Blue Jays vs. A's Prediction

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Oakland A's 7/16/16 MLB Predictions

After the two teams combined for 15 runs last night, will the Blue Jays and A's play over the total again today when they meet at 4:05PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Blue Jays are -124 money line favorites over the A's, who have odds of +104 to pull off the upset today at home. With R.A. Dickey on the mound against Sonny Gray, the over/under sits at 8.5 runs for today's game.

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TORONTO: The Blue Jays have been a bad bet with Dickey on the mound of late. They're 1-4 in his last five starts when he's coming off five days of rest and are 0-4 in his last four outings when they face a team with a losing record. They're also 1-7 in Dickey's last eight starts after allowing five runs or more in their previous game and 1-6 in his last seven starts on Saturday.

OAKLAND: The A's haven't been profitable with Gray on the mound either. They're 1-4 in his last five home starts, 1-7 in his last eight starts overall, and 0-4 in his last four starts after allowing five runs or more in their previous game. They're also 0-5 in Gray's last five starts after scoring five runs or more in their previous game.

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OUR PICK: Take the over, which is 5-0 in Gray's last five starts versus American League East opponents and 5-1 in his last six home starts. The over is also 10-4 in Gray's last 14 starts overall, 12-5 in his last 17 starts following a team loss in their previous game, and 4-1 in his last five home starts versus a team with a winning record. The over is 18-5-4 in Dickey's last 27 starts when pitching the second game of a series as well.

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