Amanda Lemos vs Montserrat Ruiz Pick, 7/17/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 31 Odds
Amanda Lemos vs Montserrat Ruiz
UFC Vegas 31
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Amanda Lemos will enter the Octagon with Montserrat Ruiz at UFC Vegas 31 on Saturday, July 17, 2021. The opener has Lemos priced at -520 while Ruiz is at +370.
Amanda Lemos steps into the cage with a record of 9-1-1. The 34-year-old is fighting at 115 lbs and comes in at 5'4". The southpaw fighter stretches 65". Montserrat "Conejo" Ruiz stands 5'0" and will fight at 115 lbs. The southpaw fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 10-1-0. The 28-year-old extends her reach 61". In terms of significant strikes, Amanda Lemos is connecting on 6.21 per min and Montserrat Ruiz lands 1.00 significant strikes per min. Lemos is landing 64% of the significant strikes she tries while Ruiz is landing 36%. When it comes to defending in the cage, Lemos allows 5.39 significant strikes per min while "Conejo" allows 2.07. Lemos also curbs 45% of the significant strikes her opponents attempt and Ruiz stops 52% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Vegas 31||Amanda Lemos||Montserrat Ruiz|
|Average Fight Time||7:34||15:00|
|Weight||115 lbs||115 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||6.21||1.00|
Concerning takedowns, Amanda Lemos is not as effective of a grappler as she takes her opponents to the mat 1.98 times per 3 rounds. Lemos is scoring a takedown on 60% of the times she tries and is stuffing 80% of the takedowns her opponents try. Ruiz is taking her opponents to the canvas on 80% of the takedowns she attempts and stopping 40% of the attempts against her. Regarding going for the sub, Lemos is the lesser skilled fighter by going for 0.5 subs per 15 minutes while Ruiz looks to get 2.0 subs per 3 rounds.
In her last fight, Amanda Lemos went up against Livinha Souza and wound up getting the win via a punch to the head in round 1. Souza ended up landing 1 of 7 total strikes attempted in that fight. Lemos finished this fight landing 30 of 47 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Souza landed 1 of 7, which gave her a percentage of 14%. She finished the fight landing 0 of 4 significant strikes directed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Lemos ended up landing 63% of her significant strikes by connecting on 29 of 46. Out of those significant strikes, she connected on 22 of 37 to the head. 100% of the significant strikes connected on by Souza and 41% of them connected on by Lemos were tallied at a distance.
In the last fight for Montserrat Ruiz, she went up against Cheyanne Buys and wound up taking home the win by unanimous decision in round 3. Buys landed 83% of her significant strikes at distance and Ruiz connected on 100% of the significant strikes she took from distance. Ruiz ended up connecting on 36% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 15 of 41. She landed 10 of 35 significant strikes aimed at the head. Buys connected on 31 of 65 significant strikes in that fight. Of all the significant strikes, she connected on 26 of 60 aimed at the head. In terms of total strikes attempted in that contest, Buys was 49 of 87 and Ruiz landed 136 of 168 total strikes.
Other bouts to watch out for
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Islam Makhachev encounters Thiago Moises. Makhachev walks into the cage with a mark of 19-1-0. The 29-year-old is fighting at 155 lbs and comes in at 5'10". The southpaw fighter stretches 70". Moises measures in at 5'9" and is fighting at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a record of 15-4-0. The 26-year-old has a reach of 70". When it comes to wrestling, Islam Makhachev is able to score a takedown 3.46 times per 3 rounds and Thiago Moises is able to score a takedown 1.06 times per 3 rds. In the striking category, Makhachev is landing 2.00 strikes/minute and is connecting on 56% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side of the cage you've got Thiago Moises, who tags the opposition on 37% of the strikes he has thrown and connects for an average of 2.85 per min.
Another bout to watch is when Mateusz Gamrot is set to take on Jeremy Stephens. Stephens comes into this fight with a mark of 28-18-0. The 35-year-old is weighing in at 145 lbs and measures 5'9". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 71". Gamrot stands 5'10" and is fighting at 155 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the cage with a record of 18-1-0. The 30-year-old has a reach of 70". Regarding wrestling, Jeremy Stephens defends against 65% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is taking his opponents to the mat on 38% of his tries. Gamrot is finishing his takedowns on 33% of his tries and prevents 80% of the takedowns his opponents try. With reference to striking, Stephens is absorbing 3.06 strikes/min while he lands 3.18 strikes per min. Gamrot, moreover, is absorbing 2.20 strikes/minute and is dishing out 4.26 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Montserrat Ruiz (+370)
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