Time is running out for Gary Johnson's side if they are to secure a second successive season at this level, with six points now separating them from safety following defeat to relegation rivals Charlton Athletic in midweek.
The Glovers have won only one of their last eight league matches, with recent good results for the Addicks and Millwall leaving them further adrift at the foot of the division.
Bournemouth came up with Yeovil from League One last season, and may have been fearing an immediate return themselves before Christmas, only for a superb run to take them towards the playoffs.
Eddie Howe has dared his team to dream this week after a fifth straight victory, and eighth win in 10, saw the Cherries charge to within two points of sixth place and a shot at back-to-back promotions.
Top goalscorer Ishmael Miller is not available after Johnson terminated his loan spell from Nottingham Forest last week, as the Glovers attempt to end a 10-match winless run against their opponents.
Possible starting lineups
Yeovil: Stech; Ayling, Webster, Duffy, McAllister; Ralls, Grant, Dawson, Edwards; Moore, Hayter
Bournemouth: Camp; Francis, Elphick, Cook, Harte; Richie, Surman, O'Kane, Pugh; Kermorgant, Grabban
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