Ayr manager Ian McCall will be without Martyn Campbell (knee) and Peter Murphy (back) when Dunfermline visit Somerset Park.
Paul Slane is also an injury doubt as McCall looks to build on two draws in his side's last two games.
McCall said: "I would class it as steady progress and coming from behind last week to get a draw at Stenhousemuir has started confidence growing in the squad. We played good football and kept possession well but a cutting edge was lacking.
"Hopefully we can show one against Dunfermline,...