Kilmarnock defender Frazer Wright serves the second of a two-game ban.
Alexei Eremenko returns from suspension and is likely to go straight back into the side.
Midfielder Mehdi Taouil is still missing with a hamstring problem.
Motherwell midfielder Keith Lasley is suspended.
Steve Jennings returns after missing the Scottish Cup draw against Dundee United for the same reason.
Bob McHugh remains on the sidelines with a wrist injury.
Kilmarnock (from): Jaakkola, Clancy, Hay, Fowler, Sissoko, Eremenko, Aubameyang, Hamill, Bryson, Pascali, Mendes Silva, Kelly, Gros, Rui Miguel, Letheren, Agard, McKenzie, Laurent, Berntsson.
Motherwell (from): Randolph, Saunders, Hateley, Craigan, Gunning, Hutchinson, Hammell, Jennings, Humphrey, Forbes, Murphy, Sutton, Jeffers, Jones, Page, Casagolda, Pollock, Hollis.