Motherwell vs St Johnstone Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Free Motherwell FC vs St Johnstone FC prediction. 17:00 Kick-Off, Saturday 6 August at Fir Park. Scottish Premiership betting tips and football odds.

Motherwell

vs

St Johnstone

We can’t resist going for Motherwell on the Full-Time Result market, with our betting prediction made with confidence and there is 2.20 available that they beat St Johnstone

Reasons for our Motherwell vs St Johnstone prediction:

  • St Johnstone have failed to win any of their last 8 away matches
  • St Johnstone have conceded 2 or more goals in 5 of their last 10 away matches
  • St Johnstone failed to score in 9 of their last 20 matches

The tip for this Scottish Premiership match is to back the home team at 2.20. We think that the visitors are vulnerable, so this is the best angle of attack with our bet.

If you’re anticipating both teams will score in this game, why not check out the Motherwell to win + BTTS Yes betting option at bigger odds.

Betting Tips: Motherwell vs St Johnstone

OUR TIPS Motherwell To Win @ 2.20 Bet Now T&C apply. Gamble responsibly 18+

Betting Odds

Motherwell are the 2.20 favourites and that means a 45% chance of winning this Scottish Premiership match according to the betting odds at the bookies. St Johnstone are the 3.75 underdogs, while the draw can also be backed as an alternative.

A tight game could be on the cards and that is reflected in the short odds about Under 2.5 Goals being scored. As long as one team or more fail to score, then the No option on the Both Teams to Score market will pay out at 1.66.

The leading football betting sites offer hundreds of markets when it comes to Scottish Premiership matches. Make sure you look through all the available options before deciding which bet to place.

Match Preview

Motherwell had two shots on target in their last game, beating St Mirren 1-0 at The SMISA Stadium. This was a Scottish Premiership match, with Kevin van Veen on the scoresheet.

St Johnstone´s last game was a 1-0 loss against Hibernian at McDiarmid Park. There were no St Johnstone goal scorers in this Scottish Premiership match, with St Johnstone having three corners in total and one shots on target.

The last meeting between Motherwell and St Johnstone took place at McDiarmid Park, with St Johnstone winning the game by a 2-1 scoreline.

The last 10 games between Motherwell and St Johnstone have featured an average of 2.3 goals being scored. Motherwell have won four, two draws and St Johnstone have won four.

Highlights from Last H2H League Match:

Team Stats

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Full time Result

  • 5 wins, 9 defeats and 6 draws in previous 20 matches
  • 4 wins, 3 defeats and 3 draws in previous 10 home matches

Full time Results

  • 5 wins, 9 defeats and 6 draws in previous 20 matches
  • 1 wins, 5 defeats and 4 draws in previous 10 away matches

Goals

Goals

Motherwell FC

St Johnstone FC

Goals / match
0.6 0.4
Conceded / match
2 1.4
Total / match
2.6 1.8

Corners

Corners

Motherwell FC

St Johnstone FC

For / match
4.8 4.6
Against / match
7 4.8
Total / match
11.8 9.4

Possession

Possession

Top Scorers & Assists

Team News

It’s great to get the latest lineups for the match, with injuries being flagged up thanks to our up-to-date Motherwell vs St Johnstone team news.

We’re on hand to provide you with full details of the latest Scottish Premiership squads.

Starting Lineups

Motherwell Confirmed Lineup 4-4-2

St Johnstone Confirmed Lineup 3-4-2-1

Motherwell Confirmed Lineup 4-4-2

1 Liam Kelly
16 Paul McGinn 5 Bevis Mugabi 15 S. Solholm Johansen 2 Stephen O'Donnell
7 Blair Spittal 6 Barry Maguire 23 Josh Morris 27 Sean Goss
9 Kevin van Veen 29 Connor Shields
1 Remi Matthews
13 Ryan McGowan 5 Alexander Mitchell 4 Andrew Considine
14 Drey Wright 19 Adam Montgomery 22 Melker Hallberg 18 Cameron MacPherson
23 Graham Carey 29 Jamie Murphy
17 Thelonius Bair

St Johnstone Confirmed Lineup 3-4-2-1

Motherwell Substitutes

  • 11Joseph Efford
  • 12Scott Fox
  • 14Juhani Ojala
  • 18Dean Cornelius
  • 26Ross Tierney
  • 28Robert Mahon
  • 33Ewan Wilson
  • 36Kian Speirs
  • 49Mark Ferrie

St Johnstone Substitutes

  • 2James Brown
  • 6Liam Gordon
  • 7Stevie May
  • 11Michael O'Halloran
  • 12Elliott Parish
  • 16John Mahon
  • 21Alistair Crawford
  • 25Cammy Ballantyne
  • 27Maksym Kucheriavyi

Previous Motherwell Lineups

31 Jul Scottish Premiership
St Mirren 0-1 Motherwell
28 Jul Europa Conference League
Sligo Rovers 2-0 Motherwell
21 Jul Europa Conference League
Motherwell 0-1 Sligo Rovers

Previous St Johnstone Lineups

30 Jul Scottish Premiership
St Johnstone 0-1 Hibernian
15 May Scottish Premiership
Hibernian 4-0 St Johnstone
11 May Scottish Premiership
St Johnstone 1-0 Aberdeen

The Motherwell vs St Johnstone lineups are available before kick-off, with the predicted lineups showing first and they are followed by confirmed starting 11s.

Injuries & Suspensions

Motherwell Injury Table

Type Name Info
No players are currently reported injured or suspended.
Ricki Lamie Straight red
Nathan McGinley Unknown

St Johnstone Injury Table

Type Name Info
No players are currently reported injured or suspended.
Murray Davidson Straight red
Callum Booth Achilles tendon
Alistair Crawford Hamstring
Tony Gallacher Broken foot
Chris Kane Knee injury
David Wotherspoon ACL injury

We have injury news so you can get the list of player injuries, while suspensions are also flagged up which means a player is missing the next game.

Make sure you check out the latest squads and access the up-to-date player stats.

Scotland FlagScottish Premiership Table

Scottish Premiership 2022/2023

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Celtic 1 1 0 0 2:0 3
2 Hearts 1 1 0 0 2:1 3
3 Rangers 1 1 0 0 2:1 3
4 Hibernian 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
5 Motherwell 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
6 Dundee United 1 0 1 0 1:1 1
7 Kilmarnock 1 0 1 0 1:1 1
8 Livingston 1 0 0 1 1:2 0
9 Ross County 1 0 0 1 1:2 0
10 St Johnstone 1 0 0 1 0:1 0
11 St Mirren 1 0 0 1 0:1 0
12 Aberdeen 1 0 0 1 0:2 0
# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Celtic 1 1 0 0 2:0 3
2 Hearts 1 1 0 0 2:1 3
3 Kilmarnock 1 0 1 0 1:1 1
4 Rangers 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
5 Hibernian 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
6 Motherwell 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
7 Dundee United 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
8 Ross County 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
9 Aberdeen 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
10 Livingston 1 0 0 1 1:2 0
11 St Johnstone 1 0 0 1 0:1 0
12 St Mirren 1 0 0 1 0:1 0

A great starting point for placing football bets is to check out the Scottish Premiership standings so that you can see where each team is placed in the table.