Tecia Torres vs Brianna Van Buren Predictions, Picks, UFC on ESPN 11 Odds
Tecia Torres vs Brianna Van Buren
UFC on ESPN 11
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Tecia Torres will face off with Brianna Van Buren at UFC on ESPN 11 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV on Saturday, June 20, 2020. The moneyline has Torres at +170 while Buren is coming in at -200.
Tecia "The Tiny Tornado" Torres comes into this fight holding a mark of 10-5-0. The 30-year-old steps on the scale at 115 lbs and stands 5'1". The orthodox fighter stretches 60". Brianna "The Bull" Van Buren measures in at 5'0" and will fight at 115 lbs. The southpaw fighter walks into the cage holding a record of 9-2-0. The 26-year-old reaches 62". When talking about significant strikes, Tecia Torres connects on 4.04 per minute and Brianna Van Buren is connecting on 4.80 significant strikes per minute. Torres is connecting on 47% of the significant strikes she attempts and Van Buren lands 38%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, "The Tiny Tornado" allows 3.46 significant strikes per min while "The Bull" allows 1.53. Torres also thwarts 62% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Van Buren is able to prevent 65% of the strikes thrown her way.
Regarding grappling, Tecia Torres is the not as competent as a grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 0.67 times per 3 rds. Torres is scoring a takedown on 14% of her tries and stuffing 52% of the takedowns her opponents try. Van Buren is getting her opponent to the mat on 75% of her takedown tries and is stuffing 33% of all takedowns attempted on her. In terms of subbing opponents, Torres is the more skilled technician by trying 0.5 submissions per 3 rounds while Van Buren tries 0.2 submissions per 3 rds.
In her previous fight, Tecia Torres faced Marina Rodriguez and wound up taking the loss by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Rodriguez landed 98 of 186 total strikes attempted in that contest. Torres ended the night having landed 58 of 126 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Rodriguez landed 84 of 167, giving her a percentage of 50%. She ended up landing 31 of 91 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Torres ended up landing 37% of her significant strikes by landing 41 of 108. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, she was 17 of 70 pointed at the head. 52% of the significant strikes landed by Rodriguez and 70% of them landed by Torres were done at distance.
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In the last fight for Brianna Van Buren, she went up against Livinha Souza and ended up getting the victory in the fight via unanimous decision in round 3. Souza ended up connecting on 65% of her significant strikes at distance while Buren landed 70% of her significant strikes at distance. Buren ended up landing 38% of the significant strikes she attempted by landing 72 of 187. She ended up connecting on 48 of 151 significant strikes directed at the head. Souza connected on 23 of 66 significant strikes in that fight. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, she ended up connecting on 8 of 43 aimed at the head. In terms of total strikes attempted in that contest, Souza ended up landing 30 of 73 and Buren ended up landing 88 of 204 of all the strikes she attempted.
Other bouts to watch out for
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Cortney Casey goes up against Gillian Robertson. Casey will be looking to add a victory to her total of 9-7-0. The 33-year-old records a weight of 125 lbs and stands 5'7". The orthodox fighter reaches 67". Robertson measures in at 5'5" and steps on the scale at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a record of 7-4-0. The 25-year-old extends her reach 63". Regarding grappling, Cortney Casey is able to score a takedown 0.34 times per 3 rds and Gillian Robertson takes her opponents to the mat 3.44 times per 3 rounds. Regarding striking, Casey tags his opponents 4.72 strikes/min and connecting on 38% of the strikes that she throws. On the other side we have Gillian Robertson, who is landing 50% of the strikes she attempts and connects for an average of 2.18 per minute.
One more can't miss bout is when Lauren Murphy is set to encounter Roxanne Modafferi. Modafferi steps into the Octagon holding a mark of 24-17-0. The 37-year-old weighs 125 lbs and comes in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter reaches 69". Murphy measures in at 5'5" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 12-4-0. The 36-year-old stretches 67". In terms of grappling, Roxanne Modafferi is able to curb 41% of the takedowns her opponents go for and is scoring a takedown on 21% of the times she tries. Murphy is taking her opponents to the mat on 32% of her tries and thwarts 66% of all takedown attempts. With reference to striking, Modafferi takes 4.80 strikes/minute and she lands 3.06 per min. Murphy, in contrast, takes 4.02 strikes per minute and is connecting on 3.76 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Brianna Van Buren (-200)
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