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Today's top picks: Why Wyoming will cover vs. Air Force, plus more college basketball, NBA and NFL conference championship plays for Friday, January 28

SportsLine's proven experts share their favorite bets on the Early Edge podcast for Friday, Jan. 28.
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Host Jonathan Coachman is joined by betting experts Larry Hartstein, Mike McClure and Justin Perri and Early Edge podcast, powered by SportsLine. Get highlighted plays for the NBA, college basketball and NFL playoffs for Friday, Jan. 28 and you can stream the show live every morning on the SportsLine YouTube page.

Justin is on two Mountain West college hoops games tonight: Wyoming -7 at Air Force and New Mexico -9.5 vs. San Jose State. "Air Force just had a home loss to Colorado State by 20 and I think this game has a chance produce a similar result. Wyoming's offense is ranked first by efficiency in Mountain West play and 27th in the country."

For conference championship Sunday, Mike is playing a modified teaser of alternate spreads: Kansas City -3.5 and San Francisco +14.5 at the nice price of -120. If the Chiefs win, he's confident it will be by at least four points.

Larry likes the Chiefs Over 30 points on Sunday, and from 49ers-Rams he is on San Francisco Pro Bowl receiver Deebo Samuel with a longest reception Over 21.5 yards. Including playoffs this season, Samuel ranks first in the NFL in yards per reception at 17.9 and also first in yards after the catch with 850 total. 

"He's played the Rams twice this season and had a 43-yarder and a 40-yarder, and in the latter game also had a 32-yarder on a slip-screen -- they don't just have to throw to him deep," Larry said of Deebo. 

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