Northampton have won their last four encounters with Gloucester in all competitions, whilst Gloucester have won on two of their last five visits to Franklin’s Gardens.
Northampton Saints have now suffered four straight defeats in Aviva Premiership Rugby since the turn of the year, but have not lost five in succession in the competition since season 2005/06.
Gloucester Rugby have won their last seven matches in all competitions, and have not strung together eight wins in a row since season 2007/08. Gloucester’s two away wins in the Premiership this season have come at Bath and at Wasps.
Referee: Martin Fox (64th Premiership game)