Claudia Gadelha vs Angela Hill Predictions, Picks, UFC Fight Night Odds
Claudia Gadelha vs Angela Hill
UFC Fight Night
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Claudia Gadelha will enter the Octagon against Angela Hill at UFC Fight Night at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday, May 16, 2020. The odds have Gadelha coming in at -185 while Hill is at +160.
Claudia "Claudinha" Gadelha looks to add a win to her total of 17-4-0. The 31-year-old tips the scales at 115 lbs and measures 5'4". The orthodox fighter stretches 63". Angela "Overkill" Hill comes in at 5'3" and steps on the scale at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to her career record of 12-7-0. The 35-year-old reaches 64". Concerning significant strikes, Claudia Gadelha is landing 3.17 per minute and Angela Hill is landing 5.74 significant strikes per min. Gadelha connects on 42% of the significant strikes she attempts while Hill is connecting on 49%. In terms of defending themselves, "Claudinha" allows 4.38 significant strikes per min and "Overkill" takes 5.13. Gadelha also defends 58% of the significant strikes her opponents throw her way and Hill curbs 64% of the shots thrown.
When it comes to wrestling, Claudia Gadelha is the more efficient grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 3.34 times per 3 rds. Gadelha is getting her opponent to the mat on 47% of her tries and defending 58% of the takedowns her opponents try. Hill is scoring a takedown on 37% of her takedown tries and thwarting 72% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. When it comes to going for the submission, Gadelha is the more skilled technician by attempting 0.8 submissions per 15 minutes while Hill tries 0.2 submissions per 15 minutes.
In her previous fight, Claudia Gadelha fought Randa Markos and got a win for the night by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Markos ended up landing 26 of 110 total strikes attempted in that fight. Gadelha finished this fight landing 41 of 108 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Markos ended up landing 25 of 109, which gave her a rate of 22%. She landed 19 of 99 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side, Gadelha landed 37% of the significant strikes she threw by landing 40 of 107. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she was 36 of 96 to the head. 68% of the significant strikes landed by Markos and 92% of them connected on by Gadelha were tallied at distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Angela Hill, she faced off with Loma Lookboonmee and took home the victory by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Lookboonmee ended up connecting on 81% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance while Hill ended up landing 64% of her significant strikes at distance. Hill ended up landing 38% of her significant strikes attempted by landing 48 of 126. She ended up connecting on 38 of 101 significant strikes to the head. Lookboonmee connected on 53 of 130 significant strikes in that fight. Out of those significant strikes, she ended up connecting on 24 of 83 aimed at the head. In relation to total strikes attempted in that contest, Lookboonmee ended up connecting on 68 of 156 and Hill connected on 70 of 163 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Cortney Casey opposes Mara Romero Borella. Casey will be looking to add a victory to her total of 8-7-0. The 33-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and measures 5'7". The orthodox fighter reaches 67". Romero Borella comes in at 5'6" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this fight holding a mark of 12-7-0. The 33-year-old reaches 69". In the grappling category, Cortney Casey gets a takedown 0.35 times per 15 minutes and Mara Romero Borella takes her opponents to the mat 1.51 times per 15 minutes. In the striking category, Casey is landing 4.80 strikes/minute and landing 38% of her attempted strikes. On the other side we have Mara Romero Borella, who is landing 36% of the strikes she attempts and connects for an average of 2.61 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Walt Harris is set to fight Alistair Overeem. Overeem comes into this fight with a mark of 45-18-0. The 39-year-old records a weight of 265 lbs and measures in at 6'4". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 80". Harris measures 6'5" and is weighing in at 250 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a win to his career total of 13-7-0. The 36-year-old has an arm span of 77". In terms of grappling, Alistair Overeem curbs 73% of his opponents' takedown tries and is scoring a takedown on 53% of his tries. Harris is taking his opponents to the mat on 33% of the attempts he tries and curbs 76% of takedowns his opponents have tried. With regard to striking, Overeem is taking 2.15 strikes/min and he dishes out 3.54 strikes/min. Harris, on the other hand, is absorbing 2.68 strikes per min and is landing 2.96 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Claudia Gadelha (-185)
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