Ovince Saint Preux vs Alonzo Menifield Picks and Predictions 8-22-2020 UFC Vegas 7 Odds
Ovince Saint Preux vs Alonzo Menifield
UFC Vegas 7
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Ovince Saint Preux will face off with Alonzo Menifield at UFC Vegas 7 on Saturday, August 22, 2020. The line has Preux priced at +105 while Menifield is at -125.
Ovince Saint Preux steps into the cage holding a record of 24-14-0. The 37-year-old will fight at 205 lbs and stands 6'3". The southpaw fighter stretches 80". Alonzo Menifield measures 6'0" and is fighting at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 9-1-0. The 32-year-old stretches 76". In terms of significant strikes, Ovince Saint Preux is landing 2.60 per minute and Alonzo Menifield is connecting on 3.75 significant strikes per min. Saint Preux is landing 46% of the significant strikes he throws while Menifield is landing 47%. In terms of defending in the Octagon, Saint Preux absorbs 2.91 significant strikes per min and Menifield allows 3.75. Saint Preux also defends against 45% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way while Menifield is able to curb 40% of the strikes thrown his way.
In terms of takedowns, Ovince Saint Preux is the more efficient wrestler as he takes his opponents to the mat 1.27 times per 3 rounds. Saint Preux is scoring a takedown on 40% of his tries and stuffing 65% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Menifield is finishing his takedown tries on 10% of his takedown attempts and stopping 85% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Saint Preux is the more skilled fighter by going for 0.6 finishes per 3 rds while Menifield goes for 0.3 finishes per 15 min.
In his previous bout, Ovince Saint Preux fought Ben Rothwell and ended up losing the fight via split decision in round 3. Rothwell ended up landing 86 of 142 total strikes that he threw in that contest. Preux ended the night having landed 46 of 87 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Rothwell landed 56 of 110, which gave him a rate of 50%. He landed 37 of 89 significant strikes to the head. On the other side, Preux ended up landing 51% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 42 of 82. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he landed 27 of 62 aimed at the head. 71% of the significant strikes connected on by Rothwell and 78% of them connected on by Preux were thrown at a distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Alonzo Menifield, he fought Devin Clark and wound up walking away in defeat via unanimous decision in round 3. Clark ended up connecting on 26% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Menifield ended up connecting on 33% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Menifield ended up landing 45% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 39 of 85. He connected on 31 of 75 significant strikes directed at the head. Clark ended up landing 79 of 124 significant strikes in that fight. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 23 of 67 to the head. Relating to total strikes attempted in that fight, Clark connected on 150 of 198 and Menifield landed 54 of 103 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Marcin Prachnio fights Mike Rodriguez. Prachnio has a record of 13-4-0. The 32-year-old steps on the scale at 205 lbs and comes in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 74". Rodriguez stands 6'4" and weighs 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter has a career mark of 10-4-0. The 31-year-old extends his reach 82". In terms of takedowns, Marcin Prachnio takes his opponents to the canvas 0.40 times per 15 min while Mike Rodriguez is averaging a takedown 0.70 times per 15 minutes. In the striking category, Prachnio lands 2.39 strikes/min and connects on 39% of the strikes that he throws. The other fighter in this bout is Mike Rodriguez, who is connecting on 52% of the strikes he has tried and connects for an average of 4.30 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Joe Solecki is set to face off with Austin Hubbard. Hubbard steps into the Octagon with a record of 12-4-0. The 28-year-old weighs in at 155 lbs and measures 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 71". Solecki measures in at 5'9" and will fight at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a record of 9-2-0. The 26-year-old has a reach of 70". Regarding wrestling, Austin Hubbard is preventing 50% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is finishing his takedowns on 60% of the times he tries. Solecki is finishing his takedown tries on 83% of his tries and prevents 10% of the takedowns his opponents try. Concerning striking, Hubbard is taking 2.53 strikes per min while he is connecting on 3.53 strikes/minute. Solecki, on the contrary, takes 0.64 strikes/minute and is dealing 3.67 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Alonzo Menifield (-125)
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