Taylor made five changes for last weekend's win at Sheffield United and another six for the FA Cup defeat at non-league Brackley on Monday. Similar changes can be expected against the Latics.
The experienced manager would no doubt like to put out the same side that left Bramall Lane with all three points. However, he is sweating over the fitness of Steven Gregory and Danny Kedwell, who were both forced off early in that game.
Danny Hollands will be available after missing the cup replay under the terms of his loan deal from Charlton.