Dickey & Blue Jays on road in Oakland
The Toronto Blue Jays will turn to knuckleballer R.A. Dickey on Thursday night as they play on the road against the Oakland Athletics in baseball betting action at the sportsbooks.
Dickey is 6-7 with a 4.24 ERA on the season, and he picked up a win against the Athletics on May 24 when he gave up just two runs on five hits over 8 1-3 innings.
Sonny Gray (7-3, 3.20) gets the ball for the Athletics on Thursday.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Toronto Blue Jays before the first pitch in this match found them as 154-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bet365. They saw the over/under total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.
Computer Prediction: Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland Athletics Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 5.9-4.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Oakland Athletics sport a record of 51-33 heading into this matchup, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at 47-39 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Toronto injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 2 (Oakland Athletics) and the No. 6 (Toronto Blue Jays) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup
At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 9 ranking for hits at 8.85 per game. By contrast, the Toronto Blue Jays are rated No. 7 in the same category at 8.91 per game.
Toronto brings the No. 18-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics's No. 5-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Toronto won its last outing, a 7-4 result against the Brewers on July 2. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Blue Jays enjoyed a 7-4 victory at the expense of the Brewers on Wednesday, with JA Happ throwing 1 innings of 0-hit ball at Rogers Centre.
Oakland was a 9-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Tigers. They lost as +115 underdogs, while the total score of 12 made winners of OVER bettors. Oakland suffered a 9-3 loss against Detroit on Wednesday, as Jesse Chavez wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Comerica Park.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games
Toronto is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 9 games
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games at home
Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
Next Betting Matchups
Toronto at Oakland, Friday, July 4th