Gabriel Benitez vs Charlie Ontiveros Pick, 8/13/2022 Predictions UFC San Diego Odds
Gabriel Benitez vs Charlie Ontiveros
UFC San Diego
Pechanga Arena in San Diego, CA
Saturday, August 13, 2022
Gabriel Benitez will enter the Octagon with Charlie Ontiveros at UFC San Diego on Saturday, August 13, 2022. The odds have Benitez priced at -350 while Ontiveros is coming in at +290.
Gabriel "Moggly" Benitez holds a career mark of 22-11-0. The 34-year-old is fighting at 155 lbs and comes in at 5'8". The southpaw fighter stretches 71". Charlie "American Bad Boy" Ontiveros measures in at 6'2" and will fight at 155 lbs. The switch fighter steps into the cage with a mark of 11-8-0. The 31-year-old stretches 78". In terms of significant strikes, Gabriel Benitez is connecting on 4.60 per min and Charlie Ontiveros is connecting on 0.70 significant strikes per minute. Benitez is landing 40% of the significant strikes he tries and Ontiveros is landing 32%. In terms of the fighter's defense, "Moggly" absorbs 3.98 significant strikes per minute while "American Bad Boy" absorbs 4.60. Benitez also prevents 65% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way while Ontiveros is able to stop 26% of the shots thrown.
|UFC San Diego||Gabriel Benitez||Charlie Ontiveros|
|Average Fight Time||8:56||4:17|
|Weight||155 lbs||155 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.60||0.70|
When it comes to wrestling, Gabriel Benitez is not as efficient of a wrestler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 0.14 times per 3 rounds. Benitez is getting his opponent to the mat on 50% of his tries and is defending 58% of all takedown attempts. Ontiveros is taking his opponents to the mat on 15% of the takedowns he attempts and defending 25% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. In terms of going for the sub, Benitez is the more experienced of the two fighters by trying 1.1 finishes per 15 min while Ontiveros looks to get 0.4 finishes per 15 minutes.
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The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Gabriel Benitez went up against David Onama and was on the losing end of this fight via a punch to the head in round 1. Onama landed 36 of 94 total strikes that he let go in that fight. Benitez ended the night having landed 46 of 96 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Onama landed 36 of 94, which means his percentage was 38%. He landed 30 of 86 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Benitez landed 47% of his significant strikes by landing 46 of 96. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he was 19 of 68 pointed at the head. 97% of the significant strikes connected on by Onama and 97% of them connected on by Benitez were thrown at a distance.
In the last bout for Charlie Ontiveros, he fought Steve Garcia and ended up walking away in defeat by way of punches to the head from the mount position in round 2. Garcia connected on 17% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Ontiveros connected on 57% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Ontiveros connected on 30% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 7 of 23. He ended up landing 7 of 22 significant strikes directed at the head. Garcia ended up connecting on 34 of 49 significant strikes in that fight. Out of those significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 30 of 45 aimed at the head. Relating to total strikes that he let go in that contest, Garcia landed 70 of 87 and Ontiveros connected on 15 of 34 total strikes.
Other bouts to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Ode Osbourne enters the Octagon with Tyson Nam. Osbourne will be looking to add a win to his career record of 11-4-0 (1 NC). The 30-year-old will fight at 125 lbs and stands 5'7". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 73". Nam measures 5'7" and is fighting at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 20-12-1. The 38-year-old extends his reach 68". In terms of takedowns, Ode Osbourne takes his opponents to the canvas 1.05 times per 15 minutes while Tyson Nam takes his opponents to the mat 0.40 times per 15 minutes. When it comes to striking, Osbourne tags his opponents 4.82 strikes per minute and landing 44% of the strikes that he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is Tyson Nam, who tags his opponent on 31% of the strikes he has tried and connects on 3.64 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Nina Nunes is set to battle Cynthia Calvillo. Calvillo looks to add a victory to her record of 9-4-1. The 35-year-old weighs 125 lbs and measures in at 5'4". The orthodox fighter reaches 64". Nunes comes in at 5'5" and records a weight of 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to her career record of 10-7-0. The 36-year-old stretches 64". Regarding wrestling, Cynthia Calvillo thwarts 73% of the takedowns her opponents try and is scoring a takedown on 43% of her tries. Nunes is taking her opponents to the mat on 40% of the attempts she tries and curbs 76% of the takedowns her opponents attempt. Concerning striking, Calvillo is taking 4.10 strikes per minute while she is landing 4.27 per min. Nunes, moreover, is absorbing 3.50 strikes per minute and connects on 4.64 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Charlie Ontiveros (+290)
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