Mike Perry vs Tim Means Pick, 11/21/2020 Predictions UFC 255 Odds
Mike Perry vs Tim Means
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Mike Perry will enter the Octagon with Tim Means at UFC 255 on Saturday, November 21, 2020. The opening odds have Perry coming in at -150 while Means is at +130.
Mike "Platinum" Perry will be looking to add a win to his career total of 14-6-0. The 29-year-old steps on the scale at 170 lbs and stands in at 5'10". The orthodox fighter reaches 71". Tim "The Dirty Bird" Means measures in at 6'2" and is weighing in at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a mark of 30-12-1. The 36-year-old stretches 75". Regarding significant strikes, Mike Perry lands 4.36 per min and Tim Means is connecting on 4.92 significant strikes per min. Perry is connecting on 48% of the significant strikes he attempts and Means connects on 46%. In terms of defending in the cage, "Platinum" absorbs 4.41 significant strikes per minute and "The Dirty Bird" absorbs 3.53. Perry also defends 56% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction while Means stops 61% of the shots thrown.
Concerning takedowns, Mike Perry is not as effective of a wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 0.66 times per 15 min. Perry is getting his opponent to the mat on 46% of his tries and is defending 76% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Means is finishing his takedown tries on 42% of his takedown attempts and is defending 63% of the tries against him. Regarding submission attempts, Perry is less apt at going for the finish by going for 0.1 submissions per 3 rds while Means attempts 0.2 submissions per 15 min.
In his previous fight, Mike Perry fought Mickey Gall and ended up getting the victory by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Gall landed 59 of 111 total strikes attempted in that fight. Perry walked away from this fight having landed 103 of 158 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Gall landed 55 of 106, which means his percentage was 51%. He landed 39 of 89 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side, Perry ended up landing 58% of his significant strikes by landing 76 of 131. Out of those significant strikes, he was 49 of 98 to the head. 92% of the significant strikes landed by Gall and 67% of them landed by Perry were tallied at a distance.
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In the last fight for Tim Means, he faced off with Laureano Staropoli and took home the victory by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Staropoli connected on 98% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Means landed 71% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Means ended up landing 57% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 85 of 147. He ended up landing 55 of 115 significant strikes aimed at the head. Staropoli landed 71 of 161 significant strikes in that fight. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he ended up landing 47 of 121 directed at the head. In relation to total strikes thrown in that contest, Staropoli connected on 81 of 172 while Means landed 126 of 189 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch out for
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Mauricio Rua squares up against Paul Craig. Rua looks to add a win to his total of 27-11-1. The 38-year-old is fighting at 205 lbs and measures 6'1". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 76". Craig measures in at 6'3" and steps on the scale at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a mark of 13-4-1. The 32-year-old has a reach of 76". In terms of takedowns, Mauricio Rua takes his opponents down 2.17 times per 15 min and Paul Craig is able to score a takedown 1.61 times per 3 rounds. When talking about striking, Rua lands an average of 3.63 strikes per min and is landing 50% of the strikes that he throws. The other guy in this fight is Paul Craig, who lands 48% of the strikes he attempts and connects on 2.30 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Brandon Royval is set to enter the Octagon with Brandon Moreno. Moreno steps into the Octagon with a record of 17-5-1. The 26-year-old is weighing in at 125 lbs and stands in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 70". Royval comes in at 5'9" and is fighting at 125 lbs. The southpaw fighter holds a career mark of 12-4-0. The 28-year-old has an arm span of 68". When it comes to takedowns, Brandon Moreno prevents 69% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 40% of his tries. Royval is taking his opponents down on 54% of the attempts he tries and curbs 63% of the takedowns his opponents try. Concerning striking, Moreno takes 2.94 strikes per min while he lands 3.00 strikes per minute. Royval, moreover, is taking 2.77 strikes/minute and is connecting on 3.90 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Tim Means (+130)
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