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Livingston FC vs. St Mirren FC 2/20/2021 SPL Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Livingston FC challenges St Mirren FC on 2/20/2021 at 10:00AM

Livingston FC encounters St Mirren FC in a regular season match. Livingston FC with a record of 11.0-6.0-11.0 this season comes into this game with a 6.0-3.0-5.0 record on the road. St Mirren FC is 9.0-7.0-12.0 this season and is 3.0-5.0-7.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Livingston FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. How does St Mirren FC bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Livingston FC.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for St Mirren FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, St Mirren FC came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The Livingston FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Livingston FC

Scott Pittman MF

Scott Pittman has 33 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Scott Pittman has 10 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Scott Pittman had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Livingston FC teammates, Scott Pittman had 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Scott Pittman has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Scott Pittman has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 36 fouls this season. He has drawn 29 fouls this season in SPL action.

Nicky Devlin DF,MF

As a shooter, Nicky Devlin had 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Nicky Devlin had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Nicky Devlin has 25 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Livingston FC teammates, Nicky Devlin had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Nicky Devlin has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nicky Devlin has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 38 fouls this season. He has drawn 36 fouls this season in SPL action.

Jon Guthrie DF

Jon Guthrie has 22 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jon Guthrie had 8 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Jon Guthrie had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Livingston FC teammates, Jon Guthrie had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Jon Guthrie has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jon Guthrie has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 23 fouls this season. He has drawn 24 fouls this season in SPL action.

Marvin Bartley MF

As a shooter, Marvin Bartley had 5 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Marvin Bartley has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Marvin Bartley has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Livingston FC teammates, Marvin Bartley had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marvin Bartley has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marvin Bartley has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 39 fouls this season. He has drawn 58 fouls this season in SPL action.

Craig Sibbald MF,FW

Craig Sibbald has 19 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Craig Sibbald had 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Craig Sibbald has 16 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Livingston FC teammates, Craig Sibbald had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Craig Sibbald has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Craig Sibbald has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 26 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in SPL action.

Jason Holt MF,FW

Jason Holt has 18 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Jason Holt has 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Jason Holt has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Jason Holt has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jason Holt has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Jason Holt has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 32 fouls this season. He has drawn 35 fouls this season in SPL action.

Alan Forrest MF

Alan Forrest has 36 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Alan Forrest has 11 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Alan Forrest has 16 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Livingston FC teammates, Alan Forrest had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Alan Forrest has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alan Forrest has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in SPL action.

Scott Robinson MF,FW

Scott Robinson has 25 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Scott Robinson had 12 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Scott Robinson has 15 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Livingston FC teammates, Scott Robinson had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Scott Robinson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Scott Robinson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 20 fouls this season in SPL action.

The St Mirren FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the St Mirren FC

Marcus Fraser DF

As a shooter, Marcus Fraser had 8 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Marcus Fraser had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Marcus Fraser has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his St Mirren FC teammates, Marcus Fraser had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marcus Fraser has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marcus Fraser has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 30 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in SPL action.

Conor McCarthy DF

As a shooter, Conor McCarthy had 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Conor McCarthy had 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Conor McCarthy had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Conor McCarthy has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Conor McCarthy has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Conor McCarthy has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 26 fouls this season. He has drawn 25 fouls this season in SPL action.

Jamie McGrath MF

Jamie McGrath has 33 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jamie McGrath had 11 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Jamie McGrath had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his St Mirren FC teammates, Jamie McGrath had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Jamie McGrath has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Jamie McGrath has 4 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 56 fouls this season in SPL action.

Joe Shaughnessy DF

Joe Shaughnessy has 19 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Joe Shaughnessy has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Joe Shaughnessy has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Joe Shaughnessy has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joe Shaughnessy has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joe Shaughnessy has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in SPL action.

Richard Tait DF,MF

Richard Tait has 19 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Richard Tait has 8 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Richard Tait had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his St Mirren FC teammates, Richard Tait had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Richard Tait has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Richard Tait has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in SPL action.

Ethan Erhahon MF

Ethan Erhahon has 12 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Ethan Erhahon has 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Ethan Erhahon had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ethan Erhahon has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ethan Erhahon has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ethan Erhahon has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 32 fouls this season. He has drawn 41 fouls this season in SPL action.

Jonathan Obika FW

Jonathan Obika has 39 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Jonathan Obika has 14 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Jonathan Obika had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Jonathan Obika has 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Jonathan Obika has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jonathan Obika has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 28 fouls this season. He has drawn 27 fouls this season in SPL action.

İlkay Durmuş MF

As a shooter, İlkay Durmuş had 33 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but İlkay Durmuş had 17 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

İlkay Durmuş has 14 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. İlkay Durmuş has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

İlkay Durmuş has 0 Yellow Cards this season. İlkay Durmuş has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in SPL action.

Livingston FC Team Stats

The Livingston FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Livingston FC scored 0.82 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Livingston FC was able to score 1 goals off assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Livingston FC was able to score on 0.35 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Livingston FC attempts 3.18 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Livingston FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 32.4% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Livingston FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Livingston FC was able to hold opponents to -2.96 goals. Livingston FC plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.04 shots were saved by Livingston FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Livingston FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 5500.0% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 10% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Livingston FC. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.







Livingston FC Utility Stats

Livingston FC tried 2.07 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Livingston FC in the top 42 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Livingston FC had 19.68 interceptions. Livingston FC is in the top 67 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Livingston FC commits 0.0 fouls. Livingston FC is in the top 28 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Livingston FC drew 13.71 fouls. This puts Livingston FC in the top 25 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Livingston FC committed an offside 11.82 times. Livingston FC is in the top 42 percentile in offside calls against them.

St Mirren FC Team Stats

The St Mirren FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, St Mirren FC was able to score 0.54 goals. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. St Mirren FC scored those goals off assists 926.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 5 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, St Mirren FC was able to score on 0.23 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

St Mirren FC attempted 3.46 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, St Mirren FC is able to get 29.3% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

St Mirren FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, St Mirren FC was able to hold opponents to -4.21 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.04 shots were saved by St Mirren FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 9000.0% of shots on target were saved by St Mirren FC goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. St Mirren FC goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 8% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

St Mirren FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, St Mirren FC had 1.75 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts St Mirren FC in the top 67 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. St Mirren FC has successfully intercepted 22.14 passes per 90 minutes of action. St Mirren FC is in the top 25 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, St Mirren FC commits 0.07 fouls. St Mirren FC is in the top 83 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, St Mirren FC drew 12.36 fouls. St Mirren FC is in the top 75 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, St Mirren FC committed an offside 12.68 times. This puts St Mirren FC in the top 67 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Livingston FC vs. St Mirren FC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Livingston FC 1 St Mirren FC 0

Moneyline Pick: Livingston FC +186 WagerWeb –> Perpetual Bonuses? They have lost their minds.