Jordan Wright vs Jamie Pickett Pick, 5/15/2021 Predictions UFC 262 Odds
Jordan Wright vs Jamie Pickett
Toyota Center in Houston, TX
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Jordan Wright will battle Jamie Pickett at UFC 262 on Saturday, May 15, 2021. The opener has Wright at -110 while Pickett is at -110.
Jordan "The Beverly Hills Ninja" 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". Jamie "The Night Wolf" 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". With respect to significant strikes, Jordan Wright lands 4.68 per minute and Jamie Pickett is landing 2.84 significant strikes per min. Wright connects on 50% of the significant strikes he attempts and Pickett is landing 55%. Concerning the fighter's defense, "The Beverly Hills Ninja" absorbs 8.02 significant strikes per min and "The Night Wolf" takes 4.84. Wright also stops 40% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt and Pickett prevents 46% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC 262||Jordan Wright||Jamie Pickett|
|Average Fight Time||2:30||10:07|
|Weight||205 lbs||185 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.68||2.84|
In terms of wrestling, Jordan Wright is not as efficient of a grappler as he takes his opponents down 0.60 times per 3 rounds. Wright is finishing his takedown attempts on 30% of the times he tries and stuffing 80% of all takedown attempts. Pickett is scoring a takedown on 40% of his takedown attempts and stuffing 37% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. In terms of submissions, Wright is the lesser skilled fighter by attempting 0.2 submissions per 3 rounds while Pickett goes for 0.4 submissions per 3 rounds.
In his last fight, Jordan Wright fought Joaquin Buckley and ended up walking away in defeat by a punch to the head in round 2. Buckley landed 59 of 96 total strikes that he let go in that fight. Wright finished this fight landing 36 of 66 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Buckley landed 43 of 80, which gave him a percentage of 53%. He finished the fight landing 31 of 63 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Wright ended up landing 38% of his significant strikes by sticking 18 of 47. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 5 of 32 pointed at the head. 76% of the significant strikes connected on by Buckley and 88% of them landed by Wright were thrown at distance.
In the last bout for Jamie Pickett, he battled Tafon Nchukwi and was on the losing end of this fight by unanimous decision in round 3. Nchukwi ended up landing 49% of his significant strikes at distance while Pickett landed 97% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Pickett connected on 49% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 40 of 81. He landed 28 of 68 significant strikes to the head. Nchukwi landed 120 of 187 significant strikes in that fight. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he ended up connecting on 70 of 133 directed at the head. When discussing total strikes attempted in that contest, Nchukwi was 159 of 234 while Pickett landed 40 of 81 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts on the card to watch out for
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Kevin Aguilar meets Tucker Lutz. Aguilar walks into the Octagon with a record of 17-4-0. The 32-year-old weighs in at 155 lbs and comes in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 73". Lutz stands in at 5'8" and is fighting at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a record of 11-1-0. The 26-year-old has a reach of 72". In the grappling category, Kevin Aguilar gets a takedown 0.19 times per 15 min while Tucker Lutz scores a takedown 2.00 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Aguilar lands an average of 3.69 strikes/minute and is landing 37% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage we have Tucker Lutz, who is connecting on 49% of the strikes he attempts and is connecting on 4.33 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Sean Soriano is set to battle Christos Giagos. Giagos steps into the cage with a mark of 18-8-0. The 31-year-old is fighting at 155 lbs and measures 5'10". The orthodox fighter stretches 71". Soriano measures in at 5'9" and is weighing in at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 14-6-0. The 31-year-old has a wingspan of 72". Concerning wrestling, Christos Giagos is thwarting 50% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is taking his opponents down on 39% of the times he tries. Soriano is taking his opponents to the mat on 42% of the attempts he tries and is able to defend against 55% of all takedown attempts. With reference to striking, Giagos is taking 2.59 strikes per minute and he is connecting on 2.88 per min. Soriano, on the other side, is absorbing 2.31 strikes per minute and is dishing out 3.15 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Jordan Wright (-110)
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