The match will take place at Latimer Park, Polwell Lane, Burton Latimer, Northants NN15 5PS on Saturday 21st October at 15h00
The return match of this season's opener will, no doubt see Rebels wanting to avenge the 1 - 2 reversal suffered at Arbor Park.
Both teams are having an excellent season with Poppies having lost only once (3 - 1 at Weymouth) and drawn once (0 - 0 at Biggleswade).
They currently lie 3rd in the table on 28 points (from 11 games), behind Rebels (30 points from 12) and Kings Lynn (31 points from 13)
At home they have won all six of their league encounters, conceding just one goal. Results:-
Home: W 1 - 0 Redditch United, W 3 - 0 Basingstoke Town, W 3 - 0 St. Neots Town, W 3 - 1 Chesham United, W 3 - 0 Banbury United, W 5 - 0 Merthyr Town.
Away: W 1 - 2 Slough Town, W 2 - 5 Kings Langley, L 3 - 1 Weymouth, W 3 - 4 St. Ives Town, D 0 - 0 Biggleswade Town
Their average home attendance is 666 (4th place) with a high of 857 (Merthyr) and low of 557 (Basingstoke).
Unlike the Rebels, Kettering faltered in their bid to reach the 1st Round Proper in the FA Cup - having beaten Romulus 0 - 3 (Away, 1Q), Kidsgrove Athletic 2 - 0 (Home, 2Q), Bashford United 2 - 3 (Away, 3Q) they then succumbed to Nantwich Town 0 - 1 (Home, 4Q replay following a 1 - 1 draw in Cheshire), when they failed to equalise from the penalty spot in the 88th minute.
In the Southern League Challenge Cup 1st Round, they won 2 - 4 away to Bedford Town
Championship: Slough Town 7/2 (2nd favourites); Kettering Town 4/1 (3rd favourites)
Match:- Kettering Town win 11/8 ; Draw 35/12 ; Slough win 8/5
Prediction: Kettering Town 1 - 1 Rebels