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

Published: November 10, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: November 10, 2022

The Scottish Premiership clash at McDiarmid Park this coming Saturday sees St. Johnstone hosting opponents Motherwell. The two teams enter the match at McDiarmid Park with four points separating them in the Premiership standings.

St. Johnstone vs Motherwell Stats

  • In 5 of the last 7 matches St. Johnstone played, both teams scored
  • St. Johnstone have won the last 3 matches in a row
  • St. Johnstone have scored in 8 of the last 10 matches
  • St. Johnstone have conceded in 6 of the last 7 matches
  • St. Johnstone have not lost the last 3 matches in a row
  • Motherwell have lost 7 of the last 9 matches
  • Motherwell have not won 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Motherwell have scored in 9 of the last 11 away matches
  • Motherwell have conceded in 7 of the last 9 matches
  • Motherwell have scored in 6 of the last 8 matches

St. Johnstone vs Motherwell Lineups

St. Johnstone vs Motherwell Preview

Sixth-placed St. Johnstone collected seven points from their last three matches, as they ran out 1-0 and 2-1 winners against Kilmarnock and Rangers, respectively. Against St. Mirren, they had to settle for a draw after a 2-2 draw. St. Johnstone won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Premiership, while also drawing one. They suffered two defeats, while they scored seven and conceded four goals. St. Johnstone are among the three lowest-scoring home sides in the Premiership so far. They managed a mediocre seven goals at McDiarmid Park, while also conceding five.

Motherwell have been a bit bleak in their last three matches, although it started with a 0-1 win against Dundee United. Unable to follow that up, they went down 3-2 against Hearts, before handing over all three points in a 1-2 defeat against Celtic. In their last six away matches in the Premiership, Motherwell won twice, while also recording zero draws. They endured four defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying eight goals conceded and ten scored. Motherwell are in the top three when it comes to scoring goals on their travels in the Premiership this season. They claimed 14 goals so far, whilst allowing ten goals against.

St. Johnstone vs Motherwell H2H

St. Johnstone no doubt look forward to their next match, as they ran out 2-1 and 2-1 winners when last playing Motherwell. St. Johnstone enter the match against Motherwell with a 4-2-4 record in their previous ten encounters. A win rate of 40%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Current Premiership Standings

Full Time Betting

St. Johnstone racked up five wins from a possible 10 across all tournaments at McDiarmid Park, drew one and lost four. Motherwell won five of their previous 10 away, drew zero and lost five times. While St. Johnstone collected five wins from a possible 10 Premiership matches, Motherwell won two of their last 10.

Both Teams to Score

St. Johnstone had a good reading on Motherwell in their last two meetings, which they won by 2-1 and 2-1, respectively. In the past ten matches between home side St. Johnstone and Motherwell, both teams found the back of the net five times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 1.95.

Over/Under Tips

Both teams to score was a winning bet five times in the last ten encounters between St. Johnstone and Motherwell. There were over two goals five times, as St. Johnstone managed an average of 1.1 goals, while Motherwell scored 1.3 goals on average. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of St. Johnstone’s last ten matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.4 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came out in eight of the last 10 matches Motherwell played across the tournaments, and they managed to score an average of 1.2 goals during this run.


About Josh Stewart

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