Beneil Dariush vs Scott Holtzman Picks and Predictions 8-8-2020 UFC Vegas 6 Odds
Beneil Dariush vs Scott Holtzman
UFC Vegas 6
Saturday, August 8, 2020
Beneil Dariush will enter the Octagon with Scott Holtzman at UFC Vegas 6 at UFC Apex on Saturday, August 8, 2020. The opening odds have Dariush at -175 while Holtzman is coming in at +155.
Beneil Dariush holds a mark of 18-4-1. The 31-year-old tips the scales at 155 lbs and measures 5'10". The southpaw fighter stretches 72". Scott "Hot Sauce" Holtzman comes in at 5'9" and will fight at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his record of 14-3-0. The 36-year-old stretches 69". Regarding significant strikes, Beneil Dariush lands 3.87 per min while Scott Holtzman is connecting on 4.52 significant strikes per minute. Dariush connects on 49% of the significant strikes he throws and Holtzman is connecting on 49%. When it comes to the fighter's defense, Dariush allows 2.65 significant strikes per min and "Hot Sauce" allows 3.33. Dariush also curbs 59% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way while Holtzman defends against 55% of the strikes thrown his way.
When it comes to grappling, Beneil Dariush is not as efficient of a grappler as he gets a takedown 1.80 times per 3 rounds. Dariush is taking his opponents to the canvas on 33% of his attempts and stuffing 80% of all takedowns attempted on him. Holtzman is getting his opponent to the mat on 60% of his takedown attempts and stuffing 65% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding going for the sub, Dariush is the more experienced of the two fighters by going for 1.1 finishes per 3 rds while Holtzman looks to get 0.2 finishes per 15 min.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Beneil Dariush squared up with Drakkar Klose and ended up getting the win by a punch to the head in round 2. Klose ended up landing 27 of 37 total strikes that he let go. Dariush walked away from this fight having landed 17 of 28 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Klose ended up landing 15 of 25, which gave him a percentage of 60%. He ended up landing 12 of 22 significant strikes directed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Dariush landed 60% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 12 of 20. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he was 8 of 16 to the head. 86% of the significant strikes connected on by Klose and 90% of them landed by Dariush were done at distance.
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In the last bout for Scott Holtzman, he squared up with Jim Miller and ended up getting the win by unanimous decision in round 3. Miller ended up connecting on 75% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Holtzman landed 79% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Holtzman ended up landing 44% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 88 of 197. He ended up landing 77 of 180 significant strikes to the head. Miller connected on 58 of 121 significant strikes in that fight. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he ended up landing 33 of 93 to the head. Relating to total strikes attempted in that contest, Miller was 66 of 131 and Holtzman was 120 of 231 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other bouts to watch
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Tim Means squares up against Laureano Staropoli. Means steps into the Octagon with a record of 29-12-1. The 36-year-old will fight at 170 lbs and comes in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 75". Staropoli stands in at 6'1" and steps on the scale at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout holding a record of 9-2-0. The 27-year-old extends his reach 71". When it comes to grappling, Tim Means gets his opposition to the mat 0.91 times per 15 min and Laureano Staropoli takes his opponents to the canvas 0.33 times per 3 rounds. Regarding striking, Means lands an average of 4.87 strikes per min and connecting on 45% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage we have Laureano Staropoli, who connects on 31% of the strikes he attempts and lands an average of 4.29 per minute.
Another bout to watch is when Wellington Turman is set to take on Andrew Sanchez. Sanchez steps into the cage holding a mark of 12-5-0. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'1". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 74". Turman measures 6'0" and steps on the scale at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a mark of 16-3-0. The 24-year-old has an arm span of 72". Regarding takedowns, Andrew Sanchez is able to defend against 100% of his opponents' takedown tries and is taking his opponents down on 33% of the times he tries. Turman is taking his opponents down on 37% of the attempts he tries and curbs 100% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Concerning striking, Sanchez is absorbing 4.92 strikes per min while he is connecting on 4.49 per min. Turman, on the contrary, absorbs 3.30 strikes per minute and is landing 2.43 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Scott Holtzman (+155)
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