Priscila Cachoeira vs Shana Dobson UFC Point Spread Picks - 2/22/2020
Priscila Cachoeira vs Shana Dobson
UFC Fight Night 168
Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Priscila Cachoeira will take on Shana Dobson at UFC Fight Night 168 in Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The odds have Cachoeira coming in at +150 while Dobson is coming in at -170.
Priscila "Zombie Girl" Cachoeira will be looking to add a victory to her career total of 8-3-0. The 31-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and measures 5' 7". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 65". Shana "Danger" Dobson stands 5' 6" and is fighting at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to her career record of 3-3-0. The 30-year-old stretches 69". With respect to significant strikes, Priscila Cachoeira is connecting on 3.70 per min while Shana Dobson is landing 3.56 significant strikes per min. Cachoeira is connecting on 36% of the significant strikes she tries while Dobson is landing 33%. In terms of the fighter's defense, "Zombie Girl" takes 7.94 significant strikes per min while "Danger" absorbs 5.31. Cachoeira also curbs 42% of the significant strikes her opponents attempt and Dobson deflects 53% of the shots thrown.
In terms of takedowns, Priscila Cachoeira is not as efficient of a grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 0.30 times per 3 rounds. Cachoeira is scoring a takedown on 10% of the times she tries and is defending 69% of the takedowns her opponents try. Dobson is taking her opponents to the canvas on 25% of the takedowns she attempts and stopping 10% of the attempts against her. Regarding submission attempts, Cachoeira is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by going for 0.4 submissions per 3 rounds while Dobson looks to get 0.6 submissions per 15 min.
The last time she fought, Priscila Cachoeira went up against Luana Carolina and ended up losing the fight by unanimous decision in round 3. Carolina ended up landing 126 of 251 total strikes attempted in that fight. Cachoeira finished this fight landing 69 of 149 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Carolina landed 111 of 231, which means her percentage was 48%. She ended up landing 75 of 180 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Cachoeira ended up landing 46% of the significant strikes she threw by landing 69 of 149. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she was 39 of 103 to the head. 73% of the significant strikes landed by Carolina and 79% of them connected on by Cachoeira were tallied at distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Shana Dobson, she squared up with Sabina Mazo and wound up losing the fight by unanimous decision in round 3. Mazo landed 40% of her significant strikes at distance while Dobson connected on 42% of her significant strikes at distance. Dobson connected on 33% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 33 of 99. She ended up connecting on 19 of 75 significant strikes to the head. Mazo landed 108 of 171 significant strikes in that fight. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she connected on 49 of 98 aimed at the head. In relation to total strikes attempted in that fight, Mazo landed 170 of 250 while Dobson was 102 of 176 total strikes.
Other fights to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Paul Felder squares up against Dan Hooker. Felder comes into this bout with a mark of 17-4-0. The 35-year-old steps on the scale at 155 lbs and stands in at 5' 11". The orthodox fighter stretches 70". Hooker stands 6' 0" and is weighing in at 155 lbs. The switch fighter has a career mark of 20-8-0. The 30-year-old has a wingspan of 75". When it comes to grappling, Paul Felder gets his opposition to the mat 0.29 times per 3 rds while Dan Hooker takes his opponents to the canvas 0.40 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Felder lands an average of 3.55 strikes per minute and connects on 43% out of all the strikes he attempts. Joining him in the Octagon is Dan Hooker, who tags his opponent on 44% of the strikes he attempts and lands an average of 4.73 per min.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Michal Oleksiejczuk is set to square up against Jimmy Crute. Crute holds a career mark of 10-1-0. The 23-year-old tips the scales at 205 lbs and stands in at 6' 2". The orthodox fighter reaches 74". Oleksiejczuk comes in at 6' 0" and is weighing in at 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a win to his career record of 14-3-0. The 24-year-old stretches 74". Concerning wrestling, Jimmy Crute prevents 60% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 90% of his attempts. Oleksiejczuk is finishing his takedowns on 66% of the attempts he tries and is able to deflect 75% of takedowns his opponents have tried. With reference to striking, Crute is absorbing 2.41 strikes per minute and he dishes out 4.56 per min. Oleksiejczuk, on the other hand, is taking 3.23 strikes per minute and is landing 5.39 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Priscila Cachoeira (+150)
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