Chas Skelly vs Jamall Emmers Pick, 2/20/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 19 Odds
Chas Skelly vs Jamall Emmers
UFC Vegas 19
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Chas Skelly will face off with Jamall Emmers at UFC Vegas 19 on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The opening line has Skelly coming in at +200 while Emmers is coming in at -240.
Chas "The Scrapper" Skelly walks into the cage holding a record of 18-3-0. The 35-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and stands 5'11". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 72". Jamall "Pretty Boy" Emmers measures in at 5'10" and weighs in at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon holding a record of 18-5-0. The 31-year-old reaches 74". Regarding significant strikes, Chas Skelly is connecting on 2.02 per minute while Jamall Emmers is landing 5.75 significant strikes per minute. Skelly is connecting on 40% of the significant strikes he attempts and Emmers lands 52%. In terms of the fighter's defense, "The Scrapper" absorbs 3.35 significant strikes per min and "Pretty Boy" absorbs 4.65. Skelly also thwarts 48% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Emmers is able to thwart 54% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Vegas 19||Chas Skelly||Jamall Emmers|
|Average Fight Time||9:34||12:03|
|Weight||145 lbs||145 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||2.02||5.75|
When it comes to grappling, Chas Skelly is the lesser skilled grappler as he takes his opponents down 1.71 times per 3 rds. Skelly is scoring a takedown on 34% of the times he tries and is stuffing 33% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Emmers is taking his opponents to the mat on 53% of his takedown attempts and is stopping 70% of the tries against him. Regarding going for the sub, Skelly is the more skilled fighter by trying 2.4 submissions per 3 rounds while Emmers goes for 0.8 submissions per 15 min.
In his previous fight, Chas Skelly went up against Jordan Griffin and ended up getting the win by unanimous decision in round 3. Griffin ended up landing 66 of 122 total strikes that he let go. Skelly walked away from this fight having landed 80 of 125 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Griffin landed 37 of 87, which means his percentage was 42%. He ended up landing 36 of 84 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Skelly landed 35% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 21 of 59. Of all the significant strikes, he connected on 20 of 52 aimed at the head. 86% of the significant strikes connected on by Griffin and 95% of them connected on by Skelly were tallied at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Jamall Emmers, he squared up with Vince Cachero and wound up taking home the win by unanimous decision in round 3. Cachero landed 81% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Emmers landed 75% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Emmers landed 52% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 103 of 196. He connected on 58 of 143 significant strikes to the head. Cachero connected on 76 of 152 significant strikes in that contest. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he ended up connecting on 58 of 127 aimed at the head. Discussing the strikes he fired off in this contest, Cachero connected on 121 of 201 and Emmers ended up connecting on 113 of 209 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other bouts on the card to watch out for
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Aiemann Zahabi enters the Octagon against Drako Rodriguez. Zahabi holds a mark of 7-2-0. The 33-year-old weighs in at 135 lbs and stands 5'8". The orthodox fighter reaches 68". Rodriguez measures 5'8" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career total of 7-1-0. The 24-year-old extends his reach 69". When it comes to grappling, Aiemann Zahabi takes his opponents to the canvas 0.36 times per 3 rounds and Drako Rodriguez is able to score a takedown 6.34 times per 15 minutes. Regarding striking, Zahabi is landing 2.81 strikes/minute and is connecting on 39% of the strikes that he attempts. Joining him in the Octagon is Drako Rodriguez, who is connecting on 50% of the strikes he has thrown and connects for an average of 1.27 per minute.
Another bout to watch is when Jared Vanderaa is set to battle Serghei Spivac. Spivac has a career record of 11-2-0. The 26-year-old will fight at 260 lbs and measures in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 78". Vanderaa stands in at 6'4" and weighs 260 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his total of 11-4-0. The 28-year-old has an arm span of 80". Regarding wrestling, Serghei Spivac is stopping 75% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is getting his opponent to the mat on 56% of the times he tries. Vanderaa is taking his opponents to the mat on 80% of his attempts and defends against 40% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. With regard to striking, Spivac is absorbing 3.20 strikes/min while he connects on 3.15 per minute. Vanderaa, on the other side, takes 4.77 strikes/minute and is dishing out 6.45 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Jamall Emmers (-240)
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