Nicholls And Gaffney Start Up Top
Darrell Clarke has made three changes to the side that beat Oxford United 2-1.
Daniel Leadbitter and Ellis Harrison both picked up injuries in the Oxford victory on the Saturday, consequently making way for Partington and Gaffney to return to the starting XI.
Kyle Bennett drops to the bench and in comes Tom Nicholls.
Rovers XI: Adam Smith (GK), Joe Partington, Tom Broadbent, Tony Craig, Lee Brown, Chris Lines, Ollie Clarke (c), Liam Sercombe, Stuart Sinclair, Tom Nichols, Rory Gaffney.
Subs: Sam Slocombe (GK), Ryan Sweeney, Marc Bola, Byron Moore, Bernard Mensah, Kyle Bennett, Dom Telford.
Rochdale XI: Josh Lillis (GK), Joe Rafferty, Jim McNulty, Stephen Humphrys, Callum Camps, Scott Wiseman, Matt Done, Ryan Delaney, Andy Cannon, Mark Kitching, Ian Henderson (c).
Subs: Brandon Moore (GK), Harrison McGahey, Ollie Rathbone, Joe Thompson, Bradden Inman, Billy Knott, Sam Hart.