Jordan Espinosa vs David Dvorak Pick, 9/19/2020 UFC Predictions Vegas 11 Odds
Jordan Espinosa vs David Dvorak
UFC Vegas 11
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Jordan Espinosa will enter the Octagon with David Dvorak at UFC Vegas 11 on Saturday, September 19, 2020. The line has Espinosa at -109 while Dvorak is at -105.
Jordan "The Gamer" Espinosa holds a career mark of 15-7-0. The 30-year-old weighs 125 lbs and stands 5'6". The orthodox fighter stretches 69". David "Undertaker" Dvorak stands in at 5'5" and tips the scales at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career mark of 18-3-0. The 28-year-old reaches 68". In terms of significant strikes, Jordan Espinosa is landing 5.49 per minute while David Dvorak connects on 4.47 significant strikes per minute. Espinosa lands 60% of the significant strikes he throws while Dvorak lands 50%. When it comes to the fighter's defense, "The Gamer" allows 2.84 significant strikes per minute while "Undertaker" absorbs 3.00. Espinosa also stops 60% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way while Dvorak thwarts 53% of the shots thrown his way.
Concerning grappling, Jordan Espinosa is averaging more takedowns in the cage as he is averaging a takedown 1.19 times per 15 minutes. Espinosa is scoring a takedown on 30% of the times he tries and is stuffing 88% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Dvorak is taking his opponents to the mat on 10% of his takedown tries and stuffing 72% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Espinosa is the more able fighter by trying 0.3 finishes per 15 min while Dvorak looks to get 0.2 finishes per 15 min.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Jordan Espinosa faced Mark De La Rosa and took home the victory via unanimous decision in round 3. Rosa landed 43 of 127 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Espinosa ended the night having landed 188 of 254 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Rosa ended up landing 37 of 118, which means his percentage was 31%. He finished the fight landing 14 of 80 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side, Espinosa landed 68% of his significant strikes by sticking 126 of 185. Of those significant strikes, he landed 93 of 149 aimed at the head. 86% of the significant strikes landed by Rosa and 54% of them landed by Espinosa were thrown at distance.
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In the last fight for David Dvorak, he went up against Bruno Silva and wound up taking home the victory by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Silva ended up connecting on 77% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Dvorak landed 76% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Dvorak ended up connecting on 50% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 67 of 133. He connected on 35 of 86 significant strikes directed at the head. Silva ended up landing 45 of 97 significant strikes in that battle. Out of those significant strikes, he ended up landing 25 of 69 aimed at the head. In regard to total strikes attempted in that fight, Silva ended up landing 60 of 112 and Dvorak connected on 92 of 161 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Mirsad Bektic faces off against Eduardo Garagorri. Bektic looks to add a victory to his total of 13-3-0. The 29-year-old is weighing in at 145 lbs and measures 5'8". The orthodox fighter reaches 70". Garagorri stands 5'9" and records a weight of 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a record of 13-1-0. The 31-year-old stretches 70". In terms of takedowns, Mirsad Bektic takes his opponents to the canvas 3.32 times per 15 minutes and Eduardo Garagorri gets a takedown 0.79 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Bektic lands an average of 2.59 strikes/min and connects on 41% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Eduardo Garagorri, who is landing 54% of his attempted strikes and lands an average of 3.75 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Randy Costa is set to square up against Journey Newson. Newson will be looking to add a win to his record of 9-2-0. The 31-year-old is weighing in at 135 lbs and stands 5'5". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 67". Costa stands in at 5'9" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The switch fighter comes into this fight with a record of 5-1-0. The 26-year-old stretches 73". Regarding takedowns, Journey Newson curbs 5% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 10% of his tries. Costa is finishing his takedown tries on 10% of the attempts he tries and is able to deflect 95% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. In the matter of striking, Newson is taking 2.62 strikes per min while he is dealing 2.81 strikes per min. Costa, on the contrary, is taking 5.56 strikes/minute and lands 8.05 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take David Dvorak (-105)
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