Ovince Saint Preux vs Jamahal Hill Pick, 12/5/2020 Predictions UFC Vegas 16 Odds
Ovince Saint Preux vs Jamahal Hill
UFC Vegas 16
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, December 5, 2020
Ovince Saint Preux will face off with Jamahal Hill at UFC Vegas 16 on Saturday, December 5, 2020. The opening moneyline has Preux at +150 while Hill is coming in at -170.
Ovince Saint Preux has a career record of 25-14-0. The 37-year-old is fighting at 205 lbs and measures in at 6'3". The southpaw fighter stretches 80". Jamahal "Sweet Dreams" Hill stands 6'4" and steps on the scale at 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his total of 6-0-0. The 29-year-old has an arm span of 79". Regarding significant strikes, Ovince Saint Preux lands 2.64 per minute and Jamahal Hill lands 7.90 significant strikes per min. Saint Preux is connecting on 46% of the significant strikes he throws and Hill lands 52%. In terms of defending in the cage, Saint Preux allows 2.88 significant strikes per min and "Sweet Dreams" absorbs 2.81. Saint Preux also stops 45% of the significant strikes that are directed at him while Hill is able to thwart 48% of the strikes thrown his way.
Concerning wrestling, Ovince Saint Preux is the more apt wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 1.23 times per 15 min. Saint Preux is scoring a takedown on 40% of his tries and is stopping 66% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Hill is getting his opponent to the mat on 45% of his takedown attempts and defending 53% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. When it comes to submission attempts, Saint Preux is the more skilled fighter by attempting 0.6 submissions per 15 minutes while Hill goes for 0.3 submissions per 3 rounds.
In his previous fight, Ovince Saint Preux fought Alonzo Menifield and ended up getting the victory in the fight by a punch to the head in round 2. Menifield ended up landing 21 of 43 total strikes that he let go in that fight. Preux finished this fight landing 33 of 80 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Menifield ended up landing 19 of 40, which means his percentage was 47%. He landed 12 of 31 significant strikes to the head. On the other side, Preux ended up landing 41% of his significant strikes by sticking 33 of 80. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he was 12 of 44 to the head. 89% of the significant strikes landed by Menifield and 100% of them connected on by Preux were tallied at a distance.
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In the last fight for Jamahal Hill, he squared up with Klidson Abreu and the match was deemed a no contest because of a failed drug test by Hill after the fight. Abreu ended up landing 80% of the significant strikes he took from distance while Hill connected on 64% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Hill landed 58% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 14 of 24. He landed 9 of 19 significant strikes directed at the head. Abreu ended up landing 5 of 7 significant strikes in that fight. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he ended up landing 0 of 2 directed at the head. Regarding the strikes he fired off in this contest, Abreu was 5 of 7 while Hill ended up connecting on 14 of 24 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Gabriel Benitez squares up in the Octagon against Justin Jaynes. Benitez will be looking to add a win to his career total of 21-9-0. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 155 lbs and stands 5'8". The southpaw fighter reaches 71". Jaynes measures 5'7" and tips the scales at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 16-5-0. The 31-year-old extends his reach 68". Regarding grappling, Gabriel Benitez takes his opponents down 0.18 times per 3 rds while Justin Jaynes takes his opponents down 0.12 times per 15 minutes. When talking about striking, Benitez connects for an average of 4.14 strikes per minute and connects on 38% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage you've got Justin Jaynes, who is connecting on 43% of his attempted strikes and is landing 4.60 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when John Allan is set to face off with Roman Dolidze. Dolidze looks to add a victory to his record of 7-0-0. The 32-year-old weighs 205 lbs and stands in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter reaches 76". Allan comes in at 6'1" and records a weight of 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a mark of 13-5-0. The 27-year-old extends his reach 75". When it comes to takedowns, Roman Dolidze is able to thwart 43% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 35% of his attempts. Allan is finishing his takedowns on 66% of his attempts and is able to thwart 57% of all takedown tries against him. Concerning striking, Dolidze absorbs 0.94 strikes/minute and he is connecting on 4.47 strikes/min. Allan, on the other side, takes 4.39 strikes per minute and is dishing out 3.59 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Jamahal Hill (-170)
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