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 Earn Run Average this season.
The Athletics will counter Cecil with Dallas Braden. Lefthander Braden has a 2.50 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 9.
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 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 9 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