Drew Dober vs Brad Riddell Pick, 6/12/2021 Predictions UFC 263 Odds
Drew Dober vs Brad Riddell
Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ
Saturday, June 12, 2021
Drew Dober will battle Brad Riddell at UFC 263 on Saturday, June 12, 2021. The opening odds have Dober coming in at -140 while Riddell is coming in at +120.
Drew Dober will be looking to add a victory to his record of 23-10-0. The 32-year-old weighs in at 155 lbs and measures in at 5'8". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 70". Brad "Quake" Riddell comes in at 5'7" and tips the scales at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his career total of 9-1-0. The 29-year-old extends his reach 71". In the category of significant strikes, Drew Dober lands 4.33 per minute and Brad Riddell is landing 4.36 significant strikes per min. Dober lands 40% of the significant strikes he throws and Riddell connects on 50%. In terms of defending in the cage, Dober takes 3.87 significant strikes per minute and "Quake" takes 2.62. Dober also defends 54% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way and Riddell curbs 53% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC 263||Drew Dober||Brad Riddell|
|Average Fight Time||7:44||15:00|
|Weight||155 lbs||155 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.33||4.36|
In terms of takedowns, Drew Dober is the not as competent as a wrestler as he is averaging a takedown 0.80 times per 3 rounds. Dober is finishing his takedown attempts on 17% of his attempts and thwarting 55% of all takedown attempts. Riddell is taking his opponents to the mat on 37% of his takedown tries and is defending 60% of the attempts against him. Regarding subbing the opposition, Dober is the lesser skilled of the two fighters by going for 0.1 finishes per 3 rounds while Riddell looks to get 0.4 finishes per 15 min.
In his last bout, Drew Dober faced Islam Makhachev and was defeated by way of an arm triangle from half guard in round 3. Makhachev landed 102 of 119 total strikes attempted in that fight. Dober walked away from this fight having landed 14 of 24 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Makhachev ended up landing 15 of 25, which means his percentage was 60%. He finished the fight landing 12 of 22 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Dober landed 50% of his significant strikes by sticking 10 of 20. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 5 of 15 to the head. 33% of the significant strikes connected on by Makhachev and 60% of them landed by Dober were thrown at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Brad Riddell, he squared up with Alex Da Silva and ended up winning this fight via unanimous decision in round 3. Silva ended up landing 90% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Riddell ended up landing 91% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Riddell landed 40% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 67 of 166. He landed 47 of 142 significant strikes aimed at the head. Silva ended up connecting on 54 of 112 significant strikes in that fight. Of all the significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 35 of 91 aimed at the head. In relation to the strikes he fired off in this contest, Silva connected on 70 of 133 while Riddell was 86 of 185 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Eryk Anders battles Darren Stewart. Anders comes into this bout with a mark of 13-5-0. The 34-year-old records a weight of 185 lbs and measures 6'1". The southpaw fighter reaches 75". Stewart comes in at 6'0" and steps on the scale at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 12-6-0. The 30-year-old stretches 74". When it comes to grappling, Eryk Anders is able to score a takedown 1.62 times per 3 rds and Darren Stewart is able to score a takedown 1.50 times per 3 rds. In terms of striking, Anders tags his opponents 3.23 strikes/min and connecting on 46% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side of the cage you've got Darren Stewart, who tags his opponent on 44% of the strikes that he throws and connects on 3.09 per minute.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Hakeem Dawodu is set to face off against Movsar Evloev. Evloev holds a record of 14-0-0. The 27-year-old is fighting at 145 lbs and stands 5'7". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 72". Dawodu stands 5'8" and weighs 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career record of 12-1-1. The 29-year-old reaches 73". In the category of takedowns, Movsar Evloev is able to thwart 70% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is taking his opponents to the mat on 37% of his attempts. Dawodu is taking his opponents to the mat on 20% of the tries he takes and is able to defend against 85% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Evloev is taking 2.83 strikes per minute and he is dealing 4.70 strikes per minute. Dawodu, on the other hand, takes 2.31 strikes/minute and deals 5.15 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brad Riddell (+120)
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