The Lions have lost their last two matches and sit just two points above the drop zone ahead of the short trip to Selhurst Park.
"We are ready for the challenge, very much so," said Jackett.
"It's a local derby, they have obviously been in a very good run of form and have had a good season. They've got some good young players who have come through and seem to have made a difference
"We've sold out our allocation so we will certainly make it a good atmosphere at Selhurst Park."