St. Johnstone vs Ross County – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: September 16, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 19, 2023

The Scottish Premier League clash at McDiarmid Park on Saturday sees the home team, St. Johnstone, battling it out for the win against Ross County.

St. Johnstone vs Ross County Stats

  • St. Johnstone have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
  • St. Johnstone have lost 3 of the last 4 matches
  • St. Johnstone have scored in 6 of the last 8 home matches
  • St. Johnstone have not won 3 of the last 4 matches
  • Ross County have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • Ross County have lost the last 3 away matches in a row
  • Ross County have not won 6 of the last 7 matches
  • Ross County have lost 5 of the last 7 matches
  • Ross County have conceded in 6 of the last 7 matches

St. Johnstone vs Ross County Lineups

St. Johnstone vs Ross County Preview

In their last three games, St. Johnstone lost 0-1 against Aberdeen, got defeated 3-2 by Hearts before winning 3-0 against St. Mirren. St. Johnstone won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Premiership, while also drawing zero. They suffered three defeats, while they scored five and conceded three goals. St. Johnstone have been unable to turn McDiarmid Park into a fortress this season. They are one of the worst home teams in the Premiership with a dismal three points and just one win. They scored three and allowed two goals against.

It has been a bit of everything for Ross County in their previous three matches, as they first beat Kilmarnock by 1-0. This was followed by a disappointing 4-0 defeat against Rangers before an encounter with Aberdeen produced a 1-1 draw. Ross County claimed just one win from the last six away games in the Premiership. They also drew one and were defeated four times, as they were outscored by 11 goals to three. Ross County proved themselves generous visitors in the Premiership this season, as they conceded an astonishing seven goals so far. This leaves them with the worst defensive record of all teams from their away matches.

St. Johnstone vs Ross County H2H

Ross County got the better of St. Johnstone in their most recent meetings, as they first won 3-1, then 2-1. Neither side has been the dominant force in recent meetings between St. Johnstone and Ross County, as Ross County won four of the last ten Matches, while St. Johnstone won one match of these ten encounters. The bookies have Ross County to win this match at best price odds of 3.40.

Current table in the Scottish Premiership

Full Time Betting

St. Johnstone won only three of their previous 10 league outings, while Ross County one wins in their previous 10.

Both Teams to Score

Ross County beat St. Johnstone twice in their most recent meetings, as they claimed wins by 3-1 and 2-1, respectively. As both teams found their way to the goal seven times in their previous ten matches, betting on BTTS naturally would have been profitable. Odds on both teams finding the back of the net are best priced at 1.95 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came out three times in the last ten encounters between these two teams. St. Johnstone managed an average of 0.9 goals, with Ross County averaging 1.2 goals in these games. Both teams to score was a winning bet seven times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of St. Johnstone’s last ten matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of two goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.5 times in those matches.


About Josh Stewart

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