FM Preview: Kilmarnock v St. Mirren 26 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th February 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Kilmarnock and St. Mirren at 15:00 on Saturday, 26th February 2011 in the Scottish Premier.
Kilmarnock prepare to entertain St. Mirren at Rugby Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 78 games played, Killie have recorded 34 wins, and St. Mirren have come away with 21 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Rugby Park was earlier this season, the Killie carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Mon 03 Jan||St. Mirren||0 - 2||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Kilmarnock||2-1||St. Mirren||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Apr||St. Mirren||1 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Feb||Kilmarnock||1 - 1||St. Mirren||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 02 Jan||St. Mirren||1 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2009/2010||Tue 22 Sep||Kilmarnock||1 - 2||St. Mirren||SLGC|
|2009/2010||Sat 29 Aug||Kilmarnock||1 - 2||St. Mirren||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Kilmarnock are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
The Buddies have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Buddies, and 9 goals against.
Kilmarnock's total of 36 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. St. Mirren are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 26 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Kilmarnock only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw
|Kilmarnock||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|St. Mirren||4 games since last away draw.|
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