Arbroath have a perfect record in the Betfred Cup and thumped Stirling 6-1 in their last outing but Gayfield manager Dick Campbell does not reckon Hibs will be too fearful of his side.
East Fife manager Darren Young is looking for his side to be ruthless with any chances that come their way against Dundee United.
Dundee United have reluctantly agreed to listen to offers for Rachid Bouhenna.
Dundee United frontman Nicky Clark is adamant that an encouraging opening night should not be spoiled by the shootout.
Dundee United manager Robbie Neilson laughed off another penalty shootout loss on what was a good opening night for his team.
Hearts 1 Dundee United 1 (Hearts win 5-3 on pens): Tangerines lose another shootout but open season with fine draw at Tynecastle
Dundee United started this season as they ended the last - by losing a penalty shootout.
Dundee manager James McPake has urged his players to press like Andrew Nelson in the new season.
Dundee rounded off their pre-season programme with a fine victory over Blackpool at Dens.
Dundee new boy Declan McDaid is happy to be home even though he loved every minute of their Spanish trip.
Dundee defender Jordon Forster declared their spell in the Spanish sunshine a big success despite signing off with a defeat.