WVU Opens as Favorites in Backyard Brawl

It’s never too early to talk football. Even Vegas is looking forward to the 2023 College Football season as they have already revealed the opening lines for the best matchups of the campaign.

According to Fanduel, the Mountaineers will be a 1-point favorite in their September 16th matchup against the Pittsburgh Panthers.

It will be the first time that the Backyard Brawl has returned to Morgantown since the 2011 season. Fans all across the Mountain State and the surrounding areas are looking forward to the first of two games at Mountaineer Field as a part of a four game series (the second coming in 2025).

West Virginia lost to Pitt to open the 2022 season, 38-31.