Mark De La Rosa vs Raulian Paiva MMA Betting Tips - 2/15/2020
Mark De La Rosa vs Raulian Paiva
UFC Fight Night 167
Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Mark De La Rosa will face off against Raulian Paiva at UFC Fight Night 167 in Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opener has Rosa at +185 while Paiva is at -225.
Mark "Bumblebee" De La Rosa steps into the Octagon with a record of 11-3-0. The 25-year-old tips the scales at 125 lbs and stands 5' 6". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 65". Raulian Paiva stands in at 5' 8" and records a weight of 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a record of 18-3-0. The 24-year-old reaches 69". When talking about significant strikes, Mark De La Rosa is landing 3.05 per min and Raulian Paiva connects on 4.59 significant strikes per min. De La Rosa is connecting on 36% of the significant strikes he throws and Paiva lands 43%. In terms of defending themselves, "Bumblebee" allows 4.04 significant strikes per min while Paiva allows 5.19. De La Rosa also thwarts 53% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way and Paiva curbs 49% of them.
In the wrestling category, Mark De La Rosa is the more skilled grappler as he gets a takedown 0.77 times per 15 min. De La Rosa is scoring a takedown on 17% of his tries and thwarting 42% of all takedowns attempted on him. Paiva is scoring a takedown on 20% of his takedown attempts and stopping 77% of the tries against him. In terms of subbing opponents, De La Rosa is less likely to go for the finish by going for 0.3 submissions per 3 rounds while Paiva tries 0.5 submissions per 3 rounds.
The last time he fought, Mark De La Rosa squared up with Kai Kara-France and walked away with a loss via unanimous decision in round 3. Kara-France ended up landing 93 of 195 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Rosa finished this fight landing 63 of 198 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Kara-France ended up landing 91 of 193, which gave him a percentage of 47%. He ended up landing 58 of 146 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Rosa ended up landing 30% of his significant strikes by landing 60 of 195. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he landed 51 of 174 aimed at the head. 93% of the significant strikes landed by Kara-France and 96% of them landed by Rosa were tallied at a distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Raulian Paiva, he battled Rogerio Bontorin and ended up taking the loss by way of TKO via a doctor's stoppage in round 1. Bontorin ended up connecting on 87% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Paiva landed 100% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Paiva connected on 20% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 3 of 15. He connected on 3 of 14 significant strikes directed at the head. Bontorin connected on 8 of 15 significant strikes in that fight. Out of those significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 6 of 13 directed at the head. In relation to total strikes that he let go, Bontorin was 8 of 16 while Paiva ended up landing 7 of 19 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
One more match to look forward to is when Montana De La Rosa faces off with Mara Romero Borella. De La Rosa will be looking to add a win to her record of 10-5-0. The 24-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and stands 5' 7". The orthodox fighter stretches 68". Romero Borella measures 5' 6" and weighs in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a record of 12-6-0. The 33-year-old reaches 69". In the grappling category, Montana De La Rosa gets a takedown 2.69 times per 15 minutes and Mara Romero Borella takes her opponents to the mat 1.68 times per 3 rounds. When talking about striking, De La Rosa connects for an average of 2.49 strikes/min and is landing 31% of her attempted strikes. Joining her in the Octagon is Mara Romero Borella, who lands 35% of the strikes she has attempted and connects for an average of 2.98 per minute.
One more can't miss bout is when Nicco Montano is set to encounter Macy Chiasson. Chiasson steps into the Octagon with a mark of 6-1-0. The 28-year-old weighs 135 lbs and comes in at 5' 11". The orthodox fighter reaches 72". Montano stands in at 5' 5" and will fight at 135 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the Octagon with a mark of 5-3-0. The 31-year-old stretches 65". Regarding wrestling, Macy Chiasson defends against 66% of the takedowns her opponents try and is getting her opponent to the mat on 10% of her tries. Montano is taking her opponents to the mat on 54% of her tries and is able to deflect 69% of all takedown attempts. Concerning striking, Chiasson is taking 2.01 strikes per minute while she lands 3.76 per min. Montano, on the other side, is absorbing 4.43 strikes per min and is dealing 5.60 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Mark De La Rosa (+185)
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