In first place with 38 points, Masandawana are just six points ahead of Ea Lla Koto on the standings, after 20 games.
An away win could see Stars move as high as second, with second-placed Kaizer Chiefs and third-placed Orlando Pirates not playing until the weekend.
While Pitso Mosimane’ charges come into this game unbeaten in their last four games, including a 1-0 win in the Nedbank Cup over Cape Town All Stars last time out, Luc Eymael led Stars to Nedbank Cup victory over Super Eagles after a 2-0 defeat of Baroka in the league.
The last time these two sides played each other, at Goble Park in September last year, Sundowns claimed a narrow 2-1 win.
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