be looking to rebound after losing their most recent Scottish Cup match against Celtic.
St. Mirren had 26% of the game’s possession and five shots on goal, with 1 of those being successful. Mark O’Hara (87′) was the lone player for St Mirren to register a goal.
Celtic’s opponents had 17 shots at goal, with five of those being on target. For Celtic, goals were scored by Daizen Maeda (16′), Reo Hatate (76′, 95′), Hyeon-gyu Oh (80′), and Matt O’Riley (90′).
In their past six games, St Mirren under Stephen Robinson have scored five goals overall. The total number of goals scored against them in those identical contests comes to 11.
In the previous three league games, St Mirren had never beaten Motherwell when they had faced them away from home.
Motherwell vs St. Mirren – Betting Analysis
Looking at their most recent head-to-head matches, which date back to April 10, 2021, reveals that Motherwell has won 3, St. Mirren 1, and there have been two draws.
In these games, they combined to score 15 goals, scoring 9 of them for The Steelmen and 6 for The Buddies. 2.5 goals have been scored on average each game.
The two teams’ most recent league matchup took place on Premiership Match Day 23 on January 28, 2023, with St Mirren defeating Motherwell 1-0.
St Mirren possessed 40% of the ball in that game and only one of their nine shots on goal were successful. Curtis Main (16′) was their lone scorer.
Motherwell made 8 tries at goal for their rivals, and none of them were successful. John Beaton served as the referee.
Looking at these two squads, we believe St Mirren will need to fight extremely hard to defeat this Motherwell lineup, who may very well score the decisive goal that seals the game.
What are the top odds for the game?
Looking at the bookies’ prices on the 90 min. result market, victory for Motherwell can be had for 2.6, a wager on the draw is 3.28, and taking a punt on victory for St Mirren can be had at 2.83.
They are the best of the market prices offered at the moment.
Motherwell vs St. Mirren – Head-to-Head