Thiago Moises vs Jalin Turner Pick, 9-5-2020 UFC Predictions Vegas 9 Odds
Thiago Moises vs Jalin Turner
UFC Vegas 9
Saturday, September 5, 2020
Thiago Moises will take on Jalin Turner at UFC Vegas 9 on Saturday, September 5, 2020. The opening odds have Moises coming in at -150 while Turner is priced at +130.
Thiago Moises comes into this fight with a mark of 13-4-0. The 25-year-old is fighting at 155 lbs and measures in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 70". Jalin "The Tarantula" Turner stands 6'3" and records a weight of 155 lbs. The southpaw fighter walks into the cage with a record of 9-5-0. The 25-year-old extends his reach 77". With respect to significant strikes, Thiago Moises connects on 2.68 per min and Jalin Turner connects on 5.95 significant strikes per min. Moises is landing 43% of the significant strikes he throws and Turner is landing 48%. Concerning the fighter's defense, Moises absorbs 3.54 significant strikes per min and "The Tarantula" takes 3.91. Moises also defends against 57% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Turner curbs 49% of the shots thrown in his direction.
When it comes to wrestling, Thiago Moises is the more apt wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 1.10 times per 15 min. Moises is finishing his takedown attempts on 28% of his attempts and stuffing 68% of all takedown attempts. Turner is finishing his takedowns on 50% of his takedown attempts and is stuffing 76% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. In terms of submissions, Moises is less likely to go for the finish by going for 1.6 submissions per 3 rds while Turner tries 1.8 submissions per 15 minutes.
The last time he fought, Thiago Moises faced Michael Johnson and took home the victory by an ankle lock after being dropped to the ground in round 2. Johnson landed 28 of 61 total strikes that he let go. Moises finished this fight landing 1 of 16 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Johnson ended up landing 27 of 60, which gave him a percentage of 45%. He finished the fight landing 8 of 24 significant strikes aimed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Moises landed 6% of his significant strikes by landing 1 of 16. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he landed 0 of 13 to the head. 96% of the significant strikes connected on by Johnson and 90% of them connected on by Moises were tallied at a distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Jalin Turner, he faced off with Josh Culibao and wound up taking home the victory via a punch to the head in round 2. Culibao landed 75% of his significant strikes at distance and Turner landed 25% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Turner ended up landing 60% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 55 of 91. He ended up connecting on 38 of 65 significant strikes directed at the head. Culibao connected on 12 of 28 significant strikes in that fight. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 7 of 21 directed at the head. In relation to total strikes that he threw in that fight, Culibao landed 12 of 30 and Turner was 90 of 129 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights to keep an eye on
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Andre Muniz battles Bartosz Fabinski. Muniz looks to add a win to his career total of 19-4-0. The 30-year-old weighs in at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'1". The southpaw fighter has an arm span of 78". Fabinski comes in at 6'0" and steps on the scale at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a record of 15-3-0. The 34-year-old has an arm span of 75". In terms of takedowns, Andre Muniz takes his opponents to the mat 2.83 times per 3 rounds while Bartosz Fabinski gets a takedown 7.17 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Muniz connects for an average of 2.27 strikes/min and is connecting on 59% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Bartosz Fabinski, who is connecting on 70% of the strikes he has tried and is landing 2.22 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Karol Rosa is set to face off with Sijara Eubanks. Eubanks comes into this bout with a record of 6-4-0. The 35-year-old steps on the scale at 135 lbs and stands 5'4". The orthodox fighter reaches 67". Rosa comes in at 5'5" and is fighting at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a mark of 13-3-0. The 25-year-old reaches 67". In terms of grappling, Sijara Eubanks thwarts 66% of the takedowns her opponents try and is getting her opponent to the mat on 50% of her tries. Rosa is finishing her takedown tries on 50% of the tries she takes and is able to stop 90% of all takedown attempts. With reference to striking, Eubanks is taking 3.32 strikes per minute while she is dealing 4.95 strikes per min. Rosa, notwithstanding, is absorbing 7.00 strikes per minute and connects on 9.70 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Thiago Moises (-150)
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