Jack Hermansson vs Marvin Vettori Pick, 12/5/2020 Predictions UFC Vegas 16 Odds
Jack Hermansson vs Marvin Vettori
UFC Vegas 16
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, December 5, 2020
Jack Hermansson will take on Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 16 on Saturday, December 5, 2020. The opening odds have Hermansson coming in at +120 while Vettori is coming in at -140.
Jack "The Joker" Hermansson steps into the cage with a mark of 21-5-0. The 32-year-old records a weight of 185 lbs and comes in at 6'1". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 77". Marvin "The Italian Dream" Vettori stands in at 6'0" and weighs in at 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a win to his career total of 15-4-1. The 27-year-old has an arm span of 74". When talking about significant strikes, Jack Hermansson connects on 5.08 per min while Marvin Vettori connects on 4.33 significant strikes per min. Hermansson lands 48% of the significant strikes he attempts while Vettori is connecting on 43%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, "The Joker" absorbs 2.52 significant strikes per minute while "The Italian Dream" allows 2.76. Hermansson also stops 56% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Vettori stops 67% of the shots thrown in his direction.
In terms of takedowns, Jack Hermansson is the more skilled grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 2.19 times per 15 min. Hermansson is getting his opponent to the mat on 35% of his tries and is stuffing 73% of all takedown attempts. Vettori is getting his opponent to the mat on 47% of the takedowns he attempts and thwarting 80% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Hermansson is the more experienced submission fighter by going for 0.9 subs per 15 min while Vettori attempts 0.7 subs per 15 minutes.
The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Jack Hermansson squared up with Kelvin Gastelum and wound up taking home the win by a heel hook in round 1. Gastelum landed 1 of 5 total strikes attempted in that contest. Hermansson finished this fight landing 2 of 4 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Gastelum landed 0 of 3, which gave him a rate of 0%. Statistically, Hermansson landed 50% of his significant strikes by landing 2 of 4.
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In the last fight for Marvin Vettori, he squared up with Karl Roberson and wound up taking home the victory by rear naked choke in round 1. Roberson ended up landing 100% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Vettori connected on 4% of his significant strikes at distance. Vettori landed 70% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 45 of 64. He connected on 45 of 64 significant strikes aimed at the head. Roberson connected on 4 of 16 significant strikes in that fight. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he ended up landing 4 of 16 aimed at the head. When discussing total strikes that he threw in that fight, Roberson ended up connecting on 4 of 16 and Vettori connected on 60 of 79 total strikes.
Other fights to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Ovince Saint Preux enters the Octagon against Jamahal Hill. Saint Preux has a career record of 25-14-0. The 37-year-old is fighting at 205 lbs and measures in at 6'3". The southpaw fighter stretches 80". Hill stands 6'4" and steps on the scale at 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his total of 6-0-0. The 29-year-old has an arm span of 79". When it comes to grappling, Ovince Saint Preux gets his opposition to the mat 1.23 times per 3 rds while Jamahal Hill gets a takedown 0.50 times per 15 min. In the striking category, Saint Preux connects on 2.64 strikes per min and landing 46% of the strikes that he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is Jamahal Hill, who connects on 52% of the strikes he has tried and lands an average of 7.90 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Justin Jaynes is set to enter the Octagon against Gabriel Benitez. Benitez will be looking to add a win to his career total of 21-9-0. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 155 lbs and stands 5'8". The southpaw fighter reaches 71". Jaynes measures 5'7" and tips the scales at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 16-5-0. The 31-year-old extends his reach 68". In the category of takedowns, Gabriel Benitez thwarts 56% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is taking his opponents down on 50% of his attempts. Jaynes is finishing his takedowns on 45% of the tries he takes and stops 50% of takedowns his opponents have tried. With regard to striking, Benitez is taking 3.16 strikes/min and he is dealing 4.14 strikes/min. Jaynes, in contrast, is taking 7.34 strikes per minute and lands 4.60 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Jack Hermansson (+120)
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