Baseball odds preview - Oakland vs. Toronto

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July 26, 12:37 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Oakland Athletics vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Rogers Centre on Thursday as host Toronto battles the Oakland Athletics in baseball odds action.

Toronto sends Aaron Laffey out against Tom Milone for the Athletics in this game. Laffey is 2-1 with a 2.70 ERA on the season, while Milone is 9-6 on the year and has a 3.34 ERA.

View Oakland vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Blue Jays in this one will find them as -115 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 9 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Blue Jays rated this week at No. 8 and the Athletics sitting at No. 12.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Toronto and its American League No. 2-rated batting order, averaging 4.9 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 13 lineup of the Athletics at 4 runs per outing.

Oakland brings the American League's No. 1-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Blue Jays' league No. 13-ranked defense.

The Athletics were a 16-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at +117 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors. Oakland routed Toronto on Wednesday by a 16-0 score at Rogers Centre, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Athletics at Blue Jays trends to consider:
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games on the road
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Toronto is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland
Toronto is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Oakland

Next up:
Oakland at Baltimore, Friday, July 27
Toronto home to Detroit, Friday, July 27

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