The Rams have impressed with victories over Leicester City, Bristol City and Leeds United, and that has seen them move seven points adrift of sixth place.
Ipswich Town recorded a remarkable defensive record for March, conceding just one goal in five Championship games.
The Tractor Boys followed that up with a goalless draw at Millwall on Easter Monday to see them move up to 17th place in the league table.
Derby County: LDLWWW
Ipswich Town: WLDWWD
Possible starting lineups
Derby County: Fielding; Buxton, Keogh, Freeman, Jacobs; Coutts, Hendrick, Davies, Forsyth; Martin, Sammon
Ipswich Town: Loach; Cresswell, Chambers, Stearman, Smith; N'daw, Emmanuel-Thomas, Martin, Hyam; Chopra, McGoldrick
Sports Mole says: 1-1