Manel Kape vs Ode Osbourne Pick, 8/7/2021 Predictions UFC 265 Odds
Manel Kape vs Ode Osbourne
Toyota Center in Houston, TX
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Manel Kape will battle Ode Osbourne at UFC 265 on Saturday, August 7, 2021. The opener has Kape priced at -200 while Osbourne is at +160.
Manel "StarBoy" Kape comes into this bout holding a record of 15-6-0. The 27-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and measures 5'5". The southpaw fighter extends his reach 68". Ode "The Jamaican Sensation" Osbourne stands in at 5'7" and records a weight of 145 lbs. The southpaw fighter has a career mark of 9-3-0. The 29-year-old reaches 73". Regarding significant strikes, Manel Kape connects on 3.67 per min while Ode Osbourne connects on 4.30 significant strikes per min. Kape is connecting on 45% of the significant strikes he tries and Osbourne lands 54%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, "StarBoy" absorbs 4.30 significant strikes per min and "The Jamaican Sensation" absorbs 3.04. Kape also stops 48% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way while Osbourne thwarts 42% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
|UFC 265||Manel Kape||Ode Osbourne|
|Average Fight Time||15:00||2:38|
|Weight||125 lbs||145 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.67||4.30|
In terms of grappling, Manel Kape is the not as competent as a wrestler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 1.00 times per 15 minutes. Kape is taking his opponents to the canvas on 28% of his attempts and is defending 80% of all takedown attempts. Osbourne is scoring a takedown on 70% of the takedowns he attempts and stuffing 66% of the tries against him. When it comes to submissions, Kape is less likely to go for the finish by attempting 0.5 submissions per 3 rounds while Osbourne goes for 1.9 submissions per 15 min.
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The last time he fought, Manel Kape squared up with Matheus Nicolau and ended up taking the loss by split decision in round 3. Nicolau landed 76 of 132 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Kape finished this fight landing 73 of 165 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Nicolau ended up landing 55 of 102, giving him a percentage of 53%. He finished the fight landing 27 of 66 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side, Kape ended up landing 40% of his significant strikes by landing 61 of 150. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he was 37 of 120 to the head. 90% of the significant strikes connected on by Nicolau and 95% of them landed by Kape were done at a distance.
In the last fight for Ode Osbourne, he squared up with Jerome Rivera and wound up taking home the win via a punch to the head in round 1. Rivera ended up landing 100% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Osbourne landed 20% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Osbourne landed 83% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 5 of 6. He ended up connecting on 5 of 6 significant strikes aimed at the head. Rivera ended up connecting on 2 of 3 significant strikes in that fight. Out of those significant strikes, he landed 0 of 1 aimed at the head. In relation to total strikes that he let go in that contest, Rivera was 2 of 3 and Osbourne landed 5 of 6 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other bouts to watch out for
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Miles Johns squares up against Anderson Dos Santos. Johns holds a career mark of 11-1-0. The 27-year-old is fighting at 135 lbs and stands in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 66". Dos Santos measures in at 5'5" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 21-8-0. The 36-year-old has a reach of 70". In the grappling category, Miles Johns gets a takedown 1.21 times per 15 min while Anderson Dos Santos takes his opponents to the canvas 1.30 times per 3 rds. When talking about striking, Johns is landing 3.33 strikes/min and is connecting on 48% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Anderson Dos Santos, who tags his opponent on 28% of the strikes he has thrown and is connecting on 2.66 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Jamey Simmons is set to encounter Johnny Munoz. Munoz walks into the cage holding a record of 10-1-0. The 28-year-old records a weight of 145 lbs and stands 5'9". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 71". Simmons measures in at 5'6" and tips the scales at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a mark of 7-3-0. The 28-year-old stretches 70". Concerning grappling, Johnny Munoz stops 30% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is finishing his takedowns on 12% of his attempts. Simmons is finishing his takedowns on 30% of the tries he takes and is able to stop 70% of the takedowns his opponents try. In the category of striking, Munoz takes 1.40 strikes per min while he dishes out 3.27 strikes per min. Simmons, in contrast, is absorbing 2.08 strikes per min and is connecting on 0.52 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ode Osbourne (+160)
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