Darren Till vs Dricus Du Plessis Pick, 12/10/2022 Predictions UFC 282 Odds
Darren Till vs Dricus Du Plessis
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, December 10, 2022
Darren Till will face off against Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 282 on Saturday, December 10, 2022. The odds have Till at +140 while Plessis is priced at -165.
Darren "The Gorilla" Till steps into the cage holding a record of 18-4-1. The 29-year-old weighs 185 lbs and measures 6'0". The southpaw fighter extends his reach 74". Dricus "Stillknocks" Du Plessis measures in at 6'1" and will fight at 185 lbs. The switch fighter walks into the cage with a mark of 17-2-0. The 28-year-old has a reach of 76". When talking about significant strikes, Darren Till lands 2.26 per min and Dricus Du Plessis lands 6.55 significant strikes per minute. Till lands 46% of the significant strikes he throws and Du Plessis is landing 51%. In terms of defending themselves, "The Gorilla" allows 3.02 significant strikes per minute while "Stillknocks" absorbs 4.23. Till also curbs 58% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him and Du Plessis deflects 52% of them.
|UFC 282||Darren Till||Dricus Du Plessis|
|Average Fight Time||13:41||8:21|
|Weight||185 lbs||185 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||2.26||6.55|
Regarding wrestling, Darren Till is not as efficient of a grappler as he takes his opponents down 0.50 times per 3 rds. Till is finishing his takedown attempts on 41% of his attempts and thwarting 78% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Du Plessis is finishing his takedown tries on 18% of the takedowns he attempts and is defending 85% of the tries against him. When it comes to submission attempts, Till is the lesser skilled fighter by trying 0.6 finishes per 15 min while Du Plessis attempts 0.8 finishes per 15 min.
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In his last appearance in the Octagon, Darren Till went up against Derek Brunson and wound up losing the fight by way of rear naked choke in round 3. Brunson ended up landing 101 of 145 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Till ended the night having landed 28 of 53 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Brunson landed 41 of 84, which gave him a percentage of 48%. He landed 37 of 76 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Till landed 52% of his significant strikes by landing 26 of 50. Out of those significant strikes, he landed 14 of 38 aimed at the head. 21% of the significant strikes connected on by Brunson and 73% of them landed by Till were tallied at distance.
In the last bout for Dricus Du Plessis, he went up against Brad Tavares and ended up getting the win by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Tavares ended up connecting on 84% of the significant strikes he took from distance while Plessis ended up connecting on 85% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Plessis connected on 53% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 113 of 212. He connected on 79 of 169 significant strikes to the head. Tavares ended up landing 82 of 150 significant strikes in that fight. Of all the significant strikes, he connected on 55 of 113 to the head. Discussing total strikes thrown, Tavares landed 98 of 167 and Plessis connected on 123 of 222 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Bryce Mitchell fights Ilia Topuria. Mitchell comes into this bout with a record of 15-1-0. The 28-year-old is fighting at 145 lbs and measures in at 5'10". The southpaw fighter stretches 70". Topuria measures 5'7" and is fighting at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a record of 12-0-0. The 25-year-old has a wingspan of 69". In the grappling category, Bryce Mitchell takes his opponents to the mat 3.40 times per 3 rounds while Ilia Topuria takes his opponents to the mat 3.15 times per 3 rounds. In the striking category, Mitchell tags his opponents 2.28 strikes per min and landing 63% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side we have Ilia Topuria, who is landing 48% of the strikes that he throws and lands 2.87 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Chris Daukaus is set to square up with Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Rozenstruik walks into the cage holding a record of 12-4-0. The 34-year-old will fight at 242 lbs and measures 6'2". The orthodox fighter stretches 78". Daukaus measures 6'3" and weighs in at 250 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a mark of 12-5-0. The 33-year-old has a wingspan of 76". In the category of takedowns, Jairzinho Rozenstruik is able to thwart 75% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is finishing his takedowns on 15% of his tries. Daukaus is finishing his takedowns on 15% of the attempts he tries and is able to deflect 85% of all takedown attempts. Concerning striking, Rozenstruik is absorbing 3.24 strikes per minute and he is dishing out 2.80 per minute. Daukaus, on the contrary, takes 4.02 strikes/minute and is connecting on 6.47 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dricus Du Plessis (-165)
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