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Today's picks: Why the Astros will beat the Mets, plus more MLB, MLS and WNBA best bets for Wednesday, June 29

SportsLine's proven experts share their favorite bets on the Early Edge podcast for Wednesday, June 29
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Jonathan Coachman is joined by top sports betting experts Mike McClure and Calvin Wetzel on the Early Edge podcast, powered by SportsLine. Get highlighted plays for Major League Baseball, MLS and the WNBA for Wednesday, June 29, and you can stream the show live every morning on the SportsLine YouTube page.

Coach starts things off with the SportsLine play of the day, courtesy of SportsLine soccer expert Brandt Sutton: Over 2.5 goals in the LAFC-FC Dallas match (10:30 p.m. ET). "LAFC boasts the No. 1 offense in the MLS," Coach says.

McClure has one play, from MLB: Rangers Team Total to go Over 4.5 runs (-105) against the Kansas City Royals (2:10 p.m. ET). "I want to pick on [Royals starter] Zack Greinke," he says. "He has been one of the three most lucky pitchers in Major League Baseball so far this season."

Coach, who is 22-7-1 with his last 30 picks, chimes in with his Cash With Coach play: the Astros (-140) to beat the Mets (1:10 p.m. ET). "[Astros ace] Justin Verlander: an ERA just north of 2.00 on the road," he says. "He's a great away pitcher."

Wetzel's play comes from the WNBA: the Mercury (-6.5) to cover against the Fever (10 p.m. ET). "I like the Mercury to keep it rolling against the Fever, win by nine, maybe double digits again, and move to 3-0 without Tina Charles," he says.

The final three plays come from Jon (Buckets) Eimer, who could not appear in person: New York City FC Team Total Over 1.5 (-115) against Cincinnati (7:30 p.m. ET), Philadelphia Union Draw No Bet (+105) against Chicago (8 p.m. ET) and Both Teams To Score: Yes (-155) in the LA Galaxy-Minnesota United match (10:30 p.m. ET). 

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SportsLine Staff