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GAME THREAD: West Virginia Mountaineers vs. TCU Horned Frogs — Pre-game updates, TV info, betting odds and more

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Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023

Time: 8:00PM ET

Location: Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas


Channel: ESPN2

Announcers: Dave Fleming (PBP), Brock Osweiler (analyst), and Kayla Burton (sideline)

Online Streaming: ESPN with a valid cable subscription

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

SiriusXM Satellite Radio will also be broadcasting the game on SiriusXM Channel 132 and Channel 203, or online at

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

Betting Odds: TCU -13.5, Total 52 via DraftKings Sportsbook

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Where are they from? Fort Worth, Texas

Series History: West Virginia leads the all-time series with the Horned Frogs, 7-5

Last Meeting: TCU beat WVU, 41-31, in Morgantown in 2022.

2022 Record: 13-2 (9-0 Big 12), lost to No. 1 Georgia, 65-7, in the CFP National Championship game

Current Record: 3-1 (1-0 Big 12), beat SMU last week, 34-17.

Head Coach: Sonny Dykes (2nd season)

NCAA Football: Colorado at Texas Christian Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports


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