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Toronto Blue JaysOakland Athletics
Aug 3, 10:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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The Oakland Athletics will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Toronto Blue Jays invade O.co Coliseum on Friday.

Brett Cecil gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Blue Jays on this day; he's 2-4 on the season. The Athletics, meanwhile, will counter with Travis Blackley, who will be looking to improve on his 3-3 mark.

View Toronto vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Blue Jays were listed as +-140 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 9-rated Blue Jays taking on the American League's No. 10-rated Athletics in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 13 ranking for hits in the American League at 7.8 per game. By contrast, the Blue Jays are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.6 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the American League's No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.9 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

The Blue Jays were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Toronto looks to rebound from a loss to the Athletics, who beat them 4-1 on Thursday behind a start from Bartolo Colon at O.co Coliseum.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 8-2
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few Blue Jays at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing at home against Toronto
Oakland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Oakland's last 17 games at home
Oakland is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
Toronto at Oakland, Saturday, August 4

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