Zelim Imadaev vs Danny Roberts MMA Betting Tips - 11/9/2019
Zelim Imadaev vs Danny Roberts
UFC Fight Night 163
CSKA Arena in Moscow, Russia
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Zelim Imadaev will face off with Danny Roberts at UFC Fight Night 163 in CSKA Arena in Moscow, Russia on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The opening odds have Imadaev coming in at -195 while Roberts is priced at +160.
Zelim Imadaev steps into the Octagon with a mark of 8-1-0. The 24-year-old is fighting at 170 lbs and stands 6' 0". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 76". Danny "Hot Chocolate" Roberts measures 6' 1" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a win to his career total of 16-5-0. The 32-year-old has an arm span of 74". With respect to significant strikes, Zelim Imadaev is connecting on 4.27 per min while Danny Roberts connects on 3.36 significant strikes per minute. Imadaev lands 42% of the significant strikes he throws and Roberts is landing 42%. Concerning their defense in the cage, Imadaev takes 3.13 significant strikes per minute and "Hot Chocolate" absorbs 3.11. Imadaev also deflects 48% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him and Roberts is able to deflect 54% of the strikes thrown his way.
When it comes to grappling, Zelim Imadaev is not as effective of a wrestler as he averages 0 takedowns per 3 rds. Imadaev is defending 45% of the takedowns his opponents try. Roberts is thwarting 54% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Imadaev is the lesser skilled of the two fighters by trying 0 submissions per 15 minutes while Roberts looks to get 0.4 submissions per 3 rds.
In his last bout, Zelim Imadaev squared up with Max Griffin and ended up losing the fight via majority decision in round 3. Griffin landed 72 of 121 total strikes that he let go. Imadaev ended the night having landed 78 of 165 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Griffin ended up landing 47 of 92, which gave him a rate of 51%. He landed 23 of 65 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Imadaev landed 42% of his significant strikes by sticking 64 of 150. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he landed 46 of 120 to the head. 72% of the significant strikes connected on by Griffin and 73% of them landed by Imadaev were done at a distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Danny Roberts, he fought Michel Pereira and walked away with a loss via a flying knee to the head in round 1. Pereira ended up connecting on 83% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Roberts landed 100% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Roberts connected on 50% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 2 of 4. He connected on 0 of 2 significant strikes directed at the head. Pereira landed 6 of 11 significant strikes in that fight. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 4 of 9 directed at the head. When discussing total strikes thrown in that contest, Pereira ended up landing 6 of 11 and Roberts connected on 2 of 4 total strikes.
Other fights to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Gadzhimurad Antigulov will enter the Octagon against Ed Herman. Antigulov steps into the Octagon with a record of 20-6-0. The 32-year-old records a weight of 205 lbs and measures in at 5' 11". The orthodox fighter stretches 70". Herman comes in at 6' 1" and is fighting at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career total of 25-14-0. The 39-year-old extends his reach 77". In terms of takedowns, Gadzhimurad Antigulov is averaging a takedown 8.70 times per 3 rounds and Ed Herman scores a takedown 2.36 times per 3 rds. In terms of striking, Antigulov connects on 2.32 strikes/minute and lands 51% of his attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage you've got Ed Herman, who tags the opposition on 48% of the strikes that he throws and lands an average of 3.18 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Anthony Rocco Martin is set to fight Ramazan Emeev. Emeev steps into the cage holding a record of 18-3-0. The 32-year-old steps on the scale at 170 lbs and comes in at 5' 10". The southpaw fighter extends his reach 76". Rocco Martin stands in at 6' 0" and steps on the scale at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his total of 16-5-0. The 29-year-old has a wingspan of 73". Regarding takedowns, Ramazan Emeev thwarts 80% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is finishing his takedown tries on 33% of his attempts. Rocco Martin is finishing his takedown tries on 25% of the tries he takes and is able to prevent 54% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Concerning striking, Emeev is taking 1.40 strikes/minute while he is dishing out 2.51 strikes per minute. Rocco Martin, on the contrary, takes 2.49 strikes per min and is landing 2.69 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Zelim Imadaev (-195)
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