Blue Jays vs. Athletics Betting Preview, Free Pick - August 1

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You can bet Wednesday's Blue Jays vs. Athletics game online where Oakland was coming in at -137 and Toronto at +127.   The total here is 8. 

Pitching Matchup

PITCHING MATCHUP: Blue Jays RH Marcus Stroman (4-7, 5.20 ERA) vs. Athletics LH Sean Manaea (9-7, 3.46)

Stroman has won three of his last four starts, including a triumph over the White Sox in Chicago on Friday in which he gave up two runs and seven hits over 6 2/3 innings.  He has faced Oakland three times, each no decisions.

Manaea had his nine-start unbeaten streak come to an end Friday at Colorado, where he surrendered three runs and a season-high nine hits in five innings en route to his first loss since May 30.  He is 1-0 with a 4.30 ERA in four career appearances (three starts) against the Blue Jays.

Hot Trends

Oakland has won the last six games against Toronto.

Oakland has won seven of their last ten games overall. 

The Blue Jays are 2-14 in their last 16 road games vs. a left-handed starter.


Current 2018 MLB Record: 30-28 (51.7%)

2018 NBA Record: 12-4-1 (75%)

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