Kilmarnock vs St Mirren Match Analysis & Prediction
02/01/2023 6:00 pm
Kilmarnock will be looking to pick up successive victories for the first time since August when they welcome St Mirren to the Rugby Park Stadium in their first home game of 2023 on Monday.
Derek McInnes’ side side mainatined their impressive home form as they claimed a 2-1 victory over Aberdeen when the sides met last Wednesday.
Having secured a 1-0 victory over Hibernian on November 12, Kilmarnock have now won successive home matches for the first time this season, while they are unbeaten in six of their last seven games on home soil.
However, Kilmarnock have not found in easy away from home, where they are one of just two sides without a victory this season and hold the division’s worst record with just two points from 10 games.
Killie have ow picked up five wins, four draws and lost 10 of their 19 matches this season to collect 19 points and sit ninth in the league standings, five points adrift of the top half of the table.
Meanwhile, St Mirren were denied a second successive victory last Wednesday as they could only salvage a point from a 1-1 draw with Livingston at the Almondvale Stadium.
In a game where Scott Pitman and Mark O’Hara both received their marching orders, Cristian Montano and Curtis Main scored for either side in the second half to share the points.
Steve Robinson’s side had previously ended their four-game winless run on Christmas Eve when they claimed a 3-1 victory over 10-man Aberdeen through goals from O’Hara, Greg Kiltie and an own goal from Kelle Ross.
With 25 points from 19 matches, the Saints are currently fifth in the Premiership table, level on points with sixth-placed St Johnstone, although with two games in hand.
Kilmarnock vs. St Mirren Head to head
In the previous 50 meetings between these two teams across all competitions, Kilmarnock have claimed 22 victories while St Mirren have won 16, and they have drawn in 12. St Mirren have scored 53 goals and conceded 57 in the process.
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Kilmarnock Team News
Kilmarnock will be without the services of midfielder Alan Power, who is currently suspended after picking up a straight red against Motherwell on December 23.
McInnes will be unable to call upon Innes Cameron and Calum Waters, who are both recovering from hamstring injuries, with defender Jeriel Dorsett also missing out.
Kilmarnock's Last 5 Matches
St Mirren Team News
St Mirren captain Mark O’Hara will play no part for the visitors as he serves a one-game suspension for receiving his marching orders against Livingston on Wednesday.
In his absence, midfielder Greg Kiltie could be handed a starting role on Monday, potentially partnering Keanu Baccus and Ethan Erhahon at midfield.
St Mirren's Last 5 Matches
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Kilmarnock vs. St Mirren: Odds and Predictions
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