The striker has been signed on loan from Leicester until the end of the season to help score the goals to keep the relegation threatened Mariners in the Football League.
His inclusion will be the only change to manager Neil Woods’ squad as on-loan Barnsley forward Michael Coulson has extended his stay at Blundell Park for the remainder of the campaign.
Full-back Robbie Stockdale and striker Adrian Forbes remain the only injury absentees.
Stockdale has undergone a second operation on a troublesome hernia problem while Forbes faces at least another fortnight on the sidelines after scans revealed a hairline crack of his fibula.
Grimsby are without a win in 17 league games and are six points adrift of safety at the bottom of League Two.