Lauren Murphy vs Miesha Tate Pick, 7/2/2022 Predictions UFC 276 Odds
Lauren Murphy vs Miesha Tate
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, July 2, 2022
Lauren Murphy will face off with Miesha Tate at UFC 276 on Saturday, July 2, 2022. The odds have Murphy coming in at +135 while Tate is priced at -165.
Lauren "Lucky" Murphy steps into the cage holding a mark of 15-5-0. The 38-year-old is weighing in at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter stretches 67". Miesha "Cupcake" Tate measures 5'6" and will fight at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to her record of 19-8-0. The 35-year-old reaches 65". In the category of significant strikes, Lauren Murphy lands 3.58 per min while Miesha Tate is connecting on 2.41 significant strikes per minute. Murphy is landing 38% of the significant strikes she attempts and Tate lands 43%. Regarding defense, "Lucky" takes 4.35 significant strikes per min and "Cupcake" allows 2.87. Murphy also deflects 59% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her and Tate is able to defend against 52% of the shots thrown.
|UFC 276||Lauren Murphy||Miesha Tate|
|Average Fight Time||14:31||12:40|
|Weight||125 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.58||2.41|
Concerning takedowns, Lauren Murphy is not as effective of a wrestler as she is able to score a takedown 1.03 times per 15 minutes. Murphy is finishing her takedown attempts on 34% of her tries and is stuffing 65% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. Tate is scoring a takedown on 31% of the takedowns she tries and is stopping 53% of the attempts against her. When it comes to subbing the opposition, Murphy is the lesser skilled fighter by trying 0.1 submissions per 3 rounds while Tate goes for 1.4 submissions per 3 rds.
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In her last fight, Lauren Murphy went up against Valentina Shevchenko and walked away in defeat by punches to the head in round 4. Shevchenko ended up landing 132 of 204 of the strikes she let go in total for this contest. Murphy ended the night having landed 19 of 100 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Shevchenko landed 98 of 170, which gave her a rate of 57%. She finished the fight landing 62 of 126 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Murphy landed 12% of her significant strikes by connecting on 11 of 91. Out of those significant strikes, she landed 4 of 73 aimed at the head. 73% of the significant strikes connected on by Shevchenko and 100% of them landed by Murphy were thrown at a distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Miesha Tate, she went up against Ketlen Vieira and wound up walking away in defeat by way of unanimous decision in round 5. Vieira ended up connecting on 92% of her significant strikes at distance while Tate connected on 90% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance. Tate connected on 44% of her significant strikes attempted by landing 122 of 276. She landed 52 of 175 significant strikes directed at the head. Vieira ended up landing 113 of 263 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she landed 95 of 243 to the head. Relating to the total strikes thrown in this fight, Vieira landed 156 of 313 while Tate was 145 of 302 total strikes.
Other fights to keep an eye on
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Israel Adesanya faces off against Jared Cannonier. Adesanya looks to add a victory to his record of 22-1-0. The 32-year-old steps on the scale at 185 lbs and measures in at 6'4". The switch fighter has a reach of 80". Cannonier measures 5'11" and will fight at 185 lbs. The switch fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 15-5-0. The 38-year-old reaches 77". When it comes to grappling, Israel Adesanya is able to score a takedown 0.10 times per 3 rounds and Jared Cannonier takes his opponents to the canvas 0.23 times per 15 minutes. In terms of striking, Adesanya connects for an average of 3.84 strikes/min and landing 49% of the strikes that he attempts. The other guy in this fight is Jared Cannonier, who is connecting on 50% of the strikes he has tried and is connecting on 3.76 per min.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Max Holloway is set to square up with Alexander Volkanovski. Volkanovski comes into this bout holding a record of 24-1-0. The 33-year-old weighs in at 145 lbs and measures 5'6". The orthodox fighter reaches 71". Holloway stands 5'11" and is weighing in at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his total of 23-6-0. The 30-year-old stretches 69". In terms of grappling, Alexander Volkanovski defends against 70% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 36% of his attempts. Holloway is taking his opponents down on 66% of the attempts he tries and stops 84% of all takedown tries against him. With regard to striking, Volkanovski absorbs 3.32 strikes/min and he is connecting on 6.63 strikes/minute. Holloway, on the other hand, takes 4.69 strikes/minute and is landing 7.38 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Lauren Murphy (+135)
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