Northampton have not beaten Bath since a 33-18 victory at Franklin’s Gardens in the Guinness Premiership on 16 September 2006. Bath’s only win at Franklin’s Gardens since 2000 was 37-30 over Saracens, when Sarries moved a home game there, on 6 November 2004.
Northampton Saints have won their last four matches in all competitions since their 15-29 reversal at Leicester on 31 October. The Saints’ only home defeat in their last 41 encounters in all competitions since Match 2007 was 13-19 to Newcastle in the Guinness Premiership on 28 February 2009.
Bath Rugby’s only win in their last ten matches was 21-11 over Ospreys at The Rec in the LV= Cup on 14 November. Bath’s only away win in the Guinness Premiership so far this season was 25-12 at Sale on 18 September.
Referee: David Rose (73rd Premiership game)