Chase Sherman vs Waldo Cortes-Acosta Pick, 11/19/2022 Predictions UFC Vegas 65 Odds
Chase Sherman vs Waldo Cortes-Acosta
UFC Vegas 65
UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, November 19, 2022
Chase Sherman will face off against Waldo Cortes-Acosta at UFC Vegas 65 on Saturday, November 19, 2022. The opening odds have Sherman priced at +160 while Cortes-Acosta is priced at -185.
Chase "The Vanilla Gorilla" Sherman looks to add a victory to his career record of 16-10-0. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 250 lbs and comes in at 6'4". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 78". Waldo "Salsa Boy" Cortes-Acosta measures in at 6'4" and is fighting at 260 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout holding a record of 8-0-0. The 31-year-old has an arm span of 78". Regarding significant strikes, Chase Sherman connects on 6.51 per min while Waldo Cortes-Acosta is connecting on 6.21 significant strikes per minute. Sherman is connecting on 47% of the significant strikes he tries while Cortes-Acosta connects on 46%. In terms of defending themselves, "The Vanilla Gorilla" allows 6.51 significant strikes per min and "Salsa Boy" takes 3.80. Sherman also stops 52% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction and Cortes-Acosta is able to deflect 56% of them.
|UFC Vegas 65||Chase Sherman||Waldo Cortes-Acosta|
|Average Fight Time||10:02||9:20|
|Weight||250 lbs||260 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||6.51||6.21|
Concerning wrestling, Chase Sherman is averaging more takedowns in the cage as he is able to score a takedown 0.40 times per 3 rds. Sherman is finishing his takedown attempts on 15% of his tries and stopping 66% of the takedowns his opponents try. Cortes-Acosta is getting his opponent to the mat on 15% of the takedowns he tries and defending 85% of the tries against him. Regarding going for the sub, Sherman is the more experienced submission fighter by trying 0.5 finishes per 15 min while Cortes-Acosta goes for 0.3 finishes per 3 rds.
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The last time he fought, Chase Sherman faced Jared Vanderaa and wound up taking home the victory via a punch to the head in round 3. Vanderaa ended up landing 109 of 267 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Sherman ended the night having landed 137 of 235 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Vanderaa ended up landing 109 of 266, which gave him a percentage of 40%. He landed 76 of 224 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Sherman ended up landing 58% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 137 of 235. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 86 of 175 aimed at the head. 99% of the significant strikes landed by Vanderaa and 97% of them connected on by Sherman were thrown at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Waldo Cortes-Acosta, he fought Jared Vanderaa and ended up getting the victory by unanimous decision in round 3. Vanderaa ended up connecting on 92% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Cortes-Acosta landed 100% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Cortes-Acosta landed 46% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 73 of 158. He landed 41 of 117 significant strikes to the head. Vanderaa landed 56 of 138 significant strikes in that fight. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 12 of 92 aimed at the head. Regarding total strikes that he let go, Vanderaa was 59 of 143 and Cortes-Acosta ended up connecting on 73 of 158 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Andre Fialho goes up against Muslim Salikhov. Fialho walks into the Octagon with a record of 16-5-0 (1 NC). The 28-year-old is fighting at 170 lbs and stands in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 74". Salikhov comes in at 5'11" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career record of 18-3-0. The 38-year-old has a wingspan of 70". When it comes to grappling, Andre Fialho scores a takedown 0.60 times per 15 min and Muslim Salikhov scores a takedown 1.17 times per 3 rounds. In the striking category, Fialho is landing 3.78 strikes per minute and landing 42% of his attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage we have Muslim Salikhov, who is landing 47% of the strikes he has tried and lands an average of 3.04 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Rodolfo Vieira is set to face off against Cody Brundage. Brundage comes into this fight with a record of 8-2-0. The 28-year-old weighs 185 lbs and comes in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 72". Vieira stands in at 6'0" and weighs in at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his record of 8-2-0. The 33-year-old extends his reach 73". Concerning grappling, Cody Brundage is able to thwart 68% of the takedowns his opponents go for and is getting his opponent to the mat on 30% of his tries. Vieira is finishing his takedowns on 27% of his attempts and stops 85% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. In the category of striking, Brundage is taking 2.65 strikes per minute while he is connecting on 2.65 strikes per minute. Vieira, in contrast, is absorbing 5.09 strikes per minute and is dishing out 3.62 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Chase Sherman (+160)
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