Rob Font vs Cody Garbrandt Pick, 5/22/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 27 Odds
Rob Font vs Cody Garbrandt
UFC Vegas 27
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, May 22, 2021
Rob Font will enter the Octagon with Cody Garbrandt at UFC Vegas 27 on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The opening moneyline has Font at -105 while Garbrandt is at -115.
Rob Font looks to add a win to his record of 18-4-0. The 33-year-old tips the scales at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'8". The orthodox fighter stretches 71". Cody "No Love" Garbrandt stands in at 5'8" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this fight holding a mark of 12-3-0. The 29-year-old has a wingspan of 65". Regarding significant strikes, Rob Font lands 5.21 per minute and Cody Garbrandt lands 3.35 significant strikes per minute. Font is landing 42% of the significant strikes he attempts and Garbrandt connects on 37%. When it comes to defending themselves, Font allows 3.83 significant strikes per minute while "No Love" takes 3.33. Font also stops 62% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt and Garbrandt is able to thwart 65% of the strikes thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 27||Rob Font||Cody Garbrandt|
|Average Fight Time||9:06||8:57|
|Weight||135 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.21||3.35|
In terms of takedowns, Rob Font is the more capable wrestler as he is averaging a takedown 1.20 times per 3 rds. Font is finishing his takedown attempts on 36% of his tries and is stopping 48% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Garbrandt is getting his opponent to the mat on 33% of his takedown attempts and stuffing 80% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding submission attempts, Font is the more experienced of the two fighters by trying 0.8 submissions per 3 rounds while Garbrandt goes for 0.4 submissions per 15 minutes.
In his previous bout, Rob Font fought Marlon Moraes and wound up taking home the win via a punch to the head while on the ground in round 1. Moraes ended up landing 12 of 16 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Font ended the night having landed 33 of 41 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Moraes ended up landing 9 of 12, which gave him a percentage of 75%. He finished the fight landing 8 of 10 significant strikes to the head. Statistically, Font ended up landing 81% of his significant strikes by sticking 30 of 37. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he landed 27 of 34 aimed at the head. 88% of the significant strikes connected on by Moraes and 43% of them landed by Font were thrown at distance.
In the last bout for Cody Garbrandt, he fought Raphael Assuncao and wound up getting the victory via a punch to the head in round 2. Garbrandt connected on 44% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 19 of 43. He landed 7 of 24 significant strikes to the head. Assuncao landed 17 of 52 significant strikes in that contest. Out of those significant strikes, he connected on 4 of 25 aimed at the head. In relation to total strikes that he let go in that fight, Assuncao connected on 17 of 52 while Garbrandt landed 20 of 45 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other bouts on the card to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Justin Tafa goes up against Jared Vanderaa. Tafa will be looking to add a win to his career total of 4-2-0. The 27-year-old weighs 264 lbs and measures 6'0". The southpaw fighter extends his reach 74". Vanderaa measures 6'4" and weighs in at 260 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career total of 11-5-0. The 29-year-old stretches 80". Regarding grappling, Justin Tafa takes his opponents to the canvas 0.70 times per 3 rounds while Jared Vanderaa gets a takedown 1.15 times per 3 rds. Regarding striking, Tafa is connecting on 5.33 strikes per min and is landing 59% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage we have Jared Vanderaa, who connects on 52% of the strikes that he throws and lands an average of 2.75 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Raulian Paiva is set to square up with David Dvorak. Dvorak looks to add a win to his record of 19-3-0. The 28-year-old tips the scales at 125 lbs and stands 5'5". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 68". Paiva measures 5'8" and tips the scales at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career mark of 20-3-0. The 25-year-old reaches 69". Concerning grappling, David Dvorak is able to stop 75% of the takedowns his opponents try and is finishing his takedowns on 30% of his tries. Paiva is finishing his takedowns on 20% of the tries he takes and thwarts 80% of the takedowns his opponents try. In the matter of striking, Dvorak is taking 3.17 strikes per min and he deals 4.50 strikes per min. Paiva, on the other hand, absorbs 4.89 strikes/min and dishes out 4.46 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Rob Font (-105)
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