Montel Jackson vs Felipe Colares UFC Point Spread Picks - 1/25/2020
Montel Jackson vs Felipe Colares
UFC Fight Night 166
PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Montel Jackson will take on Felipe Colares at UFC Fight Night 166 in PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The opening line has Jackson at -650 while Colares is priced at +475.
Montel "Quik" Jackson will be looking to add a win to his career total of 8-1-0. The 27-year-old weighs in at 135 lbs and measures 5' 10". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 75". Felipe "Cabocao" Colares measures in at 5' 8" and is fighting at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a record of 9-1-0. The 25-year-old extends his reach 69". Regarding significant strikes, Montel Jackson connects on 3.87 per min while Felipe Colares is connecting on 1.47 significant strikes per minute. Jackson is landing 49% of the significant strikes he tries while Colares connects on 47%. When it comes to defending in the cage, "Quik" absorbs 1.87 significant strikes per min while "Cabocao" absorbs 2.00. Jackson also defends against 56% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him and Colares thwarts 38% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
Concerning wrestling, Montel Jackson is the more capable wrestler as he scores a takedown 2.73 times per 15 minutes. Jackson is scoring a takedown on 88% of his tries and is stuffing 65% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Colares is scoring a takedown on 31% of his takedown attempts and is defending 42% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding going for the sub, Jackson is the more capable fighter by going for 0.3 submissions per 3 rds while Colares tries 0.1 submissions per 15 min.
The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Montel Jackson faced Andre Soukhamthath and ended up getting the victory by unanimous decision in round 3. Soukhamthath ended up landing 41 of 73 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Jackson finished this fight landing 160 of 218 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Soukhamthath landed 30 of 62, which gave him a percentage of 48%. He finished the fight landing 6 of 33 significant strikes to the head. Statistically, Jackson ended up landing 59% of his significant strikes by sticking 64 of 107. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 38 of 78 pointed at the head. 86% of the significant strikes connected on by Soukhamthath and 59% of them connected on by Jackson were tallied at a distance.
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In the last fight for Felipe Colares, he fought Domingo Pilarte and wound up taking home the win by split decision in round 3. Pilarte ended up landing 45% of the significant strikes he took from distance while Colares ended up connecting on 39% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Colares ended up landing 54% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 23 of 42. He ended up connecting on 15 of 31 significant strikes aimed at the head. Pilarte connected on 11 of 21 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he ended up landing 5 of 12 aimed at the head. Discussing total strikes that he let go in that contest, Pilarte was 69 of 89 and Colares landed 92 of 132 total strikes.
Other fights to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Hannah Cifers encounters Angela Hill. Cifers comes into this fight holding a mark of 10-3-0. The 27-year-old steps on the scale at 115 lbs and measures in at 5' 1". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 62". Hill measures in at 5' 3" and steps on the scale at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to her total of 10-7-0. The 35-year-old reaches 64". In terms of takedowns, Hannah Cifers takes her opponents to the mat 0.41 times per 3 rounds while Angela Hill is able to score a takedown 0.39 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Cifers lands 4.81 strikes per min and connects on 45% out of all the strikes she attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Angela Hill, who is landing 50% of the strikes she has thrown and connects on 5.88 per minute.
One more can't miss bout is when Lucie Pudilova is set to meet Justine Kish. Kish comes into this fight with a record of 6-2-0. The 31-year-old steps on the scale at 125 lbs and comes in at 5' 5". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 64". Pudilova comes in at 5' 8" and records a weight of 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 8-5-0. The 25-year-old stretches 67". In terms of wrestling, Justine Kish stops 55% of her opponents takedown tries and is getting her opponent to the mat on 30% of her tries. Pudilova is taking her opponents to the mat on 12% of her tries and thwarts 64% of all takedown tries against her. In the matter of striking, Kish takes 4.18 strikes per minute and she is landing 4.32 strikes per min. Pudilova, on the other hand, is absorbing 4.08 strikes per min and is connecting on 4.56 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Felipe Colares (+475)
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