Carson saw red for landing a head-butt on Michael Chopra during the closing stages of Tuesday's 2-0 home defeat to Cardiff.
Teenage keeper Ryan Allsop will be on the bench as Albion cannot recall Luke Daniels from his loan spell at Tranmere until January.
Midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu had to be substituted during the first half against the Bluebirds having twisted his knee, but has been passed fit.
In-form winger Jerome Thomas and striker Luke Moore both missed the midweek game with hamstring and thigh problems, but manager Roberto Di Matteo has revealed he expects both men to be available for selection.
Robert Koren (hernia), James Morrison (heel), Ishmael Miller and Neil Clement (both knee) all remain sidelined, with Koren potentially the first to return around Christmas.