Through 1 Quarter
The Virginia Cavaliers have gotten on the board early and have managed to keep the Abilene Christian Wildcats off it. Virginia is way out in front after one quarter with a 14 to nothing lead over Abilene Christian.
QB Brennan Armstrong has led the way so far for the Cavaliers, as he has passed for two TDs and 162 yards on nine attempts.
Virginia's lead is the biggest they have had this season going into the second quarter.
Abilene Christian @ Virginia
Current Records: Abilene Christian 1-4; Virginia 3-4
What to Know
The Abilene Christian Wildcats have had a week off and are no doubt ready to get back on the field. They will take on the Virginia Cavaliers at 4 p.m. ET Saturday at David A. Harrison III Field at Scott Stadium. Virginia will be strutting in after a victory while the Wildcats will be stumbling in from a loss.
Abilene Christian came up short against the Angelo State Rams two weeks ago, falling 34-21.
Meanwhile, the Cavaliers beat the Louisville Cardinals 31-17 last week. Virginia's QB Brennan Armstrong did his thing and passed for one TD and 203 yards on 23 attempts in addition to rushing for two TDs and 60 yards.
Virginia's defense was a presence as well, as it got past U of L's offensive line to sack QB Macale Cunningham four times total. It was a group effort with four guys contributing.
The Wildcats are the clear underdogs, so they're hoping it's the size of the fight that determines this one. Those playing the odds have seen things go back and forth with Abilene Christian, who are 1-2 against the spread.
Abilene Christian's defeat took them down to 1-4 while Virginia's win pulled them up to 3-4. We'll see if Abilene Christian can steal Virginia's luck or if the Cavaliers records another win instead.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 4 p.m. ET
- Where: David A. Harrison III Field at Scott Stadium -- Charlottesville, Virginia
- TV: Charter Sports Southeast
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Cavaliers are a big 39.5-point favorite against the Wildcats, according to the latest college football odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 39.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last five years.