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Kentucky Wildcats vs Georgia Bulldogs: Start time, TV channel, how to watch live online, odds, 5 keys, prediction

Everything you’ll need for Kentucky Wildcats vs Georgia Bulldogs.

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The Kentucky Wildcats are looking for that beautiful and desperately needed sixth win this Saturday Night as they take on the Georgia Bulldogs.

The Cats are coming off of a HUGE win over Missouri this past weekend, which bumped them up to 6th place overall in the SEC power rankings. If the Cats get another win this weekend, they would have a good chance of making it to Atlanta with a 5-2 SEC record.

But more importantly, UK five SEC wins for the first time since 1977. That alone is a major step forward for the program if the Cats can make is happen Saturday.

However, the Cats enter Saturday’s matchup as a two-point underdog. If Kentucky is going to pull the upset, here is my five keys to doing so.

1. Hammer Dawgs with Benny & Boom. The biggest key to winning this game will be the same thing that’s gotten UK five wins in their past six games: The Benny & Boom show.

Junior running back Stanley "Boom" Williams had 182 yards on the ground and 1 touchdown last weekend against Missouri. Freshman running back Benny Snell Jr. had 192 yards on the ground and 2 touchdowns for the Cats.

Some would say, "Georgia’s defensive line is a lot better than Missouri." I agree with that statement, but my point is, that’s a lot of yards, no matter who you’re playing. Missouri had a very good D-Line and the Cats dominated the entire game.

If Kentucky plays like that again up front they will have no problem beating Georgia.

2. Kentucky needs to control the line of scrimmage. Last weekend the Cats managed to rack up 582 yards of offense. 377 of the yards came in the trenches. Jon Toth Received National Recognition last week for his performance, showing exactly why he’s a top-five center in college football.

This UK offensive line has been dominant the past three games and If they can do it for a fourth game, then hello win number six.

3. Play moving down-hill. With one of the best running back duo’s in the backfield for Georgia, the Cats defensive line and linebackers will be huge in this game. Junior running back Nick Chubb comes into this game with 125 rushes for 606 yards and five touchdowns.

Florida did a great job of holding Chubb to only 20 yards on nine carries last weekend in Athens. The second running back of the powerful duo is Sony Michel, who comes into the game with 76 carries for 360 yards and one touchdown. Michel is very good, and can make you pay if your out of position against him.

Both backs are very dangerous in space, so UK has to get a hat on them as soon as they hit the line of scrimmage to make sure they don’t break off any big plays.

4. Take away on Jacob Eason’s options. The former 5-star quarterback comes into Saturday’s game with 1509 yards and 10 touchdowns. Eason has also completed 53% of his passes. The Cats have four outstanding defensive backs in Westry, McClain, Harmon and Baity.

That defensive back group should be able to go up against the best of the best every game and UK should be fine. If they keep everything in front of them, Eason shouldn’t be able to hurt Kentucky with his arm.

5. Force 3rd and long. The Georgia punt team only averaged 32 yards per punt last weekend against the Gators. If the cats can manage to keep Georgia at 3rd & 7 or longer and force tough passes then the Cats could possibly get really good field position to start their next drive.

By the way, Charles Walker is very fast. If he can get a low line drive kick, from the Georgia punters, look out Dogs, he can take it to the house.

The Cats have a tough challenge ahead of them, but I believe if they do this they can get the big sixth win, that the Big Blue nation has been waiting for.

Be at the game Saturday if you can. The atmosphere should be one of the best atmospheres Commonwealth Stadium has seen in awhile, it should be a lot of fun.

And here is everything you’ll need to watch and follow the game:

Georgia Bulldogs (4-4, 2-4 SEC) at Kentucky Wildcats (5-3, 4-2 in SEC)

When: Saturday, Nov. 5

Game Time: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky

TV: SEC Network (play-by-play Brent Musburger; analyst Jesse Palmer; sideline Kaylee Hartung)

Online Stream: Watch ESPN

Radio: UK Sports Network

Series: Georgia leads 55-12-2

Last meeting: Georgia won 27-3 on Nov. 7, 2015, in Athens

Odds: Georgia enters this game as a 2-point favorite.

My Prediction: Kentucky 35, Georgia 28