St Johnstone enjoyed a 53% possession advantage and 2 of their 11 goal attempts were successful. Five of Livingston’s 12 shots on goal were successful. For Livingston, goals were scored by Stephen Kelly (38′) and Joel Nouble (23′).
Recently, St. Johnstone’s offense has been rather inefficient. In their last six games, they have scored just 2 goals total against opposition. Additionally, St Johnstone has had 10 goals scored against them in those encounters.
St. Johnstone had lost all eight of its league games at home coming into this match. What a miserable run. Hibernian will enter the contest with a victory over Hearts in their most recent Premiership game. Kevin Nisbet was the lone scored for Hibernian (67′).
A mean average of 3.67 goals have been scored in the last 6 matches in which Hibernian have sent out their warriors, demonstrating their participation in exciting games.
Competing teams have been responsible for scoring 13 of these goals. It will be interesting to see if that pattern can continue on this website and whether or not that outcome is likely.
Hibernian hasn’t lost to St Johnstone when they’ve faced each other away from home in the last two league games, according to an analysis of their prior results. In their previous two league games, they have failed to win on the road.
St Johnstone vs Hibernian – Betting Analysis
St. Johnstone has won one of their previous head-to-head matches against Hibernian, which date back to September 26, 2021, while Hibernian has won four, with one game being in a draw.
Between them, they scored 12 goals in these games, with The Saints scoring 3, and The Hibees scoring 9. That equals two goals each game on average.
In their previous league meeting, which took place on October 21, 2022, on Premiership Match Day 12, Hibernian defeated St. Johnstone 1-2.
Hibernian had 57% of the possession in that game and made 15 efforts on goal, scoring on five of them. Mykola Kukharevych scored (at 35′).
Five of St. Johnstone’s seven shots on goal were on target. Stevie May (82′) and Nicky Clark (73′) both scored. Kev Clancy served as the official.
Steven MacLean, the manager of St Johnstone, has no fitness worries going into this game because he has a completely injury-free roster to pick from.
Remi Matthews, Drey Wright, Liam Gordon, Ryan McGowan, Adam Montgomery, Melker Hallberg, Daniel Phillips, Connor McLennan, Cameron MacPherson, Jamie Murphy, and Stevie May are likely to get the start for The Saints in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
Lee Johnson, the manager of Hibernian, is currently dealing with fewer team alternatives. This game won’t feature Rocky Bushiri (ankle injury), Kyle Magennis (pelvis injury), Martin Boyle (knee surgery), or Aiden McGeady (hamstring injury).
David Marshall, Chris Cadden, CJ Egan-Riley, Will Fish, Lewis Stevenson, James Jeggo, Paul Hanlon, Joe Newell, Jake Doyle-Hayes, Élie Youan, and Kevin Nisbet might all start for The Hibees in a possible 4-2-3-1 formation.
In our opinion, St Johnstone will need favorable circumstances in order to score against a Hibernian team that should score at least once in order to take the lead.
What are the top odds for the game?
Checking the betting prices for this game on the full-time result market, victory for St Johnstone is best priced at 3.12, backing a draw is 3.44 and betting on the win for Hibernian comes in at 2.3. They are the best of the returns being offered at the current time.
St Johnstone vs Hibernian – Head -to- Head
Our Prediction: Under 3.5 Goals