Belal Muhammad vs Dhiego Lima Pick, 2/13/2021 Predictions UFC 258 Odds
Belal Muhammad vs Dhiego Lima
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, February 13, 2021
Belal Muhammad will face off against Dhiego Lima at UFC 258 on Saturday, February 13, 2021. The odds have Muhammad coming in at -390 while Lima is at +320.
Belal "Remember the Name" Muhammad comes into this fight holding a mark of 17-3-0. The 32-year-old will fight at 170 lbs and measures 5'11". The orthodox fighter stretches 72". Dhiego Lima measures 6'2" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a mark of 17-7-0. The 32-year-old has a wingspan of 75". In terms of significant strikes, Belal Muhammad connects on 4.48 per minute and Dhiego Lima connects on 2.84 significant strikes per min. Muhammad is connecting on 42% of the significant strikes he attempts while Lima is landing 40%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "Remember the Name" takes 3.97 significant strikes per min and Lima takes 2.96. Muhammad also deflects 59% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way while Lima thwarts 62% of the shots thrown.
|UFC 258||Belal Muhammad||Dhiego Lima|
|Average Fight Time||13:25||8:01|
|Weight||170 lbs||170 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.48||2.84|
Concerning takedowns, Belal Muhammad is the better wrestler as he is averaging a takedown 2.13 times per 3 rds. Muhammad is scoring a takedown on 30% of his tries and is defending 83% of all takedowns attempted on him. Lima is scoring a takedown on 44% of the takedowns he attempts and stuffing 66% of the attempts against him. Regarding sub attempts, Muhammad is less likely to go for the finish by trying 0.2 submissions per 3 rounds while Lima looks to get 0.8 submissions per 3 rounds.
In his previous bout, Belal Muhammad went up against Lyman Good and wound up getting the win by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Good landed 84 of 175 total strikes attempted in that contest. Muhammad finished this fight landing 86 of 176 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Good ended up landing 81 of 172, which gave him a percentage of 47%. He landed 54 of 141 significant strikes to the head. Statistically, Muhammad landed 47% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 82 of 172. Of all the significant strikes, he connected on 58 of 145 to the head. 79% of the significant strikes landed by Good and 89% of them connected on by Muhammad were tallied at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Dhiego Lima, he battled Luke Jumeau and wound up getting the victory by split decision in round 3. Jumeau landed 100% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Lima ended up landing 93% of his significant strikes at distance. Lima ended up connecting on 30% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 32 of 105. He ended up connecting on 15 of 72 significant strikes to the head. Jumeau ended up connecting on 24 of 95 significant strikes in that fight. Out of those significant strikes, he ended up landing 17 of 85 aimed at the head. When discussing the strikes he fired off in this contest, Jumeau ended up landing 24 of 95 while Lima ended up landing 49 of 124 total strikes.
Other bouts to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Ricky Simon takes on Brian Kelleher. Simon has a record of 17-3-0. The 28-year-old weighs 135 lbs and stands 5'6". The orthodox fighter stretches 69". Kelleher measures in at 5'6" and weighs in at 145 lbs. The switch fighter comes into this fight holding a mark of 22-11-0. The 34-year-old has a wingspan of 66". When it comes to grappling, Ricky Simon is averaging a takedown 7.07 times per 15 min while Brian Kelleher takes his opponents to the canvas 1.20 times per 3 rounds. When talking about striking, Simon lands 3.09 strikes/minute and is landing 42% of the strikes that he throws. The other fighter in this bout is Brian Kelleher, who connects on 40% of the strikes he has attempted and connects on 4.45 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Philip Rowe is set to square up with Gabe Green. Green steps into the Octagon with a record of 9-3-0. The 27-year-old will fight at 170 lbs and measures in at 5'10". The switch fighter extends his reach 73". Rowe stands in at 6'3" and will fight at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career mark of 7-2-0. The 30-year-old stretches 80". Concerning wrestling, Gabe Green is stopping 0% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 40% of his attempts. Rowe is finishing his takedown tries on 30% of the attempts he tries and is able to curb 50% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Green absorbs 11.67 strikes per min and he lands 8.47 strikes per min. Rowe, in contrast, is taking 6.33 strikes/minute and deals 8.18 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dhiego Lima (+320)
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