Birmingham are without Scott Hogan for the visit of Coventry.
The striker suffered a hamstring injury in last week’s 1-0 defeat to Preston and is likely to be missing for a number of weeks.
Rekeem Harper could make his debut after signing on loan from West Brom for the rest of the season.
Zach Jeacock and Caolan Boyd-Munce are expected to return next month.
Coventry’s Jordon Thompson could be out for three months after a freak accident.
The defender slipped in the shower at the club’s training ground and seriously cut his toe.
Matt Godden remains out with a foot injury while Michael Rose is sidelined with a groin problem.
Kyle McFadzean is back from a ban although Liam Kelly (groin) is out, but Tyler Walker is getting closer to a return from a calf strain.