Anderson, Considine and Reynolds are certain to line-up at the back with Osbourne their likely partner either in the centre of defence or sitting just in front of those three. Gary Naysmith is currently out injured.
Rae and Hughes are the likely of the 4 midfielders named to sit in the middle with Magennis and Fraser on the wings.
Vernon will start up-front with new signing Johnny Hayes whose fellow newcomer Niall McGinn is out through injury.
The line-up is perhaps the most attacking Craig Brown has opted to start with this season. Vital Aberdeen predicts a goal fest.
Anderson Considine Osbourne Reynolds
Magennis Rae Hughes Fraser
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