West Virginia vs. Texas Tech 2012: Game time, TV schedule, odds and more

Chris Graythen - Getty Images

The high-powered West Virginia offense heads to Texas for the second straight week, this time to face Texas Tech.

The West Virginia Mountaineers head to Lubbock, Texas to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders Saturday. WVU is coming off a big road win over the Texas Longhorns and remains undefeated at 5-0. TTU is no longer unbeaten, as they lost to Oklahoma last Saturday.

Mountaineer fans believe they have the advantage because of Heisman-candidate quarterback Geno Smith. The senior is off to a remarkable start, having completed 81 percent of his passes for 1,996 yards, while tossing 24 touchdowns and no interceptions. Smith leads a potent West Virginia offense that is averaging 52 points per game.

Texas Tech believes the key to success will be getting pressure on Smith. The Red Raiders haven't done much of that this season, sacking the opponent just nine times in five games. The West Virginia offensive line has also made it tough on front-fours, giving up just eight total sacks in 224 drop-backs. Getting to Smith will be a tall task, and slowing down the WVU offense will be even tougher.

Game time, TV channel: 3:30 p.m. ET, ABC

Point spread: West Virginia favored by 4.

Check the national college football scoreboard right here, and look through SB Nation's many excellent college football blogs to find your team's community.

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Pittsburgh

You must be a member of SB Nation Pittsburgh to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Pittsburgh. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Pittsburgh

You must be a member of SB Nation Pittsburgh to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Pittsburgh. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.