Leicester Tigers (along with Northampton) are the best team in the Guinness Premiership on current form having gained 20 league points from their last six encounters.
London Wasps were the last opposing side to win at Welford Road, doing so on 26 September 2008 in the Premiership – since then Tigers’ home record in all competitions is won 23, drawn 1. London Wasps’ four game winning run came to an end at home to Newcastle on Sunday.
Wasps only defeat in their last six away matches was 6-22 at Saracens in the Guinness Premiership on 22 November. Wasps have won their last five games against Leicester since the Tigers took the 2008 EDF Energy Cup semi-final clash at Millennium Stadium.
It took 21 years for Wasps to win their first league game at Welford Road, now the Londoners are bidding to become the first opponents to record three successive league victories at Leicester’s citadel.
Referee: Romain Poite (FFR, 3rd Premiership game)
Please note the revised kick-off time of 3.15pm.