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GAME THREAD: West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders — Pre-game updates, TV info, and more

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Join us in the comments section as the Mountaineers look for a get right game against the Red Raiders in front of a Homecoming crowd in Morgantown

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GAME VITALS

Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021

Time: 3:30PM ET

Location: Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium, Morgantown, West “By God” Virginia



WATCH/LISTEN

Channel: ESPN2; DirecTV 209, DISH 143

Announcers: Anish Shroff (PBP), Mike Golic Jr. (analyst) and Lauren Sissler (sideline)

Online Streaming: WatchESPN, with a valid cable subscription

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Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Radio Affiliates) | Sirius 99, XM 200 | WVU Gameday App (Apple | Android)

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

Betting Odds: West Virginia -7, Total 55 points via DraftKings Sportsbook

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THE ENEMY

Where are they from? Lubbock, Texas

Series History: The series between West Virginia and Texas Tech dates back to January 1938, with the Mountaineers leading the series 6-4. The last meeting took place on October 24, 2020 in Lubbock with the Red Raiders stealing the win, 34-27, with a fumble return touchdown.

2021 Record: 3-1, 0-1 Big 12

Head Coach: Matt Wells (3rd season)

NCAA Football: Texas Tech at Texas John Gutierrez-USA TODAY Sports



PREGAME READING & UPDATES

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