Claudio Silva vs James Krause Pick, 10/17/2020 Predictions UFC Fight Island 6 Odds
Claudio Silva vs James Krause
UFC Fight Island 6
Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Claudio Silva will battle James Krause at UFC Fight Island 6 on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The line has Silva coming in at +125 while Krause is coming in at -145.
Claudio "Hannibal" Silva looks to add a victory to his record of 14-1-0. The 38-year-old weighs 170 lbs and measures 5'11". The southpaw fighter reaches 71". James "The" Krause comes in at 6'2" and will fight at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 27-9-0. The 34-year-old reaches 73". Concerning significant strikes, Claudio Silva connects on 2.80 per minute while James Krause lands 4.65 significant strikes per minute. Silva connects on 51% of the significant strikes he attempts while Krause lands 48%. When it comes to the fighter's defense, "Hannibal" absorbs 2.17 significant strikes per minute while "The" allows 4.09. Silva also defends against 45% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Krause is able to curb 60% of the strikes thrown his way.
In terms of takedowns, Claudio Silva is the more efficient wrestler as he takes his opponents to the mat 3.32 times per 15 minutes. Silva is getting his opponent to the mat on 33% of the times he tries and is defending 50% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Krause is finishing his takedowns on 18% of his takedown attempts and is defending 50% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding subbing the opposition, Silva is the more apt fighter by attempting 2.1 submissions per 15 min while Krause tries 1 finish per 3 rds.
In his previous bout, Claudio Silva squared up with Cole Williams and got a win for the night by a neck crank in round 1. Williams ended up landing 2 of 6 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Silva ended the night having landed 32 of 38 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Williams landed 2 of 6, giving him a percentage of 33%. He landed 2 of 5 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Silva ended up landing 86% of his significant strikes by sticking 32 of 37. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 25 of 29 aimed at the head. 90% of the significant strikes landed by Williams and 25% of them landed by Silva were done at a distance.
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In the last bout for James Krause, he battled Trevin Giles and ended up walking away in defeat by way of split decision in round 3. Giles connected on 50% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Krause ended up connecting on 88% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Krause connected on 55% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 44 of 80. He connected on 18 of 49 significant strikes aimed at the head. Giles ended up connecting on 71 of 148 significant strikes in that contest. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he landed 63 of 139 aimed at the head. In regard to the strikes he fired off in this contest, Giles ended up connecting on 88 of 167 and Krause ended up landing 59 of 98 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights to watch out for
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Thomas Almeida fights Jonathan Martinez. Almeida looks to add a win to his total of 22-3-0. The 29-year-old is fighting at 145 lbs and stands in at 5'7". The southpaw fighter has an arm span of 70". Martinez measures in at 5'8" and is weighing in at 145 lbs. The southpaw fighter comes into this bout with a record of 12-3-0. The 26-year-old reaches 70". When it comes to grappling, Thomas Almeida takes his opponents to the canvas 0.30 times per 15 min and Jonathan Martinez takes his opponents to the canvas 0.64 times per 15 min. In terms of striking, Almeida lands an average of 5.66 strikes per min and connecting on 45% of his attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage we have Jonathan Martinez, who tags the opposition on 50% of the strikes he has tried and connects for an average of 4.22 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when John Phillips is set to encounter Junyong Park. Park will be looking to add a win to his career record of 11-4-0. The 29-year-old steps on the scale at 185 lbs and stands 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 73". Phillips measures in at 5'11" and steps on the scale at 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a win to his career record of 22-10-0. The 35-year-old stretches 75". Regarding wrestling, Junyong Park curbs 45% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 50% of his attempts. Phillips is finishing his takedowns on 10% of his attempts and thwarts 11% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Concerning striking, Park takes 4.46 strikes per min while he connects on 6.41 strikes/minute. Phillips, notwithstanding, is taking 5.31 strikes/min and is landing 2.25 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Claudio Silva (+125)
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