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Wednesay’s SEC Basketball Schedule: Times, TV channel, watch online, odds

The final Wednesday of the season!

Auburn v Georgia Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

The penultimate day of the season has arrived.

(All times Eastern; All odds from Action Network)

Florida Gators vs. Georgia Bulldogs

Time: 7 p.m.
Watch Online: WatchESPN
Spread: Florida -2.5
Total: 144
Moneyline: Florida -140 | Georgia +120

With Florida sitting at 10-6 on the season, the Gators are in need of a big win. If they were to lose to Georgia on Wednesday, the Gators would fall down into the logjam with the Mississippi State Bulldogs and South Carolina Gamecocks. A win, however, could push them up to be tied with Auburn and LSU. Or, at the very least, maintain their status as having sole possession of 4th place in the SEC. Georgia is looking to ruin things for their rivals from Gainesville in what is likely to be the final home game for Anthony Edwards.

Florida is a 2.5-point favorite here. Despite a hearty advantage in the standings, the moneyline and the spread are both pretty close. The Gators are 3-5 ATS against SEC opponents, and have failed to cover in four of their last five games on the road. UGA is an even 4-4 ATS at home, but they have won outright in their last two home games against Arkansas and Auburn, which were two games that they were underdogs in. Florida hasn’t played well as a road favorite this year, going 2-4 ATS and 3-3 outright.

Texas A&M Aggies vs. Auburn Tigers

Time: 7 p.m.
Watch Online: WatchESPN
Spread: Auburn -12.5
Total: 132
Moneyline: Texas A&M +610 | Auburn -900

Auburn is sitting at 11-5 in conference play with two games to go. The Tigers are tied up with the LSU Tigers, who also play on Wednesday night, so a win could be pivotal towards making headway to the #2 seed in the SEC. They will face a very stingy Texas A&M team that really came on in the second half of the season. The Aggies, though, have lost two in a row to LSU and the Kentucky Wildcats. In each of those games, the Aggie interior defense was hit pretty hard. Considering that Auburn possesses one of the best interior offenses in the SEC, that could pose a serious problem for the Aggies on Wednesday night. Especially since their offense isn’t cut out to win battles like that this year.

Auburn’s won their last two games at home and covered in both games. For their struggles, they’re 5-3 ATS at home this season against SEC teams. Comparatively speaking however, they are facing an Aggie team that has thrived on the road. The Aggies are 5-3 ATS on the road against SEC teams, and they were never favored in any of those games. Since SEC play started, Auburn has won just two home games by double digits. The gaudy spread might be something to watch here.

LSU Tigers vs. Arkansas Razorbacks

Time: 7 p.m.
TV: SEC Network
Watch Online: WatchESPN
Spread: Arkansas -3
Total: 154.5
Moneyline: LSU +140 | Arkansas -165

LSU is still looking to finish things out strongly. A 2-1 record in their last three games has gone a long way towards doing so, but they must stay hot as the season winds down. Especially with Auburn breathing down their necks. The Tigers are set to hit the road Wednesday to face Arkansas. The Razorbacks broke out of their slide recently, but lost by 10 on the road to Georgia back on Saturday. That put them on their heels a bit to say the very least.

I wouldn’t expect either team to be shooting the ball deftly here. Both Arkansas and LSU have porous 3-point offenses, and Arkansas has the nation’s best perimeter defense this season. So whoever gets the most inside will probably win this game. Signs point to LSU pulling that off, as they hold a serious advantage over Arkansas’ interior defense. Plus, they have a very capable defense that can matchup with the Hogs’ offense inside.

That all being said, Arkansas is a favorite in this one by 3 points. They’ve won their last two at home and covered in both, but on the whole they’ve been meager, as they’re 3-5 ATS at home against SEC opponents. LSU, though, is 3-4-1 on the road ATS this season against SEC teams.

Missouri Tigers vs. Ole Miss Rebels

Time: 9 p.m.
TV: SEC Network
Watch Online: WatchESPN
Spread: Ole Miss -4.5
Total: 132.5
Moneyline: Missouri +165 | Ole Miss -195

Mizzou and Ole Miss are two squads just looking to finish strong. Neither team has a shot of making the NCAA Tournament. And with both at 14-15, any postseason tournament is going to be a tough ask for them, most likely. So we’ll see how these two teams come out against each other on Wednesday with everything winding down.

Mizzou’s offense may struggle against the stingy defense of Ole Miss. But, the same can really be said about Ole Miss’ offense. Both teams have strong perimeter defenses and may prevent a lot of outside opportunities. This is a pretty tough one to call for that reason. Mizzou’s offense is a little more sluggish, so perhaps Ole Miss takes it. But I can truly see this one going either way.

Ole Miss is a 4.5-point favorite in this game. The Rebels are 5-2-1 ATS at home this season, one of the better marks in the conference. Mizzou, meanwhile, is 2-6 ATS away from Columbia this SEC season. So they have not been a good bet at all on the road this year. Choose wisely, padawans.