Molly McCann vs Lara Procopio Pick, 2/6/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 18 Odds
Molly McCann vs Lara Procopio
UFC Vegas 18
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, February 6, 2021
Molly McCann will battle Lara Procopio at UFC Vegas 18 on Saturday, February 6, 2021. The line has McCann at -150 while Procopio is coming in at +130.
Molly "Meatball" McCann walks into the cage holding a record of 10-3-0. The 30-year-old is weighing in at 125 lbs and measures in at 5'4". The orthodox fighter reaches 62". Lara Procopio stands 5'4" and will fight at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a mark of 6-1-0. The 25-year-old stretches 67". In the category of significant strikes, Molly McCann is landing 5.75 per minute while Lara Procopio is landing 11.00 significant strikes per minute. McCann connects on 49% of the significant strikes she attempts while Procopio is connecting on 56%. When it comes to the fighter's defense, "Meatball" takes 4.70 significant strikes per minute while Procopio takes 11.40. McCann also stops 66% of the significant strikes her opponents attempt while Procopio stops 51% of the strikes thrown her way.
|UFC Vegas 18||Molly McCann||Lara Procopio|
|Average Fight Time||13:25||15:00|
|Weight||125 lbs||125 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.75||11.00|
Regarding wrestling, Molly McCann is the more skilled wrestler as she takes her opponents to the mat 2.01 times per 15 min. McCann is scoring a takedown on 29% of her tries and is defending 33% of the takedowns her opponents try. Procopio is getting her opponent to the mat on 60% of her takedown tries and thwarting 40% of all takedowns attempted on her. Regarding going for the sub, McCann is the more skilled fighter by attempting 0.7 finishes per 15 min while Procopio attempts 0.3 finishes per 3 rds.
In her previous fight, Molly McCann fought Taila Santos and ended up losing the fight by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Santos ended up landing 75 of 164 total strikes that she let go. McCann finished this fight landing 67 of 125 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Santos ended up landing 57 of 143, which gave her a rate of 39%. She ended up landing 24 of 90 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, McCann ended up landing 45% of the significant strikes she threw by landing 48 of 106. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she landed 25 of 79 aimed at the head. 59% of the significant strikes connected on by Santos and 89% of them landed by McCann were done at a distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Lara Procopio, she faced off with Karol Rosa and was defeated by split decision in round 3. Rosa ended up landing 92% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance while Procopio landed 95% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance. Procopio connected on 56% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 165 of 290. She connected on 122 of 244 significant strikes directed at the head. Rosa connected on 171 of 351 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she ended up connecting on 108 of 266 aimed at the head. When discussing the strikes she fired off in this contest, Rosa connected on 177 of 358 and Procopio ended up landing 169 of 294 total strikes.
Other bouts to watch out for
One more match to look forward to is when Alistair Overeem enters the Octagon with Alexander Volkov. Overeem looks to add a win to his career record of 47-18-0. The 40-year-old steps on the scale at 265 lbs and stands in at 6'4". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 80". Volkov comes in at 6'7" and tips the scales at 250 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career record of 32-8-0. The 32-year-old has a reach of 80". Regarding grappling, Alistair Overeem scores a takedown 1.44 times per 15 minutes while Alexander Volkov takes his opponents down 0.69 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Overeem is landing 3.71 strikes/minute and landing 64% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side of the cage you've got Alexander Volkov, who tags his opponent on 58% of the strikes he has attempted and connects on 4.76 per min.
One more can't miss bout is when Frankie Edgar is set to enter the Octagon against Cory Sandhagen. Sandhagen walks into the Octagon with a record of 13-2-0. The 28-year-old weighs 135 lbs and measures 5'11". The switch fighter reaches 70". Edgar stands in at 5'6" and records a weight of 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career mark of 23-8-1. The 39-year-old stretches 68". Regarding wrestling, Cory Sandhagen deflects 30% of the takedowns his opponents try and is finishing his takedown tries on 50% of his tries. Edgar is taking his opponents down on 31% of his attempts and is able to defend against 65% of the takedowns his opponents try. In the matter of striking, Sandhagen is taking 3.89 strikes/minute and he is dealing 6.88 strikes/min. Edgar, at the same time, absorbs 2.70 strikes/minute and is landing 3.70 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Lara Procopio (+130)
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