Luke Sanders vs Nate Maness Pick, 11/28/2020 Predictions UFC Vegas 15 Odds
Luke Sanders vs Nate Maness
UFC Vegas 15
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Luke Sanders will enter the Octagon with Nate Maness at UFC Vegas 15 on Saturday, November 28, 2020. The opening line has Sanders priced at -155 while Maness is priced at +135.
Luke "Cool Hand" Sanders will be looking to add a win to his career record of 13-3-0. The 34-year-old is weighing in at 135 lbs and stands in at 5'6". The southpaw fighter reaches 67". Nate "Mayhem" Maness comes in at 5'10" and will fight at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 12-1-0. The 29-year-old stretches 72". Regarding significant strikes, Luke Sanders is landing 6.00 per min while Nate Maness is landing 1.40 significant strikes per min. Sanders is connecting on 51% of the significant strikes he tries and Maness is connecting on 42%. Regarding defending in the cage, "Cool Hand" absorbs 4.05 significant strikes per minute and "Mayhem" takes 3.27. Sanders also thwarts 54% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Maness prevents 37% of the shots thrown in his direction.
Concerning takedowns, Luke Sanders is the lesser skilled grappler as he is averaging a takedown 0.37 times per 3 rounds. Sanders is getting his opponent to the mat on 25% of his tries and defending 70% of all takedown attempts. Maness is taking his opponents down on 40% of the takedowns he attempts and stopping 87% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Sanders is the more apt fighter by trying 0.4 subs per 15 min while Maness goes for 0.2 subs per 3 rounds.
In his previous bout, Luke Sanders went up against Renan Barao and wound up taking home the victory by a punch to the head in round 2. Barao landed 41 of 79 total strikes attempted in that fight. Sanders finished this fight landing 41 of 78 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Barao ended up landing 40 of 78, which means his percentage was 51%. He finished the fight landing 10 of 33 significant strikes to the head. Statistically, Sanders landed 52% of his significant strikes by landing 39 of 75. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 26 of 58 pointed at the head. 85% of the significant strikes connected on by Barao and 87% of them connected on by Sanders were tallied at a distance.
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In the last bout for Nate Maness, he faced off with Johnny Munoz and wound up getting the victory by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Munoz ended up connecting on 32% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Maness ended up connecting on 33% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Maness ended up connecting on 42% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 21 of 50. He ended up connecting on 9 of 37 significant strikes to the head. Munoz ended up landing 49 of 78 significant strikes in that contest. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he ended up connecting on 18 of 34 aimed at the head. Regarding total strikes thrown, Munoz landed 129 of 168 and Maness landed 158 of 194 total strikes.
Other bouts to watch
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Ashlee Evans-Smith squares up in the Octagon against Norma Dumont. Evans-Smith has a career record of 6-4-0. The 33-year-old records a weight of 125 lbs and stands in at 5'8". The orthodox fighter stretches 67". Dumont stands 5'7" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a record of 4-1-0. The 30-year-old extends her reach 67". When it comes to grappling, Ashlee Evans-Smith gets a takedown 1.30 times per 3 rounds and Norma Dumont takes her opponents to the canvas 4.27 times per 15 min. Regarding striking, Evans-Smith is landing 4.86 strikes per min and is landing 35% of the strikes that she throws. Joining her in the Octagon is Norma Dumont, who connects on 31% of the strikes she has attempted and connects on 1.42 per min.
One more can't miss bout is when Rachael Ostovich is set to square up in the Octagon with Gina Mazany. Mazany will be looking to add a win to her record of 6-4-0. The 32-year-old weighs 125 lbs and measures in at 5'6". The southpaw fighter reaches 68". Ostovich measures in at 5'3" and is fighting at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a mark of 4-5-0. The 29-year-old extends her reach 62". Regarding wrestling, Gina Mazany is thwarting 20% of the takedowns her opponents go for and is scoring a takedown on 70% of her tries. Ostovich is finishing her takedown tries on 33% of her tries and is able to defend against 80% of all takedown attempts. Concerning striking, Mazany absorbs 3.14 strikes per min and she is dealing 2.75 per minute. Ostovich, on the contrary, absorbs 3.28 strikes per minute and deals 2.32 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Luke Sanders (-155)
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