Monday night's 2-1 home defeat to Wigan Athletic was Town's fifth in seven games as the side failed to capitalise on their dominance of possession.
In contrast, Blackburn Rovers go into the SkyBet Championship contest buoyed by back-to-back victories over Brentford at home and Newcastle United away last weekend.
The results have seen Owen Coyle's men move out of the bottom three while Huddersfield Town currently sit in sixth position despite their recent poor form.
Ahead of the clash, the Examiner looks at a few of the other interesting club connections between the two clubs through the years, with the top 4 club links outlined below.
Numbered Blackburn Rovers among the nine clubs he represented as a defender and managed Town from February 2012 until January 2013, leading them to Championship promotion.
Played more than 200 games for Blackburn between 1986-92 and more than 50 times for Town, who signed him from Bolton Wanderers in 1999 before moving to Mansfield in 2002 via Danish side AGF Aarhus.
The forward's 24 goals in 76 Town games helped earn him a £1.25m move to then-Premier League Blackburn in February 2004. He later had a second spell at Town from 2013-15.
Won 53 Scotland caps during a career which took in six years at Blackburn and an eight-game stint at Town early in the in 2002/03 season.