The previous meeting between the East Midlands rivals ended in a goalless draw at the City Ground, although the visiting Foxes dominated the tie.
Forest will have to make do without the services of captain Luke Chambers, who is suspended following his red card against Southampton on Saturday afternoon.
The Tricky Trees will be able to call upon striker Marlon Harewood though, following his decision to rejoin his first club.
Leicester: Schmeichel; Peltier, Mills, Tunchev, Konchesky; King, Wellens, Danns; Dyer, Nugent, Beckford.
Forest: Camp; Gunter, Morgan, Lynch, Freeman; Reid, Greening, Moussi, McGugan; Harewood, Tudgay.
Sports Mole says: 3-1