Villa go into the game on Saturday with no major injury doubts. John Carew is expected to have recovered from a groin injury to partner Gabriel Agbonlahor in attack.
Derby have doubts over Sterjovski, Leacock, Savage and Emanuel Villa.
Villa should name the same side that dispatched Bolton 4-0 a week ago.
Last time out for Derby, they were beaten 1-0 by Everton at Goodison Park.
Match prediction: Derby County 1-3 Aston Villa