Maycee Barber vs Gillian Robertson UFC Predictions & Tips - 10/18/2019
Maycee Barber vs Gillian Robertson
UFC on ESPN 6
Friday, October 18, 2019
Maycee Barber will take on Gillian Robertson at UFC on ESPN 6 in TD Garden on Friday, October 18, 2019. The odds have Barber at -210 while Robertson is at +170.
Maycee "The Future" Barber steps into the Octagon with a mark of 7-0-0. The 21-year-old records a weight of 125 lbs and stands 5' 5". The switch fighter reaches 65". Gillian "The Savage" Robertson measures 5' 5" and is fighting at 125 lbs. The fighter walks into the Octagon holding a record of 7-3-0. The 24-year-old stretches 63". With respect to significant strikes, Maycee Barber is landing 8.03 per min and Gillian Robertson connects on 2.01 significant strikes per min. Barber lands 63% of the significant strikes she throws and Robertson is connecting on 51%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "The Future" allows 4.03 significant strikes per minute and "The Savage" allows 1.95. Barber also deflects 47% of the significant strikes her opponents attempt and Robertson defends against 56% of the shots thrown in her direction.
Concerning wrestling, Maycee Barber is not as efficient of a grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 1.54 times per 15 min. Barber is finishing her takedown attempts on 30% of her attempts and stuffing 100% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. Robertson is scoring a takedown on 53% of her takedown attempts and thwarting 0% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Barber is the lesser skilled fighter by going for 0 subs per 3 rds while Robertson looks to get 1.4 subs per 15 minutes.
In her previous bout, Maycee Barber went up against JJ Aldrich and ended up getting the win by way of a punch to the head in round 2. Aldrich landed 28 of 88 total strikes that she let go. Barber walked away from this fight having landed 59 of 115 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Aldrich landed 25 of 85, which gave her a rate of 29%. She landed 23 of 82 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Barber landed 50% of her significant strikes by landing 55 of 110. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, she connected on 34 of 83 pointed at the head. 76% of the significant strikes landed by Aldrich and 70% of them landed by Barber were tallied at a distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Gillian Robertson, she went up against Sarah Frota and wound up getting the win by way of an elbow to the head in round 2. Frota landed 33% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance while Robertson connected on 24% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance. Robertson ended up connecting on 69% of those strikes she attempted by landing 29 of 42. She landed 24 of 37 significant strikes directed at the head. Frota connected on 9 of 20 significant strikes in that fight. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she landed 8 of 19 aimed at the head. Regarding total strikes that she let go, Frota connected on 33 of 46 while Robertson ended up landing 51 of 64 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Dominick Reyes will meet Chris Weidman. Reyes looks to add a win to his record of 11-0-0. The 29-year-old is fighting at 205 lbs and comes in at 6' 4". The southpaw fighter has a reach of 77". Weidman stands in at 6' 2" and records a weight of 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career record of 14-4-0. The 35-year-old has an arm span of 78". Concerning takedowns, Dominick Reyes is averaging a takedown 0.40 times per 15 min and Chris Weidman is able to score a takedown 3.76 times per 3 rounds. When talking about striking, Reyes lands an average of 5.05 strikes per minute and connecting on 52% of his attempted strikes. The other fighter in this bout is Chris Weidman, who connects on 42% of the strikes that he throws and lands 3.15 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Jeremy Stephens is set to square up with Yair Rodriguez. Rodriguez walks into the cage with a mark of 12-2-0. The 27-year-old records a weight of 145 lbs and comes in at 5' 11". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 71". Stephens measures in at 5' 9" and steps on the scale at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his total of 28-16-0. The 33-year-old extends his reach 71". When it comes to takedowns, Yair Rodriguez is able to defend against 68% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is getting his opponent to the mat on 33% of his attempts. Stephens is taking his opponents to the mat on 36% of his attempts and is able to deflect 64% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Rodriguez is taking 3.10 strikes/minute and he is landing 4.06 strikes/minute. Stephens, at the same time, is absorbing 2.84 strikes/minute and lands 3.08 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Maycee Barber (-210)
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