Matt Schnell vs Rogerio Bontorin Pick, 5/15/2021 Predictions UFC 262 Odds
Matt Schnell vs Rogerio Bontorin
Toyota Center in Houston, TX
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Matt Schnell will face off with Rogerio Bontorin at UFC 262 on Saturday, May 15, 2021. The opener has Schnell coming in at -160 while Bontorin is coming in at +140.
Matt "Danger" Schnell holds a career record of 15-5-0. The 31-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and measures 5'8". The orthodox fighter stretches 70". Rogerio Bontorin stands in at 5'5" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a record of 16-3-0. The 29-year-old reaches 67". In the category of significant strikes, Matt Schnell is connecting on 4.20 per minute and Rogerio Bontorin is landing 2.19 significant strikes per min. Schnell is connecting on 36% of the significant strikes he tries and Bontorin is landing 50%. When it comes to defending in the cage, "Danger" allows 4.02 significant strikes per minute and Bontorin takes 3.12. Schnell also deflects 62% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction and Bontorin is able to stop 38% of the strikes thrown his way.
|UFC 262||Matt Schnell||Rogerio Bontorin|
|Average Fight Time||7:46||9:30|
|Weight||125 lbs||125 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.20||2.19|
In terms of wrestling, Matt Schnell is the not as competent as a wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 0.48 times per 15 minutes. Schnell is getting his opponent to the mat on 33% of the times he tries and is defending 53% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Bontorin is finishing his takedown tries on 40% of his takedown attempts and stopping 51% of the tries against him. Regarding going for the sub, Schnell is the lesser skilled of the two fighters by attempting 1.2 subs per 15 min while Bontorin looks to get 1.6 subs per 15 minutes.
In his previous bout, Matt Schnell fought Tyson Nam and ended up getting the victory via split decision in round 3. Nam landed 58 of 193 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Schnell finished this fight landing 85 of 214 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Nam ended up landing 58 of 193, which means his percentage was 30%. He finished the fight landing 36 of 164 significant strikes aimed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Schnell ended up landing 39% of his significant strikes by connecting on 85 of 214. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he landed 69 of 195 aimed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes landed by Nam and 97% of them connected on by Schnell were tallied at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Rogerio Bontorin, he squared up with Kai Kara-France and walked away with a loss by way of a punch to the head in round 1. Kara-France connected on 84% of the significant strikes he took from distance while Bontorin ended up landing 83% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Bontorin landed 35% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 6 of 17. He landed 5 of 16 significant strikes directed at the head. Kara-France ended up connecting on 13 of 22 significant strikes in that fight. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 8 of 17 to the head. When discussing total strikes that he let go in that contest, Kara-France was 21 of 32 while Bontorin landed 27 of 43 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Shane Burgos battles Edson Barboza. Burgos has a mark of 13-2-0. The 30-year-old will fight at 145 lbs and comes in at 5'11". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 75". Barboza stands 5'11" and steps on the scale at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 21-9-0. The 35-year-old reaches 75". When it comes to grappling, Shane Burgos gets his opposition to the mat 0.30 times per 3 rds while Edson Barboza takes his opponents to the canvas 0.44 times per 15 minutes. In the striking category, Burgos is landing 7.31 strikes per minute and connecting on 50% of the strikes that he attempts. Joining him in the Octagon is Edson Barboza, who connects on 43% of the strikes he has attempted and connects on 3.98 per min.
Another bout to watch is when Andre Muniz is set to square up in the Octagon with Jacare Souza. 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". 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". In terms of grappling, Jacare Souza is preventing 60% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is finishing his takedowns on 39% of his attempts. Muniz is finishing his takedowns on 35% of his attempts and stops 37% of the takedowns his opponents try. With reference to striking, Souza absorbs 2.85 strikes per min while he deals 2.53 strikes/min. Muniz, moreover, absorbs 1.80 strikes per minute and deals 2.21 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Matt Schnell (-160)
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