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Toronto Blue Jays

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Oakland Athletics
Friday, July 04, 2014 4:05 PM ET
O.co Coliseum

The Oakland Athletics look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Toronto Blue Jays arrive at O.co Coliseum on Friday.

Oakland sends Tom Milone out against Marcus Stroman for the Toronto Blue Jays in this game. Milone is 6-3 with a 3.79 ERA on the season, while Stroman is 4-2 on the year and has a 4.01 ERA.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bet365 had installed the Oakland Athletics as -139 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at BetDSI started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.9-4.8 win for the Athletics. A 5.9-4.8 result in favor of the Athletics is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland Athletics Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Oakland (52-33) will face the 47-40 Blue Jays in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Toronto injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Oakland Athletics at No. 2 and the Toronto Blue Jays at No. 6 heading into this contest.

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How Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 10 ranking for hits at 8.81 per game. By contrast, the Toronto Blue Jays are rated No. 7 in the same category at 8.86 per game.

Defensively, Toronto features the No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.07 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 at home, scoring 5.03 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

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 -139 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Blue Jays endured a 4-1 loss at the hands of the Athletics on Thursday, with R.A. Dickey throwing 8 innings of 6-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends

Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
Toronto is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Toronto

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