Tim Means vs Danny Roberts Pick, 6/19/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 29 Odds
Tim Means vs Danny Roberts
UFC Vegas 29
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Tim Means will face off against Danny Roberts at UFC Vegas 29 on Saturday, June 19, 2021. The odds have Means coming in at -200 while Roberts is coming in at +170.
Tim "The Dirty Bird" Means comes into this fight with a record of 31-12-1. The 37-year-old tips the scales at 170 lbs and comes in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 75". Danny "Hot Chocolate" Roberts measures in at 6'1" and steps on the scale at 170 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a win to his career record of 17-5-0. The 33-year-old has an arm span of 74". In terms of significant strikes, Tim Means is landing 5.16 per min while Danny Roberts connects on 3.41 significant strikes per min. Means connects on 48% of the significant strikes he tries while Roberts is connecting on 44%. In terms of defending in the cage, "The Dirty Bird" absorbs 3.58 significant strikes per min while "Hot Chocolate" absorbs 3.08. Means also thwarts 61% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction and Roberts stops 55% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 29||Tim Means||Danny Roberts|
|Average Fight Time||9:56||8:23|
|Weight||170 lbs||170 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.16||3.41|
In terms of takedowns, Tim Means is the better grappler as he scores a takedown 0.92 times per 15 min. Means is getting his opponent to the mat on 41% of his tries and defending 64% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Roberts is scoring a takedown on 6% of his takedown attempts and is stuffing 53% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. In terms of submissions, Means is less apt at going for the finish by going for 0.2 subs per 15 minutes while Roberts attempts 0.4 subs per 15 minutes.
The last time he fought, Tim Means went up against Mike Perry and took home the victory via unanimous decision in round 3. Perry ended up landing 69 of 166 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Means ended the night having landed 143 of 207 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Perry ended up landing 64 of 161, which means his percentage was 39%. He ended up landing 44 of 134 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Means ended up landing 66% of his significant strikes by sticking 128 of 192. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he was 86 of 147 aimed at the head. 96% of the significant strikes landed by Perry and 94% of them connected on by Means were tallied at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Danny Roberts, he went up against Zelim Imadaev and wound up taking home the win via a punch to the head in round 2. Imadaev connected on 67% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance and Roberts ended up connecting on 48% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Roberts connected on 60% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 37 of 61. He ended up landing 10 of 34 significant strikes aimed at the head. Imadaev ended up connecting on 28 of 71 significant strikes in that battle. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he ended up landing 15 of 54 aimed at the head. Discussing the strikes he fired off in this contest, Imadaev ended up connecting on 38 of 84 and Roberts connected on 42 of 68 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Marlon Vera squares up in the Octagon against Davey Grant. Vera comes into this fight holding a mark of 16-7-1. The 28-year-old steps on the scale at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'8". The switch fighter has a wingspan of 70". Grant comes in at 5'8" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a record of 13-4-0. The 35-year-old has an arm span of 69". When it comes to grappling, Marlon Vera scores a takedown 0.78 times per 3 rounds while Davey Grant scores a takedown 2.30 times per 3 rounds. When talking about striking, Vera lands 3.65 strikes/min and lands 49% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage we have Davey Grant, who is connecting on 47% of the strikes he has thrown and is connecting on 3.93 per min.
One more can't miss bout is when Dhiego Lima is set to clash with Matt Brown. Brown comes into this bout with a mark of 24-18-0. The 40-year-old tips the scales at 170 lbs and stands in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter reaches 75". Lima stands in at 6'2" and steps on the scale at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 17-7-0. The 32-year-old reaches 75". In the category of takedowns, Matt Brown is able to stop 63% of the takedowns his opponents try and is getting his opponent to the mat on 44% of his tries. Lima is taking his opponents to the mat on 42% of the tries he takes and is able to stop 73% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Concerning striking, Brown absorbs 2.67 strikes per minute while he is landing 3.69 strikes/min. Lima, at the same time, takes 3.93 strikes per min and is connecting on 3.14 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Tim Means (-200)
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