Al Iaquinta vs Bobby Green Pick, 11/6/2021 Predictions UFC 268 Odds
Al Iaquinta vs Bobby Green
Madison Square Garden in New York City
Saturday, November 6, 2021
Al Iaquinta will take on Bobby Green at UFC 268 on Saturday, November 6, 2021. The opening odds have Iaquinta priced at +136 while Green is coming in at -168.
Al "Raging" Iaquinta looks to add a win to his record of 14-6-1. The 34-year-old records a weight of 155 lbs and stands in at 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 70". Bobby "King" Green measures 5'10" and records a weight of 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a mark of 27-12-1. The 35-year-old stretches 71". Regarding significant strikes, Al Iaquinta lands 4.06 per minute while Bobby Green is landing 5.45 significant strikes per min. Iaquinta connects on 40% of the significant strikes he attempts while Green lands 51%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, "Raging" takes 4.44 significant strikes per minute and "King" takes 3.55. Iaquinta also stops 61% of the significant strikes that are directed at him while Green is able to curb 62% of them.
|UFC 268||Al Iaquinta||Bobby Green|
|Average Fight Time||13:26||13:01|
|Weight||155 lbs||155 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.06||5.45|
Regarding grappling, Al Iaquinta is the not as competent as a wrestler as he gets a takedown 0.64 times per 15 minutes. Iaquinta is taking his opponents to the canvas on 18% of the times he tries and thwarting 74% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Green is taking his opponents down on 39% of his takedown tries and thwarting 72% of the tries against him. When it comes to subbing opponents, Iaquinta is the lesser skilled of the two fighters by attempting 0.2 finishes per 3 rounds while Green looks to get 0.3 finishes per 3 rounds.
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The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Al Iaquinta faced Dan Hooker and ended up taking the loss via unanimous decision in round 3. Hooker ended up landing 104 of 213 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Iaquinta walked away from this fight having landed 38 of 117 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Hooker landed 98 of 207, which gave him a rate of 47%. He finished the fight landing 68 of 168 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Iaquinta landed 31% of his significant strikes by landing 37 of 116. Out of those significant strikes, he was 21 of 93 to the head. 77% of the significant strikes landed by Hooker and 100% of them landed by Iaquinta were thrown at distance.
In the last bout for Bobby Green, he squared up with Rafael Fiziev and ended up walking away in defeat by unanimous decision in round 3. Fiziev connected on 92% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Green landed 96% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Green landed 54% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 143 of 263. He connected on 93 of 197 significant strikes aimed at the head. Fiziev landed 104 of 223 significant strikes in that fight. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he landed 47 of 132 aimed at the head. When discussing total strikes thrown in that contest, Fiziev ended up landing 104 of 223 and Green landed 143 of 263 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts on the card to keep an eye on
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Phil Hawes faces off with Chris Curtis. Hawes looks to add a victory to his career total of 11-2-0. The 32-year-old weighs in at 185 lbs and measures 6'0". The orthodox fighter stretches 77". Curtis measures 5'10" and steps on the scale at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career total of 26-8-0. The 34-year-old stretches 75". When it comes to grappling, Phil Hawes gets his opposition to the mat 2.70 times per 3 rds and Chris Curtis gets a takedown 0.60 times per 15 minutes. When it comes to striking, Hawes lands an average of 3.44 strikes per minute and is connecting on 58% of his attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage we have Chris Curtis, who tags the opposition on 70% of the strikes he has tried and connects on 7.23 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Nassourdine Imavov is set to square up in the Octagon against Edmen Shahbazyan. Shahbazyan comes into this bout holding a record of 11-2-0. The 23-year-old is fighting at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 74". Imavov stands in at 6'3" and weighs in at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career record of 10-3-0. The 26-year-old has an arm span of 75". Regarding takedowns, Edmen Shahbazyan thwarts 55% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is finishing his takedowns on 40% of his tries. Imavov is taking his opponents down on 22% of the tries he takes and is able to curb 69% of takedowns his opponents have tried. In the matter of striking, Shahbazyan absorbs 4.10 strikes per min while he is dishing out 3.46 strikes/min. Imavov, on the other side, takes 2.23 strikes/minute and dishes out 4.30 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Al Iaquinta (+136)
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