Eryk Anders vs Krzysztof Jotko Predictions, Picks, UFC Fight Night Odds
Eryk Anders vs Krzysztof Jotko
UFC Fight Night
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Eryk Anders will take on Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday, May 16, 2020. The odds have Anders priced at +130 while Jotko is priced at -150.
Eryk "Ya Boi" Anders has a mark of 13-4-0. The 33-year-old records a weight of 185 lbs and comes in at 6'1". The southpaw fighter extends his reach 75". Krzysztof Jotko comes in at 6'1" and tips the scales at 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter comes into this fight with a mark of 21-4-0. The 30-year-old stretches 77". With respect to significant strikes, Eryk Anders is landing 3.06 per minute and Krzysztof Jotko connects on 2.84 significant strikes per min. Anders is connecting on 45% of the significant strikes he attempts and Jotko is landing 44%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, "Ya Boi" allows 4.15 significant strikes per min while Jotko allows 1.81. Anders also stops 52% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way while Jotko defends against 58% of the shots thrown in his direction.
Concerning grappling, Eryk Anders is the more apt wrestler as he takes his opponents to the mat 1.51 times per 3 rounds. Anders is scoring a takedown on 40% of the times he tries and thwarting 76% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Jotko is taking his opponents to the mat on 40% of his takedown tries and is stuffing 85% of the tries against him. When it comes to subbing the opposition, Anders is the more skilled technician by attempting 0.3 submissions per 15 min while Jotko attempts 0.1 submissions per 3 rds.
In his last fight, Eryk Anders faced Gerald Meerschaert and ended up getting the win via split decision in round 3. Meerschaert landed 72 of 202 total strikes that he let go. Anders walked away from this fight having landed 64 of 178 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Meerschaert landed 72 of 202, giving him a percentage of 35%. He finished the fight landing 56 of 185 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Anders landed 35% of his significant strikes by connecting on 64 of 178. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he was 31 of 132 pointed at the head. 98% of the significant strikes landed by Meerschaert and 95% of them connected on by Anders were tallied at distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Krzysztof Jotko, he squared up with Marc-Andre Barriault and wound up taking home the win via split decision in round 3. Barriault ended up landing 46% of his significant strikes at distance and Jotko ended up connecting on 47% of his significant strikes at distance. Jotko landed 34% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 40 of 117. He ended up connecting on 20 of 92 significant strikes aimed at the head. Barriault ended up connecting on 39 of 77 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he landed 18 of 51 directed at the head. In regard to total strikes that he threw in that fight, Barriault ended up connecting on 62 of 102 and Jotko connected on 98 of 181 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Song Yadong faces off against Marlon Vera. Yadong will be looking to add a victory to his total of 15-4-1. The 22-year-old will fight at 145 lbs and stands 5'8". The orthodox fighter stretches 67". Vera stands 5'8" and records a weight of 145 lbs. The switch fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 15-5-1. The 27-year-old has a wingspan of 70". In the grappling category, Song Yadong gets a takedown 0.97 times per 3 rds and Marlon Vera takes his opponents down 0.76 times per 15 min. When talking about striking, Yadong connects on 3.54 strikes per min and landing 38% of the strikes that he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is Marlon Vera, who connects on 47% of the strikes that he throws and lands 3.43 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Miguel Baeza is set to encounter Matt Brown. Brown holds a record of 24-16-0. The 39-year-old tips the scales at 170 lbs and stands 6'0". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 75". Baeza stands in at 6'2" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a record of 8-0-0. The 27-year-old has an arm span of 74". In terms of grappling, Matt Brown is able to curb 63% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is scoring a takedown on 47% of the times he tries. Baeza is finishing his takedowns on 33% of his attempts and prevents 90% of the takedowns his opponents try. With reference to striking, Brown is absorbing 2.58 strikes per min while he deals 3.75 per minute. Baeza, moreover, absorbs 4.30 strikes per minute and lands 4.26 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Eryk Anders (+130)
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