Captain Michael Doyle returns as Mark Robins makes two changes from the side that was knocked out of the Emirates FA Cup to Brighton last weekend.
Doyle make his first start since the defeat to Forest Green Rovers earlier this month, and slots in alongside Liam Kelly, Tom Bayliss and Jordan Shipley in midfield.
Rod McDonald returns in defence with Ryan Haynes, Jack Grimmer and Jordan Willis, as Dom Hyam drops back to the bench.
Jonson Clarke-Harris keeps his place after his impressive performance and goal against Premier League Brighton with top-scorer Marc McNulty beside him.
Lee Burge keeps his place in goal.
Coventry XI: Burge (GK), Grimmer, Willis, McDonald, Haynes, Bayliss, Doyle ©, Kelly, Shipley, Clarke-Harris, McNulty.
Subs: O’Brien (GK), Hyam, Stokes, Vincenti, Reid, Biamou, Ponticelli.
Mansfield XI: Logan (GK), Anderson, Bennett, Pearce (C), Benning, King, MacDonald, Potter, Hamilton, Rose, Hemmings.
Subs: Olejnik (GK), Diamond, Spencer, Mellis, Penney, Miller, Atkinson.