West Virginia and Virginia Tech are set to renew their rivalry on September 18th at Mountaineer Field. The two sides last met in 2017, with the Hokies taking the season opener, 31-24, in Will Grier’s WVU debut.
Now, four years removed from this game, the two sides are at separate points in their program. West Virginia is beginning to figure things out under Neal Brown, while the Hokies are looking for answers under Justin Fuente.
South Point Hotel recently revealed their early odds for the marquee games of every week this season. The Mountaineers and Hokies were included.
According to the Odds, WVU has opened as 5-point favorites over the Hokies leading up to their matchup in Morgantown.
Brett McMurphy of Stadium shared the odds on his Twitter page.
Opening lines from @southpointlv:
Ohio St -13 Ore
Bama -13 Miami
Clem -3.5 UGA
Penn St -3.5 Aub
OU -9 Texas
Bama -11 at UF
NDame -1 USC
OU -19 Neb
Iowa St -7 Iowa
Wis -4 Notre Dame
Ore -4 at Wash
NDame E UNC
Ohio St -13 at Mich
Army -6 Navy pic.twitter.com/7L2cVMf3BI
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) May 24, 2021
There were also other WVU games listed throughout the list.
WVU-Oklahoma (OU -17)
Iowa State-WVU (ISU -8)