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West Virginia vs Virginia Tech Prediction, Game Preview, Live Stream, Odds & Picks

Mountaineers Visit Hokies For Week 4 Showdown

Rivalry Game

Lane Stadium is the place to be on Thursday night when the Virginia Tech Hokies host the West Virginia Mountaineers. Even though these two college football programs are not in the same conference, this is always a game that attracts plenty of attention every year.

West Virginia comes into this game with a record of just 1-2, but the Mountaineers picked up a win in Week 3 by routing Towson. This team is looking to start up a winning streak now, but the Hokies present a difficult challenge.

West Virginia vs Virginia Tech Prediction, Game Preview, Live Stream, Odds & Picks
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Virginia Tech suffered a loss to Old Dominion in the season opener, but it responded in a big way. The Hokies have won two straight games and they have been getting it done in a dominant fashion.

The college football odds for this game have the West Virginia Mountaineers as three-point betting favorites over the Virginia Tech Hokies.

Let’s check the latest, stats, injury reports, and college football lines for West Virginia vs Virginia Tech.

West Virginia Putting Up Points

The first two weeks of the season did not go well for West Virginia, but this team was able to take out some frustration on Towson 65-7 a week ago. Head coach Neal Brown spoke about that win, saying, “These types of games are important. For the morale of your football team, they’re really important.”

The Mountaineers are scoring 46 points per game and they have even been impressive on offense in the losses. West Virginia has been averaging 513 yards on offense, and they get it done with a balanced attack.

The defense for the Mountaineers has been the biggest issue as this team is allowing 33 points per game. West Virginia must find a way to turn things around on that end of the field.

Hokies Have to Get Stops

The Virginia Tech Hokies don’t have an offense that is capable of doing a ton of damage, but they can get stops on defense. Virginia Tech is holding opponents to just 12 points per game and that unit has to take over this game.

The run defense for Virginia Tech has been especially dominant, holding opponents to just 42 yards per game. West Virginia has a ton of talent in the backfield, but Virginia Tech has the defensive line to shut them down.

Quarterback Grant Wells has thrown for 651 yards and four touchdowns, but he also has four interceptions. Virginia Tech can’t afford turnovers if they are going to win this one.

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West Virginia vs Virginia Tech Head-to-Head

The scores and NCAA football odds for the head-to-head matchup are pretty tight, but it’s West Virginia that holds a slight edge at 29-23-1. The Mountaineers picked up a 27-21 win over the Hokies a season ago, and that is good information to know when making bets on this matchup.

West Virginia vs Virginia Tech Game Information

  • Game: West Virginia (1-2) vs Virginia Tech (2-1)
  • Location: Lane Stadium, Blacksburg, VA
  • Day/Time: Thursday, Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m. ET
  • West Virginia vs Virginia Tech Live Stream: ESPN

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West Virginia vs Virginia Tech Prediction

Making college football picks is never easy when two teams in a matchup as different as the Mountaineers and Hokies. West Virginia wants to win this game by scoring points, and Virginia Tech is hoping to ride its defense to a win.

Eventually, it does take touchdowns to win football games, and Virginia Tech just hasn’t proven that it is capable of scoring when necessary. The Hokies will hang in there on the defensive end, but the offense for West Virginia will simply be too much.

Head to BetUS Sportsbook and take the West Virginia Mountaineers -2½ over the Virginia Tech Hokies in this huge showdown on Thursday night.

“The odds and predictions in the article are based on time of writing and publication. They may differ as to when the actual event takes place.”

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