Rovers have handed a first league start to Martin Samuelsen as part of three changes to the starting eleven.
Joining the Norwegian back in the side are Sam Gallagher who replaces the injured Danny Graham and Danny Guthrie who is in for Darragh Lenihan who drops to the bench.
Craig Conway captains Rovers with Jason Lowe serving a one-match suspension.
For the visitors they make two changes, as Adam Webster and Freddie Sears replace Kevin Bru and Josh Emmanuel who are named amongst the subs.
There are some familiar names amongst the Ipswich ranks with former Rovers players Jonathan Douglas, Tom Lawrence and Leon Best all starting.
ROVERS: Steele, Marshall, Greer, Hoban, Williams, Conway (c), Evans, Guthrie, Samuelsen, Emnes, Gallagher.
Subs: Raya (GK), Feeney, Stokes, Mulgrew, Akpan, Lenihan, Bennett.
IPSWICH: Bialkowski, Knudsen, Chambers (c), Berra, Skuse, Best, Webster, Ward, Sears, Douglas, Lawrence.
Subs: Gerken (GK), Bishop, Bru, Williams, Grant, Emmanuel, Kenlock.