Leicester have won the last seven encounters between the two teams in the Premiership since Leeds’ 23-22 victory at Headingley on 27 March 2005.
Leeds Carnegie have won two of their six encounters in 2011 – against Gloucester in Aviva Premiership Rugby and Bucuresti in the European Challenge Cup. Leeds have won three of their last four games at Headingley Carnegie.
Leicester Tigers have lost their last two games, both in the Anglo-Welsh Cup, but in Aviva Premiership Rugby Tigers have won their last six matches since their 12-19 defeat at Gloucester on 30 October.
Referee: JP Doyle (20th Premiership game)