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Today's picks: Why Yankees will score plenty vs. Guardians, plus more MLB and WNBA plays for Friday, July 1

SportsLine's proven experts share their favorite bets on the Early Edge podcast for Friday, July 1.
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Jonathan Coachman is joined by top sports betting experts Larry Hartstein, Mike McClure and Calvin Wetzel on the Early Edge podcast, powered by SportsLine. Get highlighted plays for MLB and the WNBA on Friday, July 1, and you can stream the show live every morning on the SportsLine YouTube page.

Larry gets us started on Friday's MLB slate by taking the Yankees over 4.5 runs scored in Cleveland -- after New York was held to just one run Thursday vs. the Astros: "Tough travel spot for New York, but I think the Yankees get it done against Aaron Civale (2-4, 7.20 ERA). He has allowed five runs and 13 hits in nine innings since his return from the injured list and was even worse before going on the IL. Love the Yanks to bounce back after their sluggish performance in Houston. Several New York batters have good splits off Civale."

In the WNBA, Calvin is backing Over 164.5 points in Sparks-Wings: "These two teams don't match up well with each other in terms of defensively; both of the first two matchups went Over the total. Two key players are due back from injury for Dallas in Allisha Gray (14.5 ppg) and Satou Sabally (11.6 ppg). I would project the combined score to hit 170." 

Coach is red hot on his picks and likes two in MLB: Rangers-Mets Over 8.5 runs and Orioles-Twins Over 9. 

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