How to watch Houston vs. Texas Tech: Live stream, TV channel, start time for Saturday’s NCAA Football game

Who’s Playing

Texas Tech @ Houston

Last Season Records: Houston 3-5; Texas Tech 4-6

What to Know

The Houston Cougars and the Texas Tech Red Raiders will face off at 7 p.m. ET Sept. 4 on a neutral field at NRG Stadium to kick off their 2021 seasons. Last year was nothing to brag about for Houston (3-5), so the team is looking forward to a new start. Texas Tech struggled last year, too, ending up 4-6.

The neutral point spread forecasts a close one for these two. We’ll see if the game is as close as the oddsmakers expect or if one of these teams has a surprise blowout in them.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: NRG Stadium — Houston, Texas
  • TV: ESPN
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Red Raiders are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Cougars, according to the latest college football odds.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

Texas Tech have won both of the games they’ve played against Houston in the last seven years.

  • Sep 15, 2018 – Texas Tech 63 vs. Houston 49
  • Sep 23, 2017 – Texas Tech 27 vs. Houston 24