Lando Vannata vs Mike Grundy Pick, 5/15/2021 Predictions UFC 262 Odds
Lando Vannata vs Mike Grundy
Toyota Center in Houston, TX
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Lando Vannata will enter the Octagon with Mike Grundy at UFC 262 on Saturday, May 15, 2021. The opening line has Vannata priced at +100 while Grundy is coming in at -120.
Lando "Groovy" 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". Mike 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". When talking about significant strikes, Lando Vannata is connecting on 4.58 per minute while Mike Grundy connects on 2.15 significant strikes per minute. Vannata is connecting on 44% of the significant strikes he throws and Grundy lands 43%. When it comes to defending in the cage, "Groovy" takes 5.10 significant strikes per min and Grundy takes 4.09. Vannata also defends against 54% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Grundy is able to deflect 58% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC 262||Lando Vannata||Mike Grundy|
|Average Fight Time||11:54||12:21|
|Weight||155 lbs||145 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.58||2.15|
When it comes to grappling, Lando Vannata is the not as competent as a wrestler as he is averaging a takedown 1.13 times per 3 rds. Vannata is getting his opponent to the mat on 37% of his tries and is defending 58% of all takedowns attempted on him. Grundy is finishing his takedowns on 38% of his takedown tries and is stopping 80% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Vannata is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by attempting 0.4 subs per 3 rounds while Grundy looks to get 0.6 subs per 15 minutes.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Lando Vannata went up against Bobby Green and took a loss on the night via unanimous decision in round 3. Green ended up landing 136 of 219 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Vannata walked away from this fight having landed 64 of 139 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Green landed 115 of 195, which means his percentage was 58%. He finished the fight landing 67 of 135 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side, Vannata ended up landing 42% of his significant strikes by landing 54 of 127. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he landed 31 of 99 pointed at the head. 77% of the significant strikes landed by Green and 83% of them landed by Vannata were thrown at a distance.
In the last fight for Mike Grundy, he fought Movsar Evloev and was on the losing end of this fight by unanimous decision in round 3. Evloev ended up connecting on 91% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Grundy ended up connecting on 90% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Grundy connected on 30% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 20 of 66. He ended up landing 11 of 53 significant strikes to the head. Evloev ended up connecting on 79 of 150 significant strikes in that fight. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he ended up connecting on 53 of 120 to the head. When discussing the total strikes thrown in this fight, Evloev ended up connecting on 96 of 173 while Grundy ended up landing 25 of 80 total strikes.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Jordan Wright opposes Jamie Pickett. 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 takedowns, Jordan Wright takes his opponents down 0.60 times per 3 rds while Jamie Pickett is averaging a takedown 1.48 times per 3 rounds. Regarding striking, Wright lands an average of 4.68 strikes per minute and is connecting on 50% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side we have Jamie Pickett, who is landing 55% of the strikes he has tried and connects for an average of 2.84 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Tucker Lutz is set to clash with Kevin Aguilar. 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". Concerning grappling, Kevin Aguilar is stopping 87% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 25% of the times he tries. Lutz is finishing his takedowns on 57% of his tries and is able to stop 81% of all takedown tries against him. In the category of striking, Aguilar absorbs 4.47 strikes/minute while he is connecting on 3.69 per min. Lutz, on the other hand, is taking 2.80 strikes/minute and is landing 4.33 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Mike Grundy (-120)
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