Omari Akhmedov vs Brad Tavares Pick, 7/10/2021 Predictions UFC 264 Odds
Omari Akhmedov vs Brad Tavares
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, July 10, 2021
Omari Akhmedov will battle Brad Tavares at UFC 264 on Saturday, July 10, 2021. The moneyline has Akhmedov at +142 while Tavares is priced at -176.
Omari "Wolverine" Akhmedov has a career mark of 21-5-1. The 33-year-old steps on the scale at 185 lbs and comes in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 73". Brad Tavares stands 6'1" and records a weight of 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his record of 18-7-0. The 33-year-old stretches 74". Regarding significant strikes, Omari Akhmedov lands 2.95 per minute while Brad Tavares connects on 3.04 significant strikes per min. Akhmedov connects on 35% of the significant strikes he tries while Tavares connects on 41%. In terms of defending themselves, "Wolverine" allows 2.59 significant strikes per min and Tavares allows 2.73. Akhmedov also prevents 57% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Tavares is able to thwart 56% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC 264||Omari Akhmedov||Brad Tavares|
|Average Fight Time||11:48||13:03|
|Weight||185 lbs||185 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||2.95||3.04|
Concerning grappling, Omari Akhmedov is the more productive grappler as he is able to score a takedown 2.63 times per 15 min. Akhmedov is finishing his takedown attempts on 49% of his attempts and thwarting 65% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Tavares is finishing his takedowns on 27% of his takedown attempts and is defending 79% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Akhmedov is the more apt fighter by attempting 0.3 subs per 15 minutes while Tavares goes for 0.1 subs per 15 min.
The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Omari Akhmedov faced Tom Breese and took home the victory by an arm triangle from half guard in round 2. Breese landed 6 of 12 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Akhmedov walked away from this fight having landed 73 of 91 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Breese landed 1 of 4, which gave him a percentage of 25%. He ended up landing 0 of 2 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Akhmedov landed 65% of his significant strikes by connecting on 25 of 38. Of those significant strikes, he landed 23 of 34 aimed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes connected on by Breese and 16% of them landed by Akhmedov were tallied at a distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Brad Tavares, he squared up with Antonio Carlos Junior and wound up taking home the win via unanimous decision in round 3. Junior ended up connecting on 97% of his significant strikes at distance while Tavares landed 92% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Tavares connected on 50% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 54 of 108. He ended up landing 28 of 76 significant strikes aimed at the head. Junior landed 34 of 103 significant strikes in that fight. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he ended up landing 24 of 93 directed at the head. In regard to the total strikes thrown in this fight, Junior landed 57 of 135 and Tavares ended up connecting on 73 of 135 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Zhalgas Zhumagulov meets Jerome Rivera. Zhumagulov walks into the cage with a mark of 13-5-0. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 125 lbs and stands in at 5'4". The switch fighter extends his reach 66". Rivera stands in at 5'10" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The southpaw fighter holds a career mark of 10-5-0. The 26-year-old has a wingspan of 72". Regarding grappling, Zhalgas Zhumagulov scores a takedown 1.50 times per 15 min while Jerome Rivera takes his opponents to the canvas 0.50 times per 3 rounds. In terms of striking, Zhumagulov lands 4.17 strikes/minute and connecting on 49% of the strikes that he throws. Joining him in the Octagon is Jerome Rivera, who connects on 34% of the strikes he attempts and connects on 3.08 per min.
One more can't miss bout is when Jessica Eye is set to square up in the Octagon with Jennifer Maia. Maia walks into the cage with a mark of 18-7-1. The 32-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and stands in at 5'4". The orthodox fighter stretches 64". Eye stands 5'6" and is fighting at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to her record of 15-9-0. The 34-year-old stretches 66". In the category of takedowns, Jennifer Maia is able to thwart 56% of the takedowns her opponents try and is scoring a takedown on 50% of her tries. Eye is taking her opponents to the mat on 40% of her tries and deflects 57% of all takedown tries against her. In the matter of striking, Maia is taking 3.52 strikes/minute and she is landing 3.34 per min. Eye, in contrast, absorbs 4.01 strikes per minute and deals 3.76 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Brad Tavares (-176)
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