Don'Tale Mayes vs Roque Martinez Pick, 11/14/2020 Predictions UFC Vegas 14 Odds
Don'Tale Mayes vs Roque Martinez
UFC Vegas 14
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, November 14, 2020
Don'Tale Mayes will face off against Roque Martinez at UFC Vegas 14 on Saturday, November 14, 2020. The opening moneyline has Mayes coming in at -235 while Martinez is at +195.
Don'Tale "Lord Kong" Mayes comes into this fight holding a mark of 7-4-0. The 28-year-old tips the scales at 260 lbs and measures 6'6". The orthodox fighter stretches 81". Roque Martinez stands 5'10" and records a weight of 250 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a record of 15-6-2. The 34-year-old stretches 72". In terms of significant strikes, Don'Tale Mayes is connecting on 4.19 per min while Roque Martinez is landing 0.75 significant strikes per min. Mayes is landing 45% of the significant strikes he attempts while Martinez is connecting on 46%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "Lord Kong" takes 4.64 significant strikes per minute and Martinez takes 5.87. Mayes also prevents 41% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way while Martinez is able to deflect 62% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
When it comes to wrestling, Don'Tale Mayes is the more skilled grappler as he takes his opponents to the mat 0.60 times per 15 minutes. Mayes is finishing his takedown attempts on 43% of his tries and is defending 60% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Martinez is taking his opponents to the mat on 40% of the takedowns he tries and is defending 41% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding submissions, Mayes is the more experienced of the two fighters by trying 0.5 subs per 15 min while Martinez looks to get 0.3 subs per 3 rounds.
In his last fight, Don'Tale Mayes squared up with Rodrigo Nascimento and wound up taking the loss via rear naked choke in round 2. Nascimento landed 45 of 65 total strikes attempted in that contest. Mayes finished this fight landing 42 of 65 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Nascimento landed 32 of 52, which gave him a rate of 61%. He finished the fight landing 14 of 33 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Mayes ended up landing 56% of his significant strikes by landing 27 of 48. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he connected on 10 of 30 pointed at the head. 81% of the significant strikes connected on by Nascimento and 77% of them connected on by Mayes were thrown at a distance.
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In the last fight for Roque Martinez, he went up against Alexandr Romanov and walked away in defeat by way of an arm triangle in round 2. Romanov ended up landing 7% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Martinez ended up landing 85% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Martinez ended up landing 46% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 7 of 15. He ended up landing 3 of 10 significant strikes to the head. Romanov connected on 55 of 147 significant strikes in that contest. Of those significant strikes, he connected on 47 of 139 directed at the head. In terms of total strikes attempted in that contest, Romanov ended up landing 60 of 160 and Martinez was 29 of 41 total strikes.
Other bouts to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Kay Hansen faces off against Cory McKenna. Hansen walks into the Octagon with a record of 7-3-0. The 21-year-old weighs in at 115 lbs and stands in at 5'2". The orthodox fighter reaches 63". McKenna stands in at 5'3" and records a weight of 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a record of 5-1-0. The 21-year-old reaches 58". When it comes to grappling, Kay Hansen gets a takedown 2.41 times per 3 rounds and Cory McKenna takes her opponents to the mat 1.00 times per 15 minutes. In terms of striking, Hansen tags his opponents 2.49 strikes/minute and lands 56% of the strikes that she throws. On the other side we have Cory McKenna, who lands 49% of the strikes she attempts and connects on 3.13 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Miranda Granger is set to square up in the Octagon with Ashley Yoder. Yoder holds a career record of 7-6-0. The 33-year-old tips the scales at 115 lbs and comes in at 5'7". The southpaw fighter reaches 69". Granger stands in at 5'7" and weighs 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a record of 7-1-0. The 28-year-old reaches 68". In terms of wrestling, Ashley Yoder deflects 68% of the takedowns her opponents go for and is taking her opponents to the canvas on 36% of her tries. Granger is finishing her takedown tries on 40% of the attempts she tries and defends against 40% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Yoder is taking 3.49 strikes per min and she is dealing 2.96 strikes per min. Granger, on the contrary, is taking 3.37 strikes per min and lands 3.47 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Don'Tale Mayes (-235)
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