Herbert Burns vs Daniel Pineda Picks and Predictions 8-15-2020 UFC 252 Odds
Herbert Burns vs Daniel Pineda
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Herbert Burns will enter the Octagon with Daniel Pineda at UFC 252 at UFC Apex on Saturday, August 15, 2020. The moneyline has Burns at -280 while Pineda is coming in at +240.
Herbert "The Blaze" Burns will be looking to add a victory to his career total of 11-2-0. The 32-year-old is weighing in at 145 lbs and comes in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 73". Daniel "The Pit" Pineda measures 5'7" and records a weight of 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his record of 26-13-0. The 35-year-old has an arm span of 70". Concerning significant strikes, Herbert Burns lands 2.60 per minute while Daniel Pineda is connecting on 2.99 significant strikes per min. Burns is connecting on 44% of the significant strikes he throws while Pineda is landing 43%. When it comes to the fighter's defense, "The Blaze" allows 3.67 significant strikes per min while "The Pit" allows 2.51. Burns also curbs 47% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Pineda deflects 47% of the shots thrown in his direction.
Concerning takedowns, Herbert Burns is the more skilled grappler as he scores a takedown 4.59 times per 15 min. Burns is finishing his takedown attempts on 90% of his attempts and defending 95% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Pineda is taking his opponents down on 25% of the takedowns he tries and is defending 48% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Burns is the more experienced submission fighter by going for 6.9 finishes per 15 minutes while Pineda looks to get 2.0 finishes per 3 rds.
In his last bout, Herbert Burns went up against Evan Dunham and ended up getting the victory in the fight by rear naked choke in round 1. Dunham landed 4 of 7 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Burns ended the night having landed 8 of 13 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Dunham ended up landing 3 of 6, which gave him a percentage of 50%. He landed 2 of 5 significant strikes to the head. Statistically, Burns ended up landing 50% of his significant strikes by connecting on 5 of 10. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he was 4 of 6 aimed at the head. 66% of the significant strikes landed by Dunham and 80% of them landed by Burns were done at distance.
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In the last fight for Daniel Pineda, he went up against Robert Whiteford and wound up walking away in defeat by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Whiteford connected on 65% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Pineda connected on 58% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Pineda landed 54% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 24 of 44. He landed 7 of 25 significant strikes to the head. Whiteford ended up connecting on 26 of 50 significant strikes in that fight. Out of those significant strikes, he landed 14 of 34 to the head. In regard to total strikes that he let go in that fight, Whiteford landed 54 of 84 and Pineda was 40 of 60 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights on the card to watch
One more match to look forward to is when John Dodson meets Merab Dvalishvili. Dodson has a career record of 22-11-0. The 35-year-old weighs in at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'3". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 66". Dvalishvili measures in at 5'6" and tips the scales at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a record of 11-4-0. The 29-year-old stretches 68". Regarding grappling, John Dodson is averaging a takedown 0.76 times per 3 rds and Merab Dvalishvili takes his opponents down 8.67 times per 15 min. When talking about striking, Dodson is connecting on 3.30 strikes/minute and landing 41% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Merab Dvalishvili, who tags his opponent on 39% of the strikes he has attempted and connects on 4.01 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Vinc Pichel is set to face off against Jim Miller. Miller walks into the cage with a mark of 32-14-0. The 36-year-old will fight at 155 lbs and stands 5'8". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 71". Pichel stands 5'10" and is weighing in at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a mark of 12-2-0. The 37-year-old stretches 72". In terms of wrestling, Jim Miller curbs 46% of the takedowns his opponents go for and is finishing his takedown tries on 41% of his attempts. Pichel is finishing his takedowns on 60% of the tries he takes and defends against 22% of takedowns his opponents have tried. With regard to striking, Miller is taking 3.00 strikes/minute and he dishes out 2.81 strikes/minute. Pichel, on the other hand, is absorbing 2.55 strikes per minute and dishes out 3.29 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Daniel Pineda (+240)
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