Gillingham boss Steve Lovell was relieved after his side beat in-form Scunthorpe 1-0 to climb out of the League One relegation zone.
Mark Byrne grabbed the decisive goal as Gillingham beat in-form Scunthorpe 1-0 to climb out of the League One relegation zone.
Gillingham will be without captain Gabriel Zakuani when they host Scunthorpe.
Barnsley extended their unbeaten league run to 11 games as Cauley Woodrow netted a double in a 4-1 victory over struggling Gillingham.
Gillingham manager Steve Lovell was effusive in his praise for star man Tom Eaves after the striker's late penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw at Coventry.
Coventry will again check on midfielder Tom Bayliss ahead of the Sky Bet League One match against Gillingham.
Gillingham striker Tom Eaves came closest to breaking the deadlock as Steve Lovell's side played out a goalless draw with Accrington at Priestfield.
Swansea have just two fit senior centre-backs for Saturday's FA Cup fourth round clash with Gillingham.
Andy Cook scored his first EFL hat-trick as Walsall ended a run of six games without a win by convincingly beating Gillingham 3-0 at Priestfield.
Max Ehmer is pushing to start for Gillingham at home to Walsall after the defender returned as a substitute in the victory at Burton.
Midfielder Stephen Quinn is Burton manager Nigel Clough's biggest injury concern ahead of the visit of Gillingham.