Gavin Tucker vs Justin Jaynes Picks and Predictions 8-8-2020 UFC Vegas 6 Odds
Gavin Tucker vs Justin Jaynes
UFC Vegas 6
Saturday, August 8, 2020
Gavin Tucker will enter the Octagon against Justin Jaynes at UFC Vegas 6 at UFC Apex on Saturday, August 8, 2020. The opener has Tucker priced at -120 while Jaynes is coming in at +100.
Gavin "Guv'nor" Tucker steps into the cage holding a mark of 11-1-0. The 34-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and measures 5'6". The southpaw fighter has an arm span of 66". Justin "The Guitar Hero" Jaynes comes in at 5'7" and weighs 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a mark of 16-4-0. The 30-year-old has a wingspan of 68". In the category of significant strikes, Gavin Tucker lands 2.66 per minute and Justin Jaynes lands 23.41 significant strikes per min. Tucker lands 37% of the significant strikes he tries and Jaynes is connecting on 53%. When it comes to the fighter's defense, "Guv'nor" allows 4.04 significant strikes per min and "The Guitar Hero" allows 5.85. Tucker also curbs 58% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way while Jaynes thwarts 73% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
In terms of wrestling, Gavin Tucker is the more efficient grappler as he takes his opponents down 2.08 times per 15 min. Tucker is scoring a takedown on 33% of the times he tries and is defending 33% of all takedowns attempted on him. Jaynes is finishing his takedown tries on 10% of the takedowns he tries and stuffing 10% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Tucker is the more capable fighter by attempting 1 finish per 3 rds while Jaynes tries 0.5 subs per 15 min.
In his last bout, Gavin Tucker fought SeungWoo Choi and took home the win by way of rear naked choke in round 3. Choi landed 42 of 116 total strikes attempted in that contest. Tucker walked away from this fight having landed 49 of 77 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Choi landed 23 of 96, giving him a percentage of 23%. He ended up landing 11 of 74 significant strikes to the head. Statistically, Tucker ended up landing 59% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 37 of 62. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 21 of 40 pointed at the head. 56% of the significant strikes connected on by Choi and 64% of them landed by Tucker were thrown at a distance.
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In the last fight for Justin Jaynes, he squared up with Frank Camacho and wound up getting the win via a punch to the head in round 1. Camacho landed 90% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Jaynes connected on 62% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Jaynes ended up landing 53% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 16 of 30. He landed 14 of 28 significant strikes directed at the head. Camacho landed 4 of 15 significant strikes in that contest. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he connected on 4 of 14 aimed at the head. In relation to the strikes he fired off in this contest, Camacho was 4 of 15 while Jaynes landed 16 of 30 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights on the card to watch out for
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Yana Kunitskaya faces off with Julija Stoliarenko. Kunitskaya steps into the cage with a record of 12-5-0. The 30-year-old is fighting at 135 lbs and stands 5'6". The orthodox fighter stretches 68". Stoliarenko stands 5'7" and steps on the scale at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a mark of 9-4-1. The 27-year-old reaches 66". Regarding grappling, Yana Kunitskaya is able to score a takedown 2.39 times per 15 minutes and Julija Stoliarenko is able to score a takedown 0.30 times per 15 minutes. In terms of striking, Kunitskaya is landing 5.05 strikes per min and landing 52% of her attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage we have Julija Stoliarenko, who lands 36% of the strikes she has thrown and connects for an average of 3.80 per min.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Aleksei Oleinik is set to enter the Octagon with Derrick Lewis. Lewis walks into the cage with a mark of 23-7-0. The 35-year-old tips the scales at 260 lbs and comes in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 79". Oleinik measures in at 6'2" and tips the scales at 240 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 59-13-1. The 43-year-old has an arm span of 80". Regarding takedowns, Derrick Lewis is stopping 53% of the takedowns fighters have attempted and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 24% of his tries. Oleinik is finishing his takedowns on 46% of the tries he takes and is able to deflect 35% of all takedown tries against him. In the category of striking, Lewis is absorbing 2.14 strikes per min while he deals 2.53 per min. Oleinik, moreover, is absorbing 3.30 strikes per minute and connects on 3.72 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Gavin Tucker (-120)
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