Mark Madsen vs Austin Hubbard UFC Predictions & Tips - 3/7/2020
Mark Madsen vs Austin Hubbard
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Mark Madsen will face off with Austin Hubbard at UFC 248 in T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The odds have Madsen priced at -245 while Hubbard is coming in at +205.
Mark "The Olympian" Madsen looks to add a win to his career record of 9-0-0. The 35-year-old records a weight of 155 lbs and comes in at 5' 8". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 72". Austin "Thud" Hubbard stands 5' 10" and records a weight of 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a mark of 11-3-0. The 28-year-old has a wingspan of 71". When talking about significant strikes, Mark Madsen connects on 18.33 per min and Austin Hubbard is landing 3.17 significant strikes per minute. Madsen is landing 75% of the significant strikes he attempts while Hubbard connects on 41%. Regarding defending in the cage, "The Olympian" absorbs 1.26 significant strikes per min and "Thud" allows 3.57. Madsen also stops 90% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Hubbard prevents 54% of the shots thrown in his direction.
Concerning takedowns, Mark Madsen is the more efficient wrestler as he scores a takedown 12.50 times per 3 rounds. Madsen is getting his opponent to the mat on 50% of the times he tries and is stopping 10% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Hubbard is getting his opponent to the mat on 60% of the takedowns he attempts and is stuffing 62% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding going for the sub, Madsen is the more capable fighter by attempting 0.6 submissions per 15 minutes while Hubbard attempts 0.4 submissions per 15 min.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Mark Madsen went up against Danilo Belluardo and took home the victory by punches to the head in round 1. Belluardo landed 0 of 1 total strikes attempted in that fight. Madsen finished this fight landing 24 of 31 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Belluardo landed 0 of 1, which gave him a percentage of 0%. He finished the fight landing 0 of 1 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Madsen ended up landing 75% of his significant strikes by landing 22 of 29. Of those significant strikes, he connected on 22 of 29 aimed at the head. 0% of the significant strikes landed by Belluardo and 0% of them landed by Madsen were tallied at distance.
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In the last fight for Austin Hubbard, he squared up with Kyle Prepolec and got a win for the night by unanimous decision in round 3. Prepolec ended up landing 95% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Hubbard connected on 80% of his significant strikes at distance. Hubbard ended up landing 45% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 51 of 112. He connected on 20 of 68 significant strikes aimed at the head. Prepolec ended up landing 44 of 122 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 23 of 88 to the head. In regard to the strikes he fired off in this contest, Prepolec connected on 46 of 124 while Hubbard was 136 of 239 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Rodolfo Vieira meets Saparbek Safarov. Vieira looks to add a win to his record of 6-0-0. The 30-year-old steps on the scale at 185 lbs and measures 6' 0". The orthodox fighter stretches 73". Safarov stands 6' 1" and is weighing in at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a mark of 9-2-0. The 33-year-old has a reach of 78". In terms of takedowns, Rodolfo Vieira takes his opponents down 4.77 times per 15 min while Saparbek Safarov is averaging a takedown 2.80 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Vieira tags his opponents 1.91 strikes/min and connecting on 46% of his attempted strikes. The other fighter in this bout is Saparbek Safarov, who connects on 48% of the strikes that he throws and connects on 4.29 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Deron Winn is set to face off against Gerald Meerschaert. 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". 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". In terms of grappling, Gerald Meerschaert thwarts 46% of the takedowns fighters have attempted and is finishing his takedown attempts on 41% of his tries. Winn is taking his opponents down on 33% of his tries and thwarts 10% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. In the category of striking, Meerschaert absorbs 3.25 strikes per min and he dishes out 2.73 per min. Winn, on the other hand, is taking 5.50 strikes per minute and lands 6.60 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Mark Madsen (-245)
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