Polyana Viana vs Emily Whitmire Picks and Predictions 8-29-2020 UFC Vegas 8 Odds
Polyana Viana vs Emily Whitmire
UFC Vegas 8
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Polyana Viana will enter the Octagon with Emily Whitmire at UFC Vegas 8 on Saturday, August 29, 2020. The opening odds have Viana at +120 while Whitmire is priced at -140.
Polyana "Dama de Ferro" Viana will be looking to add a win to her career total of 10-4-0. The 28-year-old tips the scales at 115 lbs and stands in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 67". Emily "Spitfire" Whitmire stands in at 5'5" and records a weight of 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to her total of 4-3-0. The 29-year-old extends her reach 63". In terms of significant strikes, Polyana Viana is connecting on 3.89 per minute while Emily Whitmire connects on 2.84 significant strikes per minute. Viana lands 41% of the significant strikes she tries and Whitmire is landing 31%. In terms of defending in the cage, "Dama de Ferro" takes 3.26 significant strikes per minute and "Spitfire" absorbs 2.95. Viana also curbs 54% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her and Whitmire curbs 55% of the strikes thrown her way.
Regarding wrestling, Polyana Viana is the more efficient grappler as she takes her opponents to the mat 1.29 times per 15 minutes. Viana is scoring a takedown on 37% of her tries and stuffing 50% of the takedowns her opponents try. Whitmire is getting her opponent to the mat on 66% of the takedowns she tries and stopping 66% of the attempts against her. When it comes to submissions, Viana is the more able fighter by trying 1.3 finishes per 3 rounds while Whitmire tries 0.6 finishes per 3 rds.
In her last bout, Polyana Viana went up against Veronica Macedo and was on the losing end of this fight by an armbar in round 1. Macedo ended up landing 1 of 2 total strikes that she let go. Viana finished this fight landing 1 of 3 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Macedo ended up landing 1 of 2, which gave her a percentage of 50%. On the other side of the Octagon, Viana ended up landing 33% of the significant strikes she threw by landing 1 of 3.
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In the last fight for Emily Whitmire, she faced off with Amanda Ribas and ended up losing the fight via rear naked choke in round 2. Ribas ended up landing 47% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance while Whitmire connected on 57% of her significant strikes at distance. Whitmire landed 28% of the significant strikes she attempted by landing 7 of 25. She ended up connecting on 4 of 21 significant strikes aimed at the head. Ribas connected on 21 of 41 significant strikes in that fight. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she ended up connecting on 16 of 35 to the head. In regard to total strikes attempted in that fight, Ribas landed 67 of 92 while Whitmire was 18 of 37 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch out for
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Anthony Smith squares up against Aleksandar Rakic. Smith has a career mark of 33-15-0. The 32-year-old is fighting at 205 lbs and stands in at 6'4". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 76". Rakic measures in at 6'4" and tips the scales at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a mark of 12-2-0. The 28-year-old has a wingspan of 78". In the grappling category, Anthony Smith gets a takedown 0.45 times per 15 min and Aleksandar Rakic is able to score a takedown 1.20 times per 15 minutes. In the striking category, Smith connects for an average of 3.19 strikes per min and connecting on 46% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Aleksandar Rakic, who is landing 52% of the strikes he attempts and lands 5.17 per min.
One more can't miss bout is when Neil Magny is set to enter the Octagon against Robbie Lawler. Lawler walks into the Octagon holding a record of 28-14-0. The 38-year-old weighs in at 170 lbs and comes in at 5'11". The southpaw fighter has a reach of 74". Magny comes in at 6'3" and weighs 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a record of 23-8-0. The 33-year-old extends his reach 80". Regarding takedowns, Robbie Lawler stops 65% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 66% of the times he tries. Magny is finishing his takedown tries on 44% of his attempts and curbs 58% of the takedowns his opponents try. With regard to striking, Lawler takes 4.16 strikes per min and he deals 3.57 strikes per minute. Magny, at the same time, absorbs 2.17 strikes/min and lands 3.95 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Polyana Viana (+120)
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