The Wizards meanwhile are in confident mood themselves after an opening day win over Newport. Their win at the Talbot Athletic Ground followed victories over Swansea and Bridgend that saw them qualify for the British & Irish Cup pool stages.
Head-to-head, Aberavon and Carmarthen have met each other 20 times Wizards leading the series 13 wins to six with one game drawn. At Carmarthen Park, the home side leads 6 - 4 and won last year's game 31-29, scoring a converted try in the final move of the game.
Aberavon: 15 Paul Bamsey 14 Joe Casella 13 Richard Thomas 12 Matthew Jenkins 11 Stef Andrews
10 Paul Smithson 9 Dan Davies, 1 Rowan Jenkins 2 Evan Yardley 3 Andrew Clatworthy 4 Gavin Ronan 5 Sam Williams 6 Darryl Thomas 7 Chris Davies 8 Ben Thomas.
Carmarthen: 15 Howard Thomas 14 Panashe Rushesha 13 Dylan Morgans 12 John Williams (c) 11 Rhys Thomas 10 Craig Evans 9 Rhodri Wells, 1 Gareth Thomas 2 Rhodri Clancy 3 Javan Sebastian 4 Carwyn Jones 5 Aidan Laxton 6 Sion Bennett 7 Elis Huw Lloyd 8 Rory Gallagher.