Cody McDonald starts up front alongside David McGoldrick with James Bailey returning to the midfield.
Richard Wood starts in defence with Jordan Clarke expected to start in left-back position ahead of Jamie Reckord.
Coventry City: Murphy (GK), Clarke, Wood, Edjenguele, Christie, Bailey, Jennings, Fleck, Baker (c), McGoldrick, McDonald
Subs: Dunn (GK), Cameron, McSheffrey, Ball, O'Donovan, Moussa, Reckord.
Crawley Town: Jones (GK), Sadler, Hunt, Bulman, Adams, Jones, Davis, Clarke, Alexander (c), Simpson, McFadzean.
Subs: Kuipers (GK), Connolly, Torres, Walsh, Ajose, Akinde, Cooper.
Referee: S Rushton
Assistant Referees: D Gratton, S Garratt
Fourth Official: G Law