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MLB BASEBALL

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Oakland Athletics

The Toronto Blue Jays and the Oakland Athletics will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at O.co Coliseum.

The Blue Jays will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander R.A. Dickey in this game. Dickey has a 8-11 record and a 4.86 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Bartolo Colon who starts for the Athletics. Righthander Colon is 14-3 with a 2.54 ERA so far this season.

The Blue Jays were a 5-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +132 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Team records:
Toronto: 49-57 SU
Oakland: 63-44 SU

Toronto most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 7-3
After a win are 1-9

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Oakland's last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games

Next up:
Toronto at LA Angels, Thursday, August 1
Oakland home to Texas, Friday, August 2