Sheffield Wednesday could be without winger Jermaine Johnson who is battling to overcome a knee injury.Nicky Weaver should start in goal while fellow new signings Clinton Morrison and Neil Mellor are set to start up front for the Owls.
Dagenham have doubts over defenders Scott Doe (calf) and Abu Ogogo (hip) who picked up knocks in pre-season.
Striker Paul Benson (ankle) is expected to start while new signing Gavin Tomlin could partner him in attack.
Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still told BBC Essex:
"It's probably as big a game as we could've hoped to have had.