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LSU vs. Georgia: How to stream the SEC championship game

Can Georgia upend LSU's booming offense and improve their College Football Playoff seeding?


Kahron Spearman


Posted on Dec 7, 2019   Updated on May 19, 2021, 9:02 pm CDT

Battling for the SEC Championship, No. 4 Georgia Bulldogs (11-1, 7-1 SEC) and No. 2 LSU Tigers (12-0, 8-0) meet at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta for a Saturday afternoon matchup of broad consequence extending into College Football Playoff seeding.

The stats that matter: LSU has the No. 2 scoring offense and the likely Heisman Trophy winner, QB Joe Burrow (4,366 yards, 44 touchdowns.) Georgia, though, has the No. 2 scoring defense. Something will have to give.


No. 2 LSU Tigers vs. No. 4 Georgia Bulldogs: SEC Championship

  • When: 4pm ET, Friday, Dec. 7 
  • Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia 
  • Streaming: CBS

LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (SEC-leading 1,233 yards, 16 total touchdowns) and Georgia’s D’Andre Swift (1,203, seven touchdowns) have both played well. Swift’s status is iffy with a bruised shoulder, but he is expected to start in the SEC Championship.

“I think going into this game we’re going to keep our same mentality … We’re going to attack, we’re going to go fast, we’re going to throw the ball down the field,” said Burrow, a former Ohio State signee, according to the Associated Press. “But also [we understand] this is one of the best defenses in the country.”

Of course, the overarching story will be what happens to Georgia or LSU within the College Football Playoff seeding, if either loses.

How to stream LSU vs. Georgia live: Watch SEC football

The following services offer a one-week trial.

1) Sling TV

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Sling TV

Sling offers a ton of live sports. Sling TV provides two base channel package options, each priced at $25 per month. Sling Orange includes three ESPN channels, while Sling Blue includes sports channels like NFL Network, NBCSN, and local channels. If you’re Team “Why Not Both,” Sling Orange + Blue combines the two for just $40 per month. Sports Extra: Sling Blue ($10 per month) also includes NFL RedZone.

For $10 extra per month, you can get NFL RedZone via the Sling Blue Sports Extra package.


How to use AirTV with Sling

AirTV solves one of Sling’s biggest problems: The inability to receive all of your local channels. By purchasing a basic AirTV for $79.99 or the AirTV Player for $119.99, you can merge those local channels into your Sling TV, (or on your mobile device if you have the basic AirTV). As the Daily Dot wrote in its AirTV review, “It’s practically magic.”

The basic AirTV is a dual-tuner streaming device, while the AirTV Player is basically an upgraded Chromecast that has Netflix preinstalled. You’ll still need to own an HD antenna because even though AirTV gets you access to your local channels, it doesn’t actually physically show them to you.

But AirTV—which has no monthly fee—serves to strengthen one of Sling’s biggest weaknesses compared to other live streaming services like Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, and PlayStation Vue. All those services have plenty of local channels. While select NFL and college football games (on Fox, FS1, and FS2) are no longer on Sling, you can still catch Fox games with AirTV.


2) FuboTV

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  • Cost: $44.99 for your first month and $54.99 per month thereafter
  • FuboTV devices: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS, the CW (in some markets) (check local availability here)

FuboTV is a solid TV streaming service option, whether your tastes run to entertainment (AMC, Syfy, FX), news (MSNBC, CNN), or sports (NBA TV, NFL Network). If you can’t watch a game live, FuboTV offers a three-day replay for each match and 30 hours of cloud DVR. (Check out the complete FuboTV channels list.)


3) Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu with Live TV

Hulu with Live TV includes sports programming among its offerings, including ESPN and FS1, and as a subscriber to the service, you’ll get free access to Hulu’s sizable on-demand library. (Check out the full list of Hulu Live TV channels.)


4) YouTube TV

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YouTube TV

YouTube TV is a great option for college football: Fox, ABC, NBC, CBS, FS1, FS2, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN News, and ESPNU are all here and offer a nearly 360 programming platter of action. (Take a look at the full list of YouTube TV channels here.)


LSU vs. Georgia: What to watch for in the SEC Championship

The obvious key will be whether Georgia’s defense can withstand LSU’s pressure. The Tigers’ No. 1 offense can stretch and pull like few offenses prior. (Not that LSU’s iffy defense should be let off the hook. However, Georgia QB Jake Fromm isn’t likely to explode for over 300 yards.)

The Bulldogs have the fourth-ranked defense. Digging into that, they’re third in passing efficiency defense and second in scoring defense. But we aren’t talking about 2001 Miami Hurricanes defense. Georgia’s 20-17 loss to South Carolina is a great illustrator of this point.

That said, this is LSU’s first appearance in the SEC Championship since 2011, while this is Georgia’s third-straight trip to Atlanta.

“Experience is valuable,” head coach Kirby Smart said. “I don’t think that’s a big advantage by any means, but our kids have played in it. Their kids have played in a ton of big games. In the SEC, it’s that way every week. We play a conference schedule that you’re going to play teams in the Top 25 three or four times.”

Holding the chalk line, LSU is a 7-point favorite, according to Odds Shark. Expect a nip-and-tuck game, where turnovers and special teams make the difference between two talented rosters.

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*First Published: Dec 7, 2019, 5:00 am CST