South Alabama hosts Troy in “Battle for The Belt” on Thursday, Oct. 20 in front of a sold out crowd at Hancock Whitney Stadium in Mobile. The game will be live streamed on fuboTV (free trial).
This year’s edition features two teams riding winning streaks heading into the game, and both sit atop the West Division of the Sun Belt Conference. The winner will also earn bowl eligibility with the sixth win of the season.
South Alabama (5-1, 2-0 Sun Belt) remains the lone undefeated team in conference play in the division after a 41-34 victory over ULM on Saturday night, riding a three-game winning streak.
Meanwhile, Troy (5-2, 3-1 Sun Belt) is second in the division just one game behind the Jags in the loss column and is riding a four-game winning streak heading into the contest.
Troy has won seven of the 10 meetings between the two teams, including the past four.
When is South Alabama-Troy?
South Alabama and Troy face off Thursday, Oct. 20, at 6:30 p.m. (7:30 p.m. ET).
Will it be live streamed?
The game will be live streamed on fuboTV, which offers a free trial. The most basic of plans is the “fubo standard” package, which comprises 121-plus channels for $69.99 per month. Like all cord-cutting alternatives, there are plenty of options, especially for sports. It comes with more than 1,000 hours of cloud-based DVR, and up to 10 screens at once.
Will the game be televised?
Troy and South Alabama will be broadcast on ESPNU.
Mark Heim is a sports reporter for The Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter @Mark_Heim.