Gerald Meerschaert vs Deron Winn MMA Betting Tips - 3/7/2020
Gerald Meerschaert vs Deron Winn
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Gerald Meerschaert will face off against Deron Winn at UFC 248 in T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The line has Meerschaert at +120 while Winn is coming in at -140.
Gerald "GM3" Meerschaert looks to add a victory to his career record of 29-12-0. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 185 lbs and stands in at 6' 1". The southpaw fighter has a reach of 77". Deron Winn measures 5' 6" and steps on the scale at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career record of 6-1-0. The 30-year-old extends his reach 70". Regarding significant strikes, Gerald Meerschaert lands 2.73 per min and Deron Winn is landing 6.60 significant strikes per minute. Meerschaert is landing 42% of the significant strikes he tries while Winn connects on 47%. When it comes to the fighter's defense, "GM3" takes 3.25 significant strikes per minute while Winn takes 5.50. Meerschaert also deflects 52% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way and Winn prevents 51% of the shots thrown his way.
In terms of takedowns, Gerald Meerschaert is not as effective of a grappler as he scores a takedown 2.56 times per 3 rounds. Meerschaert is scoring a takedown on 41% of his attempts and is stuffing 46% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Winn is finishing his takedown tries on 33% of the takedowns he attempts and thwarting 10% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. In terms of submissions, Meerschaert is the more experienced submission fighter by trying 1.8 subs per 15 min while Winn tries 0.8 subs per 15 min.
The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Gerald Meerschaert fought Eryk Anders and walked away in defeat via split decision in round 3. Anders ended up landing 64 of 178 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Meerschaert finished this fight landing 72 of 202 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Anders landed 64 of 178, which means his percentage was 35%. He ended up landing 31 of 132 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side, Meerschaert landed 35% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 72 of 202. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he landed 56 of 185 to the head. 95% of the significant strikes connected on by Anders and 98% of them connected on by Meerschaert were tallied at a distance.
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In the last bout for Deron Winn, he fought Darren Stewart and was on the losing end of this fight by split decision in round 3. Stewart ended up connecting on 54% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Winn connected on 37% of his significant strikes at distance. Winn ended up landing 54% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 29 of 53. He ended up connecting on 25 of 49 significant strikes directed at the head. Stewart ended up connecting on 57 of 119 significant strikes in that battle. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he landed 54 of 115 aimed at the head. When discussing total strikes thrown, Stewart landed 77 of 140 and Winn landed 66 of 98 total strikes.
Other fights to keep an eye on
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Weili Zhang faces off with Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Zhang will be looking to add a win to her career record of 20-1-0. The 30-year-old records a weight of 115 lbs and stands 5' 4". The switch fighter reaches 63". Jedrzejczyk measures in at 5' 6" and is fighting at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a mark of 16-3-0. The 32-year-old stretches 65". When it comes to grappling, Weili Zhang gets a takedown 1.75 times per 15 min and Joanna Jedrzejczyk takes her opponents to the canvas 0.30 times per 15 min. In terms of striking, Zhang connects on 6.22 strikes/min and lands 49% of her attempted strikes. On the other side we have Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who lands 47% of the strikes she has attempted and lands an average of 6.18 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Polyana Viana is set to enter the Octagon against Emily Whitmire. Whitmire steps into the cage holding a record of 4-3-0. The 28-year-old steps on the scale at 115 lbs and measures 5' 5". The orthodox fighter reaches 63". Viana measures in at 5' 5" and weighs in at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a record of 10-4-0. The 27-year-old reaches 67". When it comes to takedowns, Emily Whitmire deflects 66% of the takedowns her opponents try and is scoring a takedown on 66% of the times she tries. Viana is taking her opponents to the mat on 37% of the attempts she tries and is able to deflect 50% of all takedown attempts. In the category of striking, Whitmire absorbs 2.95 strikes/min while she is dealing 2.84 strikes per minute. Viana, moreover, absorbs 3.26 strikes/minute and dishes out 3.89 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Gerald Meerschaert (+120)
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