Serghei Spivac vs Jared Vanderaa Pick, 2/20/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 19 Odds
Serghei Spivac vs Jared Vanderaa
UFC Vegas 19
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Serghei Spivac will face off against Jared Vanderaa at UFC Vegas 19 on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The line has Spivac coming in at -240 while Vanderaa is priced at +200.
Serghei "Polar Bear" Spivac will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 11-2-0. The 26-year-old weighs 260 lbs and measures 6'3". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 78". Jared "The Mountain" Vanderaa stands 6'4" and records a weight of 260 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 11-4-0. The 28-year-old extends his reach 80". Regarding significant strikes, Serghei Spivac lands 3.15 per min and Jared Vanderaa is connecting on 6.45 significant strikes per min. Spivac is landing 44% of the significant strikes he tries while Vanderaa is landing 51%. When it comes to defending in the Octagon, "Polar Bear" absorbs 3.20 significant strikes per min while "The Mountain" absorbs 4.77. Spivac also thwarts 59% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Vanderaa curbs 45% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Vegas 19||Serghei Spivac||Jared Vanderaa|
|Average Fight Time||9:46||3:34|
|Weight||260 lbs||260 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.15||6.45|
Concerning grappling, Serghei Spivac is the not as competent as a wrestler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 3.46 times per 15 minutes. Spivac is taking his opponents to the canvas on 56% of the times he tries and is stopping 75% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Vanderaa is finishing his takedown tries on 80% of the takedowns he tries and stopping 40% of the attempts against him. Regarding sub attempts, Spivac is the more apt fighter by trying 0.4 finishes per 15 min while Vanderaa goes for 0.2 finishes per 3 rds.
In his previous bout, Serghei Spivac faced Carlos Felipe and wound up getting the victory by way of majority decision in round 3. Felipe ended up landing 44 of 121 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Spivac finished this fight landing 165 of 253 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Felipe ended up landing 44 of 121, giving him a percentage of 36%. He landed 30 of 107 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Spivac landed 48% of his significant strikes by connecting on 73 of 149. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he was 72 of 148 to the head. 100% of the significant strikes connected on by Felipe and 64% of them landed by Spivac were thrown at a distance.
In the last bout for Jared Vanderaa, he battled Harry Hunsucker and ended up getting the victory in the fight via a punch to the head while on the ground in round 1. Hunsucker ended up landing 88% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Vanderaa ended up connecting on 52% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Vanderaa connected on 51% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 23 of 45. He landed 14 of 36 significant strikes directed at the head. Hunsucker ended up connecting on 17 of 31 significant strikes in that battle. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 13 of 25 directed at the head. When discussing total strikes thrown in that contest, Hunsucker ended up landing 18 of 32 while Vanderaa was 34 of 58 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to watch
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Ketlen Vieira squares up against Yana Kunitskaya. Vieira steps into the Octagon holding a record of 11-1-0. The 29-year-old steps on the scale at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'8". The orthodox fighter reaches 68". Kunitskaya comes in at 5'6" and is fighting at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a record of 13-5-0. The 31-year-old extends her reach 68". Regarding grappling, Ketlen Vieira gets a takedown 2.02 times per 15 minutes while Yana Kunitskaya is able to score a takedown 2.04 times per 3 rounds. In the striking category, Vieira is landing 3.10 strikes per minute and connects on 36% of the strikes that she throws. Joining her in the Octagon is Yana Kunitskaya, who connects on 54% of the strikes she has attempted and is connecting on 4.49 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Derrick Lewis is set to square up in the Octagon against Curtis Blaydes. Blaydes will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 14-2-0. The 29-year-old will fight at 265 lbs and stands in at 6'4". The orthodox fighter stretches 80". Lewis measures 6'3" and steps on the scale at 260 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout holding a record of 24-7-0. The 36-year-old has a wingspan of 79". In terms of wrestling, Curtis Blaydes prevents 33% of the takedowns his opponents try and is getting his opponent to the mat on 55% of the times he tries. Lewis is taking his opponents down on 26% of his attempts and stops 52% of all takedown tries against him. In the matter of striking, Blaydes absorbs 1.73 strikes per minute and he deals 3.55 per minute. Lewis, on the contrary, takes 2.09 strikes/min and is dishing out 2.64 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Jared Vanderaa (+200)
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