Miles Johns vs Anderson Dos Santos Pick, 8/7/2021 Predictions UFC 265 Odds
Miles Johns vs Anderson Dos Santos
Toyota Center in Houston, TX
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Miles Johns will face off with Anderson Dos Santos at UFC 265 on Saturday, August 7, 2021. The opening line has Johns priced at -225 while Santos is priced at +180.
Miles "Chapo" Johns holds a career mark of 11-1-0. The 27-year-old is fighting at 135 lbs and stands in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 66". Anderson "Berinja" Dos Santos measures in at 5'5" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 21-8-0. The 36-year-old has a reach of 70". In the category of significant strikes, Miles Johns is landing 3.33 per minute and Anderson Dos Santos lands 2.66 significant strikes per minute. Johns connects on 48% of the significant strikes he tries and Dos Santos connects on 28%. When it comes to defending themselves, "Chapo" takes 2.42 significant strikes per min while "Berinja" takes 4.80. Johns also stops 68% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction and Dos Santos stops 55% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC 265||Miles Johns||Anderson Dos Santos|
|Average Fight Time||12:23||11:32|
|Weight||135 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.33||2.66|
Regarding wrestling, Miles Johns is the not as competent as a wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 1.21 times per 15 min. Johns is taking his opponents to the canvas on 30% of the times he tries and is stopping 87% of all takedown tries against him. Dos Santos is finishing his takedown tries on 18% of his takedown tries and defending 66% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Johns is not as skilled of a technician by trying 0.4 submissions per 15 minutes while Dos Santos looks to get 0.9 submissions per 15 min.
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In his last fight, Miles Johns squared up with Kevin Natividad and wound up taking home the victory by a punch to the head in round 3. Natividad ended up landing 38 of 142 total strikes attempted in that contest. Johns walked away from this fight having landed 56 of 114 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Natividad ended up landing 33 of 137, giving him a percentage of 24%. He landed 23 of 119 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Johns landed 45% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 48 of 105. Of those significant strikes, he connected on 39 of 92 to the head. 93% of the significant strikes connected on by Natividad and 95% of them landed by Johns were tallied at a distance.
In the last bout for Anderson Dos Santos, he went up against Martin Day and wound up getting the win by way of guillotine choke in round 1. Day connected on 100% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Santos connected on 72% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Santos ended up connecting on 55% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 11 of 20. He ended up connecting on 5 of 13 significant strikes aimed at the head. Day ended up landing 9 of 12 significant strikes in that fight. Of all the significant strikes, he landed 3 of 4 directed at the head. In regard to total strikes thrown in that contest, Day ended up connecting on 16 of 19 while Santos connected on 22 of 31 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Johnny Munoz meets Jamey Simmons. Munoz walks into the cage holding a record of 10-1-0. The 28-year-old records a weight of 145 lbs and stands 5'9". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 71". Simmons measures in at 5'6" and tips the scales at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a mark of 7-3-0. The 28-year-old stretches 70". When it comes to grappling, Johnny Munoz is averaging a takedown 2.00 times per 15 minutes while Jamey Simmons takes his opponents to the canvas 0.40 times per 3 rds. In the striking category, Munoz is landing 3.27 strikes per minute and is connecting on 62% of the strikes that he throws. The other guy in this fight is Jamey Simmons, who tags the opposition on 50% of the strikes he has tried and is landing 0.52 per minute.
Another bout to watch is when Angela Hill is set to face off with Tecia Torres. Torres will be looking to add a victory to her total of 12-5-0. The 31-year-old weighs 115 lbs and stands in at 5'1". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 60". Hill stands in at 5'3" and tips the scales at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to her career total of 13-9-0. The 36-year-old extends her reach 64". In terms of grappling, Tecia Torres thwarts 56% of her opponents takedown tries and is scoring a takedown on 15% of her tries. Hill is finishing her takedown tries on 36% of the tries she takes and deflects 76% of all takedown attempts. In the category of striking, Torres takes 3.37 strikes/min while she is dealing 4.30 per minute. Hill, notwithstanding, is taking 4.98 strikes/min and dishes out 5.66 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Miles Johns (-225)
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