Leicester Tigers have lost just once in the last four rounds of Aviva Premiership Rugby: 10-24 at Champions Saracens in round 7. The Tigers have been defeated just once in any competition at Welford Road since February, by Wasps in Premiership Rugby on 10th September.
Northampton Saints have scored just seven tries in the last seven rounds of Aviva Premiership Rugby, although they have won three of these games. The Saints have been victorious in three of their last five away games in Premiership Rugby with the defeats being at Saracens and at Harlequins.
The Tigers have won their last three encounters with The Saints in Premiership Rugby since Northampton’s 23-19 victory at Franklin’s Gardens in December 2014. The Saints have not won at Welford Road since a single point victory in February 2007.
Welford Road, 5pm – Live on BT Sport
Referee: JP Doyle (122nd Premiership game).
Assistant Referees: Luke Pearce & Wayne Falla.
TMO: Trevor Fisher.