SEC Sports Betting States, Top Online Sportsbook Apps and Promos

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🚨 SEC States with Legalized Online Sports Betting 🇺🇸 Louisiana
🇺🇸 Tennessee
🏫 SEC College Football Schools/Teams 🏈 Alabama Crimson Tide
🏈 Arkansas Razorbacks
🏈 Auburn Tigers
🏈 Florida Gators
🏈 Georgia Bulldogs
🏈 Kentucky Wildcats
🏈 LSU Tigers
🏈 Mississippi Rebels
🏈 Mississippi State Bulldogs
🏈 Missouri Tigers
🏈 South Carolina Gamecocks
🏈 Tennessee Volunteers
🏈 Texas A&M Aggies
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⏰ Last Updated on June 2, 2022
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SEC Sports Betting Outlook in 2022

SEC Sports Betting States and Sportsbook Apps are not only expanding rapidly but also helping college football sports betting reach a new and exciting level across the nation.

The only football entity that could possibly dream of the NFL’s level of power is the SEC, as the conference’s dominance is unmatched across NCAA football.

The SEC Sports Betting States and the sportsbook apps that help Southeastern Conference college football fans reach a new level of fandom are more than simply noteworthy.

As it currently stands, only two of the many SEC college football states are currently live via legal online sports betting (Louisiana and Tennessee). But that doesn’t mean we should all pack it up and head home—or worse yet, start watching the ACC.

Several SEC college football states are coming soon, including Florida and Georgia. This equates to an incoming tidal wave ready to allow all willing participants to double their Saturday Down South fun.

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SEC Sports Betting States Snapshot

State Legal Online Sports Betting Status ETA
Alabama No Uncertain
Arkansas No Uncertain
Florida No 2024
Georgia No Possibly 2022
Kentucky No Uncertain
Louisiana Yes Already Live
Mississippi No Probably 2022
Missouri No Possibly 2022
South Carolina No Uncertain
Tennessee Yes Already Live
Texas No Uncertain

SEC Sports Betting States with Legal Online Sports Betting

Just two of the SEC’s 11 states are currently live and legal via online sports betting. Louisiana and Tennessee represent the only two states currently leading the charge for the SEC as of right now. But, as previously mentioned, that’s bound to change as time marches forward.

Each state faces its own unique motivations and challenges. In the online sports gambling world, there’s never a one-size-fits-all solution.

Tennessee

It was a Tennessee world when it comes to SEC online sports betting. That was until Louisiana came calling The Volunteer State is currently living up to its name: Volunteering as the first SEC college football state to get into the legalized online sports betting world.

While Mississippi legalized sports gambling in 2018, it has yet to go live with the online sports betting action. This means the Tennessee Volunteers and their fans were the first SEC team to enjoy the fruits of online sports wagering at the current moment. (Let’s not forget about the Vanderbilt Commodores, either.)

Top Illinois sportsbooks and mobile sports betting apps:

Current Tennessee online sports betting promos:

Saturday Down South’s Tennessee online sports betting page has everything covered.

Louisiana

Here comes Louisiana, folks. The state became the second live SEC state to legalize online sports endeavors, as it officially went live in early 2022 after legal sports betting passed in State Congress in early June 2021.

Now, LSU Tigers fans are doubling their Saturday football fun.

Louisiana sportsbooks and mobile sports betting apps:

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SEC Sports Betting States on the verge of legal online sports betting

Florida

Floridians are so close they can see the dollar bills dancing in their heads as they sleep. Florida is officially on deck after the news that broke earlier this year.

Three separate bills have entered the State legislature from the House. Even more encouraging is the idea that the Senate looks primed to also be ready to make a push. It becomes tricky when thinking about the Seminole Gaming Tribe—which nearly all of the state’s gambling.

Soon—most likely in 2024— Florida Gators football will become a big-time online sports betting play within the Sunshine State.

Possible Florida sportsbooks and mobile sports betting apps that could launch:

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SEC Sports Betting States still waiting for Online Sports Betting

Alabama

If only Alabama lawmakers were as dominant and forward-thinking as Nick Saban’s team. Perhaps online sports betting would already be a reality in the state.

Unfortunately, Alabama isn’t close to legal online sports betting. At least not yet. So, Alabama Crimson Tide and Auburn Tigers fans who reside in-state will have to wait it out like the other tough nuts to crack.

Could you imagine the Iron Bowl’s overall hype with legalized Alabama online sports betting in the mix?

Possible Alabama sportsbooks and mobile sports betting apps that could launch:

Arkansas

Arkansas has legalized sports betting, but the online part of it isn’t quite there yet. The state has recently looked into the possibility, something that’s encouraged many onlookers.

House Bill 1942, sponsored by Representative Lee Johnson, would legalize online betting in the state. The language in the bill suggests each of the casino properties in the state would be able to apply for up to three online sports betting skins.

Until then, the Arkansas Razorbacks will have to continue SEC play without the added bonus of online sports betting available to its student body (over 21).

Possible Arkansas sportsbooks and mobile sports betting apps that could launch:

Georgia

It looked good for most of 2021, but then … a setback. After passing in the Senate, the state’s sports betting legislation failed.

An agreement could not be reached, which means 2022 (at the earliest) is the safest bet for when the state will turn live with online sports wagering. Hey, at least the Georgia Bulldogs are still a Saturday event.

Possible Georgia sportsbooks and mobile sports betting apps that could launch:

Make sure to consume Saturday Down South’s Georgia online sports betting page for every update.

Kentucky

Over a year ago, Kentucky took one of the first steps in legalizing online sports betting. Unfortunately, the state is not any closer to passing a law.

Rep. Adam Koenig (R) championed a betting bill and cleared a House committee without opposition in January 2020. But it’s been since delayed, partly due to the pandemic and partly due to other leadership that hasn’t allowed it to see the floor.

