Felice Herrig vs Virna Jandiroba Picks and Predictions 8-15-2020 UFC 252 Odds
Felice Herrig vs Virna Jandiroba
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Felice Herrig will face off with Virna Jandiroba at UFC 252 on Saturday, August 15, 2020. The moneyline has Herrig coming in at +255 while Jandiroba is coming in at -310.
Felice "Lil Bulldog" Herrig comes into this fight with a mark of 14-8-0. The 35-year-old records a weight of 115 lbs and measures 5'4". The orthodox fighter reaches 65". Virna "Carcara" Jandiroba measures 5'3" and records a weight of 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a record of 15-1-0. The 32-year-old stretches 64". Regarding significant strikes, Felice Herrig is connecting on 3.69 per minute and Virna Jandiroba connects on 1.13 significant strikes per min. Herrig is connecting on 36% of the significant strikes she attempts and Jandiroba lands 42%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, "Lil Bulldog" takes 4.89 significant strikes per min and "Carcara" takes 1.60. Herrig also prevents 50% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Jandiroba thwarts 58% of the shots thrown.
In terms of wrestling, Felice Herrig is not as effective of a wrestler as she takes her opponents to the mat 1.20 times per 3 rounds. Herrig is scoring a takedown on 30% of her tries and defending 76% of the takedowns her opponents try. Jandiroba is taking her opponents to the canvas on 46% of her takedown tries and is stuffing 60% of the attempts against her. In terms of submissions, Herrig is less apt at going for the finish by trying 0.9 subs per 15 min while Jandiroba tries 2.1 subs per 15 min.
In her last bout, Felice Herrig squared up with Michelle Waterson and ended up taking the loss by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Waterson ended up landing 131 of 163 total strikes that she let go. Herrig walked away from this fight having landed 70 of 126 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Waterson ended up landing 76 of 107, which means her percentage was 71%. She finished the fight landing 47 of 73 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Herrig ended up landing 51% of her significant strikes by connecting on 51 of 100. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she was 15 of 51 aimed at the head. 21% of the significant strikes landed by Waterson and 37% of them landed by Herrig were thrown at a distance.
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In the last fight for Virna Jandiroba, she squared up with Mallory Martin and took home the victory by way of rear naked choke in round 2. Martin landed 77% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance while Jandiroba landed 71% of her significant strikes at distance. Jandiroba ended up landing 35% of her significant strikes attempted by landing 7 of 20. She ended up connecting on 4 of 15 significant strikes directed at the head. Martin ended up connecting on 9 of 30 significant strikes in that fight. Out of those significant strikes, she landed 6 of 27 to the head. Discussing total strikes that she let go, Martin ended up landing 17 of 39 while Jandiroba ended up landing 20 of 35 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch out for
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Ashley Yoder fights Livinha Souza. Yoder will be looking to add a win to her record of 7-5-0. The 32-year-old records a weight of 115 lbs and measures in at 5'7". The southpaw fighter reaches 69". Souza stands in at 5'3" and is fighting at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a mark of 13-2-0. The 29-year-old reaches 63". In terms of takedowns, Ashley Yoder is able to score a takedown 1.33 times per 3 rounds while Livinha Souza takes her opponents to the mat 3.35 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Yoder lands an average of 3.10 strikes/minute and landing 42% of the strikes that she throws. On the other side of the cage we have Livinha Souza, who is landing 37% of the strikes she attempts and connects on 1.79 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Daniel Cormier is set to take on Stipe Miocic. Miocic will be looking to add a victory to his career total of 19-3-0. The 37-year-old will fight at 240 lbs and stands 6'4". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 80". Cormier comes in at 5'11" and records a weight of 235 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 22-2-0. The 41-year-old has a wingspan of 72". Concerning wrestling, Stipe Miocic curbs 73% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is taking his opponents to the mat on 37% of the times he tries. Cormier is taking his opponents to the mat on 44% of the tries he takes and is able to thwart 77% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. With regard to striking, Miocic is absorbing 3.69 strikes/minute while he is connecting on 4.95 strikes/minute. Cormier, notwithstanding, takes 2.75 strikes/minute and dishes out 4.25 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Felice Herrig (+255)
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