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SEC Championship: Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Kentucky Wildcats – March 12, 2017

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In the SEC Championship on Sunday afternoon, the Arkansas Razorbacks will take on the Kentucky Wildcats. The Razorbacks have won 25 games this season in 33 attempts. Arkansas is coming off a blowout win over Vanderbilt on Saturday afternoon to get to the finals.

The Kentucky Wildcats are looking for their third straight SEC title. The Wildcats are 28-5 on the season, and won the SEC regular season title. Kentucky has won 10 straight games. The Wildcats pulled out a win on Saturday beating the Crimson Tide of Alabama. The Kentucky Wildcats are -8 over Arkansas on Sunday.

Kentucky Ranked 8th

The Kentucky Wildcats are likely a #2 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats have just five losses on the season, and have rattled off 10 straight wins. The Wildcats last loss was on the road at Florida. Since then, Kentucky has been on fire.

The Wildcats are led by freshman Malik Monk. He is scoring more than 20 points per game, on a team that is fifth in the country in scoring. The Wildcats are scoring more than 86 points per game. Kentucky is seeking their 9th NCAA National title, and first since 2012.

Razorbacks NCAA Bound

The Arkansas Razorbacks finished the regular season tied with South Carolina for third in the SEC standings. Arkansas came into the conference tournament with a road loss at Florida. The Razorbacks are also a high scoring team, as they are scoring more than 80 per game.

The top scorer for Arkansas this season has been guard Dusty Hannahs. He is scoring 14.6 points per game, while Daryl Macon is adding more than 13 per game. The Razorbacks have been to the NCAA Final Four 6 times in school history, and won the 1994 national title.

Wildcats Win Tight Game

The Kentucky Wildcats and Arkansas Razorbacks should put on a pretty fun show in the SEC title game on Sunday. BOth teams are going dancing, but bragging rights and a better seed is on the line. Look for both teams to put points up on the board in a thrilling basketball game.

Arkansas is going to keep this game close. They are too competitive, and too thrilled to not be able to compete. In the end though, the better team is Kentucky. The Wildcats are going to win this game, but Arkansas is going to cover the spread. The final bet for this game on Sunday is the Arkansas Razorbacks +8 over the Kentucky Wildcats.