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Aug 9, 7:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Oakland Athletics vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

64-49TEAM RECORD53-61

The visiting Athletics hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to steal a win at Rogers Centre against the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Blue Jays will turn to Esmil Rogers and his 2-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Athletics send Jarrod Parker (7-6) to the hill.

View Oakland vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Blue Jays as +112 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Blue Jays - Athletics odds would favor the Athletics if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 11 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Oakland is at No. 7 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Toronto's No. 5-rated American League offense, averaging 4.6 runs per game, against a Athletics defense that ranks No. 3 in the American League at 3.9 in runs allowed per game. The Blue Jays have averaged 8.7 hits per game so far, more than Athletics batters have averaged on the year (8.2 hits per game).

Toronto owns the American League's No. 14 defense, allowing 4.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Oakland's American League No. 3-rated defense.

Oakland was a 6-5 loser in its last match on the road against the Reds. They lost as +115 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors. Oakland suffered a 6-5 loss against Cincinnati on Wednesday, as Bartolo Colon wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Great American Ball Park.

The Blue Jays were a 9-7 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +102 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors. Toronto looks to rebound from a loss to the Mariners, who beat them 9-7 on Wednesday behind a start from Aaron Harang at Safeco Field.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Athletics at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oakland's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Oakland's last 24 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 7 games
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games at home

Next up:
Oakland at Toronto, Saturday, August 10

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