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

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Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022

Time: 3:00PM ET

Location: Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, Texas


Channel: FS1; DirecTV 219, DISH 150

Announcers: Noah Eagle (PBP) and Mark Helfrich (analyst)

Online Streaming: Fox Sports, with a valid cable subscription

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Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Radio Affiliates) | Sirius 83 , XM 83 | WVU Gameday App (Apple | Android)

Radio Announcers: Tony Caridi (PBP), Dwight Wallace (analyst), Jed Drenning (sideline), Andrew Caridi, and John Antonik (Pre/Postgame Show)

Betting Odds: Texas Tech -5, Total 65.5 via DraftKings Sportsbook

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Where are they from? Lubbock, Texas

Series History: The series between West Virginia and Texas Tech started in 1937 with a 7-6 WVU win in the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. Even though Texas Tech has won three in a row, WVU leads the series 6-5. Tech won last year’s contest 23-20 with a 32-yard field goal by Jon- athan Gariby with :18 seconds left.

2021 Record: 7-6 (3-6 Big 12), Beat Mississippi State, 34-7, in AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Head Coach: Joey McGuire (1st season)

NCAA Football: Texas Tech at North Carolina State Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports


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