Rovers make just the one change from the side that beat Nottingham Forest 3-1 last time out.
Second half goalscorer Rudy Gestede returns to the starting XI, replacing Ryan Tunnicliffe as Rovers switch to a 4-4-2.
For the Royals, they make three changes from the team that defeated Blackpool. Jake Cooper, former Rover Nick Blackman, and Jake Taylor coming into the side.
ROVERS: Steele, Baptiste, Hanley (c), Duffy, Olsson, Cairney, Evans, Williamson, Marshall, Gestede, Rhodes.
Subs: Eastwood (GK), Henley, Kilgallon, Dunn, Varney, Tunnicliffe, Conway.
READING: Federici, Gunter (c), Pearce, Norwood, Robson-Kanu, Obita, Akpan, Murray, Blackman, Taylor, Cooper.
Subs: Anderson (GK), Kelly, Ferdinand, Pogrebnyak, Cox, Mackie, Williams.