Charles Oliveira vs Michael Chandler Pick, 5/15/2021 Predictions UFC 262 Odds
Charles Oliveira vs Michael Chandler
Toyota Center in Houston, TX
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Charles Oliveira will face off with Michael Chandler at UFC 262 on Saturday, May 15, 2021. The odds have Oliveira coming in at -135 while Chandler is at +115.
Charles "Do Bronx" Oliveira has a record of 30-8-0. The 31-year-old weighs in at 155 lbs and comes in at 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 74". Michael "Iron" Chandler comes in at 5'8" and will fight at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a record of 22-5-0. The 35-year-old extends his reach 71". Concerning significant strikes, Charles Oliveira is connecting on 3.22 per min while Michael Chandler connects on 4.29 significant strikes per min. Oliveira is landing 52% of the significant strikes he attempts while Chandler is landing 49%. Regarding defending in the cage, "Do Bronx" takes 2.94 significant strikes per min while "Iron" allows 3.76. Oliveira also stops 54% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt while Chandler defends against 52% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC 262||Charles Oliveira||Michael Chandler|
|Average Fight Time||6:57||6:38|
|Weight||155 lbs||155 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.22||4.29|
Concerning wrestling, Charles Oliveira is the more effective wrestler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 2.64 times per 3 rds. Oliveira is taking his opponents to the canvas on 44% of the times he tries and is defending 57% of the attempts against him. Chandler is finishing his takedown attempts on 41% of the takedowns he attempts and stopping 80% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Oliveira is the more capable of the two fighters by attempting 2.8 submissions per 15 minutes while Chandler attempts 1.4 submissions per 3 rds.
In his previous fight, Charles Oliveira squared up with Tony Ferguson and got a win for the night by unanimous decision in round 3. Ferguson landed 26 of 49 total strikes attempted in that fight. Oliveira ended the night having landed 86 of 112 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Ferguson ended up landing 19 of 42, giving him a percentage of 45%. He finished the fight landing 14 of 29 significant strikes aimed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Oliveira landed 65% of his significant strikes by connecting on 41 of 63. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he was 26 of 43 to the head. 78% of the significant strikes connected on by Ferguson and 41% of them connected on by Oliveira were thrown at distance.
In the last fight for Michael Chandler, he fought Dan Hooker and ended up getting the victory in the fight by way of a punch to the head in round 1. Hooker ended up landing 100% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Chandler ended up landing 41% of his significant strikes at distance. Chandler connected on 70% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 17 of 24. He ended up landing 12 of 17 significant strikes directed at the head. Hooker ended up connecting on 8 of 19 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he ended up landing 0 of 6 to the head. In terms of total strikes thrown, Hooker connected on 8 of 19 and Chandler ended up connecting on 17 of 24 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Tony Ferguson squares up with Beneil Dariush. Ferguson steps into the Octagon holding a record of 26-5-0. The 37-year-old records a weight of 155 lbs and measures 5'11". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 76". Dariush measures 5'10" and is fighting at 155 lbs. The southpaw fighter comes into this bout with a mark of 20-4-1. The 32-year-old extends his reach 72". In terms of takedowns, Tony Ferguson scores a takedown 0.45 times per 3 rounds while Beneil Dariush gets a takedown 2.03 times per 15 minutes. In the striking category, Ferguson lands an average of 5.46 strikes per minute and lands 45% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Beneil Dariush, who is landing 49% of the strikes that he throws and is landing 4.00 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Rogerio Bontorin is set to square up in the Octagon with Matt Schnell. Schnell holds a career record of 15-5-0. The 31-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and measures 5'8". The orthodox fighter stretches 70". Bontorin stands in at 5'5" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a record of 16-3-0. The 29-year-old reaches 67". When it comes to takedowns, Matt Schnell stops 53% of the takedowns his opponents go for and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 33% of his tries. Bontorin is taking his opponents to the mat on 40% of the tries he takes and is able to curb 51% of all takedown attempts. In the matter of striking, Schnell is taking 4.02 strikes per minute and he is dealing 4.20 per min. Bontorin, in contrast, is taking 3.12 strikes/min and is dealing 2.19 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Charles Oliveira (-135)
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