Scottish Premiership Betting Tips

Motherwell vs St Johnstone betting tips: Scottish Premiership preview, predictions and odds


Under 2.5 goals is 4/7.

Kevin van Veen is 9/2 to break the deadlock and 13/8 to score anytime.

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Motherwell to draw 1-1 with St Johnstone- 5/1!

St Johnstone have won three of their last five encounters with Motherwell, although they've only won two of their last six trips to Fir Park.

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At 5/1, a £10 bet would return £60!

Motherwell vs St Johnstone

August 06, 2022

3:00 pm BST

Match preview

The season may only be one week old, but it’s been an eventful start to the campaign for Motherwell.

First, the Steelmen were simply embarrassing in Europe, hammered 3-0 by Sligo Rovers, a scoreline that doesn’t reflect the Irish side’s dominance.

So, less than 48 hours before their Premiership opener, manager Graham Alexander was sacked.

This turned out to be a masterstroke because, led by academy director Steven Hammell, they made a winning start.

Last Sunday, Kevin van Veen’s cool penalty was enough to see the Well beat St Mirren 1-0 in Paisley.

They managed to hold on with just ten-men; Ricki Lamie sent off eight minutes from time for a reckless tackle.

So, will the managerless side make it two wins out of two?

St Johnstone meantime were beaten 1-0 by Hibernian in their league opener.

Everything went against the Saints; Murray Davidson was controversially sent off, with Hibs’ stoppage time winner, seemingly, going in off a hand.

Given this, Callum Davidson’s side will be doubly determined to get off the mark this time round.

Will there be a winner at Fir Park?


Ben Gray

Ben Gray

Arsenal fan – follow them over land and sea (and Leicester); sofa Celtic supporter; a bit of a football '"encyclopedia".



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