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Oakland Athletics vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Matchup Report

Toronto Blue JaysOakland Athletics
Aug 4, 4:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland Athletics Odds

51-55TEAM RECORD58-48

The Oakland Athletics host Toronto on Saturday, looking to build on their 58-48 mark against the 51-55 Blue Jays in MLB betting action at O.co Coliseum.

Oakland hands the ball to starter AJ Griffin in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-0 mark on the year. Toronto counters with Ricky Romero, who will try to quiet the fans and the Athletics bats at the same time.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Athletics as -155 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 7.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Athletics rated this week at No. 10 and the Blue Jays sitting at No. 9.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Oakland's American League No. 13-ranked scoring average of 4 runs per game, against a Blue Jays offense rated No. 4 and scoring 4.8 runs per game in the league. The Athletics have averaged 7.8 hits per game to date this season, less than the Blue Jays hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the American League's No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.9 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

Toronto lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Athletics on August 3. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -172 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Toronto lost in extra innings against the Athletics on Friday as Oakland edged them 5-4 at O.co Coliseum.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 2-8
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 8-2
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Blue Jays at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto
Oakland is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Oakland's last 18 games at home

Next up:
Toronto at Oakland, Sunday, August 5