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 June 17-23.Hot team:
Toronto Blue JaysLast week:
at Rays, at Red SoxSkinny:
The Blue Jays have won a franchise record-tying 11 consecutive games heading into a three-game set with the Tampa Bay Rays. Cold team:
Kansas City RoyalsLast week:
vs. Braves, at TwinsSkinny:
The Royals halted a four-game slide with a 7-6 win over the Chicago White Sox Sunday. They were only able to conjure up two wins behind James Shields last week. Kansas City’s other four starters went 0-4.Over team:
Oakland AthleticsLast week:
vs. Reds, vs. CardinalsSkinny:
The A’s averaged 5.3 runs per game and allowed 5.1 in seven games last week .
St. Louis CardinalsLast week:
1-5 over/under (not including Sunday night game)Season:
38-34-3 over/underUpcoming schedule:
at Astros, at A’sSkinny:
Cardinals pitchers held the opposition to an average of three runs per game last week.