Tyson Pedro vs Modestas Bukauskas Pick, 2/11/2023 Predictions UFC 284 Odds
Tyson Pedro vs Modestas Bukauskas
RAC Arena in Perth, Western Australia
Saturday, February 11, 2023
Tyson Pedro will face off with Modestas Bukauskas at UFC 284 on Saturday, February 11, 2023. The moneyline has Pedro coming in at -240 while Bukauskas is coming in at +200.
Tyson Pedro walks into the Octagon with a mark of 9-3-0. The 31-year-old is weighing in at 205 lbs and comes in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter stretches 79". Modestas "The Baltic Gladiator" Bukauskas stands 6'3" and will fight at 205 lbs. The switch fighter walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 13-5-0. The 28-year-old stretches 78". In the category of significant strikes, Tyson Pedro is connecting on 2.95 per min while Modestas Bukauskas is landing 3.59 significant strikes per min. Pedro is connecting on 64% of the significant strikes he throws and Bukauskas is landing 37%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, Pedro absorbs 2.35 significant strikes per min while "The Baltic Gladiator" absorbs 4.54. Pedro also deflects 51% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt and Bukauskas is able to curb 52% of them.
|UFC 284||Tyson Pedro||Modestas Bukauskas|
|Average Fight Time||5:51||7:23|
|Weight||205 lbs||205 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||2.95||3.59|
Concerning grappling, Tyson Pedro is the more efficient grappler as he gets a takedown 0.64 times per 3 rounds. Pedro is scoring a takedown on 25% of his tries and is defending 52% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Bukauskas is taking his opponents down on 15% of his takedown attempts and stuffing 85% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. In terms of submission attempts, Pedro is the more capable fighter by attempting 1.3 submissions per 15 min while Bukauskas goes for 0.7 submissions per 3 rds.
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In his last appearance in the Octagon, Tyson Pedro squared up with Harry Hunsucker and took home the victory via a kick to the body in round 1. Hunsucker landed 2 of 4 total strikes attempted in that contest. Pedro walked away from this fight having landed 6 of 11 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Hunsucker landed 2 of 4, which gave him a rate of 50%. He finished the fight landing 0 of 2 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Pedro landed 54% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 6 of 11. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 5 of 10 pointed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes connected on by Hunsucker and 66% of them connected on by Pedro were tallied at a distance.
In the last bout for Modestas Bukauskas, he went up against Khalil Rountree Jr. and walked away with a loss by a kick to the leg at distance in round 2. Jr. landed 100% of his significant strikes at distance while Bukauskas ended up landing 95% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Bukauskas connected on 46% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 23 of 49. He landed 18 of 44 significant strikes directed at the head. Jr. landed 38 of 92 significant strikes in that contest. Out of those significant strikes, he landed 18 of 71 directed at the head. In regard to total strikes attempted in that fight, Jr. landed 38 of 92 while Bukauskas landed 23 of 49 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Josh Culibao opposes Melsik Baghdasaryan. Culibao walks into the cage holding a record of 10-1-1. The 28-year-old tips the scales at 145 lbs and measures 5'10". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 73". Baghdasaryan comes in at 5'9" and records a weight of 145 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the Octagon with a mark of 7-1-0. The 31-year-old reaches 70". When it comes to grappling, Josh Culibao is able to score a takedown 0.60 times per 3 rounds and Melsik Baghdasaryan gets a takedown 0.30 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Culibao is landing 3.06 strikes per min and connects on 44% of the strikes that he throws. The other fighter in this bout is Melsik Baghdasaryan, who connects on 62% of the strikes he has attempted and connects for an average of 6.00 per min.
One more can't miss bout is when Kleydson Rodrigues is set to go up against Shannon Ross. Ross walks into the Octagon with a mark of 13-6-0. The 33-year-old will fight at 125 lbs and stands 5'6". The switch fighter stretches 66". Rodrigues measures 5'6" and records a weight of 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career mark of 7-2-0. The 27-year-old reaches 67". In the category of takedowns, Shannon Ross is able to deflect 85% of his opponents' takedown tries and is getting his opponent to the mat on 15% of the times he tries. Rodrigues is taking his opponents to the mat on 25% of the tries he takes and stops 66% of the takedowns his opponents try. With reference to striking, Ross absorbs 8.43 strikes per minute and he is dealing 7.15 strikes per minute. Rodrigues, on the contrary, is taking 3.07 strikes/min and is connecting on 5.73 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Modestas Bukauskas (+200)
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