The top two in the Ladbrokes Championship meet in a huge game at Tannadice on Friday night, live on BT Sport with a 7.45pm kick-off.
Hibernian go into the match unbeaten on their travels this season and have a three-point lead over Dundee United, who are yet to lose at home.
Neil Lennon's men have the best defensive record in the country and have conceded just two goals in seven away fixtures. Their most recent outing saw them beat Queen of the South 4-0 at Easter Road on November 19.
Ray McKinnon's team saw their run of seven straight wins in all competitions ended by a 0-0 draw against Morton at Cappielow a fortnight ago.
It finished 1-1 when Hibernian and Dundee United met in the capital at the beginning of October - James Keatings opened the scoring but William Edjenguele equalised for the visitors.