West Virginia @ Maryland
Last Season Records: Maryland 2-3; West Virginia 6-4
What to Know
The Maryland Terrapins and the West Virginia Mountaineers will face off at 3:30 p.m. ET Sept. 4 at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium to kick off their 2021 seasons. Last year was nothing to brag about for Maryland (2-3), so the squad is looking forward to a new start. Meanwhile, West Virginia was on the positive side of .500 (6-4) last season and is hoping to kick off an even more successful year.
A couple last-season defensive stats to keep an eye on: The Terrapins were ninth best in the nation in passing touchdowns allowed, finishing the 2020 season giving up only six. As for the Mountaineers, they ranked first in the nation in passing yards allowed per game, closing the season allowing only 159.6 on average.
The point spread is more or less neutral, so fans should expect a close contest. 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
- Ticket Cost: $30.00
The Mountaineers are a slight 2.5-point favorite against the Terrapins, according to the latest college football odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Mountaineers as a 3.5-point favorite.
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