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Today's picks: Why the Warriors will cover against the Mavericks, plus more NBA, MLB, NHL and French Open best bets for Tuesday, May 24

SportsLine's proven experts share their favorite bets on the Early Edge podcast for Tuesday, May 24
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Jonathan Coachman is joined by top sports betting experts John Bollman and Zack Cimini on the Early Edge podcast, powered by SportsLine. Get highlighted plays for the NBA, baseball, hockey and tennis for Tuesday, May 24, and you can stream the show live every morning on the SportsLine YouTube page.

Coach starts things off with two SportsLine plays of the day. The first is Under 215.5 points in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals between the Warriors and Mavericks (9 p.m. ET). "I think this is gonna be an ugly game," he says. "The Warriors just want to get in and get out healthy. They will do that."

The second site play comes from the NHL: Over 5.5 goals in Game 4 of the Hurricanes-Rangers series (7 p.m. ET). "The Rangers have to play aggressive because they need to even this series," Coach says.

Bollman has one play, from Major League Baseball: the Rays (-160) to beat the Marlins (6:40 p.m. ET). "Shane McClanahan has been absolutely dominant this season, not allowing more than three earned runs in a start yet," he says. 

Bollman then gives two picks from Larry Hartstein, who could not appear on the show. Hartstein's first pick is Under 6.5 runs in the Rays-Marlins game. "The Rays are worse offensively at home, and the Marlins are worse on the road," Bollman says for Hartstein.

Hartstein also has a play from the French Open: Jessica Pegula (-165) to win in straight sets against Wang Qiang (11:05 a.m. ET). 

Coach then chimes in with two Cash with Coach plays. The first is Over 8 runs (-118) in the Cubs-Reds game (6:40 p.m. ET). "Why would you not go back to the well that continues to give you the water?" he says.

He also likes Over 7.5 runs (+101) in the Mets-Giants game (9:45 p.m. ET). "Both of these pitchers have not been pitching well, at least not in the last week or two," he says.

Cimini closes out the show with a play from Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals: Warriors (+1) to cover against the Mavericks. "There is a hunger there to get back to the NBA Finals for the first time in three years, and [the Warriors] just have the Dallas Mavericks' number," he says. "This is the perfect matchup for them."

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SportsLine Staff