Sorry, Kentucky Wildcats fans, but your day will ultimately arrive at some point.

Possible Kentucky sportsbooks and mobile sports betting apps that could launch:

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Mississippi

Mississippi isn’t just a word used in flag football or seven on sevens; it’s an actual state, of course. This football-crazed territory loves its college brand and has two teams that belong to the all-powerful SEC.

Both Ole Miss and Mississippi State have longstanding traditions within college football’s mightiest conference. Unfortunately, although Mississippi legalized sports gambling quickly back in 2018—after the overturn of PASPA—in-state residents continue to wait for legal online sports betting action.

Residents, including Ole Miss Rebels and Mississippi State Bulldogs fans, can be on sports at certain brick-and-mortar locations, but no sportsbooks are currently involved at the moment.

Possible Mississippi sportsbooks and mobile sports betting apps that could launch:

Missouri

Not only is there no online sports betting in Missouri, but the state hasn’t even yet legalized sports gambling on a retail basis. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel, as lawmakers made a strong effort in late 2020 to push things to the table.

The logistics surrounding how it should all play out is what’s currently holding everything up. This means in-state Missouri Tigers fans will have to settle for in-game results for now.

Possible Missouri sportsbooks and mobile sports betting apps that could launch:

South Carolina

South Carolina represents one of the long-shot states at the moment. Longstanding traditions that are very much anti-gambling have remained strong to this day. When the tide finally turns is anybody’s best guess.

It doesn’t look like in-state South Carolina Gamecocks fans will have the ability to double their fun anytime soon.

Possible South Carolina sportsbooks and mobile sports betting apps that could launch:

Texas

Much like South Carolina, the great state of Texas also belongs to the “longshot” category. Sports betting remains illegal in the state, and despite some bills floating around, nothing of substance has materialized.

For the SEC, Texas remains a big one moving forward, courtesy of the Texas A&M Aggies SEC representation.

Possible Texas sportsbooks and mobile sports betting apps that could launch:

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SEC Football Betting Odds 2022

Win Total Over-Unders 2022

SEC Win Total Over-Unders are always a popular play, and the 2021 NCAA regular season shouldn’t change that sentiment. The usual suspects lead the group, starting with Nick Saban’s Alabama Crimson Tide at 11 wins.

Odds provided by Caesars Sportsbook, last updated June 2, 2022 (unless otherwise noted).

Team Win Total Over-Unders
Alabama 11
Texas A&M 8.5
Kentucky 8.5
LSU 7.5
Ole Miss 7.5
Tennessee 7.5
Florida 7
Arkansas 7
Georgia 6
Auburn 6
Mississippi State 6.5
South Carolina 5.5
Missouri 5
Vanderbilt 2.5

SEC Football Betting Championship Odds 2022

Welcome to the big show. The winner of the SEC championship is usually considered the best college football team in the land—regardless of the College Football Playoff result. Besides, an SEC team has won four of the last six and 12 of the last 16 College Football National Championships.

Team Odds
Alabama -152
Georgia +150
Texas A&M +1200
Tennessee +3300
Arkansas +4000
Florida +4000
Kentucky +4000
Ole Miss +5000
Auburn +6600
LSU +6600
Mississippi State +6600
South Carolina +6600
Missouri +25000
Vanderbilt +75000

SEC Championship History:

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

It’s been Alabama country in the SEC over the last decade and change. Sure, LSU and Georgia have been sprinkled in at times, but the Crimson Tide are still the top dogs and it’s not close.SEC Championship Facts, Trends:

SEC Football Betting National Championship Odds 2022

It’s the SEC and Ohio State at the top right now. Naturally, mightily Alabama currently leads the way at +250, while Georgia is a worthy pick at +600, currently holding down the No. 4 spot.

Texas A&M, LSU and Florida are lingering on the outer fringes, all representing a decent preseason play.

Team Odds
 1. Alabama +200
2. Georgia +325
5. Texas A&M +2200
T15. LSU +6000
T18. Auburn +7500

SEC National Championship Facts, Trends:

SEC Heisman Trophy Odds 2022

It’s tricky when a Heisman Trophy winner returns to school—which is the case for Alabama’s Bryce Young. Could he become the first man to win the Heisman for a second time since Archie Griffin?

Team Odds
2. Bryce Young (Alabama) +350
T4. Jaxson Dart (Ole Miss) +2500
T6. J.T. Daniels (Georgia) +3000
T11. Will Anderson Jr. (Alabama) +4000
T11. Spencer Rattler (South Carolina) +4000

SEC Heisman Trophy Facts, Trends:

Check out Saturday Down South’s full Heisman Trophy Odds for 2022.

SEC Sports Betting FAQ

Which SEC football states have legal online sports betting?

Tennessee and Louisiana: Currently, just two of the 11 SEC football states are live with legal online sports betting: Tennessee and Louisiana. However, more are expected to launch soon enough.

Which SEC football states currently don't have legal online sports betting?

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina and Texas: Currently, 9 of the 11 SEC football states are still without legal online sports betting: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina and Texas.

Where will the 2022 SEC College Football Championship Game be played?

Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA will host the 2022 SEC Championship Game.

Where can I watch the 2022 SEC Football Championship Game?

CBS owns the rights to the 2022 SEC College Football Championship Game.

Which team is favored to win the 2022-23 SEC Football Championship Game?

Alabama: Powerhouse Alabama is the odds-on favorite to win the 2022-23 SEC Championship Game at -140, per Caesars Sportsbook.

Which of the Power 5 Football Conferences makes the most money?

Big Ten: The Big Ten has earned the most reported revenue of all Power 5 Football Conferences, but the SEC is by far the most dominant on-field product.

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