Gillian Robertson vs Poliana Botelho Pick, 10/17/2020 Predictions UFC Fight Island 6 Odds
Gillian Robertson vs Poliana Botelho
UFC Fight Island 6
Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Gillian Robertson will enter the Octagon with Poliana Botelho at UFC Fight Island 6 on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The opening line has Robertson coming in at -210 while Botelho is at +175.
Gillian "The Savage" Robertson will be looking to add a victory to her total of 8-4-0. The 25-year-old is weighing in at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter reaches 63". Poliana Botelho stands in at 5'8" and will fight at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 8-2-0. The 31-year-old extends her reach 67". In terms of significant strikes, Gillian Robertson is connecting on 1.96 per min and Poliana Botelho is landing 3.65 significant strikes per minute. Robertson is connecting on 48% of the significant strikes she attempts while Botelho is connecting on 58%. When it comes to defending themselves, "The Savage" absorbs 2.38 significant strikes per minute while Botelho absorbs 2.77. Robertson also deflects 55% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Botelho is able to stop 55% of the shots thrown in her direction.
In the grappling category, Gillian Robertson is the more productive grappler as she is able to score a takedown 3.33 times per 15 minutes. Robertson is scoring a takedown on 52% of her tries and is stopping 15% of the takedowns her opponents try. Botelho is scoring a takedown on 90% of her takedown tries and is stuffing 88% of the attempts against her. When it comes to submissions, Robertson is the more apt fighter by trying 1.2 subs per 3 rounds while Botelho attempts 0.5 subs per 3 rds.
In her previous fight, Gillian Robertson squared up with Cortney Casey and wound up taking home the victory by rear naked choke in round 3. Casey landed 113 of 153 of the strikes she threw in total in this fight. Robertson finished this fight landing 41 of 72 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Casey landed 22 of 55, giving her a percentage of 40%. She ended up landing 16 of 47 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Robertson landed 42% of her significant strikes by landing 21 of 50. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she was 15 of 41 aimed at the head. 90% of the significant strikes landed by Casey and 38% of them connected on by Robertson were thrown at a distance.
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In the last bout for Poliana Botelho, she faced off with Lauren Mueller and wound up taking home the win via unanimous decision in round 3. Mueller ended up landing 89% of her significant strikes at distance and Botelho ended up landing 70% of her significant strikes at distance. Botelho landed 55% of the significant strikes she attempted by landing 47 of 84. She landed 19 of 45 significant strikes directed at the head. Mueller landed 47 of 116 significant strikes in that fight. Of all the significant strikes, she connected on 28 of 87 to the head. Regarding total strikes that she let go, Mueller ended up landing 105 of 182 and Botelho was 152 of 202 of all the strikes she threw.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Brian Ortega battles Chan Sung Jung. Ortega comes into this bout with a record of 14-1-0. The 29-year-old records a weight of 145 lbs and stands in at 5'8". The switch fighter stretches 69". Sung Jung measures in at 5'7" and weighs in at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 16-5-0. The 33-year-old has a wingspan of 72". In terms of takedowns, Brian Ortega is averaging a takedown 0.51 times per 3 rds and Chan Sung Jung scores a takedown 0.78 times per 15 min. In terms of striking, Ortega is landing 4.07 strikes per minute and connects on 33% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side we have Chan Sung Jung, who is landing 41% of his attempted strikes and connects for an average of 4.58 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Modestas Bukauskas is set to square up with Jimmy Crute. Crute walks into the Octagon with a record of 11-1-0. The 24-year-old steps on the scale at 205 lbs and comes in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 74". Bukauskas stands 6'3" and weighs 205 lbs. The switch fighter looks to add a victory to his career total of 11-2-0. The 26-year-old has an arm span of 78". Regarding wrestling, Jimmy Crute is able to deflect 60% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is finishing his takedowns on 81% of his tries. Bukauskas is taking his opponents to the mat on 10% of his attempts and defends against 100% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Concerning striking, Crute is absorbing 2.23 strikes per min while he connects on 4.08 per min. Bukauskas, moreover, takes 4.60 strikes per min and is landing 3.60 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Poliana Botelho (+175)
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