Stenhousemuir will be without goalkeeper Chris Smith who has a knee injury when league leaders Ayr arrive at Ochilview.
Manager Scott Booth is hoping to add two new loan signings ahead of kick-off but is playing his cards close to his chest.
"The deals have been discussed and the paperwork drawn up but the players are not signed yet," he admitted.
"I am hoping to get them both done ahead of kick off and hopefully spring a surprise on Ayr."
Ayr player-manager Mark Roberts' only concern lies with the ...