Austin Hubbard vs Joe Solecki Picks and Predictions 8-22-2020 UFC Vegas 7 Odds
Austin Hubbard vs Joe Solecki
UFC Vegas 7
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Austin Hubbard will face off with Joe Solecki at UFC Vegas 7 on Saturday, August 22, 2020. The opening line has Hubbard coming in at -105 while Solecki is at -115.
Austin "Thud" Hubbard steps into the Octagon with a record of 12-4-0. The 28-year-old weighs in at 155 lbs and measures 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 71". Joe Solecki measures in at 5'9" and will fight at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a record of 9-2-0. The 26-year-old has a reach of 70". In the category of significant strikes, Austin Hubbard is landing 3.53 per min while Joe Solecki lands 3.67 significant strikes per min. Hubbard is landing 48% of the significant strikes he attempts and Solecki is connecting on 76%. Regarding defending in the cage, "Thud" takes 2.53 significant strikes per min and Solecki absorbs 0.64. Hubbard also stops 60% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt while Solecki is able to deflect 58% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
In terms of grappling, Austin Hubbard is not as efficient of a wrestler as he takes his opponents to the mat 0.82 times per 15 min. Hubbard is getting his opponent to the mat on 60% of the times he tries and defending 50% of all takedowns attempted on him. Solecki is scoring a takedown on 83% of his takedown tries and stuffing 10% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding subbing the opposition, Hubbard is the lesser skilled fighter by going for 0.4 finishes per 15 min while Solecki tries 0.8 finishes per 15 min.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Austin Hubbard squared up with Max Rohskopf and wound up getting the win by TKO via a doctor's stoppage in round 2. Rohskopf ended up landing 17 of 55 total strikes attempted in that fight. Hubbard walked away from this fight having landed 59 of 102 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Rohskopf landed 17 of 54, which means his percentage was 31%. He ended up landing 9 of 44 significant strikes to the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Hubbard landed 57% of his significant strikes by landing 58 of 101. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 28 of 54 aimed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes landed by Rohskopf and 94% of them connected on by Hubbard were done at distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Joe Solecki, he fought Matt Wiman and ended up winning this fight via unanimous decision in round 3. Wiman ended up connecting on 30% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Solecki connected on 12% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Solecki ended up connecting on 80% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 56 of 70. He connected on 50 of 63 significant strikes directed at the head. Wiman connected on 10 of 22 significant strikes in that contest. Out of those significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 7 of 19 aimed at the head. Regarding total strikes attempted in that fight, Wiman landed 20 of 33 while Solecki was 177 of 217 total strikes.
Other fights to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Daniel Rodriguez squares up in the Octagon against Takashi Sato. Rodriguez will be looking to add a victory to his total of 12-1-0. The 33-year-old is weighing in at 170 lbs and stands 6'1". The southpaw fighter has an arm span of 74". Sato stands in at 5'10" and weighs 170 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his record of 16-3-0. The 30-year-old has an arm span of 73". In the grappling category, Daniel Rodriguez scores a takedown 1.94 times per 3 rds and Takashi Sato takes his opponents to the mat 0.79 times per 3 rds. In the striking category, Rodriguez lands an average of 8.60 strikes per minute and connecting on 48% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage we have Takashi Sato, who connects on 41% of his attempted strikes and connects on 3.94 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Shana Dobson is set to enter the Octagon against Mariya Agapova. Agapova steps into the cage holding a mark of 9-1-0. The 23-year-old will fight at 125 lbs and stands in at 5'6". The southpaw fighter reaches 68". Dobson measures 5'6" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 3-4-0. The 31-year-old extends her reach 69". In the category of takedowns, Mariya Agapova is able to defend against 42% of her opponents takedown tries and is taking her opponents to the canvas on 10% of the times she tries. Dobson is taking her opponents down on 25% of her tries and is able to curb 10% of all takedown tries against her. With regard to striking, Agapova absorbs 4.35 strikes per min while she lands 3.84 strikes per min. Dobson, at the same time, is absorbing 5.42 strikes per minute and is connecting on 3.63 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Joe Solecki (-115)
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