The Munstermen have won their last six encounters against Scottish opponents.
Edinburgh Rugby have slipped to seven straight defeats in all competitions since beating Connacht 24-23 at the Sportsground in round ten of the RaboDirect PRO12, this victory representing Edinburgh's only one over an Irish province in their last 14 such encounters.
Munster have already beaten Edinburgh three times in all competitions this season. The Scotsmen have not triumphed on Munster soil since October 2006 in Limerick, whilst they have not won in Cork since April 2004.
At Musgrave Park , 7.45pm.
Referee: Ian Davies (WRU, 8th competition game)
Assistant Referees: Sean Gallagher, John Carvill (both IRFU)
Citing Commissioner: Eugene Ryan (IRFU)
TMO: Seamus Flannery (IRFU
Live on TG4 and BBC ALBA
1st Floor Simmonscourt House
Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland