Ian Black will serve the final game of a three-match ban but Hearts have no fresh injury concerns, although left-back Danny Grainger is out for around six weeks after undergoing groin surgery.
Defender Darren Barr (groin) is also missing, while strikers Kevin Kyle and Gary Glen and midfielder Suso Santana are expected to remain out.
Greg Tansey is set to continue for Inverness after winning his appeal against his sending off against Celtic.
Manager Terry Butcher has no fresh injury concerns for the trip to Tynecastle.
Owain Tudur Jones (knee) and Aaron Doran (shoulder) remain out.
Hearts (from): Kello, Hamill, Webster, Zaliukas, Mrowiec, Jonsson, Driver, Stevenson, Taouil, Templeton, Robinson, Skacel, Novikovas, Smith, Elliott, MacDonald, Obua.
Inverness (from): Esson, Tokely, Meekings, Sutherland, Foran, Tade, G Shinnie, A Shinnie, Hayes, Gillet, Davis, McKay, Tansey, Proctor, Hogg, Cox, Ross, Tuffey, Morrison, Chippendale.