Mike Davis vs Giga Chikadze MMA Betting Tips - 2/29/2020
Mike Davis vs Giga Chikadze
UFC Fight Night 169
Chartway Arena in Norfolk, VA
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Mike Davis will face off against Giga Chikadze at UFC Fight Night 169 in Chartway Arena in Norfolk, VA on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The line has Davis priced at -240 while Chikadze is at +180.
Mike "Beast Boy" Davis looks to add a win to his career record of 8-2-0. The 27-year-old will fight at 145 lbs and measures 6'0". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 72". Giga Chikadze comes in at 6'0" and records a weight of 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career record of 8-1-1. The 31-year-old reaches 74". Regarding significant strikes, Mike Davis is landing 5.87 per min while Giga Chikadze connects on 3.33 significant strikes per min. Davis is connecting on 54% of the significant strikes he throws and Chikadze is landing 52%. When it comes to defending in the cage, "Beast Boy" takes 6.36 significant strikes per minute and Chikadze absorbs 2.85. Davis also prevents 54% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction while Chikadze is able to stop 52% of the strikes thrown his way.
Regarding grappling, Mike Davis is the more capable wrestler as he scores a takedown 0.77 times per 15 minutes. Davis is scoring a takedown on 33% of his tries and thwarting 66% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Chikadze is taking his opponents to the canvas on 33% of the takedowns he tries and is stopping 56% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Davis is the more skilled fighter by going for 0.6 subs per 3 rounds while Chikadze attempts 0.3 subs per 15 minutes.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Mike Davis squared up with Thomas Gifford and wound up getting the victory via a punch to the head in round 3. Gifford landed 89 of 243 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Davis ended the night having landed 141 of 224 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Gifford ended up landing 88 of 242, giving him a percentage of 36%. He ended up landing 45 of 189 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Davis ended up landing 62% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 139 of 222. Out of those significant strikes, he landed 96 of 166 pointed at the head. 90% of the significant strikes connected on by Gifford and 70% of them connected on by Davis were tallied at a distance.
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In the last fight for Giga Chikadze, he squared up with Brandon Davis and ended up getting the win via split decision in round 3. Davis ended up connecting on 76% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance and Chikadze landed 72% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Chikadze connected on 49% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 59 of 119. He ended up landing 44 of 91 significant strikes to the head. Davis ended up landing 34 of 99 significant strikes in that fight. Of all the significant strikes, he landed 20 of 77 directed at the head. When discussing total strikes thrown, Davis landed 36 of 103 while Chikadze ended up landing 71 of 133 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts on the card to keep an eye on
One more match to look forward to is when Brendan Allen squares up with Tom Breese. Allen will be looking to add a victory to his total of 13-3-0. The 24-year-old is fighting at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 75". Breese stands in at 6'3" and weighs in at 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 11-1-0. The 28-year-old reaches 73". When it comes to grappling, Brendan Allen gets his opposition to the mat 3.74 times per 15 minutes while Tom Breese takes his opponents to the canvas 0.40 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Allen connects on 2.00 strikes/minute and landing 53% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other guy in this fight is Tom Breese, who tags the opposition on 49% of the strikes that he throws and connects for an average of 3.85 per min.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Serghei Spivac is set to square up in the Octagon against Marcin Tybura. Tybura steps into the Octagon holding a mark of 17-6-0. The 34-year-old tips the scales at 249 lbs and comes in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 78". Spivac measures 6'3" and weighs in at 260 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career mark of 10-1-0. The 25-year-old extends his reach 78". Regarding wrestling, Marcin Tybura is able to thwart 81% of the takedowns fighters have attempted and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 61% of his tries. Spivac is taking his opponents down on 75% of the tries he takes and stops 20% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Concerning striking, Tybura is absorbing 3.20 strikes per minute and he connects on 3.61 per minute. Spivac, at the same time, takes 4.19 strikes per minute and is dealing 2.65 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Mike Davis (-240)
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