Justin Tipuric has been ruled out of today’s match with tonsillitis.
Scarlets flanker James Davies comes into the starting XV at openside with Aaron Wainwright named on the bench.
- Liam Williams comes in for his 60th start for Wales.
- Scotland have conceded just four tries so far in this championship, having allowed 17 last season.
- Alun Wyn Jones has faced Scotland 12 times, winning ten of those. The two losses came in Edinburgh.
- Scotland have not won three in a row in the Five or Six Nations since 1996 – they beat Ireland, France and Wales.
- When these two last met in the last Six Nations, both sides attempted (and failed) with a drop goal.
- Wales have not been shown a card in the Six Nations for ten straight games.
- Gregor Townsend and current Wales attack coach Stephen Jones, were the two fly-halves last time Scotland triumphed in Wales (2002).
- Stuart Hogg has carried the ball for 377 metres– the most in this year’s Six Nations.
What are the Wales v Scotland odds?
- Wales: 4/9
- Scotland: 15/8
- Draw: 22/1
What are the Wales v Scotland line-ups?
Wales: 15 Leigh Halfpenny, 14 Liam Williams, 13 Jonathan Davies, 12 Owen Watkin, 11 Josh Adams, 10 Dan Biggar, 9 Gareth Davies, 8 Taulupe Faletau, 7 James Davies, 6 Shane Lewis-Hughes, 5 Alun Wyn Jones (c), 4 Will Rowlands, 3 Tomas Francis, 2 Ryan Elias, 1 Rhys Carre
Replacements: 16 Sam Parry, 17 Wyn Jones, 18 Dillon Lewis, 19 Cory Hill, 20 Aaron Wainwright, 21 Lloyd Williams, 22 Rhys Patchell, 23 Nick Tompkins
Scotland: 15 Stuart Hogg (c), 14 Darcy Graham, 13 Chris Harris, 12 James Lang, 11 Blair Kinghorn, 10 Finn Russell, 9 Ali Price, 8 Blade Thomson, 7 Hamish Watson, 6 Jamie Ritchie, 5 Jonny Gray, 4 Scott Cummings, 3 Zander Fagerson, 2 Fraser Brown, 1 Rory Sutherland
Replacements: 16 Stuart McInally, 17 Oli Kebble, 18 Simon Berghan, 19 Ben Toolis, 20 Cornell du Preez, 21 Scott Steele, 22 Adam Hastings, 23 Duhan van der Merwe