Ballymena United manager David Jeffrey says his squad are “punching well above their weight” in second place in the Irish Premiership.
The Irish Premiership game between leaders Linfield and second-placed Ballymena United at the Showgrounds will be broadcast live on BBC Two NI on 5 April.
Andy McGrory scores a hat-trick as second-placed Ballymena United maintain their title challenge by beating derby rivals Coleraine 4-0.
Crusaders defeat Ballymena United 3-0 while Warrenpoint Town and Ballinamallard United also progress to the Irish Cup semi-finals.
Crusaders boss Stephen Baxter is relishing taking on a “brilliant” Ballymena side in an Irish Cup quarter-final showdown at Seaview.