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Louisville at Kentucky: Game Time, Spread, Channel, Announcers

Louisville's Lamar Jackson stiff arms a Kentucky defender.

LEXINGTON, KY - NOVEMBER 25: Lamar Jackson #8 of the Louisville Cardinals runs with the ball while defended by Chris Westry #21 of the Kentucky Wildcats during the game at Commonwealth Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The 32nd edition of the Governor's Cup is set to be played on Saturday afternoon. Louisville is having a surprisingly strong season in its first year under Scott Satterfield, while Kentucky has mostly stayed afloat after an early September season-ending injury to quarterback Terry Wilson.

Louisville bottomed out last season, leading to the ouster of head coach Bobby Petrino. The season ended with a 56-10 loss at the hands of the Wildcats in Louisville.

The program was seen as one in need of a deep rebuild. Satterfield, who was hired after an incredibly successful Appalachian State tenure, has turned things around faster than most could imagine, and the Cardinals are set to go bowling next month.

Kentucky lost Wilson in early September, but has scraped together six wins. The team has resorted to using Lynn Bowden Jr., typically a star wide receiver, at quarterback, where he is primarily a running threat.

For Louisville, Micale Cunningham has emerged as one of the better quarterbacks in the ACC. On the year, he has 1,708 passing yards, with 19 touchdowns and four interceptions on the season.

More on Saturday's edition of the Governor's Cup:

Game Time: 12:00 p.m. ET

Channel: SEC Network

Spread: Kentucky -3.5

Over/Under: 53.5

Announcers: Taylor Zarzour, Matt Stinchcomb, Alyssa Lang

The rivalry has a pretty interesting history, most of it recent for a game that dates back to 1912. The teams played six times between then and 1924, all Kentucky wins.

The series didn't return until 1994, and has been played every year since that season. Kentucky owns a 16-15 all-time edge, but Louisville has won 15 of the 25 games since it turned into a modern annual rivalry.

Louisville last won the game in 2017, a 44-17 blowout. Lamar Jackson had 372 total yards and a pair of touchdown passes in that game.