Paul Gallacher could return for St Mirren.
The Buddies keeper missed the last game against Motherwell with a swollen knee which has shown signs of improvement.
Steven Thomson (calf), David Barron (knee), Craig Dargo (knee) and Sean Lynch (knock) are still out.
Hamilton boss Billy Reid has an unchanged squad to pick from for the trip to the Buddies.
Alex Neil is still working his way back to fitness following hip surgery.
James Gibson remains a long-term absentee following his serious knee injury.
Saints (from): Samson, Mair, Van Zanten, Potter, McGregor, Travner, Cregg, Murray, Higdon, McGowan, Wardlaw, Mathers, McCluskey, Brady, Gallacher, McAusland, Love, McLennan, McKernon.
Hamilton (from): Cerny, Buchanan, Canning, McLaughlin, Goodwin, Casalinuovo, Mensing, Gillespie, Marco Paixao, Routledge, Imrie, Flavio Paixao, Hasselbaink, Wilkie, Murdoch, Skelton, McAlister, Graham.