Devonte Smith vs Jamie Mullarkey Pick, 10/2/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 38 Odds
Devonte Smith vs Jamie Mullarkey
UFC Vegas 38
UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, October 2, 2021
Devonte Smith will enter the Octagon against Jamie Mullarkey at UFC Vegas 38 on Saturday, October 2, 2021. The opening moneyline has Smith at -158 while Mullarkey is priced at +128.
Devonte "King Kage" Smith has a mark of 11-2-0. The 28-year-old weighs 155 lbs and measures 5'9". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 76". Jamie Mullarkey stands in at 6'0" and weighs 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a record of 13-4-0. The 27-year-old has a wingspan of 74". Concerning significant strikes, Devonte Smith connects on 5.64 per min while Jamie Mullarkey lands 2.02 significant strikes per min. Smith is landing 55% of the significant strikes he throws while Mullarkey connects on 34%. When it comes to defending in the cage, "King Kage" takes 2.65 significant strikes per min while Mullarkey absorbs 4.65. Smith also thwarts 59% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way while Mullarkey is able to thwart 43% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 38||Devonte Smith||Jamie Mullarkey|
|Average Fight Time||4:05||10:15|
|Weight||155 lbs||155 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.64||2.02|
When it comes to wrestling, Devonte Smith is the lesser skilled wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 0.74 times per 15 minutes. Smith is scoring a takedown on 80% of his tries and is defending 100% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Mullarkey is finishing his takedown attempts on 30% of the takedowns he attempts and defending 66% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Smith is the more experienced submission fighter by attempting 0.7 subs per 15 minutes while Mullarkey attempts 0.5 subs per 15 min.
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The last time he fought, Devonte Smith squared up with Justin Jaynes and ended up getting the victory in the fight via TKO via a doctor's stoppage in round 2. Jaynes ended up landing 19 of 35 total strikes that he let go. Smith ended the night having landed 46 of 78 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Jaynes ended up landing 11 of 27, which gave him a rate of 40%. He ended up landing 6 of 21 significant strikes to the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Smith ended up landing 52% of his significant strikes by sticking 34 of 65. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he was 25 of 54 aimed at the head. 90% of the significant strikes landed by Jaynes and 61% of them connected on by Smith were thrown at a distance.
In the last bout for Jamie Mullarkey, he squared up with Khama Worthy and took home the win by a punch to the head in round 1. Worthy landed 100% of his significant strikes at distance while Mullarkey ended up landing 50% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Mullarkey ended up landing 46% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 6 of 13. He ended up landing 5 of 11 significant strikes aimed at the head. Worthy connected on 5 of 10 significant strikes in that fight. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he ended up connecting on 3 of 8 directed at the head. In terms of total strikes that he let go in that fight, Worthy ended up connecting on 5 of 10 and Mullarkey ended up landing 6 of 13 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights to keep an eye on
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Douglas Silva de Andrade goes up against Gaetano Pirrello. Silva de Andrade will be looking to add a victory to his career total of 26-4-0. The 36-year-old is weighing in at 145 lbs and stands in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 68". Pirrello comes in at 5'7" and tips the scales at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 15-6-1. The 29-year-old has a reach of 68". In terms of takedowns, Douglas Silva de Andrade gets his opposition to the mat 0.70 times per 15 min while Gaetano Pirrello takes his opponents down 0.30 times per 15 minutes. When it comes to striking, Silva de Andrade is landing 3.77 strikes/min and landing 38% of the strikes that he attempts. The other guy in this fight is Gaetano Pirrello, who tags the opposition on 42% of the strikes he has thrown and connects on 0.67 per min.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Johnny Eduardo is set to battle Alejandro Perez. Perez holds a career record of 22-8-1. The 32-year-old records a weight of 145 lbs and comes in at 5'6". The orthodox fighter stretches 67". Eduardo comes in at 5'7" and weighs 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a record of 28-12-0. The 43-year-old extends his reach 71". In the category of takedowns, Alejandro Perez stops 73% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is scoring a takedown on 20% of the times he tries. Eduardo is taking his opponents to the mat on 40% of the tries he takes and defends against 62% of the takedowns his opponents try. With regard to striking, Perez is absorbing 2.94 strikes/minute while he is connecting on 3.52 per minute. Eduardo, at the same time, absorbs 3.34 strikes per minute and dishes out 2.89 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Devonte Smith (-158)
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