Daniel Rodriguez vs Nicolas Dalby Pick, 11/21/2020 Predictions UFC 255 Odds
Daniel Rodriguez vs Nicolas Dalby
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Daniel Rodriguez will face off against Nicolas Dalby at UFC 255 on Saturday, November 21, 2020. The opening line has Rodriguez coming in at -310 while Dalby is priced at +255.
Daniel "D-Rod" Rodriguez comes into this bout with a mark of 13-1-0. The 33-year-old tips the scales at 170 lbs and comes in at 6'1". The southpaw fighter reaches 74". Nicolas "Lokomotivo" Dalby measures in at 5'11" and weighs 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career mark of 18-4-1. The 36-year-old has an arm span of 74". Regarding significant strikes, Daniel Rodriguez is landing 8.46 per min and Nicolas Dalby is connecting on 3.17 significant strikes per min. Rodriguez lands 48% of the significant strikes he attempts and Dalby is connecting on 38%. Regarding defense, "D-Rod" absorbs 7.14 significant strikes per minute while "Lokomotivo" takes 3.19. Rodriguez also prevents 55% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way while Dalby stops 54% of the shots thrown in his direction.
In the grappling category, Daniel Rodriguez is the more efficient wrestler as he scores a takedown 1.83 times per 15 min. Rodriguez is getting his opponent to the mat on 83% of the times he tries and thwarting 66% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Dalby is getting his opponent to the mat on 45% of his takedown attempts and is stopping 58% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Rodriguez is the more apt fighter by going for 0.4 submissions per 15 min while Dalby tries 0.2 submissions per 15 min.
In his previous fight, Daniel Rodriguez went up against Dwight Grant and ended up getting the victory in the fight by way of punches to the head in round 1. Grant landed 31 of 72 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Rodriguez ended the night having landed 15 of 32 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Grant ended up landing 30 of 68, giving him a percentage of 44%. He landed 25 of 61 significant strikes to the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Rodriguez landed 46% of his significant strikes by sticking 15 of 32. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 10 of 26 to the head. 43% of the significant strikes connected on by Grant and 73% of them connected on by Rodriguez were tallied at a distance.
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In the last bout for Nicolas Dalby, he went up against Jesse Ronson and ended up losing the fight via rear naked choke in round 1. Ronson connected on 70% of his significant strikes at distance and Dalby landed 85% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Dalby ended up connecting on 40% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 20 of 50. He ended up landing 10 of 38 significant strikes to the head. Ronson landed 30 of 45 significant strikes in that battle. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he ended up landing 22 of 34 to the head. When discussing total strikes that he threw in that fight, Ronson landed 31 of 46 and Dalby landed 20 of 53 total strikes.
Other bouts on the card to watch
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Kyle Daukaus meets Dustin Stoltzfus. Daukaus looks to add a victory to his total of 9-1-0. The 27-year-old is weighing in at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'3". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 76". Stoltzfus comes in at 6'0" and records a weight of 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a record of 13-1-0. The 29-year-old stretches 75". When it comes to grappling, Kyle Daukaus is averaging a takedown 2.50 times per 15 minutes while Dustin Stoltzfus takes his opponents down 3.45 times per 15 minutes. In terms of striking, Daukaus tags his opponents 3.40 strikes/minute and landing 64% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side we have Dustin Stoltzfus, who is connecting on 76% of the strikes he has attempted and connects for an average of 3.68 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Ariane Lipski is set to face off with Antonina Shevchenko. Shevchenko looks to add a victory to her record of 8-2-0. The 35-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'8". The southpaw fighter reaches 67". Lipski stands 5'6" and records a weight of 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to her career record of 13-5-0. The 26-year-old extends her reach 67". In terms of wrestling, Antonina Shevchenko thwarts 50% of her opponents takedown tries and is getting her opponent to the mat on 32% of the times she tries. Lipski is taking her opponents to the mat on 40% of the attempts she tries and is able to curb 37% of the takedowns her opponents attempt. In the category of striking, Shevchenko absorbs 2.66 strikes/minute and she lands 4.09 strikes/minute. Lipski, moreover, is absorbing 4.52 strikes per min and is dishing out 3.34 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Nicolas Dalby (+255)
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