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St Johnstone have had a terrible season and could easily end up rock bottom of the Premiership table if their form doesn’t improve. Can they grab a win here? Find out with our St Johnstone vs Livingston preview here along with the predictions and free tips we mention along the way.
St Johnstone vs Livingston: Our top betting tips
Check out our match predictions for the big game.
- Double chance: Livingston or draw @ 21/20 (2.05)
- BTTS: Yes @ 5/4 (2.25)
- Total goals: Over 1.5 @ 3/5 (1.60)
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
Livi to take at least a point
Although Livingston are coming off consecutive losses, it’s fair to point out that those losses came against two of the best teams in Scotland. Livi have had a fairly decent run of form; they lost just two of their last eight games at the end of regulation time. On the other hand, St Johnstone have been relatively worse; they are second-last on the table, with just six wins in 31 league games. We believe that Livingston should be able to win this game; however, considering their recent form, we would like to play it safe, with the draw no bet option.
Both sides will score goals
Despite their poor form, St Johnstone have not had too much difficulty scoring goals; as they’ve done so in four of their last five games. Conversely, they haven’t been very good at defending; St Johnstone have seen their defense breached in six of their last seven games. Similarly, Livingston have scored and conceded a lot of goals recently, especially in the Premiership; they found the net in eight of their last nine league games, whilst conceding in eight of those games. Both teams scored in five of St Johnstone’s last seven games, and in seven of Livingston’s last nine league games. For this reason, we believe that both teams will find the net.
We’ll see at least two goals
Meetings between St Johnstone and Livingston have mostly been high-scoring games, especially recently; four of their last five meetings went above the 2.5 goal mark. In the same vein, we would like to point out that six of Livi’s last nine league games went over 2.5; actually, all of those nine games saw at least two goals scored. It’s been the same case with St Johnstone’s recent games; four of their last seven games went over 2.5, with five of those games going over 1.5. Considering the odds offered here, we’re going with over 1.5 total goals.
The best odds for St Johnstone vs Livingston
St Johnstone vs Livingston: Team News
St Johnstone are second-last on the Premiership table, with just two games left to play in the regular season; they’ve won two, drawn two and lost two of their last six games. Callum Davidson’s men will be eyeing a win as they host Livingston; will Callum Hendry do enough to get them the win?
Livingston are coming off back-to-back losses against Celtic and Hearts; they’ve won just two of their last seven games, with two draws and three losses. Livi will hope to get back to winning ways as they visit a struggling St Johnstone side; all eyes will be on Bruce Anderson.
The final word on St Johnstone vs Livingston
- Who are the bookies favourites? St Johnstone
- When is kick off? 15:00 GMT
- Where is the game being played? McDiarmid Park