Rovers make three changes from the side that faced Wolves a fortnight ago.
Returning to the starting eleven are Matt Kilgallon, Markus Olsson and Rudy Gestede, with Jason Lowe, Lee Williamson and Adam Henley making way.
The three deadline day signings, Jason Steele, Ryan Tunnicliffe and Shane Duffy are all named amongst the substitutes.
Visitors Wigan make two changes with William Kvist and Andy Delort coming into the side.
ROVERS: Robinson, Baptiste, Hanley (c), Kilgallon, Olsson, Marshall, Evans, Cairney, Conway, Rhodes, Gestede.
Subs: Steele (GK), King, Varney, Williamson, Taylor, Duffy, Tunnicliffe.
WIGAN ATHLETIC: Carson, Taylor, Ramis, Huws, McManaman, Boyce (c), Cowie, Perch, Kiernan, Kvist, Delort.
Subs: Al-Habsi (GK), Tavernier, Riera, Maloney, Barnett, Forshaw, Waghorn.