The Cheetahs have played six Super Rugby matches against the Highlanders and they have lost all three matches so far so they will be looking to make history.
On average when the Cheetahs play the Highlanders they score 18 points and the Highlanders score 26 points.
As mentioned above the Cheetahs have played the Highlanders six times and have lost all six matches but in the last five matches the closest the Cheetahs have come is a three point loss last year in Dunedin.
In Bloemfontein the Cheetahs and the Highlanders have played each other three times and the most recent loss for the Cheetahs was a 7 point loss (24-31) in 2010. In 2008 the Cheetahs lost by three points at 28-31.
On average when the Cheetahs play the Highlanders in Bloemfontein they score 21 points and the Highlanders score 26 points.
While the Cheetahs have just returned from their most successful away tour the Highlanders are having their best season in almost a decade.
The Cheetahs returned from their tour and beat the Lions at in Bloemfontein but then the next week they lost to tournament leaders the Chiefs, also in Bloemfontein and had a bye last week while the Highlanders beat the Blues.
The Highlanders are currently in fifth position overall and in the New Zealand conference they are second behind the Chiefs.
If it were not for the top three places being awarded to the conference leaders in the overall standings the Highlanders would be in fourth place.
In the Cheetahs a 1 point start for this match - with an offer of Bet 5 and Get 50 in Bets. The Highlanders have some class this year and they have shown some serious dedication to reaching the play offs. The Highlanders should win this by two points.
This match will be shown on TV in NZ, Aus, SA and in the UK on the Sky Sports website.
Average score: 18-26
Last five results
08 Apr 2011 Cheetahs v Highlanders 21-24 Dunedin
27 Feb 2010 Cheetahs v Highlanders 24-31 Bloemfontein
21 Mar 2009 Cheetahs v Highlanders 8-32 Dunedin
02 May 2008 Cheetahs v Highlanders 28-31 Bloemfontein
30 Mar 2007 Cheetahs v Highlanders 17-21 Invercargill
Cheetahs overall record against the Highlanders
Played 6 , Wins 0 , Losses 6, Draws 0
Match No .65: Cheetahs v Highlanders
Date Saturday 28 April
Venue : Bloemfontein
Kick Off local: 17:05
Referee: Mark Lawrence
Assistant Ref 1:Sindile Mayende
Assistant Ref 2:Stefan Breytenbach
TMO: Shaun Veldsman
Hennie Daniller, Cameron Jacobs, Robert Ebersohn, Andries Strauss, Willie le Roux, Johan Goosen, Tewis de Bruyn, Philip van der Walt, Justin Downey, Heinrich Brüssow, Izak van der Westhuizen, Andries Ferreira, WP Nel, Adriaan Strauss (captain), Coenie Oosthuizen.
Replacements: Hercu Liebenberg, Trevor Nyakane, George Earle, Ashley Johnson, Piet van Zyl, Sias Ebersohn, Philip Snyman.