Austin Lingo vs Luis Saldana Pick, 8/21/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 34 Odds
Austin Lingo vs Luis Saldana
UFC Vegas 34
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, August 21, 2021
Austin Lingo will face off against Luis Saldana at UFC Vegas 34 on Saturday, August 21, 2021. The opener has Lingo coming in at +110 while Saldana is priced at -134.
Austin "Lights Out" Lingo will be looking to add a victory to his career total of 8-1-0. The 27-year-old weighs 145 lbs and stands 5'10". The orthodox fighter reaches 70". Luis Saldana comes in at 5'11" and records a weight of 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 15-6-0. The 30-year-old extends his reach 73". With respect to significant strikes, Austin Lingo lands 3.57 per min while Luis Saldana is connecting on 4.39 significant strikes per minute. Lingo is landing 44% of the significant strikes he attempts while Saldana connects on 51%. Concerning the fighter's defense, "Lights Out" absorbs 3.17 significant strikes per minute while Saldana allows 1.79. Lingo also defends 62% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him and Saldana is able to defend against 64% of the strikes thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 34||Austin Lingo||Luis Saldana|
|Average Fight Time||15:00||12:52|
|Weight||145 lbs||145 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.57||4.39|
Concerning takedowns, Austin Lingo is the more productive grappler as he takes his opponents down 1.00 times per 15 min. Lingo is taking his opponents to the canvas on 66% of his tries and stuffing 76% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Saldana is taking his opponents to the canvas on 30% of his takedown tries and thwarting 42% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Lingo is less likely to go for the finish by going for 0.4 subs per 3 rds while Saldana goes for 0.6 subs per 15 min.
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The last time he fought, Austin Lingo fought Jacob Kilburn and wound up getting the victory via unanimous decision in round 3. Kilburn ended up landing 78 of 216 total strikes that he threw in that contest. Lingo ended the night having landed 110 of 197 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Kilburn landed 64 of 201, giving him a percentage of 31%. He ended up landing 47 of 172 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Lingo landed 52% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 95 of 182. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he landed 81 of 166 to the head. 93% of the significant strikes connected on by Kilburn and 97% of them landed by Lingo were thrown at a distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Luis Saldana, he went up against Jordan Griffin and ended up getting the win via unanimous decision in round 3. Griffin connected on 81% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Saldana connected on 83% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Saldana connected on 40% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 36 of 88. He ended up connecting on 19 of 67 significant strikes directed at the head. Griffin connected on 33 of 69 significant strikes in that battle. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he connected on 22 of 55 directed at the head. Discussing total strikes that he threw in that fight, Griffin ended up connecting on 39 of 77 while Saldana ended up landing 40 of 94 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Brian Kelleher enters the Octagon against Domingo Pilarte. Kelleher has a career mark of 22-12-0. The 34-year-old records a weight of 135 lbs and stands in at 5'6". The switch fighter extends his reach 66". Pilarte measures in at 6'0" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 8-2-0. The 31-year-old stretches 73". In terms of takedowns, Brian Kelleher gets a takedown 1.00 times per 15 min while Domingo Pilarte is averaging a takedown 2.00 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Kelleher is connecting on 3.92 strikes/minute and connects on 39% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Domingo Pilarte, who is landing 50% of the strikes he has tried and lands an average of 2.04 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Fabio Cherant is set to take on William Knight. Knight looks to add a victory to his total of 9-2-0. The 33-year-old steps on the scale at 205 lbs and stands 5'10". The orthodox fighter reaches 73". Cherant measures 6'1" and is weighing in at 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 7-2-0. The 26-year-old reaches 73". In terms of wrestling, William Knight curbs 40% of the takedowns fighters have attempted and is scoring a takedown on 53% of his tries. Cherant is finishing his takedown tries on 40% of the attempts he tries and is able to thwart 30% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Knight absorbs 2.56 strikes/min while he is connecting on 3.56 per minute. Cherant, on the other side, absorbs 6.73 strikes per minute and is connecting on 1.00 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Austin Lingo (+110)
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