CJ Vergara vs Ode Osbourne Pick, 11/6/2021 Predictions UFC 268 Odds
CJ Vergara vs Ode Osbourne
Madison Square Garden in New York City
Saturday, November 6, 2021
CJ Vergara will face off with Ode Osbourne at UFC 268 on Saturday, November 6, 2021. The opener has Vergara priced at +140 while Osbourne is priced at -172.
CJ Vergara holds a mark of 9-2-1. The 30-year-old weighs in at 135 lbs and comes in at 5'6". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 68". Ode "The Jamaican Sensation" Osbourne measures 5'7" and is fighting at 125 lbs. The southpaw fighter walks into the cage holding a mark of 9-4-0. The 29-year-old extends his reach 73". In terms of significant strikes, CJ Vergara is landing 14.63 per min while Ode Osbourne is landing 4.12 significant strikes per minute. Vergara is landing 50% of the significant strikes he tries while Osbourne is connecting on 52%. Concerning their defense in the cage, Vergara absorbs 4.39 significant strikes per min while "The Jamaican Sensation" allows 3.40. Vergara also thwarts 66% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way and Osbourne is able to defend against 39% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC 268||CJ Vergara||Ode Osbourne|
|Average Fight Time||0:41||3:10|
|Weight||135 lbs||125 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||14.63||4.12|
Regarding wrestling, CJ Vergara is the lesser skilled grappler as he gets a takedown 0.60 times per 15 min. Vergara is getting his opponent to the mat on 20% of the times he tries and is stuffing 80% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Osbourne is taking his opponents to the mat on 60% of his takedown attempts and stopping 66% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. When it comes to submissions, Vergara is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by going for 0.5 submissions per 3 rounds while Osbourne tries 1.2 submissions per 15 min.
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In his previous fight, CJ Vergara faced Bruno Korea and ended up getting the win by a knee to the body in round 1. Korea ended up landing 3 of 9 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Vergara ended the night having landed 10 of 21 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Korea landed 3 of 9, which gave him a rate of 33%. He ended up landing 2 of 8 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Vergara landed 50% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 10 of 20. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he connected on 7 of 15 to the head. 66% of the significant strikes landed by Korea and 40% of them landed by Vergara were thrown at a distance.
In the last bout for Ode Osbourne, he faced off with Manel Kape and wound up walking away in defeat via a flying knee to the head in round 1. Kape landed 84% of his significant strikes at distance and Osbourne ended up landing 100% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Osbourne ended up connecting on 47% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 18 of 38. He ended up connecting on 9 of 25 significant strikes directed at the head. Kape landed 19 of 29 significant strikes in that contest. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he ended up landing 14 of 23 to the head. In regard to total strikes that he let go in that contest, Kape ended up landing 19 of 29 and Osbourne ended up landing 18 of 38 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights to watch out for
One more match to look forward to is when Rose Namajunas meets Zhang Weili. Namajunas holds a mark of 11-4-0. The 29-year-old records a weight of 115 lbs and measures in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter stretches 65". Weili stands in at 5'4" and will fight at 115 lbs. The switch fighter comes into this bout with a record of 21-2-0. The 32-year-old stretches 63". In terms of takedowns, Rose Namajunas is able to score a takedown 1.89 times per 15 min and Zhang Weili takes her opponents to the mat 1.24 times per 15 minutes. When it comes to striking, Namajunas is landing 4.13 strikes per minute and is connecting on 40% of the strikes that she throws. On the other side of the cage we have Zhang Weili, who connects on 45% of the strikes she attempts and is landing 6.36 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Colby Covington is set to square up with Kamaru Usman. Usman steps into the cage with a mark of 19-1-0. The 34-year-old records a weight of 170 lbs and comes in at 6'0". The switch fighter reaches 76". Covington measures in at 5'11" and steps on the scale at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon holding a mark of 16-2-0. The 33-year-old stretches 72". In the category of takedowns, Kamaru Usman is stopping 80% of the takedowns fighters have attempted and is finishing his takedown attempts on 48% of his attempts. Covington is taking his opponents down on 50% of the attempts he tries and is able to stop 75% of all takedown attempts. With reference to striking, Usman absorbs 2.40 strikes per min and he deals 4.63 strikes per minute. Covington, on the other side, absorbs 2.86 strikes/min and is dealing 4.12 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ode Osbourne (-172)
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