Da-Un Jung vs Sam Alvey Pick, 10/24/2020 Predictions UFC 254 Odds
Da-Un Jung vs Sam Alvey
Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Da-Un Jung will face off with Sam Alvey at UFC 254 on Saturday, October 24, 2020. The odds have Jung priced at -345 while Alvey is at +285.
Da-Un "Sseda" Jung comes into this fight with a record of 13-2-0. The 26-year-old records a weight of 205 lbs and measures 6'4". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 78". Sam "Smile'N" Alvey stands 6'2" and weighs in at 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter holds a career mark of 33-14-0. The 34-year-old has a reach of 75". In terms of significant strikes, Da-Un Jung is connecting on 6.59 per min and Sam Alvey connects on 3.11 significant strikes per minute. Jung connects on 43% of the significant strikes he attempts and Alvey is connecting on 45%. When it comes to defending themselves, "Sseda" absorbs 7.05 significant strikes per min and "Smile'N" absorbs 3.22. Jung also defends 47% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way and Alvey curbs 55% of the shots thrown in his direction.
In the grappling category, Da-Un Jung is the not as competent as a wrestler as he scores a takedown 0.40 times per 15 minutes. Jung is scoring a takedown on 10% of his attempts and is stopping 83% of the takedowns his opponents try. Alvey is getting his opponent to the mat on 16% of the takedowns he tries and stopping 81% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. When it comes to subbing the opposition, Jung is the more experienced submission fighter by attempting 1.1 submissions per 3 rounds while Alvey looks to get 0.7 submissions per 3 rounds.
The last time he fought, Da-Un Jung went up against Mike Rodriguez and wound up getting the victory by a punch to the head in round 1. Rodriguez ended up landing 4 of 8 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Jung walked away from this fight having landed 5 of 10 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Rodriguez landed 4 of 8, which gave him a percentage of 50%. He landed 0 of 1 significant strikes to the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Jung landed 50% of his significant strikes by sticking 5 of 10. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he connected on 5 of 10 aimed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes landed by Rodriguez and 20% of them connected on by Jung were thrown at a distance.
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In the last fight for Sam Alvey, he battled Ryan Spann and walked away with a loss via split decision in round 3. Spann ended up connecting on 94% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Alvey ended up connecting on 80% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Alvey connected on 52% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 57 of 108. He ended up landing 40 of 90 significant strikes directed at the head. Spann landed 51 of 115 significant strikes in that fight. Out of those significant strikes, he landed 41 of 102 aimed at the head. In relation to total strikes that he let go, Spann ended up connecting on 52 of 116 while Alvey landed 103 of 156 total strikes.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Joel Alvarez fights Alexander Yakovlev. Alvarez comes into this bout with a mark of 17-2-0. The 26-year-old is weighing in at 155 lbs and measures 6'3". The orthodox fighter reaches 77". Yakovlev comes in at 6'3" and is weighing in at 155 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the cage holding a record of 24-9-1. The 36-year-old extends his reach 74". When it comes to grappling, Joel Alvarez is able to score a takedown 0.60 times per 15 minutes while Alexander Yakovlev takes his opponents to the mat 1.56 times per 15 min. Regarding striking, Alvarez lands an average of 3.03 strikes per minute and connecting on 36% of the strikes that he attempts. Joining him in the Octagon is Alexander Yakovlev, who is landing 47% of the strikes he has tried and lands an average of 1.79 per min.
Another bout to watch is when Justin Gaethje is set to square up in the Octagon against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov will be looking to add a victory to his record of 28-0-0. The 32-year-old is weighing in at 155 lbs and stands in at 5'10". The orthodox fighter reaches 70". Gaethje measures 5'11" and steps on the scale at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his record of 22-2-0. The 31-year-old has a reach of 70". When it comes to takedowns, Khabib Nurmagomedov curbs 84% of the takedowns fighters have attempted and is scoring a takedown on 47% of his attempts. Gaethje is finishing his takedown tries on 10% of the tries he takes and is able to defend against 80% of takedowns his opponents have tried. In the category of striking, Nurmagomedov is taking 1.65 strikes/minute while he deals 4.11 strikes per minute. Gaethje, on the contrary, takes 8.37 strikes/min and connects on 7.74 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Da-Un Jung (-345)
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