Jacare Souza vs Andre Muniz Pick, 5/15/2021 Predictions UFC 262 Odds
Jacare Souza vs Andre Muniz
Toyota Center in Houston, TX
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Jacare Souza will face off with Andre Muniz at UFC 262 on Saturday, May 15, 2021. The odds have Souza priced at -110 while Muniz is at -110.
Jacare Souza walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 26-9-0. The 41-year-old weighs in at 185 lbs and stands 6'1". The orthodox fighter reaches 72". Andre "Sergipano" Muniz stands in at 6'1" and records a weight of 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the Octagon holding a record of 20-4-0. The 31-year-old reaches 78". Regarding significant strikes, Jacare Souza is landing 2.53 per min while Andre Muniz connects on 2.21 significant strikes per minute. Souza lands 46% of the significant strikes he throws while Muniz lands 58%. Regarding defending in the cage, Souza takes 2.85 significant strikes per minute while "Sergipano" allows 1.80. Souza also defends against 62% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way and Muniz is able to stop 45% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC 262||Jacare Souza||Andre Muniz|
|Average Fight Time||9:52||8:37|
|Weight||185 lbs||185 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||2.53||2.21|
When it comes to wrestling, Jacare Souza is not as efficient of a wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 2.55 times per 15 min. Souza is finishing his takedown attempts on 39% of his attempts and thwarting 60% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Muniz is taking his opponents to the mat on 35% of his takedown tries and defending 37% of all takedowns attempted on him. When it comes to submissions, Souza is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by trying 1.4 finishes per 3 rds while Muniz goes for 2.2 finishes per 3 rounds.
In his previous fight, Jacare Souza faced Kevin Holland and ended up taking the loss by way of a punch to the head in round 1. Holland ended up landing 21 of 24 total strikes that he let go. Souza walked away from this fight having landed 2 of 2 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Holland landed 15 of 18, which means his percentage was 83%. He landed 14 of 17 significant strikes directed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Souza landed 100% of his significant strikes by landing 2 of 2. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he was 2 of 2 to the head. 6% of the significant strikes landed by Holland and 0% of them landed by Souza were done at a distance.
In the last bout for Andre Muniz, he battled Bartosz Fabinski and took home the win by way of an armbar from bottom guard in round 1. Fabinski connected on 20% of his significant strikes at distance and Muniz ended up landing 50% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Muniz connected on 50% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 4 of 8. He ended up connecting on 2 of 6 significant strikes directed at the head. Fabinski connected on 5 of 8 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 3 of 6 aimed at the head. Relating to total strikes thrown in that contest, Fabinski was 11 of 16 and Muniz was 19 of 23 total strikes.
Other bouts on the card to keep an eye on
One more match to look forward to is when Lando Vannata enters the Octagon against Mike Grundy. Vannata looks to add a win to his total of 11-5-2. The 29-year-old records a weight of 155 lbs and stands 5'9". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 71". Grundy comes in at 5'7" and tips the scales at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a mark of 12-2-0. The 34-year-old has a reach of 72". In terms of takedowns, Lando Vannata takes his opponents to the canvas 1.13 times per 3 rds and Mike Grundy scores a takedown 4.25 times per 15 minutes. Regarding striking, Vannata is connecting on 4.58 strikes/minute and connects on 44% of his attempted strikes. Joining him in the Octagon is Mike Grundy, who is landing 43% of the strikes he has attempted and lands 2.15 per minute.
Another bout to watch is when Jamie Pickett is set to take on Jordan Wright. Wright comes into this fight holding a mark of 11-1-0. The 29-year-old tips the scales at 205 lbs and comes in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 77". Pickett measures in at 6'2" and records a weight of 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 11-5-0. The 32-year-old reaches 80". In terms of grappling, Jordan Wright curbs 80% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is taking his opponents down on 30% of his tries. Pickett is finishing his takedowns on 40% of the tries he takes and curbs 37% of all takedown tries against him. With reference to striking, Wright takes 8.02 strikes per minute while he is dishing out 4.68 strikes/minute. Pickett, moreover, is taking 4.84 strikes per min and is dealing 2.84 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Jacare Souza (-110)
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