Ben Rothwell vs Philipe Lins Pick, 5/8/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 26 Odds
Ben Rothwell vs Philipe Lins
UFC Vegas 26
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, May 8, 2021
Ben Rothwell will enter the Octagon with Philipe Lins at UFC Vegas 26 on Saturday, May 8, 2021. The opening line has Rothwell coming in at -115 while Lins is priced at -105.
Ben Rothwell walks into the Octagon with a mark of 38-13-0. The 39-year-old is fighting at 265 lbs and stands 6'4". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 78". Philipe "Monstro" Lins measures in at 6'2" and records a weight of 240 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career total of 14-5-0. The 35-year-old has a reach of 78". In terms of significant strikes, Ben Rothwell is connecting on 3.55 per minute and Philipe Lins is landing 2.66 significant strikes per min. Rothwell lands 41% of the significant strikes he throws while Lins lands 40%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, Rothwell absorbs 4.57 significant strikes per min and "Monstro" absorbs 3.68. Rothwell also stops 46% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction while Lins thwarts 49% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 26||Ben Rothwell||Philipe Lins|
|Average Fight Time||9:15||8:51|
|Weight||265 lbs||240 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.55||2.66|
Regarding takedowns, Ben Rothwell is averaging more takedowns in the cage as he gets a takedown 0.63 times per 3 rounds. Rothwell is taking his opponents to the canvas on 33% of the times he tries and is defending 69% of the takedowns his opponents try. Lins is finishing his takedown attempts on 30% of his takedown attempts and stuffing 50% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Rothwell is the more capable of the two fighters by attempting 0.3 subs per 3 rounds while Lins goes for 0.2 subs per 3 rds.
In his last fight, Ben Rothwell faced Marcin Tybura and wound up taking the loss by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Tybura ended up landing 155 of 274 total strikes that he let go in that fight. Rothwell walked away from this fight having landed 95 of 287 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Tybura landed 94 of 183, giving him a percentage of 51%. He finished the fight landing 69 of 154 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Rothwell ended up landing 32% of his significant strikes by sticking 89 of 276. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he landed 63 of 247 aimed at the head. 94% of the significant strikes landed by Tybura and 87% of them landed by Rothwell were done at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Philipe Lins, he went up against Tanner Boser and wound up walking away in defeat by a punch to the head in round 1. Boser connected on 93% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Lins ended up connecting on 100% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Lins ended up landing 35% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 6 of 17. He ended up landing 3 of 9 significant strikes to the head. Boser ended up connecting on 15 of 22 significant strikes in that contest. Of those significant strikes, he ended up landing 6 of 12 to the head. In relation to total strikes attempted in that fight, Boser was 15 of 22 and Lins landed 6 of 17 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to watch out for
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Phil Hawes squares up against Kyle Daukaus. Hawes steps into the Octagon with a record of 10-2-0. The 32-year-old records a weight of 185 lbs and comes in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 77". Daukaus measures 6'3" and records a weight of 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the cage holding a record of 10-1-0. The 28-year-old has a reach of 76". In the grappling category, Phil Hawes is able to score a takedown 3.13 times per 3 rds and Kyle Daukaus takes his opponents to the canvas 2.33 times per 3 rds. In terms of striking, Hawes connects for an average of 2.84 strikes per minute and connecting on 52% out of all the strikes he attempts. Joining him in the Octagon is Kyle Daukaus, who tags his opponent on 59% of the strikes he has tried and is connecting on 3.69 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Michael Trizano is set to fight Ludovit Klein. Klein looks to add a win to his total of 17-2-0. The 26-year-old is fighting at 145 lbs and comes in at 5'7". The southpaw fighter stretches 72". Trizano stands in at 5'11" and steps on the scale at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout holding a record of 9-1-0. The 29-year-old extends his reach 71". When it comes to takedowns, Ludovit Klein is able to deflect 60% of his opponents' takedown tries and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 40% of the times he tries. Trizano is taking his opponents to the mat on 50% of his attempts and deflects 80% of the takedowns his opponents try. With reference to striking, Klein is taking 3.16 strikes/min while he deals 7.11 strikes/min. Trizano, on the contrary, is absorbing 2.11 strikes per minute and deals 3.02 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Philipe Lins (-105)
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