Roxanne Modafferi vs Casey O'Neill Pick, 2/12/2022 Predictions UFC 271 Odds
Roxanne Modafferi vs Casey O'Neill
Toyota Center in Houston, TX
Saturday, February 12, 2022
Roxanne Modafferi will enter the Octagon against Casey O'Neill at UFC 271 on Saturday, February 12, 2022. The opening line has Modafferi at +280 while O'Neill is priced at -365.
Roxanne "The Happy Warrior" Modafferi looks to add a win to her total of 25-20-0. The 39-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter stretches 69". Casey "King" O'Neill stands in at 5'6" and tips the scales at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to her career record of 8-0-0. The 24-year-old extends her reach 69". Regarding significant strikes, Roxanne Modafferi lands 2.97 per minute while Casey O'Neill connects on 5.48 significant strikes per min. Modafferi connects on 30% of the significant strikes she tries while O'Neill lands 56%. When it comes to defending in the cage, "The Happy Warrior" takes 4.92 significant strikes per minute while "King" absorbs 3.09. Modafferi also deflects 53% of the significant strikes her opponents throw her way while O'Neill is able to curb 37% of the shots thrown.
|UFC 271||Roxanne Modafferi||Casey O'Neill|
|Average Fight Time||14:11||10:27|
|Weight||125 lbs||125 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||2.97||5.48|
When it comes to wrestling, Roxanne Modafferi is the not as competent as a wrestler as she takes her opponents to the mat 1.30 times per 3 rounds. Modafferi is scoring a takedown on 21% of her tries and is stopping 25% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. O'Neill is taking her opponents to the canvas on 50% of the takedowns she tries and defending 66% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. Regarding sub attempts, Modafferi is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by going for 0.1 subs per 3 rds while O'Neill looks to get 1.4 subs per 3 rds.
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In her last fight, Roxanne Modafferi went up against Taila Santos and wound up taking the loss by unanimous decision in round 3. Santos landed 118 of 164 total strikes attempted in that fight. Modafferi walked away from this fight having landed 43 of 124 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Santos ended up landing 55 of 95, which gave her a percentage of 57%. She ended up landing 38 of 75 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side, Modafferi ended up landing 19% of her significant strikes by connecting on 18 of 92. Of all the significant strikes, she connected on 13 of 85 pointed at the head. 72% of the significant strikes connected on by Santos and 88% of them landed by Modafferi were done at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Casey O'Neill, she faced off with Antonina Shevchenko and ended up getting the win by punches to the head from the mount position in round 2. Shevchenko landed 60% of the significant strikes she took from distance and O'Neill landed 25% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance. O'Neill connected on 47% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 52 of 110. She connected on 46 of 101 significant strikes directed at the head. Shevchenko landed 40 of 63 significant strikes in that fight. Out of those significant strikes, she connected on 32 of 55 to the head. Relating to total strikes that she let go, Shevchenko landed 58 of 85 while O'Neill connected on 128 of 209 of all the strikes she threw.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Israel Adesanya encounters Robert Whittaker. Adesanya will be looking to add a victory to his career total of 21-1-0. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 185 lbs and comes in at 6'4". The switch fighter extends his reach 80". Whittaker stands 6'0" and tips the scales at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 24-5-0. The 31-year-old extends his reach 73". When it comes to wrestling, Israel Adesanya takes his opponents to the mat 0.30 times per 15 minutes and Robert Whittaker takes his opponents down 0.64 times per 15 min. Regarding striking, Adesanya connects for an average of 3.94 strikes per min and lands 50% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side of the cage you've got Robert Whittaker, who is landing 41% of the strikes that he throws and connects on 4.68 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Tai Tuivasa is set to square up against Derrick Lewis. Lewis will be looking to add a victory to his total of 26-8-0. The 37-year-old will fight at 260 lbs and stands in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 79". Tuivasa stands 6'2" and tips the scales at 264 lbs. The southpaw fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 14-3-0. The 28-year-old has a reach of 75". In the category of takedowns, Derrick Lewis thwarts 55% of the takedowns his opponents go for and is finishing his takedowns on 25% of his attempts. Tuivasa is taking his opponents down on 20% of the tries he takes and is able to stop 50% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Lewis is absorbing 2.48 strikes/minute and he is connecting on 2.52 strikes per min. Tuivasa, on the other hand, is absorbing 3.51 strikes/minute and is dishing out 4.63 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Roxanne Modafferi (+280)
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