Victor Altamirano vs Carlos Hernandez Pick, 2/26/2022 Predictions UFC Vegas 49 Odds
Victor Altamirano vs Carlos Hernandez
UFC Vegas 49
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, February 26, 2022
Victor Altamirano will battle Carlos Hernandez at UFC Vegas 49 on Saturday, February 26, 2022. The moneyline has Altamirano priced at +105 while Hernandez is at -125.
Victor "El Magnifico" Altamirano holds a career mark of 10-1-0. The 31-year-old will fight at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'8". The switch fighter reaches 70". Carlos Hernandez comes in at 5'8" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a record of 7-1-0. The 28-year-old has a reach of 67". Concerning significant strikes, Victor Altamirano lands 6.67 per min while Carlos Hernandez is connecting on 5.13 significant strikes per min. Altamirano lands 57% of the significant strikes he tries and Hernandez is connecting on 46%. When it comes to defending in the Octagon, "El Magnifico" takes 4.87 significant strikes per min while Hernandez allows 3.47. Altamirano also stops 48% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him and Hernandez is able to thwart 49% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 49||Victor Altamirano||Carlos Hernandez|
|Average Fight Time||15:00||15:00|
|Weight||125 lbs||125 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||6.67||5.13|
In the grappling category, Victor Altamirano is the better grappler as he takes his opponents to the mat 4.00 times per 15 min. Altamirano is scoring a takedown on 50% of the times he tries and stuffing 68% of the takedowns his opponents try. Hernandez is finishing his takedown tries on 10% of the takedowns he attempts and stopping 68% of all takedowns attempted on him. When it comes to going for the sub, Altamirano is the lesser skilled of the two fighters by attempting 0.4 submissions per 3 rounds while Hernandez looks to get 1.0 sub per 3 rounds.
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In his previous fight, Victor Altamirano faced Carlos Candelario and wound up getting the victory by way of split decision in round 3. Candelario landed 123 of 209 total strikes that he threw in that contest. Altamirano finished this fight landing 178 of 271 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Candelario landed 73 of 142, which gave him a rate of 51%. He finished the fight landing 45 of 111 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Altamirano ended up landing 57% of his significant strikes by sticking 100 of 173. Of all the significant strikes, he was 45 of 99 to the head. 61% of the significant strikes connected on by Candelario and 72% of them connected on by Altamirano were tallied at a distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Carlos Hernandez, he went up against Daniel Barez and wound up taking home the victory via split decision in round 3. Barez ended up connecting on 86% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Hernandez landed 81% of his significant strikes at distance. Hernandez ended up landing 46% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 77 of 166. He ended up landing 40 of 118 significant strikes aimed at the head. Barez connected on 52 of 102 significant strikes in that battle. Of those significant strikes, he landed 25 of 66 to the head. Relating to total strikes attempted in that fight, Barez landed 72 of 128 while Hernandez was 100 of 199 total strikes.
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One more match to look forward to is when Jinh Yu Frey faces off against Hannah Goldy. Yu Frey steps into the cage with a mark of 11-6-0. The 36-year-old weighs 115 lbs and stands in at 5'3". The southpaw fighter stretches 65". Goldy measures in at 5'4" and is fighting at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a mark of 6-2-0. The 29-year-old extends her reach 61". In terms of takedowns, Jinh Yu Frey gets a takedown 0.78 times per 15 min and Hannah Goldy is able to score a takedown 0.61 times per 15 min. When talking about striking, Yu Frey lands an average of 2.86 strikes per min and lands 44% of the strikes that she throws. On the other side of the cage we have Hannah Goldy, who is landing 47% of the strikes she has attempted and connects on 6.05 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Priscila Cachoeira is set to face off against Ji Yeon Kim. Yeon Kim will be looking to add a win to her career record of 9-4-2. The 32-year-old records a weight of 125 lbs and measures 5'7". The orthodox fighter stretches 72". Cachoeira comes in at 5'7" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 10-4-0. The 33-year-old stretches 65". Regarding wrestling, Ji Yeon Kim is thwarting 40% of the takedowns her opponents go for and is scoring a takedown on 10% of her tries. Cachoeira is taking her opponents to the mat on 10% of the attempts she tries and is able to curb 65% of all takedown tries against her. In the category of striking, Yeon Kim takes 5.47 strikes per min while she is landing 5.04 strikes per min. Cachoeira, notwithstanding, takes 6.97 strikes per minute and dishes out 3.82 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Victor Altamirano (+105)
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