Hull goalkeeper Allan McGregor is expected to return to face Crystal Palace after making a speedy recovery from a thigh injury.
Robbie Brady is also expected to return after a hernia problem, but fellow Irish midfielder Stephen Quinn is out after picking up a hamstring injury on international duty.
Robert Koren is available after a foot injury, while long-term absentee Sone Aluko (Achilles injury) is also missing.
Midfielder Jonny Williams has recovered from an ankle injury and could play for Crystal Palace at Hull.
Midfielder Adlene Guedioura is out after fracturing two ribs and suffering a partly collapsed lung in a collision with West Brom goalkeeper Boaz Myhill earlier this month.
Striker Glenn Murray and defender Jack Hunt remain long-term absentees.
Hull squad: Speroni, Price, Ward, Gabbidon, Moxey, Delaney, Mariappa, Dikgacoi, Thomas, Jedinak, Campana, Bannan, Bolasie, O'Keefe, Puncheon, Kebe, Gayle, Jerome, Phillips, Chamakh, Williams.
Palace squad: McGregor, Harper, McShane, Faye, Figueroa, Bruce, Davies, Rosenior, Elmohamady, Boyd, Brady, Livermore, Huddlestone, Meyler, Koren, Sagbo, Gedo, Graham.