Dumbarton defender Mark McLaughlin will miss out against Livingston through a calf problem.
Kieran MacDonald has been added on loan from Hamilton and he looks set for his debut, with Lee Mair also included after being passed fit.
The Sons lost three late goals to go down 3-2 to Hibs in midweek, however, manager Ian Murray is being positive.
He said: "We were terrific for almost 80 minutes and then the difference between full-time and part-time on a working day kicked in.
"If we play like that again ...