Sijara Eubanks vs Sarah Moras Predictions, Picks, UFC Fight Night 173 Odds
Sijara Eubanks vs Sarah Moras
UFC Fight Night 173
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Sijara Eubanks will enter the Octagon with Sarah Moras at UFC Fight Night 173 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. The opening odds have Eubanks priced at -350 while Moras is at +290.
Sijara "Sarj" Eubanks looks to add a victory to her total of 5-4-0. The 35-year-old is weighing in at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'4". The orthodox fighter reaches 67". Sarah "Cheesecake" Moras comes in at 5'7" and weighs 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to her total of 6-6-0. The 32-year-old extends her reach 67". Regarding significant strikes, Sijara Eubanks is connecting on 4.77 per minute while Sarah Moras connects on 2.04 significant strikes per min. Eubanks lands 39% of the significant strikes she attempts while Moras is connecting on 41%. In terms of the fighter's defense, "Sarj" absorbs 3.42 significant strikes per minute and "Cheesecake" absorbs 3.17. Eubanks also stops 58% of the significant strikes her opponents attempt and Moras thwarts 44% of the strikes thrown her way.
Regarding takedowns, Sijara Eubanks is the better grappler as she takes her opponents to the mat 2.00 times per 15 minutes. Eubanks is scoring a takedown on 44% of the times she tries and is stopping 63% of the takedowns her opponents try. Moras is scoring a takedown on 23% of the takedowns she tries and defending 37% of all takedowns attempted on her. Regarding going for the sub, Eubanks is the lesser skilled of the two fighters by trying 0.6 finishes per 15 minutes while Moras tries 1.1 finishes per 15 min.
In her last appearance in the Octagon, Sijara Eubanks squared up with Bethe Correia and was defeated by unanimous decision in round 3. Correia landed 77 of 146 total strikes that she let go in that contest. Eubanks walked away from this fight having landed 94 of 186 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Correia ended up landing 59 of 127, which gave her a rate of 46%. She ended up landing 42 of 101 significant strikes aimed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Eubanks landed 45% of her significant strikes by sticking 77 of 169. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, she connected on 58 of 138 to the head. 91% of the significant strikes landed by Correia and 71% of them connected on by Eubanks were tallied at a distance.
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In the last bout for Sarah Moras, she squared up with Liana Jojua and got a win for the night via an elbow to the head in round 3. Jojua landed 84% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance while Moras connected on 36% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance. Moras ended up connecting on 50% of the significant strikes she attempted by landing 44 of 88. She landed 35 of 78 significant strikes aimed at the head. Jojua ended up connecting on 63% significant strikes in that contest. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, she ended up landing 5% aimed at the head. In relation to the total strikes thrown in this fight, Jojua was 45 of 77 while Moras connected on 130 of 191 of the strikes she threw in total.
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If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Ovince Saint Preux is set to clash with Ben Rothwell. Rothwell has a mark of 37-12-0. The 38-year-old tips the scales at 265 lbs and measures in at 6'4". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 78". Saint Preux stands in at 6'3" and is weighing in at 230 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the Octagon holding a record of 24-13-0. The 37-year-old has a wingspan of 80". Concerning grappling, Ben Rothwell is thwarting 69% of the takedowns his opponents go for and is taking his opponents to the mat on 33% of his tries. Saint Preux is finishing his takedown tries on 40% of the attempts he tries and deflects 65% of all takedown tries against him. In the category of striking, Rothwell is taking 4.58 strikes per minute while he is landing 3.34 per minute. Saint Preux, at the same time, is absorbing 2.86 strikes per min and is landing 2.59 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sijara Eubanks (-350)
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