Aleksei Oleinik vs Jared Vanderaa Pick, 4/9/2022 Predictions UFC 273 Odds
Aleksei Oleinik vs Jared Vanderaa
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL
Saturday, April 9, 2022
Aleksei Oleinik will enter the Octagon against Jared Vanderaa at UFC 273 on Saturday, April 9, 2022. The opening moneyline has Oleinik priced at -110 while Vanderaa is at -110.
Aleksei "The Boa Constrictor" Oleinik comes into this bout with a mark of 59-16-1. The 44-year-old weighs in at 240 lbs and stands in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 80". Jared Vanderaa measures 6'4" and is weighing in at 265 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this fight holding a mark of 12-7-0. The 29-year-old reaches 80". In terms of significant strikes, Aleksei Oleinik is landing 3.55 per minute and Jared Vanderaa is landing 4.54 significant strikes per minute. Oleinik lands 50% of the significant strikes he throws and Vanderaa lands 48%. Regarding defending in the cage, "The Boa Constrictor" allows 3.99 significant strikes per minute while Vanderaa absorbs 4.96. Oleinik also prevents 44% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt and Vanderaa is able to defend against 43% of the shots thrown.
|UFC 273||Aleksei Oleinik||Jared Vanderaa|
|Average Fight Time||6:28||10:34|
|Weight||240 lbs||265 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.55||4.54|
When it comes to wrestling, Aleksei Oleinik is the more competent wrestler as he gets a takedown 2.16 times per 15 minutes. Oleinik is taking his opponents to the canvas on 46% of his tries and defending 33% of the takedowns his opponents try. Vanderaa is scoring a takedown on 80% of his takedown attempts and is stopping 20% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Oleinik is the more skilled fighter by attempting 2.2 finishes per 3 rounds while Vanderaa attempts 0.7 finishes per 3 rds.
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In his last appearance in the Octagon, Aleksei Oleinik squared up with Serghei Spivac and wound up losing the fight by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Spivac landed 112 of 181 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Oleinik ended the night having landed 98 of 162 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Spivac ended up landing 71 of 136, which gave him a rate of 52%. He landed 67 of 132 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Oleinik ended up landing 48% of his significant strikes by landing 59 of 121. Out of those significant strikes, he connected on 33 of 92 to the head. 77% of the significant strikes landed by Spivac and 88% of them connected on by Oleinik were tallied at a distance.
In the last fight for Jared Vanderaa, he faced off with Andrei Arlovski and walked away with a loss by way of split decision in round 3. Arlovski ended up connecting on 93% of the significant strikes he took from distance while Vanderaa landed 78% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Vanderaa landed 44% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 70 of 156. He ended up connecting on 30 of 110 significant strikes directed at the head. Arlovski landed 64 of 133 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 40 of 100 to the head. When discussing total strikes attempted in that contest, Arlovski connected on 71 of 140 and Vanderaa ended up connecting on 102 of 190 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other bouts on the card to keep an eye on
One more match to look forward to is when Mackenzie Dern battles Tecia Torres. Dern comes into this bout holding a record of 11-2-0. The 29-year-old will fight at 115 lbs and stands in at 5'4". The orthodox fighter reaches 63". Torres measures 5'1" and weighs in at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to her career record of 13-5-0. The 32-year-old extends her reach 60". When it comes to grappling, Mackenzie Dern is able to score a takedown 0.54 times per 3 rounds and Tecia Torres is able to score a takedown 0.71 times per 3 rds. In terms of striking, Dern connects on 3.13 strikes/min and connecting on 36% of the strikes that she throws. On the other side we have Tecia Torres, who connects on 48% of the strikes she attempts and connects on 4.71 per min.
One more can't miss bout is when Raquel Pennington is set to square up in the Octagon against Aspen Ladd. Ladd comes into this fight holding a mark of 9-2-0. The 27-year-old is fighting at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'6". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 66". Pennington stands in at 5'7" and will fight at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to her career record of 13-9-0. The 33-year-old extends her reach 67". When it comes to takedowns, Aspen Ladd defends against 57% of the takedowns her opponents try and is getting her opponent to the mat on 46% of her tries. Pennington is taking her opponents down on 28% of the attempts she tries and stops 64% of the takedowns her opponents attempt. In the category of striking, Ladd is absorbing 3.93 strikes per min and she is dealing 3.64 per minute. Pennington, on the other side, is absorbing 3.21 strikes/minute and is dishing out 3.66 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Jared Vanderaa (-110)
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