The West Virginia Mountaineers will be heading to Maryland Park to take on the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday. Check out our Maryland vs West Virginia pick!

  • West Virginia will look to win through its strong defense
  • Week 1 could tell how each team’s season will go
  • Expect to see the under with a strong defensive effort

Maryland vs West Virginia: MATCHUP AT A GLANCE

  • Sport: College Football
  • Teams: West Virginia Mountaineers at Maryland Terrapins
  • Where: Maryland Stadium in College Park, MD
  • Date: Saturday, September 4, 2021
  • Betting Odds: West Virginia -2.5, West Virginia -140, Maryland +120, Total 57.5

West Virginia Preview: The Mountaineer Defense Will Look to Lock Things Down

Neither of the offenses in this game is dominant. However, Mike Locksley’s defense has been one of the best in the Big 12 over the past couple of seasons. They excel at limiting big plays and have the ability to make life miserable for opposing receivers. If the West Virginia offense can make some plays and score some points, this defense will handle the rest.

Maryland Preview: Find Balance on Offense and Make Plays on Defense

The offense is not going to be able to put up a lot of points in this game and this could turn into a duel of the defenses. In order for this to happen, the Maryland defense will have to come up clutch and make some big plays.

If they let the West Virginia Offense get into a rhythm this game will end quickly. They need to find balance on offense and score points when they can. If they can hang around until the fourth quarter, they could upset the Mountaineers.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this College Football Match

Although West Virginia is on the road in this one, they have the -2.5 odds in their favor. Expect the Maryland home crowd to try and will their team to victory in this affair. I am a believer in the old saying, “defense wins championships.”

In this case, the defense should carry West Virginia to a win in this ballgame on the road. This should be a low-scoring contest and we might see quite a few turnovers. While there is no clear favorite, the Mountaineers make for the safer bet.

Maryland vs West Virginia Pick

  • KnupSports Free Pick: West Virginia -3

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