After seven games in the Scottish Premiership, Hearts sit top on 19 points. They are six ahead of the champions and eight from Sunday's opponents Rangers.
Morale will be high at Ibrox after the Gers came from behind to beat Austrian side Rapid Wien on Thursday night.
The side from Ibrox have only won two of their last four games and will hope to rebound from the 1-0 defeat to Livingston this weekend, using the 3-1 mid-week win to push them up the table.
An early victory could see them leapfrog their Glasgow rivals, even if it is only for half an hour.
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