Luis Pena vs Khama Worthy Predictions, Picks, UFC Vegas 4 Odds
Luis Pena vs Khama Worthy
UFC Vegas 4
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, June 27, 2020
Luis Pena will enter the Octagon with Khama Worthy at UFC Vegas 4 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV on Saturday, June 27, 2020. The opening odds have Pena at -230 while Worthy is priced at +190.
Luis "Violent Bob Ross" Pena walks into the cage with a mark of 8-2-0. The 26-year-old records a weight of 155 lbs and stands in at 6'3". The southpaw fighter has an arm span of 75". Khama "The Death Star" Worthy comes in at 5'11" and is weighing in at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career record of 15-6-0. The 33-year-old has an arm span of 74". Regarding significant strikes, Luis Pena connects on 3.32 per min while Khama Worthy is landing 4.94 significant strikes per min. Pena is landing 46% of the significant strikes he throws while Worthy connects on 41%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, "Violent Bob Ross" allows 2.47 significant strikes per minute and "The Death Star" takes 3.53. Pena also stops 51% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Worthy is able to curb 44% of the shots thrown in his direction.
In terms of takedowns, Luis Pena is the more skilled wrestler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 1 time per 15 min. Pena is getting his opponent to the mat on 29% of his attempts and is stopping 45% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Worthy is finishing his takedown tries on 10% of the takedowns he attempts and is stopping 5% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding subbing opponents, Pena is the more experienced submission fighter by trying 1.0 submission per 3 rds while Worthy goes for 0.5 subs per 3 rounds.
In his previous bout, Luis Pena faced Steve Garcia and took home the win by unanimous decision in round 3. Garcia landed 98 of 153 total strikes attempted in that contest. Pena walked away from this fight having landed 58 of 95 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Garcia landed 21 of 39, giving him a percentage of 53%. He landed 15 of 32 significant strikes to the head. Statistically, Pena ended up landing 64% of his significant strikes by sticking 27 of 42. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he landed 24 of 38 to the head. 66% of the significant strikes connected on by Garcia and 22% of them connected on by Pena were thrown at distance.
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In the last bout for Khama Worthy, he squared up with Devonte Smith and ended up winning this fight by way of a punch to the head in round 1. Smith landed 100% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Worthy ended up connecting on 85% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Worthy ended up connecting on 41% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 21 of 51. He ended up landing 9 of 30 significant strikes directed at the head. Smith landed 15 of 27 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he ended up landing 3 of 13 aimed at the head. In relation to total strikes attempted in that contest, Smith ended up connecting on 15 of 27 while Worthy was 21 of 51 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Philipe Lins opposes Tanner Boser. Lins looks to add a win to his total of 14-4-0. The 34-year-old is weighing in at 240 lbs and stands in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 78". Boser comes in at 6'2" and is fighting at 255 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a record of 17-6-1. The 28-year-old has an arm span of 75". When it comes to grappling, Philipe Lins takes his opponents to the canvas 0.50 times per 3 rounds while Tanner Boser takes his opponents to the mat 0.20 times per 3 rounds. Regarding striking, Lins connects for an average of 2.73 strikes/minute and connecting on 41% of his attempted strikes. The other fighter in this bout is Tanner Boser, who is landing 49% of the strikes that he throws and connects on 4.17 per min.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Youssef Zalal is set to face off against Jordan Griffin. Griffin has a mark of 18-7-0. The 30-year-old is weighing in at 145 lbs and measures in at 5'10". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 73". Zalal stands 5'10" and will fight at 145 lbs. The switch fighter looks to add a win to his record of 8-2-0. The 23-year-old has a wingspan of 72". Concerning wrestling, Jordan Griffin is able to curb 35% of the takedowns his opponents try and is taking his opponents to the mat on 20% of the times he tries. Zalal is taking his opponents down on 50% of his attempts and thwarts 5% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. With regard to striking, Griffin is absorbing 2.91 strikes per minute while he is landing 2.87 strikes/minute. Zalal, in contrast, absorbs 0.80 strikes per min and dishes out 2.07 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Luis Pena (-230)
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