The Miami Beach Bowl features Central Michigan vs. Tulsa at 2:30 ET, a rare pre-Christmas Monday afternoon contest from Marlins Park. The game is on ESPN. Tulsa is a prohibitive 13 to 13.5-point favorite with a total of 69.5. Both are up from the openers of -12 and 67. The usual public sports betting patterns have developed here with 69 percent of bets on the double-digit favorite and 76 out of every 100 tickets on the over.
Tulsa is 8-4 against the spread compared to CMU 5-7. Tulsa has gone over 8-4 on the season, while Central Michigan has split their 12 games totals wise. Each team had to travel quite the distance with CMU 1,258 miles away, Tulsa at 1,176.
The game serves as a bankroll builder for gamblers on the Monday Night Football contest between Carolina and Washington. Joe Duffy and the Odds Couple preview the game.
The best bet side and total on Central Michigan and Tulsa is from Joe Duffy. You are at least 4-3 in the bowls, most are 5-2. We go 3-1 in the NFL, 4-2 overall. We keep winning. Miami Beach Bowl side and total at 2:30 ET. We have three college basketball winning picks as well at OffshoreInsiders.com