O'Neill is poised to retain the 11 that started last Sunday's 2-1 win at Portsmouth.
Matchwinner Nathan Delfouneso, who came off the bench to seal the victory with the first Premier League goal of his career, is again likely to start among the substitutes.
Full-back Luke Young, who picked up a leg injury in training last weekend that ruled him out of the squad against Portsmouth, is set to be on the bench.
England Under-21 international midfielder Fabian Delph is missing after being ruled out for the rest of the year following the cruciate knee ligament damage he suffered in training last weekend.
Aston Villa (from): Friedel, Guzan, Cuellar, L Young, Beye, Dunne, Collins,
Warnock, Downing, Reo-Coker, Milner, Petrov, Sidwell, A Young, Carew, Agbonlahor, Heskey, Delfouneso, Albrighton, Clark.