Kilmarnock defender Mohamadou Sissoko is suspended for the visit of the Dons after his red card in last weekend's 3-2 defeat by Rangers.
Goalkeeper Alan Combe and midfielder James Dayton remain on the sidelines.
Rory McArdle is suspended for the visitors after his sending-off as the Dons were beaten 1-0 by St Johnstone last weekend, suffering their fifth straight loss.
Andrius Velicka and Andrew Considine returned against Saints and are poised to feature again, but Fraser Fyvie, Darren Mackie (both knee), Nikola Vujadinovic (hamstring) and Peter Pawlett (toe) remain out.
Kilmarnock (from): Bell, Wright, Gordon, Hamill, Taouil, Silva, Bryson, Pascali, Kelly, Eremenko, Sammon, Clancy, Letheren, Hay, Fowler, Forrester, Invincibile, Brown.
Aberdeen (from): Langfield, Ifil, Diamond, Robertson, Folly, Magennis, Aluko, Hartley, Jack, Vernon, Maguire, Young, Howard, Considine, Paton, Fraser, Velicka.