The striker suffered a hamstring injury shortly after coming on as a substitute during last weekend's 2-0 win at Bury.
Skipper Nathan Clarke remains on the sidelines after suffering an injury setback this week.
The defender had a scan on the foot injury he picked up against Portsmouth last month which has revealed a hairline fracture, meaning he will be out for up to another five weeks.
Fellow centre-half Scott Cuthbert is pushing to make his first league appearance in over three months after a hamstring injury.
Striker Kevin Lisbie scored both goals at Bury despite a stomach bug, and he should start up front again as the O's look for their ninth straight win.
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