Rhys Norrington-Davies remains a doubt for Rochdale after suffering a facial injury against Fleetwood on Boxing Day.
Norrington-Davies, the 20-year-old defender who is on loan from Sheffield United, sat out the 1-1 FA Cup draw with Newcastle and has not featured since.
Striker Matt Done is still out due to the hamstring injury he sustained over the festive period and there is a question mark over defender Aaron Morley as he continues to struggle with the thigh injury that has sidelined him since mid-December.
Defender Ryan Delaney has returned from his loan spell at AFC Wimbledon and is available for selection.
Bolton midfielder Luke Murphy serves a one-match suspension for receiving two yellow cards in the 4-3 defeat by Burton.
Wanderers have also suffered the setback of seeing exciting winger Thibaud Verlinden recalled from his loan spell by Stoke.
Teenage playmaker George Thomason and on-loan midfielder Ethan Hamilton could make their debuts after signing during the week.
However, defenders Josh Earl and Jake Wright have returned to Preston and Sheffield United respectively following the completion of their loan deals.