With just one win in the league so far, the Iron currently sit fourth from bottom of the Championship table. But Adkins is convinced his team are capable of taking something away from Selhurst Park.
"It's a game we're looking forward to," Adkins told the club's
"I think this will be the toughest game of the season so far. They are well-drilled, organised and can destroy any team.
"We've trained well over the last two weeks and we're ready. We need to stand up and be counted."