Boro, meanwhile, are placed just inside the playoff places but could potentially move up to third should other results go their way.
Ipswich goalkeeper Stephen Henderson, who rejoined the club on loan from West Ham United on transfer deadline day, is in contention for a squad place.
Former England midfielder Kieron Dyer could make his Boro debut at Portman Road after joining the club from Queens Park Rangers, but may have to settle for a place on the bench.
Ipswich: Loach; Orr, Chambers, Smith, Cresswell; Edwards, Hyam, N'Daw, Martin; Mclean, McGoldrick
Middlesbrough: Steele, Parnaby, Hines, Bikey, Williams, Bailey, Smallwood, Zemmama, Emnes, Jutkiewicz, Reach
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