Oldham will take on Morecambe under new management after Dino Maamria replaced Laurent Banide on Thursday evening.
Winger Chris Eagles will hope to keep his place after impressing in Banide’s final game in charge, a 2-2 draw with Scunthorpe in midweek.
Midfielder Jonny Smith, who joined from Tranmere in the summer, is pushing for his first Latics start having featured from the bench in the last two matches.
Maamria could opt for defensive changes after the Latics conceded twice in each of their last three league matches – drawing all of them 2-2.
Morecambe boss Jim Bentley may shuffle his pack again as he bids to end a winless run that stands at five matches.
Striker A-Jay Leitch-Smith will hope for a first start of the campaign after making four substitute appearances following a hamstring tear that had sidelined him since January.
Defender Luke Conlan is battling knee and ankle problems which have ruled him out of the Shrimps’ last two matches.
Midfielder Alex Kenyon is still working his way back from ankle ligament damage.