Sijara Eubanks vs Sarah Moras Predictions, Picks, UFC 249 Odds
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Sijara Eubanks vs Sarah Moras
Tachi Palace Casino Resort in Lemoore, CA
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Sijara Eubanks will face off with Sarah Moras at UFC 249 at Tachi Palace Casino Resort in Lemoore, CA on Saturday, April 18, 2020. The opener has Eubanks coming in at -355 while Moras is priced at +295.
Sijara "Sarj" Eubanks walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 5-4-0. The 34-year-old records a weight of 135 lbs and comes in at 5'4". The orthodox fighter stretches 67". Sarah "Cheesecake" Moras comes in at 5'7" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a mark of 6-6-0. The 31-year-old extends her reach 67". Regarding significant strikes, Sijara Eubanks lands 4.77 per minute while Sarah Moras is landing 2.04 significant strikes per minute. Eubanks lands 39% of the significant strikes she tries while Moras lands 41%. In terms of defending in the cage, "Sarj" takes 3.42 significant strikes per min while "Cheesecake" absorbs 3.17. Eubanks also defends 58% of the significant strikes her opponents throw her way while Moras curbs 44% of the strikes thrown her way.
Regarding wrestling, Sijara Eubanks is the more apt wrestler as she takes her opponents to the mat 2.00 times per 15 min. Eubanks is getting her opponent to the mat on 44% of her tries and defending 63% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. Moras is getting her opponent to the mat on 23% of her takedown tries and thwarting 37% of the attempts against her. Regarding going for the sub, Eubanks is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by attempting 0.2 subs per 3 rounds while Moras attempts 1.1 subs per 3 rounds.
In her previous bout, Sijara Eubanks squared up with Bethe Correia and was defeated via unanimous decision in round 3. Correia landed 77 of 146 total strikes that she let go in that contest. Eubanks ended the night having landed 94 of 186 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Correia ended up landing 59 of 127, which gave her a rate of 46%. She landed 42 of 101 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Eubanks landed 45% of her significant strikes by landing 77 of 169. Out of those significant strikes, she landed 58 of 138 to the head. 91% of the significant strikes connected on by Correia and 71% of them connected on by Eubanks were thrown at a distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Sarah Moras, she faced off with Liana Jojua and ended up getting the win by an elbow to the head in round 3. Jojua ended up connecting on 84% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance and Moras ended up connecting on 36% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance. Moras landed 50% of the significant strikes she attempted by landing 44 of 88. She landed 35 of 78 significant strikes to the head. Jojua connected on 19 of 45 significant strikes in that contest. Of those significant strikes, she ended up connecting on 12 of 38 directed at the head. In terms of total strikes that she let go, Jojua landed 45 of 77 and Moras ended up connecting on 130 of 191 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other fights to watch
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Tony Ferguson enters the Octagon with Justin Gaethje. Ferguson comes into this fight with a record of 26-3-0. The 36-year-old weighs 155 lbs and measures 5'11". The orthodox fighter reaches 76". Gaethje stands in at 5'11" and records a weight of 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon holding a mark of 21-2-0. The 31-year-old has a reach of 70". When it comes to wrestling, Tony Ferguson is able to score a takedown 0.56 times per 3 rounds and Justin Gaethje takes his opponents to the canvas 0.37 times per 3 rounds. In the striking category, Ferguson connects for an average of 5.81 strikes/min and connecting on 45% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Justin Gaethje, who lands 55% of the strikes he has thrown and lands 8.57 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Yorgan De Castro is set to face off with Greg Hardy. Hardy looks to add a victory to his record of 5-2-0. The 31-year-old steps on the scale at 265 lbs and stands 6'5". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 80". De Castro stands in at 6'0" and will fight at 250 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his record of 6-0-0. The 33-year-old stretches 74". Concerning wrestling, Greg Hardy curbs 83% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is taking his opponents down on 10% of his tries. De Castro is finishing his takedown tries on 10% of the tries he takes and is able to prevent 75% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Hardy absorbs 3.21 strikes/min and he dishes out 4.77 per min. De Castro, on the contrary, absorbs 1.40 strikes/min and dishes out 3.58 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sijara Eubanks (-355)
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