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Toronto Blue Jays Home to the Oakland Athletics in MLB Betting Odds Action

The Oakland Athletics pay a visit to Toronto on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Blue Jays bats in baseball betting action at Rogers Centre.

Sonny Gray, with a record of 12-4 on the season, gets the ball for the Oakland Athletics, while the Toronto Blue Jays trot Mark Buehrle to the mound in this one. He is 7-10 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Toronto Blue Jays as -133 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.6-3.1 win for the Blue Jays on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Toronto Blue Jays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Toronto Blue Jays sport a record of 63-52 heading into this matchup, while the Oakland Athletics sit at 51-64 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Oakland injuries news.

The Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland Athletics odds would favor the Blue Jays if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 1 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Oakland is at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Toronto Blue Jays No. 1-rated offense, averaging 5.31 runs per game, against a Oakland Athletics defense that ranks No. 10 at 3.84 in runs allowed per game. The Toronto Blue Jays have averaged 8.84 hits per game so far, more than Oakland Athletics batters have averaged on the year (8.55 hits per game).

Toronto owns the No. 15 defense, allowing 5.31 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Oakland's No. 10-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics endured a 10-3 loss at the hands of the Blue Jays on Wednesday, with A Brooks throwing 1.2 innings of 6-hit ball at Rogers Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games on the road
  • Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oakland's last 13 games when playing Toronto
  • Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
  • Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Baltimore, Friday, August 14th
Toronto home to New York, Friday, August 14th