The Poppies were held to a 1-1 draw at home by their more illustrious rivals 10 days ago and a lot will be at stake when the two sides come face to face at Elland Road as a trip to Old Trafford to play Manchester United awaits the winner.
So both sides have the extra victory incentive of booking a third round date with Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Kettering may be without Jean-Paul Marna because of a hamstring problem.
Lee Harper is still a slight doubt but is likely to play and Sol Davis, John Dempster, Ritchie Partridge and Anthony Elding and Andre Boucaud should return.
Leeds could hand a late fitness test to defender Patrick Kisnorbo, who has missed three games with a knee injury.
Skipper Richard Naylor is doubtful with a calf problem, Max Gradel is ineligible but Luciano Becchio could return up front.