Gavin Tucker vs Billy Quarantillo Pick, 12/12/2020 Predictions UFC 256 Odds
Gavin Tucker vs Billy Quarantillo
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Gavin Tucker will take on Billy Quarantillo at UFC 256 on Saturday, December 12, 2020. The opening odds have Tucker at +145 while Quarantillo is at -165.
Gavin "Guv'nor" Tucker looks to add a win to his career record of 12-1-0. The 34-year-old tips the scales at 145 lbs and measures 5'6". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 66". Billy Quarantillo stands in at 5'10" and is weighing in at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his record of 15-2-0. The 32-year-old has an arm span of 70". With respect to significant strikes, Gavin Tucker is landing 3.67 per minute while Billy Quarantillo lands 7.51 significant strikes per minute. Tucker is landing 39% of the significant strikes he throws while Quarantillo lands 71%. In terms of defending themselves, "Guv'nor" absorbs 3.93 significant strikes per min and Quarantillo absorbs 3.45. Tucker also thwarts 58% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt while Quarantillo thwarts 46% of the strikes thrown his way.
In the grappling category, Gavin Tucker is the more efficient grappler as he takes his opponents down 1.91 times per 15 min. Tucker is scoring a takedown on 35% of his tries and is stopping 40% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Quarantillo is scoring a takedown on 38% of the takedowns he attempts and stopping 66% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding going for the sub, Tucker is the lesser skilled of the two fighters by trying 1.9 submissions per 15 minutes while Quarantillo looks to get 2.4 submissions per 15 minutes.
The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Gavin Tucker faced Justin Jaynes and wound up getting the win by rear naked choke in round 3. Jaynes landed 42 of 103 total strikes that he let go. Tucker finished this fight landing 88 of 212 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Jaynes ended up landing 41 of 101, which gave him a rate of 40%. He ended up landing 30 of 84 significant strikes to the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Tucker ended up landing 41% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 87 of 211. Out of those significant strikes, he was 61 of 177 aimed at the head. 75% of the significant strikes connected on by Jaynes and 98% of them connected on by Tucker were tallied at distance.
In the last bout for Billy Quarantillo, he went up against Kyle Nelson and wound up getting the win via a punch to the head in round 3. Nelson landed 76% of his significant strikes at distance and Quarantillo ended up landing 87% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Quarantillo ended up connecting on 52% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 79 of 150. He connected on 52 of 117 significant strikes to the head. Nelson ended up landing 56 of 114 significant strikes in that contest. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 40 of 91 aimed at the head. Regarding total strikes that he threw in that fight, Nelson connected on 62 of 120 and Quarantillo was 112 of 185 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Chase Hooper squares up with Peter Barrett. Hooper steps into the cage holding a record of 9-1-1. The 21-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and stands 6'1". The southpaw fighter has an arm span of 74". Barrett measures in at 5'10" and is fighting at 145 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 11-4-0. The 34-year-old reaches 73". In the grappling category, Chase Hooper takes his opponents to the canvas 0.43 times per 3 rds and Peter Barrett is able to score a takedown 2.00 times per 15 minutes. When it comes to striking, Hooper lands 4.46 strikes per min and is connecting on 44% of his attempted strikes. The other guy in this fight is Peter Barrett, who is connecting on 63% of the strikes he attempts and connects on 4.40 per minute.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Virna Jandiroba is set to square up with Mackenzie Dern. Dern has a mark of 9-1-0. The 27-year-old is fighting at 115 lbs and stands 5'4". The orthodox fighter reaches 63". Jandiroba measures 5'3" and is fighting at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to her career total of 16-1-0. The 32-year-old extends her reach 64". Regarding takedowns, Mackenzie Dern is stopping 10% of the takedowns her opponents go for and is getting her opponent to the mat on 7% of the times she tries. Jandiroba is finishing her takedown tries on 50% of the tries she takes and prevents 60% of all takedown attempts. In the category of striking, Dern is taking 3.66 strikes/min while she is dealing 3.07 strikes/minute. Jandiroba, at the same time, is absorbing 1.52 strikes/min and deals 1.22 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Gavin Tucker (+145)
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