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UK uses last-second TD to cover spread vs. Georgia and break the hearts of gamblers

The ones that bet against UK, that is.

Liam Coen Drew Brown - Sea of Blue

It was a rough day for the Kentucky Wildcats as they suffered their first loss of the season with a 30-13 loss to the No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs, likely ending their hopes at a first-ever SEC East title.

There were a few bright moments, however, as they scored two touchdowns against a UGA defense that entered play, having only allowed two all year.

Perhaps the brightest moment of the game came in the final seven seconds as after JuTahn McClain was stopped on first and goal from the one with UK down 30-7, Mark Stoops elected to call a. timeout.

That timeout allowed Will Levis to find Wan’Dale Robinson for a touchdown to make it a 30-13 game which would be the final score after Georgia blocked the point after attempt.

By cutting the UGA margin of victory to 17, Kentucky covered the 21.5 point spread, which was a bad beat for those who betted on the Dawgs to cover and a big win for those who picked the Cats to cover.

Kentucky - Georgia was reportedly the most bet game today at BetGM if that gives you an idea of how many people placed a wager.

Twitter of course had some thoughts on the backdoor cover:

Great teams cover. Don’t bet against these Cats.