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Sports Handicapper Consensus Develops Miami-Florida Atlantic, Utah St.-Utah

Miami Florida vs. Florida Atlantic and Utah State vs. Utah sees overwhelming consensuses on both sides and one of the totals at Las Vegas and offshore sportsbooks.

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Miami is an 18.5-point favorite at Florida Atlantic in a game televised on Fox Sports 1 at 8 ET. With 71 percent of gamblers on the Hurricanes and a shocking 82 percent on over, there is an overwhelming accord bets on both the side and total. Scattered and isolated thunderstorms are expected with winds only around 6 mph.

On ESPN 2 at 9 ET, Utah State is at Utah. Again the public loves a double-digit favorite with 76 percent of bets on the Utes. Sixty-one percent on the over is around the median ratio, as the betting public generally prefers betting overs. Grandmaster Sports Handicapper Joe Duffy gives the betting preview "Tailgate Party."  

Weather is not expected to be a major factor though winds will increase to 10 mph by the fourth quarter.

Bob Warner of Lines-Maker.com expressed mild surprise tonight’s games were not exceptions to the rule of squares jumping all over the chalk. “There is a general belief that double-digit underdogs do well in rivalry games,” said Warner. However he cautioned, “these matchups are not among the most heated, but both are in-state adversaries.”

Joe Duffy’s Picks is already 19-6 with all football picks and has at least one college football side and six MLB winners tonight at OffshoreInsiders.com  

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