Jordan Griffin vs Chas Skelly UFC Point Spread Picks - 6/29/2019
Jordan Griffin vs Chas Skelly
UFC on ESPN 3
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Jordan "The Native Psycho" Griffin (17-6-0) will battle Chas "The Scrapper" Skelly (17-4-0) at UFC on ESPN 3 in Target Center on Saturday, June 29, 2019. The opening odds have Griffin priced at +151 while Skelly is at -179.
In this fight between Jordan Griffin and Chas Skelly, it is good to know how these two fighters compare to one another. Regarding physical measurements, let's start by first looking at Jordan Griffin who is 5'10" and the opponent standing opposite the Octagon stands 5'11". Regarding reach, Griffin stretches 72.6" while Skelly has a reach of 72.5" meaning Griffin is going to want to create space so Chas Skelly cannot close the distance. Griffin is the more youthful fighter by checking in at 29 years of age while Skelly is the older fighter in this matchup at 34 years of age. In terms of experience in the UFC, Griffin has 1 fight which means he is the less experienced fighter in this matchup while Skelly has fought 9 fights in his UFC career. With respect to his overall mixed martial arts experience, Griffin has 17 victories and 6 defeats while Chas Skelly holds an overall mixed martial arts record 17 victories and 4 defeats.
Jordan "The Native Psycho" Griffin steps into the cage with 17 wins and 6 losses. The Milwaukee, WI fighter is 29 years old, weighs 145 lbs and stands 5'10" inches tall. He has a 72.5" reach and fights in the featherweight division. Griffin has a total of 1 fight in the UFC. In the featherweight division, he is 60th in strikes with 71 and is 427th out of all fighters in the UFC. When it comes to strike accuracy, Jordan Griffin ranks 148th in the UFC and 16th in the featherweight division landing 57.7% of the shots he throws. He ranks 57th among fighters in his division and 406th in the UFC for significant strikes with 56. Of those significant strikes, 49 of them were aimed at the head while 7 of them were directed at the midsection which ranks him 50th and 57th respectively among fighters in his division.
In his last fight, Griffin lost in the third round against Dan Ige by unanimous decision. At LFA 41: Moises vs. Peterson, he won via submission in the 1st round when he squared up with Shawn West. Lastly, Griffin won in the 2nd round when he squared up with Darrick Minner at LFA 34: Watley vs. Jenkins by submission.
Walking into the Octagon for this matchup, Chas "The Scrapper" Skelly has a total of 17 wins and 4 losses in the division. The 34 year old out of Arlington, TX is 5'11" inches tall and weighs 145 lbs. The Team Takedown fighter competes in the featherweight division and has a 72.5" reach. He has a total of 9 fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. In regards to strikes, Skelly is 259th out of all fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and 35th in the division with 276. In regards to strike accuracy, he is connecting on 55.0% of the shots he throws which has him sitting at 20th in the featherweight division and 194th in the UFC. In addition, Skelly ranks 13th in the featherweight division and 138th in the UFC with a total of 11 takedowns. Sitting at 27th in the division and 238th in the UFC, Skelly completes 39.3% of his takedown attempts. With 172 significant strikes, he ranks 282nd in the UFC and 36th in the division. Skelly ranks 46th in the division for significant strikes directed at the midsection with 21 and 34th for significant strikes directed at the head with 146.
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In his last time out, Skelly was defeated in the second round against Bobby Moffett by submission. At UFC 211: Miocic vs. Dos Santos, he was defeated via stoppage in the second round when he fought Jason Knight. A few fights ago, Skelly earned a victory in the second round when he fought Chris Gruetzemacher at UFC Fight Night: Bermudez vs. The Korean Zombie by submission.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Chas Skelly (-179)
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