Milan Lalkovic returns from injury to face his former club.
The winger has not featured since injuring his ankle just before the start of the season.
But he starts against Walsall, replacing Kyle Bennett in the only change from the side that faced Oxford in the league last Saturday.
Pompey: McGee; Talbot, Burgess, Whatmough, Haunstrup; Rose, May; Evans, Pitman (c), Lalkovic; Naismith
Subs: Bass, Davies, Close, Bennett, Chaplin, May, Kabamba