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

Published: January 23, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 23, 2023

St. Mirren go up against Motherwell at The SMISA Stadium this coming Saturday in the Scottish Premiership. A look at the Premiership standings shows that seven points and two places currently separate the two teams.

St. Mirren vs Motherwell Stats

  • St. Mirren have not lost the last 10 home matches in a row
  • In the last 5 home matches in a row St. Mirren played, both teams scored
  • St. Mirren have not won 11 of the last 13 matches
  • In 9 of the last 11 St. Mirren home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • St. Mirren have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • Motherwell have not won 16 of the last 18 matches
  • Motherwell have conceded in 15 of the last 17 matches
  • In 7 of the last 9 matches Motherwell played, both teams scored
  • Motherwell have not won 8 of the last 10 away matches
  • Motherwell have scored in 9 of the last 11 matches

St. Mirren vs Motherwell Lineups

St. Mirren vs Motherwell Preview

In their previous three outings, St. Mirren drew 1-1 with Hearts, before losing 1-0 against Hearts and 4-0 against Celtic. St. Mirren only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent Premiership matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew four and lost zero, as they scored nine and conceded six goals. No team have played out as many draws on home soil as St. Mirren have so far in the Premiership this season. A total of four matches at The SMISA Stadium finished all square this season.

In their last three matches, Motherwell drew 1-1 with Livingston, lost 2-3 against Hibernian, and drew 1-1 with Ross County. Motherwell managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Premiership. On top of winning once they also drew two as well as losing three, while scoring nine times and letting in five. Motherwell are in the top three when it comes to scoring goals on their travels in the Premiership this season. They claimed 16 goals so far, whilst allowing 15 goals against.

St. Mirren vs Motherwell H2H

Motherwell got the better of St. Mirren in the last two h2h meetings, winning by 1-0 and 4-2, respectively. Trying to pick a winner from their h2h is a tough task as neither side have been able to fully dominate their coming opponent. Motherwell won three of the previous ten encounters, whereas St. Mirren claimed three points two times in these ten matches. The bookies have Motherwell to win this match at the best price odds of 2.88.

Current Premiership Standings

Full Time Betting

St. Mirren claimed six wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing four and losing zero. Motherwell won three of their last 10 away games, as they also drew two and lost five of these matches. Goals are usually flowing for St. Mirren on home soil these days, and at both ends of the pitch. Both teams found the back of the net in six of their last 10 matches here. In contrast, both teams to score happened four times for Motherwell in their last 10 league games away from home.

Both Teams to Score

Motherwell won 1-0 and 4-2 in the two most recent meetings with St. Mirren, and go into their upcoming match with a psychological advantage. Both teams found the back of the net five times in the past ten matches between home side St. Mirren and Motherwell. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.95.

Over/Under Tips

Under 2.5 goals happened four times in the last ten encounters between these two rivals. St. Mirren managed an average of 0.9 goals, with Motherwell averaging 1.4 goals in these. Both teams not to score was a winning bet five times in this run of matches. St. Mirren saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Motherwell, who scored 1.2 times on average in those matches.


About Josh Stewart

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