Ketlen Vieira vs Sijara Eubanks Pick, 9/26/2020 Predictions UFC 253 Odds
Ketlen Vieira vs Sijara Eubanks
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Saturday, September 26, 2020
Ketlen Vieira will battle Sijara Eubanks at UFC 253 on Saturday, September 26, 2020. The opening moneyline has Vieira priced at -185 while Eubanks is at +160.
Ketlen "Fenomeno" Vieira walks into the cage with a mark of 10-1-0. The 29-year-old records a weight of 135 lbs and measures 5'8". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 68". Sijara "Sarj" Eubanks measures 5'4" and steps on the scale at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to her record of 7-4-0. The 35-year-old extends her reach 67". In terms of significant strikes, Ketlen Vieira is landing 2.74 per minute while Sijara Eubanks lands 4.71 significant strikes per min. Vieira lands 35% of the significant strikes she attempts while Eubanks connects on 42%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, "Fenomeno" allows 3.82 significant strikes per min and "Sarj" takes 3.14. Vieira also deflects 57% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Eubanks is able to thwart 60% of the strikes thrown her way.
In terms of grappling, Ketlen Vieira is the not as competent as a wrestler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 2.03 times per 15 min. Vieira is scoring a takedown on 57% of her tries and thwarting 92% of all takedown attempts. Eubanks is getting her opponent to the mat on 48% of her takedown tries and stopping 61% of all takedowns attempted on her. When it comes to going for the sub, Vieira is the more capable of the two fighters by trying 0.8 submissions per 3 rounds while Eubanks attempts 0.5 submissions per 3 rds.
The last time she stepped into the Octagon, Ketlen Vieira faced Irene Aldana and ended up losing the fight by way of a punch to the head in round 1. Aldana landed 26 of 71 total strikes that she threw in that contest. Vieira walked away from this fight having landed 20 of 76 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Aldana landed 26 of 71, which gave her a rate of 36%. She ended up landing 13 of 52 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Vieira ended up landing 26% of the significant strikes she threw by landing 20 of 76. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she landed 19 of 75 to the head. 92% of the significant strikes landed by Aldana and 100% of them landed by Vieira were done at distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Sijara Eubanks, she went up against Julia Avila and ended up getting the victory by unanimous decision in round 3. Avila ended up landing 94% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance and Eubanks connected on 47% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance. Eubanks ended up connecting on 49% of the significant strikes she attempted by landing 53 of 107. She connected on 46 of 98 significant strikes directed at the head. Avila landed 34 of 87 significant strikes in that fight. Of those significant strikes, she ended up connecting on 26 of 76 to the head. In regard to total strikes that she let go in that contest, Avila landed 66 of 128 and Eubanks connected on 107 of 171 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Israel Adesanya enters the Octagon against Paulo Costa. Adesanya holds a mark of 19-0-0. The 31-year-old is weighing in at 185 lbs and comes in at 6'4". The switch fighter has a reach of 80". Costa measures in at 6'1" and will fight at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 13-0-0. The 29-year-old has a wingspan of 72". In the wrestling category, Israel Adesanya gets his opposition to the mat 0.50 times per 3 rounds while Paulo Costa is averaging a takedown 0.20 times per 3 rds. Regarding striking, Adesanya is landing 3.96 strikes per min and connects on 48% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage we have Paulo Costa, who is connecting on 57% of the strikes that he throws and lands an average of 8.43 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Jan Blachowicz is set to go up against Dominick Reyes. Reyes walks into the cage holding a mark of 12-1-0. The 30-year-old records a weight of 205 lbs and stands 6'4". The southpaw fighter has a reach of 77". Blachowicz stands 6'2" and steps on the scale at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 26-8-0. The 37-year-old has a reach of 78". Regarding wrestling, Dominick Reyes is able to stop 82% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is taking his opponents down on 16% of his tries. Blachowicz is taking his opponents to the mat on 52% of his attempts and stops 65% of takedowns his opponents have tried. With regard to striking, Reyes absorbs 3.00 strikes per minute while he is landing 4.88 per minute. Blachowicz, on the contrary, is taking 2.77 strikes/min and lands 3.45 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ketlen Vieira (-185)
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