Wanderers have good memories of St Andrews, but have lost their last eight encounters with Blues boss Harry Redknapp.
Phil Parkinson makes two changes for tonight’s game with Adam Armstrong coming in for Adam Le Fondre to partner Gary Madine, and Filipe Morais replacing Mark Little at right wing-back. Which means 3-5-2 remains for this evening.
The hosts have two former Bolton men in their match-day squad, with club captain Paul Robinson taking his place on the bench alongside Lukas Jutkiewicz. Redknapp looks to be going 4-3-3, with Clayton Donaldson leading the line and wideman Jacques Maghoma likely to be a major threat.
Here are tonight’s starting lineups. You can follow the action in the Comments section below, if the iFollow audio commentary decides to load...
Birmingham City: David Stockdale; Emilio Nsue, Michael Morrison, Marc Roberts, Jonathan Grounds; Cheikh Ndoye, Craig Gardner, Maikel Kieftenbeld; David Cotterill, Clayton Donaldson, Jacques Maghoma
Substitutes: Tomasz Kuszczak, Paul Robinson, Ryan Shotton, Robert Tesche, Stephen Glesson, Lukas Jutkiewicz, Isaac Vassell
Bolton Wanderers: Mark Howard; Dorian Dervite, Reece Burke, Mark Beevers; Filipe Morais, Josh Cullen, Darren Pratley, Jem Karacan, Andrew Taylor; Gary Madine, Adam Armstrong
Substitutes: Adam Le Fondre, Aaron Wilbraham, Will Buckley, Mark Little, Antonee Robinson, Derik Osede, Ben Alnwick