Darren Elkins vs Eduardo Garagorri Pick, 11/7/2020 Predictions UFC Vegas 13 Odds
Darren Elkins vs Eduardo Garagorri
UFC Vegas 13
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, November 7, 2020
Darren Elkins will face off against Eduardo Garagorri at UFC Vegas 13 on Saturday, November 7, 2020. The moneyline has Elkins coming in at -240 while Garagorri is coming in at +200.
Darren "The Damage" Elkins looks to add a victory to his career record of 25-9-0. The 36-year-old is weighing in at 145 lbs and comes in at 5'10". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 71". Eduardo Garagorri measures 5'9" and tips the scales at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a mark of 13-1-0. The 31-year-old reaches 70". In the category of significant strikes, Darren Elkins is landing 3.54 per minute while Eduardo Garagorri lands 3.75 significant strikes per minute. Elkins lands 37% of the significant strikes he tries while Garagorri is connecting on 54%. Concerning the fighter's defense, "The Damage" absorbs 3.09 significant strikes per minute and Garagorri absorbs 2.22. Elkins also thwarts 52% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Garagorri deflects 60% of the shots thrown in his direction.
Concerning takedowns, Darren Elkins is the more effective wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 2.43 times per 15 minutes. Elkins is scoring a takedown on 33% of the times he tries and is stopping 58% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Garagorri is taking his opponents down on 100% of his takedown attempts and is defending 53% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Elkins is the more capable fighter by going for 1.2 subs per 15 minutes while Garagorri looks to get 0.5 subs per 15 minutes.
In his previous fight, Darren Elkins went up against Nate Landwehr and ended up walking away in defeat by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Landwehr ended up landing 121 of 237 total strikes attempted in that contest. Elkins ended the night having landed 142 of 276 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Landwehr ended up landing 118 of 234, which gave him a rate of 50%. He ended up landing 96 of 211 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Elkins landed 47% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 121 of 253. Of those significant strikes, he connected on 101 of 229 pointed at the head. 81% of the significant strikes landed by Landwehr and 85% of them connected on by Elkins were done at a distance.
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In the last bout for Eduardo Garagorri, he battled Ricardo Ramos and was defeated via rear naked choke in round 1. Ramos ended up landing 90% of the significant strikes he took from distance while Garagorri ended up landing 100% of his significant strikes at distance. Garagorri ended up connecting on 37% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 6 of 16. He landed 3 of 11 significant strikes directed at the head. Ramos connected on 10 of 34 significant strikes in that battle. Of all the significant strikes, he ended up landing 3 of 23 directed at the head. Discussing total strikes thrown in that contest, Ramos connected on 12 of 36 and Garagorri landed 6 of 16 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Gustavo Lopez squares up in the Octagon against Anthony Birchak. Lopez looks to add a win to his career record of 11-5-0. The 31-year-old is weighing in at 135 lbs and stands in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 67". Birchak stands in at 5'8" and records a weight of 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 16-6-0. The 34-year-old has a reach of 69". When it comes to grappling, Gustavo Lopez is able to score a takedown 0.40 times per 15 min while Anthony Birchak takes his opponents to the canvas 0.68 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Lopez is landing 0.93 strikes/minute and landing 24% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage you've got Anthony Birchak, who tags his opponent on 35% of the strikes he attempts and lands 3.98 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Yan Xiaonan is set to square up against Claudia Gadelha. Gadelha will be looking to add a victory to her career total of 18-4-0. The 31-year-old weighs 115 lbs and measures in at 5'4". The orthodox fighter stretches 63". Xiaonan comes in at 5'5" and is weighing in at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to her career total of 12-1-0. The 31-year-old reaches 63". In the category of takedowns, Claudia Gadelha thwarts 58% of the takedowns her opponents try and is scoring a takedown on 45% of her tries. Xiaonan is taking her opponents down on 75% of the tries she takes and is able to defend against 70% of all takedown tries against her. In the category of striking, Gadelha takes 4.53 strikes per minute and she is landing 3.40 strikes/minute. Xiaonan, on the contrary, is absorbing 3.88 strikes/min and is dealing 6.72 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Darren Elkins (-240)
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