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SEC Championship Game History

 
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The Southeastern Conference (SEC) championship is the most anticipated league title game in college football annually.

The champions of the Eastern and Western divisions meet in the title game.

The conference is currently comprised of 14 schools:

SEC East

  • Florida Gators
  • Georgia Bulldogs
  • Kentucky Wildcats
  • Missouri Tigers
  • South Carolina Gamecocks
  • Tennessee Volunteers
  • Vanderbilt Commodores

SEC West

  • Alabama Crimson Tide
  • Arkansas Razorbacks
  • Auburn Tigers
  • LSU Tigers
  • Mississippi State Bulldogs
  • Ole Miss Rebels
  • Texas A&M Aggies

After the first two SEC title games took place in Birmingham, Alabama (1992-93), the contest has been housed at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta starting in 1994.

The game remains in Atlanta, but now takes place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which started in 2017.



SEC Championship History
Year Matchup Line Score ATS Result
2021 Alabama-Georgia Georgia -6 (49) Alabama 41-24 Underdog-Over
2020 Alabama-Florida Alabama -16.5 (73.5) Alabama 52-46 Underdog-Over
2019 LSU-Georgia LSU -7 (57.5) LSU 37-10 Favorite-Under
2018 Alabama-Georgia Alabama -11.5 (62) Alabama 35-28 Underdog-Over
2017 Georgia-Auburn Georgia -1.5 (48) Georgia 28-7 Favorite-Under
2016 Alabama-Florida Alabama -23.5 (40.5) Alabama 54-16 Favorite-Over
2015 Alabama-Florida Alabama -17 (38) Alabama 29-15 Underdog-Over
2014 Alabama-Missouri Alabama -14.5 (49) Alabama 42-13 Favorite-Over
2013 Auburn-Missouri Missouri -2 (59.5) Auburn 59-42 Underdog-Over
2012 Alabama-Georgia Alabama -7.5 (51) Alabama 32-28 Underdog-Over
2011 LSU-Georgia LSU -12.5 (46.5) LSU 42-10 Favorite-Over
2010 Auburn-South Carolina Auburn -3.5 (61) Auburn 56-17 Favorite-Over
2009 Alabama-Florida Florida -5 (41) Alabama 32-13 Underdog-Over
2008 Alabama-Florida Florida -10 (54) Florida 31-20 Favorite-Under
2007 LSU-Tennessee LSU -7 (58.5) LSU 21-14 Push-Under
2006 Arkansas-Florida Florida -3 (45) Florida 38-28 Favorite-Over
2005 LSU-Georgia LSU -2.5 (42) Georgia 34-14 Underdog-Over
2004 Auburn-Tennessee Auburn -14.5 (48) Auburn 38-28 Underdog-Over
2003 Georgia-LSU LSU -3 (42) LSU 34-13 Favorite-Over
2002 Arkansas-Georgia Georgia -8 (46) Georgia 30-3 Favorite-Under
2001 LSU-Tennessee Tennessee -7 (54) LSU 31-20 Underdog-Under
2000 Auburn-Florida Florida -9.5 (52.5) Florida 28-6 Favorite-Under
1999 Alabama-Florida Florida -7 (51) Alabama 34-7 Underdog-Under
1998 Tennessee-Miss. State Tennessee -14 (48) Tennessee 24-14 Underdog-Under
1997 Tennessee-Auburn Tennessee -7 (58) Tennessee 30-29 Underdog-Over
1996 Alabama-Florida Florida -14.5 (49.5) Florida 45-30 Favorite-Over
1995 Arkansas-Florida Florida -24 (58) Florida 34-3 Favorite-Under
1994 Alabama-Florida Florida -7 (46) Florida 24-23 Underdog-Over
1993 Alabama-Florida Florida -4 (43.5) Florida 28-13 Favorite-Under
1992 Alabama-Florida Alabama -10 (36.5) Alabama 28-21 Underdog-Over

SEC Betting History Results & Notes

Betting Results - Favorites vs. Underdogs - Total (Over-Under)
Wager Straight Up (SU) Against the Spread (ATS) Total (Over-Under)
Results 24-6 14-15-1 19-11

History - Betting Notes

  • The West holds a 18-12 all-time record versus the East
  • Favorites have won 24 of the first 30 SEC Championships
  • The point-spread has mattered, with underdogs covering 15 of the 30 games
  • LSU (2001) and Alabama (1999) pulled off the largest upsets in SEC title game as seven-point 'dogs
  • The 'over' has gone 19-11

SEC Championship Historical Notes

The most common matchup in the history of the SEC Championship is between Florida and Alabama, which has happened 10 times.

Alabama leads with the most title game appearances (14), followed by Florida (13).

The Crimson Tide own a 10-4 overall record and they have won seven of the past 10 years, including a 41-24 upset of Georgia on Dec. 4, 2021.

Alabama's three-year title run ended in 2017 as the Crimson Tide failed to qualify for the SEC championship.

Auburn knocked off Alabama in the regular season finale to reach the SEC title game, but the Tigers were rolled by Georgia, who captured its first SEC title since 2005.

The Crimson Tide took back the SEC crown in 2018 as Alabama erased a 14-point second-half deficit in a 35-28 triumph over Georgia in a National Championship rematch.

LSU returned to the SEC title game for the first time since 2011 as the Tigers took care of Georgia, 37-10, marking the sixth time in seven years this contest has been decided by double-digits.

The Tigers have gone 5-1 overall in six appearances in the title game, which is the highest winning percentage.

Kentucky, Ole Miss, Texas A&M and Vanderbilt are the only four SEC schools who have not made an appearance in the title game.

  
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