Georgia had to sweep a doubleheader yesterday to reach the SEC Championship Game, and they did so with two upsets, one of which went into overtime! This puts them at a severe disadvantage vs. an up-tempo Arkansas team, as the Bulldogs have to be spent both physically and emotionally. Arkansas is on a roll after upsetting Tennessee, and they will show no mercy here. Lay the wood.
The Arkansas Razorbacks are a program that fired Head Coach Stan Heath because, although he was in the Big Dance the past two seasons, he failed to win a game in the tournament.
Do you think there is a bit of pressure on John Pelphrey when Arkansas faces the Georgia Bulldogs today? This is a Razorback team that returns all the starters and key personnel from last season’s team that lost in the SEC Championship Game to National Champion Florida Gators. They got to this point by upsetting the Tennessee Volunteers yesterday, effectively eliminating them from consideration for a one seed in the NCAA Tournament.
The Bulldogs will have their hands full in a high scoring game, as the Dogs get to this title game by winning a pair of games on Saturday. As if that was not bad enough the afternoon game went into overtime, and they may also be emotionally spent as both of the wins were upsets, over Kentucky and Mississippi State.
Look for the Arkansas to take advantage of the physically and emotionally fatigued Bulldogs in the SEC Championship Game.
Free Pick: Arkansas -8 (-110)
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