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The Oakland Athletics and the Toronto Blue Jays will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Rogers Centre.
The Athletics will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Sonny Gray in this game. Gray has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Blue Jays will be Mark Buehrle. The lefthander has a 4.41 ERA to go along with a 7-7 record this season.
The Athletics were a 14-6 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (20) was good news for OVER bettors.
Toronto has lost 2 straight games.
Oakland: 65-49 SU
Toronto: 53-62 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oakland's last 12 games on the road
Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 8 games at home
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
Toronto home to Oakland, Sunday, August 11