Leicester Tigers’ only defeat at Welford Road in their last eight matches in all competitions was 22-34 to Wasps in round 2 of Aviva Premiership Rugby. Tigers have already conceded three try bonus points this campaign – as many as they did all last season.
Worcester Warriors ended an eight game winless run with their 11-9 victory at home to Newcastle Falcons on Sunday. Warriors have not won on the road in Aviva Premiership Rugby since a visit to Harlequins on 19th March.
Leicester have won their last dozen fixtures against Worcester in Premiership Rugby since the Warriors 23-19 victory at Sixways in March 2008. Worcester have never won at Welford Road in 13 previous visits since 1895.
Welford Road, 3pm
Referee: Tim Wigglesworth (107th Premiership game). Assistant Referees: Jack Makepeace & Roger Baileff. TMO: Keith Lewis.