Montana De La Rosa vs Taila Santos Pick, 12/5/2020 Predictions UFC Vegas 16 Odds
Montana De La Rosa vs Taila Santos
UFC Vegas 16
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, December 5, 2020
Montana De La Rosa will face off against Taila Santos at UFC Vegas 16 on Saturday, December 5, 2020. The opening line has Rosa coming in at +170 while Santos is coming in at -200.
Montana De La Rosa comes into this bout holding a record of 11-6-0. The 25-year-old tips the scales at 125 lbs and stands in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter reaches 68". Taila Santos measures 5'6" and will fight at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this fight with a record of 16-1-0. The 27-year-old extends her reach 68". Concerning significant strikes, Montana De La Rosa is landing 3.03 per min and Taila Santos is landing 4.09 significant strikes per minute. De La Rosa connects on 35% of the significant strikes she attempts and Santos connects on 46%. In terms of defending themselves, De La Rosa takes 3.38 significant strikes per minute and Santos takes 2.76. De La Rosa also prevents 46% of the significant strikes her opponents attempt and Santos curbs 60% of the strikes thrown her way.
In terms of grappling, Montana De La Rosa is not as efficient of a wrestler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 1.96 times per 3 rds. De La Rosa is scoring a takedown on 30% of her tries and defending 57% of the takedowns her opponents try. Santos is getting her opponent to the mat on 77% of her takedown tries and defending 83% of the attempts against her. Regarding going for the sub, De La Rosa is the more experienced submission fighter by trying 1.5 subs per 3 rounds while Santos tries 1.0 submission per 3 rounds.
In her last bout, Montana De La Rosa squared up with Viviane Araujo and was defeated by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Araujo landed 91 of 150 total strikes that she threw in that fight. Rosa finished this fight landing 88 of 220 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Araujo ended up landing 82 of 140, which gave her a rate of 58%. She ended up landing 57 of 113 significant strikes directed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Rosa landed 39% of her significant strikes by connecting on 85 of 215. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she connected on 57 of 177 pointed at the head. 97% of the significant strikes landed by Araujo and 89% of them landed by Rosa were thrown at distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Taila Santos, she went up against Molly McCann and ended up getting the win by way of unanimous decision in round 3. McCann connected on 89% of her significant strikes at distance and Santos ended up connecting on 59% of the significant strikes she took from distance. Santos ended up connecting on 39% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 57 of 143. She ended up landing 24 of 90 significant strikes directed at the head. McCann connected on 48 of 106 significant strikes in that battle. Out of those significant strikes, she landed 25 of 79 aimed at the head. In terms of total strikes that she let go in that fight, McCann landed 67 of 125 and Santos ended up connecting on 75 of 164 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other fights to keep an eye on
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Jack Hermansson encounters Marvin Vettori. Hermansson steps into the cage with a mark of 21-5-0. The 32-year-old records a weight of 185 lbs and comes in at 6'1". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 77". Vettori stands in at 6'0" and weighs in at 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a win to his career total of 15-4-1. The 27-year-old has an arm span of 74". When it comes to wrestling, Jack Hermansson takes his opponents down 2.19 times per 15 min and Marvin Vettori takes his opponents to the canvas 1.67 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Hermansson connects on 5.08 strikes/min and landing 48% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is Marvin Vettori, who tags the opposition on 43% of his attempted strikes and connects on 4.33 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Jamahal Hill is set to square up in the Octagon with Ovince Saint Preux. Saint Preux has a career record of 25-14-0. The 37-year-old is fighting at 205 lbs and measures in at 6'3". The southpaw fighter stretches 80". Hill stands 6'4" and steps on the scale at 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his total of 6-0-0. The 29-year-old has an arm span of 79". In terms of grappling, Ovince Saint Preux prevents 66% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 40% of his attempts. Hill is taking his opponents down on 45% of his attempts and defends against 53% of the takedowns his opponents try. In the matter of striking, Saint Preux is taking 2.88 strikes/min while he lands 2.64 per minute. Hill, at the same time, takes 2.81 strikes per min and is dishing out 7.90 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Montana De La Rosa (+170)
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