The Ulstermen have lost just once at home since early February: 12-13 to Glasgow Warriors in round 2 of the PRO12.
Ulster have met Italian opposition on 24 previous occasions in all competitions and lost only once: 12-23 at home to Treviso in the PRO12 in October 2011.
Zebre are winless in their last ten contests in all tournaments since beating Cardiff Blues at the Arms Park in round 3 of the PRO12, although they did draw 16-all with Scarlets in Parma on 25th October.
The two sides have met on three previous occasions with Ulster victorious in each instance, including a 19-11 win in Parma in round 9.
At Ravenhill Stadium , 7.05pm.
Referee: Neil Hennessy (WRU, 17th competition game)
Assistant Referees: Sean Gallagher, Dermot Blake (both IRFU)
Citing Commissioner: Wayne Sheridan (IRFU)
TMO: Simon McDowell (IRFU)
LIVE on BBC NI
1st Floor Simmonscourt House
Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland