Scottish Premiership Opta Facts - April 22-24
St Johnstone v Aberdeen
St Johnstone have won just two of their last 10 home Scottish Premiership games against Aberdeen (D3 L5).
Saints midfielder Liam Craig has scored two goals in three league games against Aberdeen this season.
The Dons have lost their last two away league games after winning five of their previous seven trips on the road (L2).
Simon Church has scored six in 10 league appearances since joining Aberdeen on loan – as many league goals as he scored in his previous 71 league games for Charlton and MK Dons.
St Johnstone (314) and Aberdeen (348) have committed fewer fouls than any other Scottish Premiership side this season.
No side has gained more points from losing positions at home than St Johnstone (15) but no side has won as many away points from losing positions as Aberdeen (9).
Motherwell v Hearts
Eleven of Motherwell’s 33 Scottish Premiership games this season have ended in a 2-1 scoreline (W5 L6), including each of the last four fixtures, winning three of them.
Motherwell have failed to win any of their three league games against Hearts this season (L2 D1) having won each of their three encounters in the 2013-14 season.
The Steelmen last went four games without a win in this fixture in September 2007 (8 games).
Hearts’ 6-0 victory over Motherwell in their last encounter was their biggest league win since 2001 (7-1 v Dunfermline).
Hearts have kept eight clean sheets in 2016 – more than any other side – while Motherwell have kept the fewest (2).
No side has kept more clean sheets on the road this season than Hearts (8), while only Dundee United (1) have had fewer shutouts on home soil than Motherwell (2).
Partick Thistle v Dundee
Dundee are unbeaten in their last 13 Scottish Premiership encounters with Partick Thistle (W9 D4).
Dundee forward Kane Hemmings has scored in his last two games against the Jags.
Partick haven’t beaten Dundee at home in seven Scottish Premiership fixtures (L5 D2).
Partick have lost once in the 15 games they’ve led in the Scottish Premiership this season (W11 D3) while Dundee have only won once when they have fallen behind (D7 L10).
The Jags have kept a clean sheet in their last two home games – the last time they kept three consecutive clean sheets at home was in May 2015 (4).
Partick have scored just 17 goals at home this season – only Inverness have scored fewer than them (16).
Inverness CT v Kilmarnock
Inverness are unbeaten in eight Scottish Premiership games at home against Kilmarnock (W4 D4).
Inverness have won all five of their home Scottish Premiership games in which they have taken the lead this season, while Kilmarnock have lost eight of the 10 away games they have fallen behind in (D2).
Inverness have failed to win any of their last three home league games (L2 D1), last going four games without a home win in April 2015 (five games).
Kilmarnock have kept a clean sheet in both of their last two league games, last keeping three consecutive clean sheets in October 2014.
Greg Kiltie has scored two goals in three games against Inverness this season, scoring the first goal on both occasions.
Inverness have scored the fewest number of home goals in the league this season (16), while Kilmarnock have scored just 16 goals on the road - one more than joint lowest scorers Partick, Dundee United and Hamilton.
Celtic v Ross County
Celtic have lost just once in their last 13 Scottish Premiership fixtures against Ross County (3-2 at in March 2013) – winning the last four in a row, but the Staggies did win 3-1 earlier this season in the Scottish League Cup.
Alex Schalk scored in that League Cup success, and the Ross County striker has netted in both of his last two league games.
The Hoops have lost one of their last 21 home league games (2-1 against Motherwell in December 2015), winning 17 of them (D3).
Leigh Griffiths has scored four goals in four games against Ross County this season.
Ross County have failed to score in their last three trips to Celtic Park in the Scottish Premiership.
Celtic have won 12 of 13 games in which they have gone ahead at home this season (L1), while Ross County have lost eight of 10 away league matches where they have fallen behind (W1 D1).
Dundee United v Hamilton
Only Aberdeen (9) have gained more points from losing positions away from home than Hamilton (8), while Dundee United have dropped the highest number of points at home this season from winning positions (10).
Dundee United have dropped 24 points from leading positions – more than any other side in the Scottish Premiership.
Hamilton midfielder Ali Crawford scored in his last game against Dundee, and he has two goals and an assist in his last five games against the Tangerines.
Dundee United have failed to keep a clean sheet in 10 Scottish Premiership home games (conceding 19), but Hamilton have scored the joint fewest number of away league goals this term (15).