Darren Elkins vs Nate Landwehr Predictions, Picks, UFC Fight Night Odds
Darren Elkins vs Nate Landwehr
UFC Fight Night
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Darren Elkins will enter the Octagon with Nate Landwehr at UFC Fight Night at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday, May 16, 2020. The opening moneyline has Elkins priced at -120 while Landwehr is coming in at +100.
Darren "The Damage" Elkins will be looking to add a win to his total of 25-8-0. The 35-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and measures 5'10". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 71". Nate "The Train" Landwehr stands in at 5'9" and is fighting at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a mark of 13-3-0. The 31-year-old has a reach of 72". Concerning significant strikes, Darren Elkins lands 3.27 per minute while Nate Landwehr lands 1.47 significant strikes per minute. Elkins is landing 36% of the significant strikes he attempts and Landwehr is landing 44%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "The Damage" absorbs 2.80 significant strikes per minute and "The Train" takes 2.58. Elkins also thwarts 53% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction while Landwehr deflects 58% of them.
When it comes to grappling, Darren Elkins is the better grappler as he takes his opponents down 2.52 times per 3 rounds. Elkins is getting his opponent to the mat on 35% of his attempts and defending 58% of the takedowns his opponents try. Landwehr is finishing his takedowns on 10% of his takedown attempts and thwarting 15% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Elkins is the more apt fighter by trying 1.3 subs per 3 rounds while Landwehr attempts 0.6 subs per 15 min.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Darren Elkins faced Ryan Hall and wound up walking away in defeat by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Hall landed 40 of 93 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Elkins finished this fight landing 31 of 128 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Hall ended up landing 36 of 83, giving him a percentage of 43%. He finished the fight landing 15 of 47 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Elkins ended up landing 23% of his significant strikes by connecting on 29 of 126. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 8 of 83 to the head. 94% of the significant strikes landed by Hall and 55% of them landed by Elkins were done at a distance.
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In the last fight for Nate Landwehr, he went up against Herbert Burns and was defeated via a knee to the head in round 1. Burns landed 57% of his significant strikes at distance and Landwehr landed 75% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Landwehr connected on 44% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 4 of 9. He connected on 3 of 8 significant strikes directed at the head. Burns ended up connecting on 7 of 17 significant strikes in that fight. Of all the significant strikes, he landed 2 of 10 aimed at the head. Relating to total strikes that he let go, Burns ended up connecting on 7 of 17 while Landwehr was 6 of 11 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts to watch out for
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Claudia Gadelha enters the Octagon with Angela Hill. 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". 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". Regarding grappling, Claudia Gadelha is able to score a takedown 3.34 times per 3 rds and Angela Hill is able to score a takedown 0.50 times per 15 min. In terms of striking, Gadelha lands 3.17 strikes per minute and landing 42% of the strikes that she throws. Joining her in the Octagon is Angela Hill, who connects on 49% of the strikes she has attempted and connects on 5.74 per min.
Another bout to watch is when Mara Romero Borella is set to battle Cortney Casey. 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 terms of wrestling, Cortney Casey is able to prevent 38% of the takedowns her opponents try and is taking her opponents to the canvas on 30% of her tries. Romero Borella is taking her opponents down on 42% of her tries and is able to curb 66% of all takedown tries against her. Concerning striking, Casey absorbs 4.73 strikes per min and she is landing 4.80 strikes/min. Romero Borella, at the same time, takes 2.60 strikes/min and deals 2.61 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Nate Landwehr (+100)
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