When, Where, and How To Watch
When: Saturday, September 29, 2018, Noon ET
Where: Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, Texas
How to Watch: ESPN2 and WatchESPN
- This is the eighth meeting between the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Texas Tech Red Raiders. West Virginia holds a 5-2 series record, with the last meeting ending in a 46-35 Mountaineer win over a No. 24 Texas Tech.
- West Virginia is converting 62 percent (20-of-32) of its third-down attempts, ranking No. 1 in the Big 12 and No. 2 nationally. Texas Tech is holding opponents to 28 percent on third down conversions (17-of-61).
- David Long Jr. is averaging 10.3 tackles per game, 7.0 solo tackles per game and 1.83 tackles for loss per game.
- West Virginia ranks No. 2 in the Big 12 and No. 8 nationally in total offense, averaging 545.3 yards per game. WVU is averaging 8.18 yards per play this season, which ranks No. 3 nationally.
- West Virginia ranks No. 1 in the Big 12 and No. 3 nationally in tackles for loss as a team (31). The Mountaineers are ranked No. 43 nationally and No. 3 in the Big 12 in passing yards allowed per game (185.3)
- VegasInsider.com currently lists West Virginia as a 3.5 point favorite over Texas Tech, with the over/under set at 73 points.
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