The Toronto Blue Jays and the Oakland Athletics will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
The Blue Jays will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Brett Cecil in this game. Cecil has a 0-0 record and a 1.50 ERA this season.
The A's will have Dallas Braden pitching. Lefthander Braden has a two.50 ERA to go along with a 3-3 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Athletics listed as 120 favorites versus the Blue Jays, while the game's total is sitting at 8½.
Lyle Overbay homered once and drove in three runs to lead the Blue Jays to a 6-4 win over the Athletics on Saturday afternoon.
The Jays won as -108 road favorites, while the final score played OVER the total of nine.
Jason Giambi homered once and had three runs batted in for the -104 favored A’s.
Toronto: 21-12 SU
Oakland: 11-17 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 3-7
After playing Toronto Blue Jays are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Toronto is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Toronto's L19 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Toronto’s last 13 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto’s last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland’s last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in nine of Oakland's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in nine of Oakland's last 13 games when playing Toronto
Oakland is 2-4 Straight Up in its last 6 games at home