Tim Means vs Nicolas Dalby Pick, 6/26/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 30 Odds
Tim Means vs Nicolas Dalby
UFC Vegas 30
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, June 26, 2021
Tim Means will face off against Nicolas Dalby at UFC Vegas 30 on Saturday, June 26, 2021. The opening odds have Means coming in at -165 while Dalby is priced at +140.
Tim "The Dirty Bird" Means holds a mark of 31-12-1. The 37-year-old records a weight of 170 lbs and measures 6'2". The orthodox fighter stretches 75". Nicolas "Lokomotivo" Dalby measures 5'11" and tips the scales at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 19-3-1. The 36-year-old extends his reach 74". Concerning significant strikes, Tim Means is connecting on 5.16 per min and Nicolas Dalby lands 3.20 significant strikes per min. Means is landing 48% of the significant strikes he tries and Dalby lands 37%. In terms of defending in the Octagon, "The Dirty Bird" allows 3.58 significant strikes per minute and "Lokomotivo" allows 3.57. Means also curbs 61% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt and Dalby thwarts 55% of them.
|UFC Vegas 30||Tim Means||Nicolas Dalby|
|Average Fight Time||9:56||13:15|
|Weight||170 lbs||170 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.16||3.20|
In the grappling category, Tim Means is not as effective of a grappler as he takes his opponents to the mat 0.92 times per 15 min. Means is finishing his takedown attempts on 41% of his attempts and is stopping 64% of all takedown attempts. Dalby is taking his opponents down on 33% of his takedown tries and stuffing 63% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. When it comes to going for the sub, Means is the more capable of the two fighters by going for 0.2 finishes per 3 rounds while Dalby attempts 0.1 finishes per 15 minutes.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Tim Means went up against Mike Perry and ended up winning this fight via unanimous decision in round 3. Perry landed 69 of 166 total strikes attempted in that fight. Means finished this fight landing 143 of 207 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Perry ended up landing 64 of 161, which gave him a percentage of 39%. He landed 44 of 134 significant strikes aimed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Means ended up landing 66% of his significant strikes by connecting on 128 of 192. Of those significant strikes, he connected on 86 of 147 to the head. 96% of the significant strikes landed by Perry and 94% of them connected on by Means were done at a distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Nicolas Dalby, he faced off with Daniel Rodriguez and ended up getting the win by unanimous decision in round 3. Rodriguez ended up connecting on 97% of his significant strikes at distance while Dalby ended up connecting on 100% of his significant strikes at distance. Dalby ended up landing 34% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 50 of 147. He ended up connecting on 24 of 97 significant strikes directed at the head. Rodriguez ended up landing 83 of 199 significant strikes in that contest. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 44 of 145 directed at the head. Discussing the strikes he fired off in this contest, Rodriguez landed 105 of 222 and Dalby connected on 58 of 155 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights on the card to watch out for
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Renato Moicano fights Jai Herbert. Moicano walks into the cage holding a record of 14-4-1. The 32-year-old will fight at 155 lbs and stands 5'11". The orthodox fighter stretches 72". Herbert comes in at 6'1" and steps on the scale at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a record of 10-2-0. The 33-year-old has a reach of 77". In the grappling category, Renato Moicano takes his opponents down 1.28 times per 3 rds and Jai Herbert scores a takedown 0.70 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Moicano connects for an average of 5.40 strikes per minute and landing 46% of his attempted strikes. On the other side we have Jai Herbert, who lands 30% of his attempted strikes and connects on 1.83 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Timur Valiev is set to enter the Octagon against Raoni Barcelos. Barcelos comes into this bout with a record of 16-1-0. The 34-year-old weighs in at 135 lbs and stands 5'7". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 67". Valiev comes in at 5'6" and records a weight of 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career record of 17-2-0. The 31-year-old has a wingspan of 67". When it comes to takedowns, Raoni Barcelos is able to stop 85% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is finishing his takedown attempts on 56% of the times he tries. Valiev is finishing his takedowns on 66% of the tries he takes and is able to defend against 50% of all takedown attempts. In the category of striking, Barcelos is absorbing 4.17 strikes per minute and he dishes out 5.59 per minute. Valiev, on the other hand, takes 1.55 strikes/min and deals 5.50 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Tim Means (-165)
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