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The Toronto Blue Jays and the Oakland Athletics will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at O.co Coliseum.
The Blue Jays will give the ball to starter Esmil Rogers in this one. Righthander Rogers is 2-2 this season with a 3.49 ERA.
It'll be AJ Griffin toeing the rubber for the Athletics in this contest. Righthander Griffin is 9-7 with a 3.84 ERA so far this season.
The Blue Jays were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at -190 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 10-6 winner as they battled the Angels at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -150 were rewarded, while the 16 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Oakland has won 3 straight games.
Toronto: 48-56 SU
Oakland: 62-43 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Monday are 9-1
Before playing Oakland are 2-8
After playing Houston are 5-4
After a win are 1-9
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 8-2
After playing LA Angels are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Oakland's last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games
Oakland home to Toronto, Tuesday, July 30