Rounding the bases: The best bets in the bigs
Every week we take a look at the hottest and coldest teams as well as the best over and under bets in Major League Baseball.
For the week of May 6-12.
Hot team: Cleveland Indians
Last week: 6-1
Upcoming schedule: vs. Yankees, at Phillies, vs. Mariners
Skinny: The Tribe completed a four-game sweep of the Athletics and took two of three from the Tigers in Detroit to grab a share of the lead in the AL Central Division.
Cold team: Milwaukee Brewers
Last week: 1-4
Upcoming schedule: at Pirates, at Cardinals
Skinny: The Brewers have dropped four straight and suffered a three-game sweep at the hands of the Reds over the weekend.
Over team: Tampa Bay Rays
Last week: 6-1 over/under
Upcoming schedule: vs. Red Sox, at Orioles
Skinny: The Rays played over the total in 14 straight games before finally playing under Sunday against the Padres.
Under team: New York Yankees
Last week: 1-5 over/under
Upcoming schedule: at Indians, vs. Mariners, vs. Blue Jays
Skinny: Yankees pitchers held their opponents to an average of 2.5 runs per game last week. New York went low in all three games of a set with Colorado to start the week and two of three against the Royals.