Dan Ige vs Gavin Tucker Pick, 3/13/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 21 Odds
Dan Ige vs Gavin Tucker
UFC Vegas 21
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, March 13, 2021
Dan Ige will enter the Octagon with Gavin Tucker at UFC Vegas 21 on Saturday, March 13, 2021. The odds have Ige coming in at -150 while Tucker is priced at +130.
Dan "50K" Ige looks to add a victory to his record of 14-3-0. The 29-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and stands 5'7". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 71". Gavin "Guv'nor" Tucker measures in at 5'6" and tips the scales at 145 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the cage with a record of 13-1-0. The 34-year-old extends his reach 66". In terms of significant strikes, Dan Ige is landing 3.96 per minute and Gavin Tucker connects on 4.40 significant strikes per minute. Ige connects on 46% of the significant strikes he attempts while Tucker is landing 45%. In terms of defending in the Octagon, "50K" absorbs 3.36 significant strikes per minute and "Guv'nor" takes 4.29. Ige also thwarts 58% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Tucker is able to defend against 57% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Vegas 21||Dan Ige||Gavin Tucker|
|Average Fight Time||12:50||14:00|
|Weight||145 lbs||145 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.96||4.40|
Regarding takedowns, Dan Ige is the not as competent as a grappler as he takes his opponents down 1.69 times per 15 min. Ige is finishing his takedown attempts on 27% of his tries and defending 59% of all takedown attempts. Tucker is taking his opponents to the mat on 42% of the takedowns he attempts and is stopping 53% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Ige is less apt at going for the finish by going for 0.5 submissions per 15 min while Tucker tries 1.5 submissions per 3 rds.
In his last bout, Dan Ige went up against Calvin Kattar and walked away in defeat via unanimous decision in round 5. Kattar landed 107 of 262 total strikes that he threw in that contest. Ige walked away from this fight having landed 87 of 221 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Kattar landed 105 of 260, which gave him a percentage of 40%. He finished the fight landing 70 of 211 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Ige ended up landing 38% of his significant strikes by connecting on 84 of 218. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he connected on 37 of 150 to the head. 90% of the significant strikes landed by Kattar and 97% of them connected on by Ige were done at a distance.
In the last bout for Gavin Tucker, he fought Billy Quarantillo and wound up taking home the victory by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Quarantillo ended up connecting on 65% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Tucker ended up connecting on 66% of his significant strikes at distance. Tucker ended up landing 63% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 106 of 166. He connected on 68 of 122 significant strikes directed at the head. Quarantillo ended up landing 84 of 178 significant strikes in that contest. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 45 of 127 to the head. When discussing total strikes thrown, Quarantillo was 136 of 233 and Tucker ended up landing 123 of 183 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other bouts on the card to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Jonathan Martinez encounters Davey Grant. Martinez looks to add a win to his career record of 13-3-0. The 26-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and comes in at 5'8". The southpaw fighter has a reach of 70". Grant stands in at 5'8" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a record of 12-4-0. The 35-year-old has an arm span of 69". In terms of takedowns, Jonathan Martinez gets his opposition to the mat 0.53 times per 15 minutes while Davey Grant is able to score a takedown 2.59 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Martinez lands an average of 4.34 strikes per min and is landing 46% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side of the cage you've got Davey Grant, who is connecting on 48% of the strikes he has tried and connects for an average of 3.67 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Matheus Nicolau is set to enter the Octagon with Manel Kape. Kape will be looking to add a victory to his career total of 15-5-0. The 27-year-old tips the scales at 125 lbs and measures in at 5'5". The southpaw fighter reaches 68". Nicolau measures in at 5'6" and is fighting at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 15-3-1. The 28-year-old reaches 66". In terms of wrestling, Manel Kape is able to thwart 80% of the takedowns his opponents try and is finishing his takedown tries on 28% of his tries. Nicolau is taking his opponents to the mat on 66% of his attempts and is able to defend against 80% of the takedowns his opponents try. In the category of striking, Kape is taking 4.93 strikes per min while he connects on 3.27 strikes per minute. Nicolau, on the other side, is absorbing 2.43 strikes per min and is connecting on 3.83 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dan Ige (-150)
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