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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Thursday when the Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles meet at Camden Yards.
Lefthander Mark Buehrle will take the mound for the Blue Jays to start this game. Buehrle is 12-9 this season with a 4.09 ERA.
The Orioles will counter Buehrle with Miguel Gonzalez. Righthander Gonzalez has a 3.98 ERA to go along with a 10-8 record this season.
In their last action, Toronto was a 9-5 loser on the road against the Orioles. Bettors on Baltimore at -141 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Toronto: 72-86 SU
Baltimore: 82-76 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Baltimore's last 12 games
Baltimore is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Toronto
Toronto home to Tampa Bay, Friday, September 27
Baltimore home to Boston, Friday, September 27