West Virginia @ Maryland
Last Season Records: Maryland 2-3; West Virginia 6-4
What to Know
The West Virginia Mountaineers and the Maryland Terrapins will face off at 3:30 p.m. ET Sept. 4 at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium to kick off their 2021 seasons. West Virginia was on the positive side of .500 (6-4) last season and is hoping to kick off an even more successful year. Meanwhile, Maryland struggled last year, ending up 2-3.
A couple defensive numbers to keep in mind before kickoff: The Mountaineers were the best in the nation in passing yards allowed per game, finishing the 2020 season giving up only 159.6 on average. As for Maryland, they ranked ninth in the nation in passing touchdowns allowed, closing the season allowing only six overall.
The point spread is more or less neutral, so fans should expect a close game. 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 3:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium — College Park, Maryland
- TV: ESPN
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Mountaineers are a 3-point favorite against the Terrapins, according to the latest college football odds.
West Virginia won the only game these two teams have played in the last seven years.
- Sep 26, 2015 – West Virginia 45 vs. Maryland 6