Goalkeeper Mark Bunn is expected to be sidelined for around six weeks with a broken hand so Ian Bennett will continue in goal.
Defender Chris Morgan is not likely to return for a fortnight due to a rib injury, while fellow centre-half Marcel Seip (hamstring) is also out.
On-loan Arsenal youngster Kyle Bartley impressed in the 2-1 defeat to Preston on Tuesday and is set to keep his place
However, defender Andrew Taylor is available after a hamstring injury and set for at least a place on the substitute’s bench.
Midfielder James Harper continues to struggle with an ankle injury and is set to see a specialist to determine the extent of the injury.