Trevin Giles vs Antonio Arroyo Expert UFC Picks - 2/8/2020
Trevin Giles vs Antonio Arroyo
Toyota Center in Houston, TX
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Trevin Giles will face off against Antonio Arroyo at UFC 247 in Toyota Center in Houston, TX on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The opening odds have Giles priced at -135 while Arroyo is coming in at +115.
Trevin Giles looks to add a victory to his career total of 11-2-0. The 27-year-old is weighing in at 185 lbs and measures in at 6' 0". The orthodox fighter reaches 74". Antonio Arroyo stands in at 6' 3" and steps on the scale at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career record of 9-3-0. The 30-year-old extends his reach 73". When talking about significant strikes, Trevin Giles is landing 3.25 per minute and Antonio Arroyo connects on 3.12 significant strikes per minute. Giles lands 61% of the significant strikes he throws while Arroyo connects on 69%. In terms of defending themselves, Giles allows 1.36 significant strikes per min and Arroyo absorbs 1.87. Giles also thwarts 70% of the significant strikes that are directed at him while Arroyo stops 43% of them.
Regarding grappling, Trevin Giles FALSE as he takes his opponents down 1.95 times per 3 rds. Giles is taking his opponents to the canvas on 80% of the times he tries and is stuffing 72% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Arroyo is getting his opponent to the mat on 41% of his takedown tries and is stuffing 44% of the attempts against him. In terms of subbing the opposition, Giles is not as skilled of a technician by going for 0.2 subs per 3 rds while Arroyo tries 0.4 subs per 15 minutes.
In his last fight, Trevin Giles fought Gerald Meerschaert and ended up taking the loss via guillotine choke in round 3. Meerschaert landed 31 of 55 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Giles walked away from this fight having landed 27 of 38 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Meerschaert ended up landing 6 of 19, giving him a percentage of 31%. He finished the fight landing 3 of 16 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Giles landed 53% of his significant strikes by landing 8 of 15. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he connected on 8 of 13 pointed at the head. 66% of the significant strikes connected on by Meerschaert and 25% of them landed by Giles were thrown at distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Antonio Arroyo, he battled Andre Muniz and ended up walking away in defeat via unanimous decision in round 3. Muniz ended up landing 90% of his significant strikes at distance and Arroyo connected on 72% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Arroyo landed 61% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 29 of 47. He ended up landing 20 of 35 significant strikes to the head. Muniz connected on 22 of 42 significant strikes in that fight. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 12 of 30 aimed at the head. In terms of total strikes attempted in that fight, Muniz was 85 of 128 and Arroyo connected on 47 of 67 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Miles Johns opposes Mario Bautista. Johns will be looking to add a win to his career total of 10-0-0. The 25-year-old steps on the scale at 135 lbs and measures in at 5' 7". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 66". Bautista stands in at 5' 9" and tips the scales at 135 lbs. The switch fighter walks into the cage holding a mark of 7-1-0. The 26-year-old reaches 69". When it comes to grappling, Miles Johns scores a takedown 2.00 times per 15 minutes while Mario Bautista takes his opponents to the mat 0.81 times per 15 minutes. When it comes to striking, Johns lands an average of 3.47 strikes/minute and is landing 53% of his attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage we have Mario Bautista, who tags his opponent on 49% of the strikes he has thrown and is landing 7.45 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Journey Newson is set to battle Domingo Pilarte. Pilarte walks into the Octagon with a record of 8-2-0. The 30-year-old steps on the scale at 135 lbs and stands in at 6' 0". The southpaw fighter has an arm span of 73". Newson stands in at 5' 5" and weighs 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career total of 9-2-0. The 30-year-old has a reach of 67". Concerning wrestling, Domingo Pilarte is able to defend against 75% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is taking his opponents down on 42% of the times he tries. In the category of striking, Pilarte is absorbing 3.52 strikes/minute and he is dishing out 2.06 strikes/minute. Newson, moreover, is taking 2.67 strikes/minute and is dealing 2.53 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Trevin Giles (-135)
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