John Ward has made one change to the side that beat Port Vale in midweek.
Mark McChrystal returns from injury to partner Tom Parkes at the back, with Danny Woodards moving in to midfield to replace the injured Oli Norburn.
Bristol Rovers: Steve Mildenhall, Michael Smith, Tom Parkes, Mark McChrystal, Lee Brown, Jim Paterson, Danny Woodards, John-Joe O’Toole, Ellis Harrison, Ryan Brunt, Eliot Richards.
Substitutes: Clayton McDonald, Conor Gough, Jordan Goddard, Ollie Clarke, Tom Hitchcock, Tom Lockyer, Oumare Tounkara.
Port Vale: Josh Lillis, Rhys Bennett, Shane Cansdell-Sherriff, Jason Kennedy, Andrew Tutte, George Donnelly, Phil Edwards, Kevin McIntyre, Robert Grant, Joe Thompson, Ian Henderson.
Substitutes: Steve Collis, Joe Rafferty, Peter Cavanagh, Brian Barry-Murphy, Ashley Grimes, Andy Howarth, Michael Rose.
Referee: Darren Sheldrake