UFC Fight Night 138 - Garcia vs. McGee Online Picks

Alex Garcia is favored over Court McGee at UFC Fight Night 138 on Saturday night in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. This event is one of six fights on the main card on FS1. Garcia is 15-5 in his career, while McGee is 18-7 in his career. There are a total of six fights on the main card on FS1, with the headliner a bout between Volkan Oezdemir and Anthony Smith. There are also a total of seven fights on the preliminary card with four on FS1and three on UFC Fight Pass. Let’s look at the bout between Garcia and McGee and UFC predictions.

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Alex Garcia (15-5, 5-4 UFC)

Garcia came into the UFC with a record of 10-1 and he has five wins and four losses in the UFC. He defeated Ben Wall by KO, Sean Spencer by split decision, Mike Swick by unanimous decision, Mike Pyle by KO, and Muslim Salikhov by submission; while losing to Neil Magny by unanimous decision, Sean Strickland by KO, Tim Means by unanimous decision, and Ryan LaFlare by unanimous decision. Garcia has been a pro since 2009 and has six wins by TKO/KO and six by submission. When Garcia wins, he usually wins quickly, as he has 10 first round finishes.

Court McGee (18-7, 7-6 UFC)

McGee came into the UFC with a record of 11-1 and he has seven wins and six losses in the UFC. In his last four fights, he has just one win and three losses. He defeated Dominique Steele by unanimous decision while losing to Santiago Ponzinibbio by TKO, Ben Saunders by unanimous decision, and Sean Strickland by unanimous decision. McGee has been a pro since 2007 and has three wins by TKO/KO and seven by submission. He has five first round finishes.

McGee said this to ufc.com about his upcoming fight, “Winning this weekend would be up there with the best moments in my fighting career, but I know the work isn’t done until I have my hand raised in that cage. When I have my head down and I get to look up to the audience and know that I did my job that day, it’s going to be a pretty damn good day.”

Striking Stats

Strikes landed per minute: Garcia 1.81/ McGee 4.83

Accuracy: Garcia 30% / McGee 35%

Strikes absorbed per minute: Garcia 2.98/ McGee 3.57

Defense: Garcia 61% / McGee 63%

Grappling Stats

Takedown average: Garcia 4.12/ McGee 1.98

Accuracy: Garcia 54% / McGee 24%

Takedowns defended: Garcia 66% / McGee 60%

Submission average: Garcia 0.1 / McGee 0.5

UFC Predictions

McGee has been struggling fighting in the UFC with only one win in his last four fights and hasn’t fought since November of 2017. Garcia has had more recent success than McGee and I think he is a deserving favorite. I will take Garcia and also play the rounds to go under.

UFC Fight Night 138 takes place at Avenir Centre in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada on Saturday, October 27. There are six fights on the main card on FS1, headlined by the bout betweenVolkan Oezdemir and Anthony Smith and seven preliminary bouts, with four on FS1 and three on UFC Fight Pass.

Main Card (FS1)

Light Heavyweight - Volkan Oezdemir -194 vs. Anthony Smith

Featherweight - Michael Johnson -625 vs. Artem Lobov

Light Heavyweight - Misha Cirkunov -465 vs. Patrick Cummins

Bantamweight - Andre Soukhamthath -220 vs. Jonathan Martinez

Light Heavyweight - Gian Villante -255 vs. Ed Herman

Welterweight - Alex Garcia -190 vs. Court McGee

Preliminary Card (FS1)

Welterweight - Nordine Taleb -115 vs. Sean Strickland

Lightweight - Nasrat Haqparast -900 vs. Thibault Gouti

Featherweight - Calvin Kattar -275 vs. Chris Fishgold

Women's Bantamweight - Sarah Moras -205 vs. Talita Bernardo

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)

Lightweight - Te'Jovan Edwards -500 vs. Don Madge

Heavyweight - Arjan Bhullar -215 vs. Marcelo Golm

Lightweight - Stevie Ray -165 vs. Jessin Ayari

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