Darrell Clarke makes just two changes to the side that beat Wycombe Wanderers 2-1 on Saturday afternoon, ahead of tonight's clash with Portsmouth.
Daniel Leadbitter and Kyle Bennett are restored to the starting XI, coming in to replace Tom Broadbent and Sam Matthews.
Rovers XI: Adam Smith (GK), Daniel Leadbitter, Tom Lockyer (c), Tony Craig, James Clarke, Ollie Clarke, Ed Upson, Liam Sercombe, Kyle Bennett, Tom Nichols, Stefan Payne.
Subs: Alexis Andre (GK), Tom Broadbent, Chris Lines, Alex Rodman, Bernard Mensah, Alex Jakubiak, Gavin Reilly.
Portsmouth XI: Craig MacGillivray (GK), Anton Walkes, Lee Brown, Matt Clarke, Tom Naylor, Oli Hawkins, Jamal Lowe, Ronan Curtis, Jack Whatmough, Gareth Evans (c), Ben Thompson.
Subs: Luke McGee (GK), Christian Burgess, Brett Pitman, Conor Chaplin, David Wheeler, Ben Close, Brandon Haunstrup.