Ian Heinisch vs Omari Akhmedov UFC Point Spread Picks - 12/14/2019
Ian Heinisch vs Omari Akhmedov
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Ian Heinisch will face off with Omari Akhmedov at UFC 245 in T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The opener has Heinisch priced at -135 while Akhmedov is coming in at +105.
Ian "The Hurricane" Heinisch has a mark of 13-2-0. The 31-year-old will fight at 185 lbs and comes in at 5' 11". The orthodox fighter reaches 72". Omari "Wolverine" Akhmedov comes in at 6' 0" and steps on the scale at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon holding a mark of 19-4-1. The 32-year-old stretches 73". In the category of significant strikes, Ian Heinisch is connecting on 3.33 per min while Omari Akhmedov is landing 2.91 significant strikes per minute. Heinisch is connecting on 50% of the significant strikes he tries and Akhmedov connects on 34%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "The Hurricane" takes 2.61 significant strikes per min and "Wolverine" allows 2.69. Heinisch also stops 55% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction while Akhmedov is able to prevent 59% of them.
Regarding takedowns, Ian Heinisch is not as effective of a wrestler as he gets a takedown 0.62 times per 15 minutes. Heinisch is scoring a takedown on 12% of the times he tries and is stopping 63% of all takedown attempts. Akhmedov is taking his opponents to the mat on 50% of the takedowns he tries and is stuffing 58% of the attempts against him. Regarding subbing the opposition, Heinisch is the more capable of the two fighters by going for 0.6 subs per 3 rounds while Akhmedov tries 0.2 subs per 15 minutes.
In his previous fight, Ian Heinisch fought Derek Brunson and ended up taking the loss by unanimous decision in round 3. Brunson ended up landing 102 of 207 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Heinisch ended the night having landed 65 of 150 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Brunson landed 81 of 185, which gave him a percentage of 43%. He landed 51 of 142 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Heinisch ended up landing 40% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 58 of 143. Of those significant strikes, he was 37 of 114 pointed at the head. 85% of the significant strikes connected on by Brunson and 84% of them connected on by Heinisch were tallied at a distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Omari Akhmedov, he fought Zak Cummings and ended up getting the victory in the fight by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Cummings ended up connecting on 100% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Akhmedov connected on 80% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Akhmedov ended up landing 33% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 26 of 77. He ended up landing 14 of 60 significant strikes directed at the head. Cummings ended up landing 17 of 69 significant strikes in that contest. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he connected on 6 of 51 aimed at the head. Discussing total strikes that he let go in that contest, Cummings ended up landing 24 of 76 and Akhmedov connected on 47 of 106 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Amanda Nunes will square up with Germaine de Randamie. Nunes walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 18-4-0. The 31-year-old will fight at 135 lbs and stands in at 5' 8". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 69". de Randamie measures 5' 9" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this fight with a mark of 9-3-0. The 35-year-old stretches 71". Regarding grappling, Amanda Nunes takes her opponents to the mat 1.73 times per 3 rounds while Germaine de Randamie takes her opponents to the canvas 0.56 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Nunes is connecting on 4.62 strikes/min and lands 51% of her attempted strikes. On the other side we have Germaine de Randamie, who connects on 46% of the strikes she attempts and lands 2.99 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Viviane Araujo is set to square up against Jessica Eye. Eye walks into the Octagon with a mark of 14-7-0. The 33-year-old will fight at 125 lbs and comes in at 5' 6". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 66". Araujo stands in at 5' 4" and weighs 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a record of 8-1-0. The 33-year-old extends her reach 68". When it comes to takedowns, Jessica Eye is able to curb 56% of the takedowns her opponents try and is getting her opponent to the mat on 50% of her tries. Araujo is taking her opponents down on 100% of her tries and defends against 100% of all takedown attempts. Concerning striking, Eye is absorbing 3.36 strikes/minute and she is dealing 3.51 strikes per min. Araujo, at the same time, is taking 4.42 strikes/min and lands 4.96 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Omari Akhmedov (+105)
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