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Toronto Blue JaysOakland Athletics
May 9, 3:35 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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Toronto pays a visit to Oakland on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Athletics bats in baseball action at O.co Coliseum.

Tyson Ross gets the call for the Oakland Athletics and he will try to build on a 1-2 mark. In the other dugout, Brandon Morrow brings a 3-1 ledger to the game for the Blue Jays as he tries to quiet the Athletics bats.

View Toronto vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Athletics in this one will find them as +120 underdogs on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 7 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The Athletics sit at No. 13 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blue Jays sit at an American League No. 4 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oakland's No. 13-rated American League offense, averaging 3.5 runs per game, against a Blue Jays defense that ranks No. 7 in the American League at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The Athletics have averaged 7.3 hits per game so far, less than Blue Jays batters have averaged on the year (8.1 hits per game).

Oakland owns the American League's No. 3 defense, allowing 3.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Toronto's American League No. 7-rated defense.

Toronto lost its last outing, a 7-3 result against the Athletics on May 8. Bettors who backed the Athletics at +110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Toronto suffered a 7-3 loss against Oakland on Tuesday, as Ricky Romero wasn't able to lead his team to victory at O.co Coliseum.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing Minnesota are 9-1
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Blue Jays at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Toronto's last 9 games on the road
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
Toronto is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Toronto is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games at home
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Toronto

Next up:
Toronto at Minnesota, Thursday, May 10
Oakland home to Detroit, Thursday, May 10

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