Hyderabad's run of draws now stands at six in their last seven matches after a 1-1 stalemate with East Bengal.
Bright Enobakhare opened the scoring for East Bengal and was then denied what looked a clear penalty.
Aridane took advantage to equalise in the 92nd minute for Hyderabad, who had Yasir Mohammed sent off deep into injury time.
Since that draw, Hyderabad have dropped out of the top four and face a fight to make the finals.
Manolo Marquez's side have also drawn with Mumbai City, Jamshedpur, Odisha, Bengaluru and NorthEast United during their recent run. They beat Chennaiyin 2-0 in the other game.
Hyderabad Team News
Midfielder Mohammed Yasir misses the game after his late red card against East Bengal.
Forward Nikhil Poojari remains on the injury list. Defender Souvik Chakrabarti is absent due to personal reasons.
Otherwise, Hyderabad coach Manolo Marquez has a full squad to choose from.
Kerala Blasters Form
Kerala Blasters had to settle for a share of the points from a 2-2 draw with Odisha in a bottom of the table clash.
Diego Mauricio scored twice for Odisha, but goals in between from Gary Hooper and Jordan Murray meant it was honours even.
It was a fifth successive game without victory for Kibu Vicuna's side, who are out of contention to make the finals.
Kerala led 2-0 against ATK Mohun Bagan only to concede three times in the last 31 minutes in a 3-2 defeat.
They then sacrificed a one-goal lead to lose 2-1 to Mumbai City, with no side dropping more points from winning positions this season.
Kerala Blasters Team News
Long-term absentees Nishu Kumar and Facundo Pereyra are still missing. Playmaker Pereyra is on the road to a return but won't be risked.
Striker Subha Ghosh is still unavailable due to an ongoing investigation into his transfer from ATK Mohun Bagan.
Head to Head
These two sides have met three times in the Indian Super League with Kerala Blasters winning the last two for a 2-1 head to head record.
Having lost the inaugural match 2-1, Kerala have since recorded 5-1 and 2-0 wins. Abdul Hakku and Jordan Murray scored the goals in December's 2-0 win this season.
Kerala Blasters' playoff hopes are over, but can they put a dent in Hyderabad's chances of playing in the finals for the first time?
The value is on the draw with Hyderabad struggling to turn stalemates into wins. BTTS is the best bet whenever Kerala play.
- Hyderabad are unbeaten in their last 9 matches (Indian Super League).
- Hyderabad have drawn 6 of their last 7 matches (Indian Super League).
- Kerala Blasters have drawn 3 of their last 5 matches (Indian Super League).
- Kerala Blasters have seen BTTS in 8 of their last 9 matches (Indian Super League).
- Kerala Blasters have seen over 3.5 goals in 2 of their last 3 matches (Indian Super League).