Saturday, February 2
Ross County manager Derek Adams is hopeful Ivan Sproule will recover from a hamstring injury in time. Marc Fitzpatrick and Ross Tokely left the club this week with Branislav Micic coming in.
Hearts midfielder Scott Robinson completes a two-game ban, Gordon Smith has recovered from a viral infection while Jamie Hamill returns to training after 10 months out with a ruptured cruciate ligament.
Last season: No corresponding fixture
Last five league matches: Ross County L W W D W; Hearts W L D L W
Top scorers: Richard Brittain (Ross County) 7; John Sutton (Hearts) 5
Referee: Stephen Finnie (Scotland).