Andrew Sanchez vs Bruno Silva Pick, 10/16/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 40 Odds
Andrew Sanchez vs Bruno Silva
UFC Vegas 40
UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Andrew Sanchez will battle Bruno Silva at UFC Vegas 40 on Saturday, October 16, 2021. The moneyline has Sanchez at +116 while Silva is at -142.
Andrew "El Dirte" Sanchez looks to add a win to his career record of 13-6-0. The 33-year-old weighs 185 lbs and stands in at 6'1". The orthodox fighter stretches 74". Bruno "Blindado" Silva stands in at 6'0" and will fight at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career total of 20-6-0. The 32-year-old reaches 74". In the category of significant strikes, Andrew Sanchez lands 4.48 per minute and Bruno Silva is connecting on 4.00 significant strikes per min. Sanchez connects on 42% of the significant strikes he attempts while Silva is connecting on 73%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "El Dirte" takes 5.05 significant strikes per min while "Blindado" absorbs 0.21. Sanchez also stops 51% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction and Silva prevents 30% of them.
|UFC Vegas 40||Andrew Sanchez||Bruno Silva|
|Average Fight Time||13:00||4:45|
|Weight||185 lbs||185 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.48||4.00|
In the grappling category, Andrew Sanchez is the more skilled wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 1.92 times per 3 rds. Sanchez is scoring a takedown on 31% of the times he tries and defending 90% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Silva is finishing his takedown attempts on 40% of his takedown tries and is defending 90% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding subbing the opposition, Sanchez is the more capable of the two fighters by attempting 0.6 subs per 15 minutes while Silva goes for 0.3 subs per 3 rounds.
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In his last appearance in the Octagon, Andrew Sanchez faced Makhmud Muradov and took a loss on the night via a punch to the head in round 3. Muradov ended up landing 82 of 177 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Sanchez ended the night having landed 50 of 144 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Muradov ended up landing 79 of 174, which gave him a percentage of 45%. He finished the fight landing 52 of 139 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Sanchez landed 34% of his significant strikes by connecting on 48 of 141. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he connected on 34 of 118 aimed at the head. 91% of the significant strikes connected on by Muradov and 100% of them landed by Sanchez were done at a distance.
In the last bout for Bruno Silva, he fought Wellington Turman and wound up taking home the win by a punch to the head in round 1. Turman ended up landing 100% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Silva connected on 0% of his significant strikes at distance. Silva ended up connecting on 73% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 19 of 26. He landed 18 of 24 significant strikes aimed at the head. Turman connected on 1 of 1 significant strikes in that contest. Of those significant strikes, he connected on 0 of 0 to the head. In terms of the strikes he fired off in this contest, Turman connected on 12 of 12 while Silva landed 28 of 37 total strikes.
Other bouts on the card to keep an eye on
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Danny Roberts faces off with Ramazan Emeev. Roberts walks into the cage holding a record of 17-5-0. The 34-year-old tips the scales at 170 lbs and stands in at 6'1". The southpaw fighter extends his reach 74". Emeev stands 5'10" and is fighting at 170 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the Octagon with a mark of 20-4-0. The 34-year-old has a wingspan of 76". Regarding grappling, Danny Roberts is averaging a takedown 0.18 times per 15 minutes and Ramazan Emeev scores a takedown 2.33 times per 3 rds. In the striking category, Roberts connects for an average of 3.41 strikes/minute and is connecting on 44% out of all the strikes he attempts. Joining him in the Octagon is Ramazan Emeev, who is connecting on 45% of the strikes he has tried and is connecting on 2.50 per min.
Another bout to watch is when Ludovit Klein is set to face off with Nate Landwehr. Landwehr will be looking to add a victory to his total of 14-4-0. The 33-year-old weighs in at 145 lbs and comes in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 72". Klein measures 5'7" and tips the scales at 145 lbs. The southpaw fighter has a record of 17-3-0. The 26-year-old has a reach of 72". Regarding wrestling, Nate Landwehr prevents 85% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is scoring a takedown on 30% of the times he tries. Klein is taking his opponents to the mat on 57% of the tries he takes and is able to defend against 60% of all takedown attempts. Concerning striking, Landwehr absorbs 7.67 strikes/min while he deals 7.02 per minute. Klein, on the other hand, is taking 3.69 strikes/min and is connecting on 3.32 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Andrew Sanchez (+116)
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