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

Published: January 9, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 9, 2023

Livingston will visit McDiarmid Park this coming Saturday for a Scottish Premiership fixture with home side St. Johnstone. With 28 points after 20 games, Livingston currently rank 5th in the Premiership standings. St. Johnstone play catch-up as they recorded 24 points in 21 matches, putting them up 7th before their upcoming clash.

St. Johnstone vs Livingston Stats

  • In 10 of the last 11 St. Johnstone home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 6 of the last 7 matches St. Johnstone played, both teams scored
  • St. Johnstone have conceded in 12 of the last 13 matches
  • St. Johnstone have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • St. Johnstone have lost the last 3 matches in a row
  • In 15 of the last 17 Livingston matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 6 of the last 7 away matches Livingston played, both teams scored
  • Livingston have conceded in 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • In 7 of the last 9 matches Livingston played, both teams scored
  • Livingston have lost the last 3 away matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals

St. Johnstone vs Livingston Lineups

St. Johnstone vs Livingston Preview

St. Johnstone have had to endure a tough spell in their last three matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 2-3 by Hearts before Dundee United ran out 0-1 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Aberdeen, who came out 2-0 winners. In their last six Premiership home matches, St. Johnstone have two wins, while they’ve drawn one and lost three. They scored seven and conceded eight goals.

Fifth-placed Livingston claimed five points in their previous three matches, which started with a 1-1 draw with St. Mirren. This was followed by another draw with Motherwell, this time 1-1 before they outclassed Ross County by 0-2. Livingston, meanwhile, won twice, while they’ve drawn two and lost two in their last six away in the Premiership.

St. Johnstone vs Livingston H2H

The last time these two teams squared up, Livingston ran out 1-0 winners which they surely won’t mind doing again at McDiarmid Park. The previous ten matches were equally split between these two sides. St. Johnstone won four and Livingston won four matches. However, Livingston did manage a 1-0 win last time out, and the bookies best betting odds on an away win at full-time are at 2.90.

Current Premiership Standings

Full Time Betting

St. Johnstone won three of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments while drawing two and losing five as well. Livingston won two from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew two and lost six in this run. Both teams scored in four of the last 10 Premiership matches for St. Johnstone at McDiarmid Park. Both teams also found their way to the target in five of the previous 10 away games for Livingston.

Both Teams to Score

Livingston celebrated a 1-0 win in their most recent meeting with their upcoming opponent. Are we in for something similar at McDiarmid Park on Saturday?

Over/Under Tips

Both teams to not score paid out six times in the past ten encounters between Livingston and St. Johnstone, whereas under 2.5 goals happened four times. St. Johnstone scored an average of 0.8 goals a game, with Livingston averaging 1.1 goals in this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of St. Johnstone’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 1.3 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Livingston, who managed to score 1.5 times in those matches.

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