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Quick Hits: Mountaineers open as favorites against Texas Tech

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Josh Lambert kicks game winner against Texas Tech (credit USA Today)

The Mountaineers have opened as an 8 point favorite against the visiting Texas Tech Red Raiders this weekend in Morgantown. This will be the 5th game this season the Mountaineers have been favored including every home game.

Texas Tech (5-4) enters the weekend coming off a loss to Oklahoma State 70-53. West Virginia will enter Saturday 3-4 on the season and winless in the Big 12.

While the Mountaineers will be looking to secure their first Big 12 victory Texas Tech will be looking to secure a post season game by becoming bowl eligible.

West Virginia is 2-2 all time against Texas Tech and 1-2 since joining the Big 12 conference. The Mountaineers pulled out a 3 point victory against the Red Raiders last season in Lubbock on the foot of Josh Lambert as time expired.

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Jeremy Simon
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