Tony Mowbray has named an unchanged team following midweek's narrow defeat to Sheffield United in the Sky Bet Championship.
Amad returns to the matchday squad following a two-game absence, taking his place among the substitutes.
Dennis Cirkin continues his recovery from a head injury, but today’s game comes too soon for the defender.
Ross Stewart, Elliot Embleton, Aji Alese and Corry Evans remain sidelined with long-term injuries.
Sunderland XI: Patterson, Hume, Batth ©, Ballard, O’Nien, Michut, Neil, Roberts, Ba, Clarke, Gelhardt.
Substitutes: Bass, Lihadji, Pritchard, Bennette, Gooch, Amad, Ekwah.
Luton Town XI: Horvath, Drameh, Lockyer ©, Bell, Osho, Berry, Nakamba, Campbell, Doughty, Morris, Adebayo
Substitutes: Shea, Woodrow, Lansbury, Burke, Clark, Onyedinma, Taylor.