The last time the Xerox Lions beat WP was in the last game of the round robin phase in 2009, when they secured a 27-25 win at Coca-Cola Park. Western Province did not concede a home league defeat in the Absa Currie Cup last year.
History will also be on the side of The Sharks on Saturday when they host the Vodacom Blue Bulls at the Absa Stadium Durban at 17h00.
The defending champions have only achieved defeated their KwaZulu-Natal opponents twice during their last 10 fixtures. The last time the Bulls were victorious in Durban, was back in 2006 when they secured a 50-32 win over the Sharks.
These teams contested the Absa Currie Cup final in 2008. On that occasion it was The Sharks who triumphed in their 14-9 win over the Vodacom Blue Bulls in Durban.
The Vodacom Free State Cheetahs will be aiming to record their first home victory of the season on Friday when they host the GWK Griquas at Vodacom Park at 19h00.
Naka Drotske's men lost their first match of the season, at home against Vodacom Western Province last Saturday, while the team from Kimberley stunned The Sharks last weekend.
The Vodacom Free State Cheetahs conceded two home defeats in their first two Absa Currie games last season - one being against the GWK Griquas, and will be determined to secure their first win in 2010.
In the other Absa Currie Cup Premier Division game of the weekend, the Pumas and the Platinum Leopards will battle it out in Witbank on Saturday at 15h00.
Both teams conceded defeats last weekend and will be aiming to record their first win of the season at the Puma Stadium.
Vodacom Western Province's recent form at home: