Sam Alvey vs Wellington Turman Pick, 8/28/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 35 Odds
Sam Alvey vs Wellington Turman
UFC Vegas 35
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Sam Alvey will face off with Wellington Turman at UFC Vegas 35 on Saturday, August 28, 2021. The opening moneyline has Alvey coming in at +132 while Turman is coming in at -162.
Sam "Smile'N" Alvey holds a record of 33-15-1. The 35-year-old is fighting at 205 lbs and measures 6'2". The southpaw fighter stretches 75". Wellington "The Prodigy" Turman measures in at 6'0" and steps on the scale at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a record of 16-5-0. The 25-year-old has a reach of 72". Concerning significant strikes, Sam Alvey lands 3.20 per minute and Wellington Turman connects on 2.44 significant strikes per minute. Alvey is landing 43% of the significant strikes he throws while Turman is landing 42%. In terms of defending themselves, "Smile'N" takes 3.44 significant strikes per min and "The Prodigy" takes 3.75. Alvey also stops 54% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him and Turman is able to deflect 43% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 35||Sam Alvey||Wellington Turman|
|Average Fight Time||9:51||9:45|
|Weight||205 lbs||185 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.20||2.44|
In the category of takedowns, Sam Alvey is not as efficient of a wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 0.07 times per 15 min. Alvey is getting his opponent to the mat on 16% of his attempts and stuffing 82% of all takedown attempts. Turman is taking his opponents to the mat on 22% of his takedown attempts and is stuffing 80% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding subbing opponents, Alvey is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by going for 0.1 finishes per 3 rds while Turman looks to get 0.8 finishes per 15 minutes.
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In his previous fight, Sam Alvey squared up with Julian Marquez and wound up walking away in defeat via rear naked choke in round 2. Marquez ended up landing 62 of 101 total strikes attempted in that fight. Alvey ended the night having landed 29 of 78 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Marquez landed 61 of 100, which means his percentage was 61%. He landed 46 of 78 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Alvey landed 37% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 29 of 78. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he was 21 of 64 aimed at the head. 67% of the significant strikes landed by Marquez and 96% of them landed by Alvey were thrown at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Wellington Turman, he faced off with Bruno Silva and walked away with a loss by a punch to the head in round 1. Silva connected on 19 of 26 significant strikes in that contest. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 18 of 24 to the head. In regard to the strikes he fired off in this contest, Silva landed 28 of 37 and Turman ended up landing 12 of 12 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Dustin Jacoby meets Darren Stewart. Jacoby steps into the Octagon holding a record of 14-5-1. The 33-year-old weighs in at 205 lbs and comes in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter reaches 76". Stewart stands in at 6'0" and is fighting at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career total of 12-7-0. The 30-year-old has a reach of 74". In terms of takedowns, Dustin Jacoby gets his opposition to the mat 0.36 times per 3 rds and Darren Stewart is able to score a takedown 1.56 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Jacoby connects on 4.03 strikes per minute and lands 48% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side we have Darren Stewart, who is connecting on 45% of the strikes he has tried and connects on 2.98 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Pat Sabatini is set to enter the Octagon with Jamall Emmers. Emmers has a record of 18-5-0. The 32-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and stands 5'10". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 74". Sabatini measures 5'8" and is fighting at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this fight with a mark of 14-3-0. The 30-year-old extends his reach 70". Regarding takedowns, Jamall Emmers curbs 70% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is finishing his takedowns on 53% of his tries. Sabatini is finishing his takedowns on 20% of the attempts he tries and is able to thwart 40% of the takedowns his opponents try. With reference to striking, Emmers takes 4.65 strikes per min while he is connecting on 5.75 per min. Sabatini, in contrast, is absorbing 1.27 strikes per minute and connects on 1.73 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Wellington Turman (-162)
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