The hosts suffered a slight blip at the end of September but have recovered to win their last two in the league including the 3-2 away win to Watford last time out.
Birmingham have two wins in their last five, but inconsistency has seen them lose more than they have won so far and they currently sit 20th.
Possible starting lineups
Derby: Grant; Smith, Keogh, Buxton, Forsyth; Bryson, Eustace, Hughes; Bennett, Martin, Ward
Birmingham: Randolph; Bartley, Burn, Robinson; Caddis, Elliott, Lee, Murphy; Novak, Burke, Lingard
Sports Mole says: 1-0