Jim Miller vs Roosevelt Roberts Predictions, Picks, UFC on ESPN 11 Odds
Jim Miller vs Roosevelt Roberts
UFC on ESPN 11
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Jim Miller will enter the Octagon with Roosevelt Roberts at UFC on ESPN 11 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV on Saturday, June 20, 2020. The moneyline has Miller priced at +185 while Roberts is at -225.
Jim "A-10" Miller will be looking to add a victory to his total of 31-14-0. The 36-year-old is fighting at 155 lbs and measures 5'8". The southpaw fighter extends his reach 71". Roosevelt "The Predator" Roberts measures in at 6'2" and records a weight of 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career record of 10-1-0. The 26-year-old has an arm span of 73". With respect to significant strikes, Jim Miller lands 2.83 per min and Roosevelt Roberts lands 3.12 significant strikes per minute. Miller connects on 40% of the significant strikes he throws while Roberts connects on 49%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "A-10" allows 3.02 significant strikes per minute while "The Predator" absorbs 2.26. Miller also curbs 59% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Roberts is able to prevent 53% of the shots thrown his way.
Concerning grappling, Jim Miller is not as efficient of a grappler as he takes his opponents to the mat 1.69 times per 3 rds. Miller is getting his opponent to the mat on 41% of his tries and is stuffing 46% of all takedowns attempted on him. Roberts is finishing his takedown tries on 57% of the takedowns he attempts and thwarting 58% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. When it comes to subbing opponents, Miller is the more experienced submission fighter by trying 1.9 submissions per 15 minutes while Roberts tries 1.1 submissions per 3 rds.
The last time he fought, Jim Miller went up against Scott Holtzman and walked away with a loss by unanimous decision in round 3. Holtzman ended up landing 120 of 231 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Miller finished this fight landing 66 of 131 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Holtzman landed 88 of 197, which means his percentage was 44%. He landed 77 of 180 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Miller landed 47% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 58 of 121. Out of those significant strikes, he was 33 of 93 aimed at the head. 79% of the significant strikes connected on by Holtzman and 75% of them connected on by Miller were done at a distance.
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In the last fight for Roosevelt Roberts, he went up against Brok Weaver and ended up getting the win by rear naked choke in round 2. Weaver ended up landing 71% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Roberts ended up landing 62% of his significant strikes at distance. Roberts ended up connecting on 65% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 40 of 61. He landed 27 of 45 significant strikes to the head. Weaver ended up landing 14 of 48 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he landed 5 of 35 directed at the head. Relating to total strikes attempted in that contest, Weaver ended up landing 26 of 62 and Roberts connected on 54 of 76 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Clay Guida meets Bobby Green. Guida steps into the Octagon with a mark of 35-16-0. The 38-year-old weighs in at 155 lbs and stands in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 70". Green measures 5'10" and will fight at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 24-10-1. The 33-year-old has a reach of 71". In terms of takedowns, Clay Guida scores a takedown 3.39 times per 15 minutes while Bobby Green takes his opponents to the mat 1.12 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Guida tags his opponents 2.45 strikes/minute and connects on 33% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other guy in this fight is Bobby Green, who connects on 49% of the strikes he has thrown and connects on 4.95 per minute.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Oskar Piechota is set to square up with Marc-Andre Barriault. Barriault steps into the cage with a record of 11-4-0. The 30-year-old tips the scales at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'1". The orthodox fighter stretches 74". Piechota measures in at 6'0" and is fighting at 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter comes into this fight with a mark of 11-3-1. The 30-year-old has a reach of 76". Concerning grappling, Marc-Andre Barriault is able to prevent 68% of his opponents' takedown tries and is taking his opponents down on 16% of the times he tries. Piechota is taking his opponents to the mat on 50% of his tries and prevents 41% of all takedown tries against him. In the category of striking, Barriault is absorbing 4.20 strikes/min and he is connecting on 3.53 per minute. Piechota, moreover, takes 3.04 strikes per min and is dealing 3.19 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Roosevelt Roberts (-225)
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