St Johnstone vs Ross County Predictions

Jon Wilde 18 Jul 2019
  • St Johnstone vs Ross County predictions for their Scottish League Cup match on Sunday

  • We are backing St Johnstone to get their first three Group B points on the board

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Chris Kane (right) in Europa League qualifying action for St Johnstone (PA Images)

St Johnstone vs Ross County Score Prediction

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St Johnstone vs Ross County Match Info

Date: Sunday July 21 2019
Kick-off time: 3.00pm BST Sunday
Venue: McDiarmid Park
Referee: Bobby Madden

St Johnstone vs Ross County Head-To-Head Record

Last 4 matches

May 12 2018: St Johnstone 1-1 Ross County
February 24 2018: St Johnstone 2-0 Ross County
December 27 2017: Ross County 1-1 St Johnstone
October 24 2017: St Johnstone 0-0 Ross County

Total head-to-head matches played (all competitions): 49
St Johnstone wins: 20
Ross County wins: 10
Draws: 19

St Johnstone vs Ross County Stats

  • This is the first ever League Cup match between these clubs
  • They have met in four other cup ties with St Johnstone winning three and Ross County one
  • Ross County have won only one of their last 11 games against St Johnstone

St Johnstone vs Ross County Match Preview

Ross County have made an excellent start to the 2019-20 Scottish League Cup, but things are expected to become much tougher when they visit St Johnstone.

The Highland club received a fairly charmed start to the new season as their first two Group B games were against opponents from the bottom two tiers of the Scottish league system, Montrose and Brechin City, whom they beat 4-1 at home and 4-0 away respectively.

Young striker Ross Stewart has begun the campaign in sparkling form for his namesake employers, bagging a double in both games as the Dingwall-based outfit have continued the progress that earned them promotion back to the top flight at the first time of asking last term.

However, visiting St Johnstone is a totally different kettle of fish, even though the team from Perth are playing catch-up to qualify for the knockout stage of this competition after losing their only group game so far 1-0 away to Montrose.

Unlike their opponents on Tuesday, Tommy Wright’s side did not have the fitness advantage of a previous game, but will be all the better for getting that under their belt and they have been among Scotland’s top eight teams for all of the past 10 seasons.

The bookmakers clearly believe St Johnstone are essentially a better team than Ross County and we think that will be borne out here.

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St Johnstone vs Ross County Betting Tips

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    St Johnstone vs Ross County Predictions

    St Johnstone vs Ross County Match Info Date: Sunday July 21 2019 Kick-off time: 3.00pm BST Sunday Venue: McDiarmid Park Referee: Bobby Madden St Johnstone vs Ross County Head-To-Head Record Last 4 matches May 12 2018: St Johnstone 1-1 Ross County February 24 2018: St Johnstone 2-0 Ross County December 27 2017: Ross County 1-1…