Jimmy Crute vs Modestas Bukauskas Pick, 10/17/2020 Predictions UFC Fight Island 6 Odds
Jimmy Crute vs Modestas Bukauskas
UFC Fight Island 6
Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Jimmy Crute will face off against Modestas Bukauskas at UFC Fight Island 6 on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The moneyline has Crute coming in at -310 while Bukauskas is at +255.
Jimmy Crute walks into the Octagon with a record of 11-1-0. The 24-year-old steps on the scale at 205 lbs and comes in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 74". Modestas "The Baltic Gladiator" Bukauskas stands 6'3" and weighs 205 lbs. The switch fighter looks to add a victory to his career total of 11-2-0. The 26-year-old has an arm span of 78". Regarding significant strikes, Jimmy Crute is landing 4.08 per minute and Modestas Bukauskas is connecting on 3.60 significant strikes per min. Crute connects on 55% of the significant strikes he throws while Bukauskas is landing 36%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, Crute absorbs 2.23 significant strikes per min while "The Baltic Gladiator" absorbs 4.60. Crute also defends against 53% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him and Bukauskas is able to curb 50% of the shots thrown his way.
When it comes to grappling, Jimmy Crute is the more efficient grappler as he is able to score a takedown 4.63 times per 15 minutes. Crute is getting his opponent to the mat on 81% of his attempts and stuffing 60% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Bukauskas is taking his opponents down on 10% of the takedowns he attempts and stopping 90% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding sub attempts, Crute is the more experienced submission fighter by trying 2.6 submissions per 3 rounds while Bukauskas attempts 0.7 submissions per 15 minutes.
In his previous fight, Jimmy Crute faced Michal Oleksiejczuk and ended up getting the victory in the fight by way of a kimura from side control in round 1. Oleksiejczuk ended up landing 7 of 10 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Crute walked away from this fight having landed 13 of 23 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Oleksiejczuk landed 3 of 6, which gave him a rate of 50%. He finished the fight landing 3 of 6 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side, Crute ended up landing 25% of his significant strikes by connecting on 2 of 8. Of all the significant strikes, he was 2 of 7 pointed at the head.
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In the last bout for Modestas Bukauskas, he went up against Andreas Michailidis and took home the win by way of referree stoppage in round 1. Michailidis landed 100% of his significant strikes at distance while Bukauskas ended up connecting on 61% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Bukauskas ended up connecting on 36% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 18 of 49. He landed 11 of 40 significant strikes to the head. Michailidis landed 23 of 46 significant strikes in that contest. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he ended up landing 8 of 26 aimed at the head. In terms of total strikes that he let go in that contest, Michailidis ended up connecting on 23 of 46 while Bukauskas ended up connecting on 18 of 49 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
One more match to look forward to is when Claudio Silva squares up with James Krause. Silva looks to add a victory to his record of 14-1-0. The 38-year-old weighs 170 lbs and measures 5'11". The southpaw fighter reaches 71". Krause comes in at 6'2" and will fight at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 27-9-0. The 34-year-old reaches 73". When it comes to grappling, Claudio Silva scores a takedown 3.32 times per 3 rds and James Krause takes his opponents to the mat 1.05 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Silva lands an average of 2.80 strikes/minute and is connecting on 51% of the strikes that he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is James Krause, who is connecting on 48% of the strikes he has attempted and connects on 4.65 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Jonathan Martinez is set to go up against Thomas Almeida. Almeida looks to add a win to his total of 22-3-0. The 29-year-old is fighting at 145 lbs and stands in at 5'7". The southpaw fighter has an arm span of 70". Martinez measures in at 5'8" and is weighing in at 145 lbs. The southpaw fighter comes into this bout with a record of 12-3-0. The 26-year-old reaches 70". Concerning grappling, Thomas Almeida is able to curb 75% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 10% of his tries. Martinez is taking his opponents down on 37% of the tries he takes and prevents 46% of all takedown attempts. In the category of striking, Almeida takes 4.65 strikes/minute and he connects on 5.66 strikes per minute. Martinez, moreover, takes 3.46 strikes/min and connects on 4.22 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Modestas Bukauskas (+255)
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