Kilmarnock vs St. Johnstone – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 4, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 4, 2022

St. Johnstone visit The BBSP Stadium, Rugby Park this coming Wednesday for a Scottish Premier League fixture with home side Kilmarnock. Kilmarnock are 11th in the table on four points after eight matches. St. Johnstone rank 8th with ten points after eight matches played.

Kilmarnock vs St. Johnstone Stats

  • Kilmarnock have scored in 18 of the last 19 home matches
  • Kilmarnock have not lost 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • In 4 of the last 5 home matches Kilmarnock played, both teams scored
  • Kilmarnock have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Kilmarnock have conceded in the last 5 home matches in a row
  • St. Johnstone have conceded in 23 of the last 25 away matches
  • St. Johnstone have not won 13 of the last 15 away matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 away matches St. Johnstone played, both teams scored
  • St. Johnstone have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
  • St. Johnstone have scored in 8 of the last 10 away matches

Kilmarnock vs St. Johnstone Lineups

Kilmarnock vs St. Johnstone Preview

Kilmarnock endured a tough spell in their previous three matches, which brought three defeats. They lost 1-0 against Hibernian, before Livingston won 1-0, while Aberdeen claimed all three points in a 4-1 win. In their last six Premiership home matches, Kilmarnock have two wins, while they’ve drawn three and lost one. They scored 11 and conceded 12 goals. Kilmarnock are one of the three worst home sides so far in this Premiership campaign. They only achieved four points and one wins, scoring three at The BBSP Stadium, Rugby Park whilst conceding seven as well.

St. Johnstone look in good shape before their upcoming match as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last three matches, they first beat St. Mirren by 3-0, before drawing 0-0 with Ross County. They were back as winners last time out when they took out Dundee United by a 1-2 scoreline. St. Johnstone won twice, while also recording one draw, and three defeats in their last six away matches in the Premiership. The scoreline from these matches says 14 goals conceded and seven scored. St. Johnstone are in the top three when it comes to scoring goals on their travels in the Premiership this season. They claimed six goals so far, whilst allowing nine goals against.

Kilmarnock vs St. Johnstone H2H

St. Johnstone beat Kilmarnock twice in their most recent meetings, as they claimed wins by 3-2 and 1-0, respectively. Despite a 3-2 win to St. Johnstone in their recent match, the last ten encounters have seen the two teams equally paired with Kilmarnock winning four and St. Johnstone taking four wins. The bookies’ best betting odds on an away win at full-time are at 3.30.

Current table in the Premiership

Full Time Betting

Kilmarnock won seven of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments while drawing one and losing two as well. St. Johnstone won three from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew three and lost four in this run. Kilmarnock claimed a less than impressive two wins in 10 league matches, with St. Johnstone winning four of theirs.

Both Teams to Score

St. Johnstone beat Kilmarnock twice in their most recent meetings, as they claimed wins by 3-2 and 1-0, respectively. Both teams to score only came out three times in the previous ten games between St. Johnstone and Kilmarnock. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 1.75 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

Both teams to not score paid out seven times in the past ten encounters between St. Johnstone and Kilmarnock, whereas under 2.5 goals happened three times. Kilmarnock scored an average of 1.1 goals a game, with St. Johnstone averaging 0.8 goals in this run. Kilmarnock saw over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.9 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.4 times in those matches.


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