Montel Jackson vs JP Buys Pick, 9/18/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 37 Odds
Montel Jackson vs JP Buys
UFC Vegas 37
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Montel Jackson will battle JP Buys at UFC Vegas 37 on Saturday, September 18, 2021. The opening odds have Jackson priced at -590 while Buys is priced at +410.
Montel "Quik" Jackson steps into the cage holding a record of 10-2-0. The 29-year-old is weighing in at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'10". The southpaw fighter stretches 75". JP Buys comes in at 5'5" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 9-3-0. The 25-year-old reaches 67". In terms of significant strikes, Montel Jackson connects on 3.77 per min while JP Buys is connecting on 2.66 significant strikes per minute. Jackson connects on 55% of the significant strikes he tries and Buys lands 45%. When it comes to defending themselves, "Quik" takes 1.50 significant strikes per minute while Buys allows 3.05. Jackson also defends against 56% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Buys deflects 43% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 37||Montel Jackson||JP Buys|
|Average Fight Time||10:50||6:46|
|Weight||135 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.77||2.66|
In the wrestling category, Montel Jackson is the more skilled grappler as he takes his opponents to the mat 4.15 times per 15 minutes. Jackson is getting his opponent to the mat on 77% of his tries and thwarting 66% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Buys is scoring a takedown on 50% of the takedowns he tries and is stuffing 33% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Jackson is less likely to go for the finish by going for 0.2 subs per 3 rounds while Buys goes for 2.2 subs per 15 minutes.
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The last time he fought, Montel Jackson fought Jesse Strader and took home the victory via a punch to the head in round 1. Strader ended up landing 14 of 25 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Jackson ended the night having landed 15 of 26 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Strader landed 14 of 25, giving him a percentage of 56%. He landed 3 of 7 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Jackson ended up landing 57% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 15 of 26. Out of those significant strikes, he landed 11 of 22 aimed at the head. 85% of the significant strikes connected on by Strader and 33% of them landed by Jackson were tallied at distance.
In the last fight for JP Buys, he went up against Bruno Silva and wound up losing the fight via a punch to the head in round 2. Silva ended up connecting on 70% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Buys landed 88% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Buys connected on 30% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 17 of 56. He ended up landing 8 of 42 significant strikes aimed at the head. Silva ended up landing 37 of 61 significant strikes in that fight. Of those significant strikes, he landed 29 of 51 aimed at the head. Regarding total strikes thrown, Silva ended up landing 62 of 89 and Buys connected on 37 of 76 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights to keep an eye on
One more match to look forward to is when Impa Kasanganay meets Carlston Harris. Kasanganay holds a career record of 9-1-0. The 27-year-old weighs in at 170 lbs and measures in at 5'11". The orthodox fighter stretches 75". Harris measures 6'0" and is fighting at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a mark of 16-4-0. The 34-year-old stretches 76". When it comes to grappling, Impa Kasanganay gets his opposition to the mat 1.83 times per 15 minutes while Carlston Harris is averaging a takedown 0.60 times per 3 rounds. When talking about striking, Kasanganay is landing 5.08 strikes/minute and connects on 49% of his attempted strikes. The other guy in this fight is Carlston Harris, who lands 38% of the strikes he has tried and lands an average of 1.74 per min.
One more can't miss bout is when Heili Alateng is set to face off against Gustavo Lopez. Lopez comes into this bout with a mark of 12-6-0. The 32-year-old weighs in at 135 lbs and stands in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 67". Alateng stands in at 5'5" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career record of 14-8-1. The 29-year-old has an arm span of 66". Regarding wrestling, Gustavo Lopez is able to defend against 27% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 50% of the times he tries. Alateng is finishing his takedowns on 35% of the tries he takes and stops 60% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Lopez takes 4.65 strikes/min and he is connecting on 2.24 strikes per minute. Alateng, in contrast, is absorbing 5.82 strikes per min and connects on 2.87 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take JP Buys (+410)
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