Hamilton have no fresh injury worries for the last-16 meeting with the Terrors.
Mark McLaughlin missed the midweek defeat to St Johnstone with whiplash but should return for the cup clash.
Long-term casualties Alex Neil (hip) and James Gibson (knee) both remain on the sidelines.
Dundee United will add new signing Timothy van der Maulen to their squad.
The former Ajax defender has signed until the end of the season but is likely to start on the bench.
United still have a doubt over Morgaro Gomis but manager Peter Houston will give him a fitness test on Saturday morning. Darren Dods (knee), Scott Severin (ankle) and Paul Dixon (calf) are all out.
Hamilton (from): Cerny, Gordon, Graham, Canning, Buchanan, Carrington, Routledge, Chambers, Wildig, McAlister, Casalinuovo, Elliott, Imrie, Antoine-Curier, Murdoch, M Paixao, Skelton, Hasselbaink, McLaughlin.
Dundee United (from): Pernis, Dillon, Kenneth, Van der Maulen, Watson, Douglas, Swanson, Gomis, Conway, Buaben, Armstrong, S Robertson, D Robertson, Conway, Daly, Goodwillie, Russell, Banks, Dow, Smith.