Beneil Dariush vs Drakkar Klose MMA Betting Tips - 3/7/2020
Beneil Dariush vs Drakkar Klose
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Beneil Dariush will face off against Drakkar Klose at UFC 248 in T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The moneyline has Dariush coming in at -165 while Klose is at +145.
Beneil Dariush looks to add a win to his career record of 17-4-1. The 30-year-old tips the scales at 155 lbs and stands in at 5' 10". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 72". Drakkar Dariush Klose stands in at 5' 9" and records a weight of 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a record of 11-1-1. The 31-year-old has a wingspan of 70". In terms of significant strikes, Beneil Dariush connects on 3.95 per minute and Drakkar Klose is landing 3.98 significant strikes per min. Dariush is landing 49% of the significant strikes he tries and Klose lands 52%. In terms of defending in the cage, Dariush takes 2.66 significant strikes per minute while Dariush takes 3.74. Dariush also stops 60% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Klose deflects 54% of the strikes thrown his way.
Regarding grappling, Beneil Dariush is the more apt wrestler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 1.77 times per 15 minutes. Dariush is scoring a takedown on 34% of the times he tries and stopping 80% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Klose is taking his opponents down on 30% of the takedowns he attempts and stopping 68% of all takedowns attempted on him. In terms of sub attempts, Dariush is the more able fighter by attempting 0.9 submissions per 15 minutes while Klose tries 0.3 submissions per 15 min.
In his last fight, Beneil Dariush went up against Frank Camacho and wound up getting the victory by way of rear naked choke in round 1. Camacho ended up landing 3 of 9 total strikes attempted in that contest. Dariush walked away from this fight having landed 14 of 19 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Camacho ended up landing 3 of 9, giving him a percentage of 33%. He ended up landing 1 of 7 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Dariush ended up landing 72% of his significant strikes by landing 13 of 18. Of those significant strikes, he connected on 8 of 13 to the head. 66% of the significant strikes connected on by Camacho and 84% of them connected on by Dariush were thrown at distance.
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In the last fight for Drakkar Klose, he squared up with Christos Giagos and got a win for the night via unanimous decision in round 3. Giagos landed 79% of his significant strikes at distance while Klose ended up connecting on 39% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Klose ended up landing 61% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 99 of 160. He connected on 56 of 114 significant strikes directed at the head. Giagos ended up connecting on 87 of 155 significant strikes in that contest. Of those significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 55 of 117 to the head. When discussing total strikes that he let go in that fight, Giagos landed 113 of 186 while Klose connected on 159 of 223 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts to watch out for
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Neil Magny squares up against Jingliang Li. Magny comes into this bout holding a record of 21-8-0. The 32-year-old will fight at 170 lbs and stands in at 6' 3". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 80". Li comes in at 6' 0" and will fight at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his record of 17-5-0. The 31-year-old stretches 71". In terms of takedowns, Neil Magny gets his opposition to the mat 2.62 times per 3 rounds and Jingliang Li takes his opponents to the mat 1.24 times per 15 min. In the striking category, Magny connects for an average of 3.86 strikes/min and connects on 46% of his attempted strikes. Joining him in the Octagon is Jingliang Li, who is connecting on 43% of the strikes he has attempted and connects on 4.90 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Max Griffin is set to enter the Octagon against Alex Oliveira. Oliveira will be looking to add a win to his record of 19-8-1. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 170 lbs and stands in at 5' 11". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 76". Griffin measures in at 5' 11" and weighs in at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career record of 15-7-0. The 34-year-old extends his reach 76". Concerning grappling, Alex Oliveira curbs 61% of his opponents' takedown tries and is finishing his takedown tries on 39% of the times he tries. Griffin is taking his opponents to the mat on 54% of the tries he takes and is able to defend against 63% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. In the category of striking, Oliveira absorbs 2.25 strikes/min while he deals 2.90 per minute. Griffin, at the same time, absorbs 4.11 strikes per minute and is connecting on 4.22 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Beneil Dariush (-165)
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