Exeter Chiefs are unbeaten in the last ten rounds of Aviva Premiership Rugby since their 10-13 loss at home to Bath Rugby on 30th October – a sequence which has seen two draws.
The Chiefs most recent defeat at Sandy Park was to Bordeaux in the European Champions Cup on 11th December.
Sale Sharks have lost their last two Aviva Premiership Rugby matches, at Saracens and at home to Northampton.
The Sharks only away win in Premiership Rugby this season came on a trip to Bristol in round 7.
Exeter have lost just one of their last four fixtures against The Sharks: 17-23 at AJ Bell Stadium in February 2015, whilst Sharks solitary victory at Sandy Park was 55-12 in April 2014.
Exeter Chiefs v Sale Sharks (Sandy Park, 3pm)
Referee: Craig Maxwell-Keys (32nd Premiership game).
Assistant Referees: Anthony Woodthorpe & Paul Burton. TMO: Geoff Warren.