Sean Strickland vs Jack Marshman Pick, 10/31/2020 Predictions UFC Vegas 12 Odds
Sean Strickland vs Jack Marshman
UFC Vegas 12
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Sean Strickland will face off against Jack Marshman at UFC Vegas 12 on Saturday, October 31, 2020. The odds have Strickland priced at -365 while Marshman is coming in at +305.
Sean "Tarzan" Strickland looks to add a win to his record of 20-3-0. The 29-year-old is fighting at 170 lbs and stands in at 6'1". The orthodox fighter stretches 76". Jack "The Hammer" Marshman measures in at 6'0" and weighs in at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career total of 23-9-0. The 30-year-old extends his reach 73". In the category of significant strikes, Sean Strickland connects on 4.34 per minute while Jack Marshman connects on 2.64 significant strikes per min. Strickland lands 35% of the significant strikes he attempts while Marshman lands 28%. When it comes to the fighter's defense, "Tarzan" takes 3.62 significant strikes per minute and "The Hammer" takes 3.54. Strickland also defends against 64% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Marshman is able to defend against 57% of them.
In the grappling category, Sean Strickland is the more apt grappler as he is averaging a takedown 1.37 times per 3 rds. Strickland is finishing his takedown attempts on 57% of his tries and thwarting 81% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Marshman is finishing his takedown tries on 10% of his takedown attempts and is stuffing 20% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. When it comes to sub attempts, Strickland is the more skilled technician by going for 0.5 finishes per 3 rounds while Marshman goes for 0.3 finishes per 3 rds.
The last time he fought, Sean Strickland squared up with Nordine Taleb and got a win for the night by a punch to the head while on the ground in round 2. Taleb ended up landing 49 of 96 total strikes that he let go in that fight. Strickland finished this fight landing 68 of 180 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Taleb ended up landing 48 of 95, which gave him a percentage of 50%. He landed 11 of 47 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Strickland landed 36% of his significant strikes by connecting on 65 of 177. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he was 60 of 172 aimed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes landed by Taleb and 78% of them landed by Strickland were thrown at distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Jack Marshman, he fought Edmen Shahbazyan and ended up walking away in defeat via rear naked choke in round 1. Shahbazyan landed 23% of the significant strikes he took from distance while Marshman ended up connecting on 10% of his significant strikes at distance. Marshman landed 15% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 1 of 7. He connected on 1 of 7 significant strikes aimed at the head. Shahbazyan ended up connecting on 13 of 24 significant strikes in that battle. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 11 of 22 aimed at the head. Relating to total strikes attempted in that fight, Shahbazyan ended up connecting on 13 of 24 while Marshman ended up connecting on 1 of 7 total strikes.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Cole Williams squares up against Jason Witt. Williams looks to add a win to his record of 11-2-0. The 36-year-old records a weight of 170 lbs and stands in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 73". Witt measures 5'10" and weighs 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a record of 17-6-0. The 33-year-old has a reach of 70". When it comes to grappling, Cole Williams is averaging a takedown 0.50 times per 15 min while Jason Witt is averaging a takedown 0.30 times per 15 minutes. In the striking category, Williams is connecting on 0.77 strikes/min and is landing 33% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side of the cage you've got Jason Witt, who is landing 40% of the strikes that he throws and connects for an average of 2.50 per minute.
One more can't miss bout is when Justin Ledet is set to square up in the Octagon against Dustin Jacoby. Jacoby will be looking to add a victory to his total of 12-5-0. The 32-year-old is weighing in at 205 lbs and stands 6'3". The orthodox fighter reaches 76". Ledet stands 6'4" and is weighing in at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 9-3-0. The 32-year-old stretches 80". Concerning wrestling, Dustin Jacoby defends against 66% of the takedowns his opponents go for and is taking his opponents to the mat on 100% of the times he tries. Ledet is finishing his takedown tries on 50% of his tries and curbs 42% of all takedown tries against him. With regard to striking, Jacoby is absorbing 2.46 strikes per min while he is dishing out 3.40 strikes per min. Ledet, notwithstanding, absorbs 4.67 strikes per min and connects on 3.33 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Jack Marshman (+305)
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