Jim Miller vs Vinc Pichel Picks and Predictions 8-15-2020 UFC 252 Odds
Jim Miller vs Vinc Pichel
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Jim Miller will face off against Vinc Pichel at UFC 252 at UFC Apex on Saturday, August 15, 2020. The opening odds have Miller at +105 while Pichel is priced at -125.
Jim "A-10" Miller walks into the cage with a mark of 32-14-0. The 36-year-old will fight at 155 lbs and stands 5'8". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 71". Vinc "From Hell" Pichel stands 5'10" and is weighing in at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a mark of 12-2-0. The 37-year-old stretches 72". Regarding significant strikes, Jim Miller connects on 2.81 per minute and Vinc Pichel lands 3.29 significant strikes per minute. Miller connects on 40% of the significant strikes he tries while Pichel is connecting on 45%. Concerning the fighter's defense, "A-10" takes 3.00 significant strikes per minute while "From Hell" absorbs 2.55. Miller also stops 59% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way while Pichel is able to deflect 56% of the shots thrown in his direction.
When it comes to grappling, Jim Miller is not as efficient of a grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 1.68 times per 15 min. Miller is getting his opponent to the mat on 41% of his attempts and is stuffing 46% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Pichel is getting his opponent to the mat on 60% of the takedowns he attempts and stuffing 22% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Miller is the more skilled of the two fighters by attempting 1.9 finishes per 15 min while Pichel tries 0.4 finishes per 3 rds.
In his last fight, Jim Miller went up against Roosevelt Roberts and took home the win by an armbar from bottom guard in round 1. Roberts landed 7 of 8 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Miller finished this fight landing 9 of 10 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Roberts ended up landing 1 of 2, giving him a percentage of 50%. He landed 1 of 1 significant strikes to the head. On the other side, Miller landed 66% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 2 of 3. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he landed 0 of 1 aimed at the head. 50% of the significant strikes landed by Roberts and 50% of them landed by Miller were done at a distance.
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In the last bout for Vinc Pichel, he fought Roosevelt Roberts as well and took home the victory via unanimous decision in round 3. Roberts connected on 83% of his significant strikes at distance while Pichel ended up landing 43% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Pichel ended up landing 59% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 60 of 101. He ended up connecting on 29 of 55 significant strikes directed at the head. Roberts landed 31 of 87 significant strikes in that contest. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 22 of 75 aimed at the head. Regarding total strikes attempted in that fight, Roberts connected on 34 of 90 while Pichel ended up connecting on 81 of 122 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Felice Herrig squares up with Virna Jandiroba. 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". 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". In terms of takedowns, Felice Herrig is able to score a takedown 1.20 times per 3 rounds and Virna Jandiroba takes her opponents to the canvas 4.23 times per 3 rds. When talking about striking, Herrig connects for an average of 3.69 strikes per minute and connecting on 36% of the strikes that she throws. On the other side of the cage we have Virna Jandiroba, who lands 42% of the strikes she has thrown and is landing 1.13 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Livinha Souza is set to enter the Octagon against Ashley Yoder. 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". Concerning grappling, Ashley Yoder deflects 66% of the takedowns her opponents go for and is getting her opponent to the mat on 38% of her tries. Souza is taking her opponents down on 50% of the tries she takes and is able to thwart 25% of all takedown attempts. In the matter of striking, Yoder takes 3.56 strikes per min and she is dealing 3.10 strikes per minute. Souza, on the other hand, is taking 3.45 strikes/min and connects on 1.79 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Vinc Pichel (-125)
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