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West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Missouri Tigers Game Thread: Live updates, TV info, and more

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Join us in the comments section as we watch the Mountaineers go on the road to Missouri and attempt to keep a spotless record.

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GAME VITALS

Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019

Time: Noon ET

Location: Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium, Columbia, Missouri

Channel: ESPN2 | DirecTV: 209, Dish: 143

Announcers: Roy Philpott (play-by-play), Kelly Stouffer (analyst) Lauren Sisler (sideline)

Online Streaming: WatchESPN

Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network on IMG (Online Stream | Radio Affiliates) | SIRIUS: 137, XM: 199

Radio Announcers: Tony Caridi (PBP), Dwight Wallace (analyst), Jed Drenning (sideline)

Betting Odds: Missouri -12, 62.5 Total via VegasInsider.com

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GAME PREVIEW

GAME NOTES

  • The series between West Virginia Mountaineers and Missouri Tigers started in 1926 with a 27-0 Missouri win over WVU in Morgantown. The last meeting also took place in Morgantown, however - West Virginia won 26-11 in 2016. The six games played in the series are split at 3-3.
  • Dating back to 1980, the Mountaineers hold a 201-21-1 record when scoring 30 or more points in a game. During the 1990s, the Mountaineers were 43-4 when scoring 30 or more points in a contest and were 40-2-1 in the ‘80s when reaching that mark. WVU is 120-17 since 2000 when scoring 30 points or more in a contest.
  • In his WVU debut, quarterback Austin Kendall guided the Mountaineer offense. Kendall contributed 260 yards passing on 27 completions with two touchdowns.
  • Against JMU, offensive lineman Kelby Wickline had 45 pass-blocking snaps without surrendering a pressure, according to Pro Football Focus, tied for third-most nationally among Power-5 offensive tackles
  • After finishing with four sacks against the Dukes, the West Virginia defense is ranked No. 1 in the Big 12 and No. 13 nationally in sacks
  • Darius Stills’ two tackles for loss rank No. 4 in the Big 12 and No. 22 nationally.

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