Molly McCann vs Ashlee Evans-Smith MMA Betting Tips - 3/21/2020
Molly McCann vs Ashlee Evans-Smith
UFC Fight Night 171
The O2 Arena in London, England
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Molly McCann will take on Ashlee Evans-Smith at UFC Fight Night 171 in The O2 Arena in London, England on Saturday, March 21, 2020. The moneyline has McCann at -190 while Evans-Smith is at +165.
Molly "Meatball" McCann steps into the cage with a record of 10-2-0. The 29-year-old is weighing in at 125 lbs and measures in at 5' 4". The orthodox fighter reaches 62". Ashlee "Rebel Girl" Evans-Smith measures 5' 8" and steps on the scale at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to her career total of 6-4-0. The 32-year-old extends her reach 67". Concerning significant strikes, Molly McCann connects on 6.49 per minute while Ashlee Evans-Smith is landing 4.86 significant strikes per minute. McCann is landing 49% of the significant strikes she tries while Evans-Smith lands 35%. In terms of defending in the cage, "Meatball" takes 4.95 significant strikes per minute while "Rebel Girl" allows 4.39. McCann also stops 68% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Evans-Smith prevents 57% of the shots thrown.
When it comes to wrestling, Molly McCann is the more productive grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 2.59 times per 15 minutes. McCann is scoring a takedown on 33% of her tries and thwarting 40% of the takedowns her opponents try. Evans-Smith is getting her opponent to the mat on 25% of the takedowns she attempts and stopping 72% of the attempts against her. Regarding going for the sub, McCann is the more experienced submission fighter by attempting 0.9 subs per 15 minutes while Evans-Smith looks to get 0.4 subs per 3 rds.
In her last fight, Molly McCann faced Diana Belbita and wound up taking home the victory via unanimous decision in round 3. Belbita landed 104 of 260 total strikes that she threw in that fight. McCann ended the night having landed 126 of 252 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Belbita landed 98 of 252, giving her a percentage of 38%. She finished the fight landing 58 of 201 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the cage, McCann landed 47% of her significant strikes by landing 113 of 238. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she landed 86 of 199 pointed at the head. 77% of the significant strikes landed by Belbita and 64% of them connected on by McCann were done at a distance.
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In the last bout for Ashlee Evans-Smith, she fought Andrea Lee and walked away in defeat by unanimous decision in round 3. Lee connected on 88% of the significant strikes she took from distance while Evans-Smith landed 84% of her significant strikes at distance. Evans-Smith ended up landing 29% of the significant strikes she attempted by landing 66 of 225. She ended up landing 38 of 178 significant strikes directed at the head. Lee ended up landing 111 of 209 significant strikes in that fight. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she ended up landing 47 of 132 aimed at the head. Regarding total strikes that she let go in that fight, Lee landed 118 of 216 while Evans-Smith connected on 71 of 230 of all the strikes she attempted.
Other bouts on the card to keep an eye on
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Tyron Woodley battles Leon Edwards. Woodley will be looking to add a win to his career total of 19-4-1. The 37-year-old is fighting at 170 lbs and measures in at 5' 9". The orthodox fighter reaches 74". Edwards measures in at 6' 2" and weighs in at 170 lbs. The southpaw fighter comes into this bout with a mark of 18-3-0. The 28-year-old extends his reach 74". When it comes to wrestling, Tyron Woodley is able to score a takedown 1.21 times per 15 minutes and Leon Edwards is able to score a takedown 1.39 times per 15 minutes. In the striking category, Woodley lands 2.50 strikes/min and lands 49% of the strikes that he attempts. The other guy in this fight is Leon Edwards, who is landing 47% of his attempted strikes and connects for an average of 2.53 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Nicolas Dalby is set to square up against Danny Roberts. Roberts looks to add a victory to his career total of 17-5-0. The 32-year-old will fight at 170 lbs and stands in at 6' 1". The southpaw fighter has an arm span of 74". Dalby measures 5' 11" and will fight at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career total of 18-3-1. The 35-year-old extends his reach 74". Regarding wrestling, Danny Roberts is able to deflect 53% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is finishing his takedowns on 6% of his tries. Dalby is finishing his takedowns on 45% of his tries and defends against 58% of all takedown attempts. In the category of striking, Roberts is taking 3.08 strikes/min while he is connecting on 3.41 per min. Dalby, on the other side, takes 2.91 strikes/minute and connects on 3.03 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Molly McCann (-190)
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