Massimiliano Allegri expects a tough challenge in Juve's derby clash with what he sees as a much-improved Torino side.
Benevento captain Fabio Lucioni risks a four-year ban from football after testing positive for a banned substance.
Torino have been among Serie A's highest scorers this term, but with Blaise Matuidi in the middle of the park, Juventus' back line will be protected.
Edin Dzeko's revival, aided by Aleksandar Kolarov, comes just as Roma are hitting stride, helped by a simpler run of fixtures after a brutal start.
Higuain, who scored 32 goals in his first season for the Serie A champions, has struck only twice this term.