An SEC East clash is on deck in Lexington on Halloween as the Kentucky Wildcats host the Tennessee Volunteers.
With three road tests in a four-week span, Kentucky will break from travel and play host to their border rivals, who have had control of this series for much of the past three decades. The Vols had a 26-game winning streak in the series before UK broke through with a 10-7 win in 2011 in Lexington behind a strong defensive performance and UK senior wide receiver-turned QB Matt Roark.
Since then, Tennessee has won the last three meetings, including the last two under Butch Jones. Traditionally an end-of-season game, this will be the first time these SEC East rivals have met in October since 1909.
The Wildcats are coming off a 42-16 loss at Mississippi State last week. Tennessee is coming off a 19-14 loss at No. 8 Alabama, with the Vols sustaining close losses at Florida and at home vs Arkansas and No. 14 Oklahoma. Both teams are still holding slim hopes of winning the SEC East, but would likely have to win out to claim the division crown.
Here is everything you'll need for Saturday's big game.
When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky
TV Info and Channel: The game is on the SEC Network with Brent Musburger and Jesse Palmer on the call with Maria Taylor on the sideline. That's DirecTV channel 611, Dish 408, U-Verse 607, Time Warner Cable 76/796 in Lexington, and FiOs 75/575.
Radio: Tom Leach, Jeff Piecoro and Dick Gabriel (sideline) will have the call on 630 AM and 98.1 FM in Lexington. It's also available on satellite radio (XM 190 and Sirius 83) and online at UKathleticsgameday.com/football. Here is a list of radio affiliates around the state.
Series: Tennessee leads 77-24-9 and has won 29 of last 30 meetings since 1985.
Last game: Tennessee won 50-16 in Knoxville
Replay: SEC Network on Nov. 1 at 7:00 p.m. EST; Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. EST
Odds: UT is a 9-point favorite with an over/under of 57, according to Odds Shark.
Weather: Cloudy. High 61F. Winds 5-10 mph with a 20% chance of rain.