Amanda Nunes vs Felicia Spencer Predictions, Picks, UFC 250 Odds
Amanda Nunes vs Felicia Spencer
UFC Apex in Las Vegas
Saturday, June 6, 2020
Amanda Nunes will battle Felicia Spencer at UFC 250 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 6, 2020. The moneyline has Nunes priced at -580 while Spencer is at +440.
Amanda "Lioness" Nunes will be looking to add a win to her record of 19-4-0. The 31-year-old will fight at 145 lbs and stands 5'8". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 69". Felicia "FeeNom" Spencer stands 5'6" and tips the scales at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a mark of 8-1-0. The 29-year-old stretches 68". Regarding significant strikes, Amanda Nunes lands 4.34 per min and Felicia Spencer connects on 4.54 significant strikes per min. Nunes is landing 49% of the significant strikes she attempts and Spencer lands 55%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, "Lioness" takes 2.63 significant strikes per minute and "FeeNom" allows 6.27. Nunes also defends against 55% of the significant strikes her opponents throw her way while Spencer is able to defend against 44% of the strikes thrown her way.
In terms of takedowns, Amanda Nunes is the more capable wrestler as she is able to score a takedown 2.33 times per 15 min. Nunes is scoring a takedown on 47% of the times she tries and is stopping 80% of the takedowns her opponents try. Spencer is getting her opponent to the mat on 16% of the takedowns she attempts and is stuffing 5% of the attempts against her. Regarding going for the sub, Nunes is not as skilled of a technician by attempting 0.7 subs per 15 minutes while Spencer goes for 0.8 subs per 3 rounds.
The last time she fought, Amanda Nunes squared up with Germaine de Randamie and took home the win by way of unanimous decision in round 5. Randamie landed 126 of 175 total strikes that she threw in that contest. Nunes walked away from this fight having landed 199 of 337 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Randamie ended up landing 40 of 73, which gave her a percentage of 54%. She landed 19 of 48 significant strikes directed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Nunes ended up landing 42% of her significant strikes by landing 79 of 184. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she connected on 63 of 162 to the head. 47% of the significant strikes connected on by Randamie and 18% of them landed by Nunes were tallied at distance.
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In the last bout for Felicia Spencer, she fought Zarah Fairn and ended up getting the victory in the fight via punches to the head from the mount position in round 1. Fairn connected on 92% of the significant strikes she took from distance while Spencer connected on 22% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance. Spencer connected on 62% of her significant strikes attempted by connecting on 40 of 64. She landed 38 of 61 significant strikes aimed at the head. Fairn connected on 13 of 28 significant strikes in that fight. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, she connected on 12 of 27 to the head. In regard to total strikes attempted in that contest, Fairn was 14 of 29 while Spencer landed 68 of 98 of all the strikes she attempted.
Other fights on the card to watch out for
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Raphael Assuncao enters the Octagon with Cody Garbrandt. Assuncao comes into this fight with a record of 27-7-0. The 37-year-old records a weight of 135 lbs and comes in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 66". Garbrandt stands in at 5'8" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a mark of 11-3-0. The 28-year-old reaches 65". When it comes to wrestling, Raphael Assuncao takes his opponents down 1.54 times per 15 minutes while Cody Garbrandt is able to score a takedown 0.94 times per 3 rds. When talking about striking, Assuncao connects for an average of 3.32 strikes/minute and connects on 41% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage you've got Cody Garbrandt, who is landing 37% of the strikes he has tried and lands 3.53 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Cory Sandhagen is set to square up with Aljamain Sterling. Sterling walks into the Octagon holding a record of 18-3-0. The 30-year-old will fight at 135 lbs and comes in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 71". Sandhagen measures 5'11" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The switch fighter looks to add a win to his record of 12-1-0. The 28-year-old has a reach of 70". In terms of wrestling, Aljamain Sterling is able to defend against 51% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is scoring a takedown on 29% of his tries. Sandhagen is taking his opponents down on 50% of his tries and is able to defend against 27% of takedowns his opponents have tried. In the category of striking, Sterling absorbs 1.95 strikes per minute while he connects on 4.85 strikes per minute. Sandhagen, at the same time, is absorbing 4.16 strikes per minute and is dishing out 7.14 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Amanda Nunes (-580)
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