Iron wait on strike pair
It is just the tip of the iceberg for Adkins – Marcus Williams, Ian Baraclough, Cliff Byrne and Andy Crosby are also doubts after suffering knocks agsinst Port Vale on New Year's Day.
And with Matty Sparrow, Steve Torpey and Daniel McBreen definately ruled out, Iron fans at Whaddon Road could see a very unfamiliar side.
Cheltenham are without striker Damian Spencer, as he starts a three-match ban after being red carded at Bradford.
Defender Keith Lowe could make a first start after rejoining the Robins on loan from Championship side Wolves.
Captain John Finnigan is a doubt with a calf injury, whle Craig Armstrong, David Bird and Michael Wild are all back in action. Jamie Victory (calf) and Mickey Bell (heel) are ruled out.