The highly-rated striker is rated 50/50 after limping out of last Saturday's 1-1 draw with Norwich with a hamstring strain.
But left-winger Andy Barcham is available for selection despite being substituted against the Canaries after a kick to his ankle. He has resumed training and is expected to start.
Centre-half Garry Richards is set to miss out after suffering a broken toe in the club's reserves outing with QPR, while Simon King (ankle ligament) remains on the sidelines.
Forward Mark McCammon returned to training on Thursday following a hamstring knock but is unlikely to feature and midfielder Stuart Lewis is ruled out with an ankle problem.