Hibernian coach Alan Stubbs is short of defensive cover ahead of the Edinburgh derby this weekend.
Hearts maintained their nine-point lead at the top of the Scottish Championship table with a 5-1 victory over Dumbarton at Tynecastle.
Hearts will give a late fitness test to Danny Wilson before naming their side to face Dumbarton at Tynecastle on Saturday.
Hearts extended their lead at the top of the Scottish Championship after an 86th-minute goal from Adam Eckersley clinched a 1-0 victory at Alloa Athletic.
Hearts may not risk James Keatings when the Championship leaders travel to Alloa for Saturday's Scottish Championship clash at the Indodrill Stadium.
Hearts continued their dominance of the Scottish Championship as they won 3-0 against Queen of the South at Palmerston Park.
Hearts extended their lead at the top of the Scottish Championship table with an easy 5-0 victory over Livingston at Tynecastle.
Hearts winger Billy King is expected to return for their Scottish Championship clash with Livingston on Sunday.