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The Oakland Athletics and the Toronto Blue Jays will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Rogers Centre.
The Athletics will give the ball to starter Daniel Straily in this one. Righthander Straily is 6-6 this season with a 4.41 ERA.
Straily's opponent in this one will be JA Happ. The Blue Jays lefthander has a 5.84 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.
The Athletics were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at +104 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Oakland: 66-50 SU
Toronto: 54-63 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
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
Oakland is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
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 7 of Toronto's last 10 games at home
Toronto is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games at home
Oakland home to Houston, Tuesday, August 13
Toronto home to Boston, Tuesday, August 13