Dustin Jacoby vs Maxim Grishin Pick, 2/27/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 20 Odds
Dustin Jacoby vs Maxim Grishin
UFC Vegas 20
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Dustin Jacoby will take on Maxim Grishin at UFC Vegas 20 on Saturday, February 27, 2021. The opening odds have Jacoby at -170 while Grishin is at +150.
Dustin "The Hanyak" Jacoby walks into the Octagon with a record of 13-5-0. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 205 lbs and stands 6'3". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 76". Maxim "Maximus" Grishin stands 6'3" and steps on the scale at 220 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his record of 31-8-2. The 36-year-old has a reach of 78". In terms of significant strikes, Dustin Jacoby is connecting on 3.65 per minute while Maxim Grishin is connecting on 2.08 significant strikes per min. Jacoby connects on 47% of the significant strikes he tries while Grishin is landing 48%. Regarding defense, "The Hanyak" takes 2.52 significant strikes per min and "Maximus" allows 1.44. Jacoby also thwarts 62% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way while Grishin is able to defend against 52% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 20||Dustin Jacoby||Maxim Grishin|
|Average Fight Time||10:28||12:29|
|Weight||205 lbs||220 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.65||2.08|
Regarding wrestling, Dustin Jacoby is not as effective of a grappler as he scores a takedown 0.29 times per 15 minutes. Jacoby is finishing his takedown attempts on 80% of his tries and is stuffing 66% of the takedowns his opponents try. Grishin is taking his opponents to the canvas on 90% of the takedowns he tries and is stopping 66% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Jacoby is the more skilled fighter by going for 0.6 submissions per 3 rds while Grishin goes for 0.4 submissions per 15 min.
In his previous fight, Dustin Jacoby squared up with Justin Ledet and wound up getting the win by way of a punch to the head in round 1. Ledet landed 10 of 31 total strikes that he let go. Jacoby finished this fight landing 22 of 38 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Ledet ended up landing 10 of 31, which gave him a rate of 32%. He landed 8 of 29 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Jacoby landed 57% of his significant strikes by landing 22 of 38. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he landed 10 of 22 aimed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes landed by Ledet and 77% of them connected on by Jacoby were tallied at a distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Maxim Grishin, he faced off with Gadzhimurad Antigulov and ended up getting the victory by a punch to the head in round 2. Antigulov ended up landing 66% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Grishin landed 64% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Grishin ended up landing 44% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 34 of 76. He ended up landing 20 of 61 significant strikes directed at the head. Antigulov connected on 12 of 23 significant strikes in that contest. Out of those significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 5 of 15 directed at the head. Relating to total strikes thrown in that contest, Antigulov connected on 31 of 44 and Grishin connected on 66 of 126 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts on the card to watch
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Alexis Davis enters the Octagon against Sabina Mazo. Davis has a mark of 19-10-0. The 36-year-old weighs in at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'6". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 68". Mazo measures 5'7" and tips the scales at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a record of 9-1-0. The 23-year-old extends her reach 70". When it comes to grappling, Alexis Davis gets a takedown 0.74 times per 3 rounds and Sabina Mazo takes her opponents to the canvas 1.02 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Davis lands 4.27 strikes/min and is landing 46% of her attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage we have Sabina Mazo, who lands 46% of the strikes she has attempted and connects on 7.14 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Ashley Yoder is set to square up against Angela Hill. Hill has a mark of 12-9-0. The 36-year-old tips the scales at 115 lbs and stands in at 5'3". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 64". Yoder comes in at 5'7" and records a weight of 115 lbs. The southpaw fighter holds a mark of 8-6-0. The 33-year-old stretches 69". When it comes to takedowns, Angela Hill thwarts 77% of the takedowns her opponents try and is scoring a takedown on 37% of the times she tries. Yoder is finishing her takedown tries on 38% of her tries and prevents 68% of the takedowns her opponents attempt. Concerning striking, Hill is taking 5.16 strikes/min and she is dealing 5.70 strikes/min. Yoder, notwithstanding, takes 3.33 strikes per minute and connects on 2.81 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dustin Jacoby (-170)
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