Casey O'Neill vs Lara Procopio Pick, 6/19/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 29 Odds
Casey O'Neill vs Lara Procopio
UFC Vegas 29
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Casey O'Neill will enter the Octagon with Lara Procopio at UFC Vegas 29 on Saturday, June 19, 2021. The line has O'Neill coming in at +125 while Procopio is priced at -145.
Casey "King" O'Neill will be looking to add a victory to her total of 6-0-0. The 23-year-old weighs 125 lbs and stands 5'6". The orthodox fighter stretches 69". Lara Procopio stands in at 5'4" and weighs 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to her career total of 7-1-0. The 25-year-old stretches 67". In terms of significant strikes, Casey O'Neill connects on 5.64 per min while Lara Procopio is connecting on 6.70 significant strikes per min. O'Neill connects on 72% of the significant strikes she attempts while Procopio lands 57%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, "King" absorbs 1.84 significant strikes per min while Procopio allows 6.93. O'Neill also thwarts 42% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Procopio stops 47% of the shots thrown in her direction.
|UFC Vegas 29||Casey O'Neill||Lara Procopio|
|Average Fight Time||8:41||15:00|
|Weight||125 lbs||125 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.64||6.70|
Regarding wrestling, Casey O'Neill is the more capable grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 6.91 times per 3 rounds. O'Neill is finishing her takedown attempts on 66% of her tries and thwarting 40% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. Procopio is getting her opponent to the mat on 50% of the takedowns she tries and is defending 20% of the attempts against her. Regarding subbing the opposition, O'Neill is the more skilled technician by trying 1.7 finishes per 15 min while Procopio attempts 0.5 finishes per 15 minutes.
In her last bout, Casey O'Neill squared up with Shana Dobson and got a win for the night by way of punches to the head from the mount position in round 2. Dobson landed 27 of 42 total strikes that she let go in that contest. O'Neill finished this fight landing 132 of 183 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Dobson landed 16 of 28, which gave her a rate of 57%. She finished the fight landing 9 of 21 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the Octagon, O'Neill landed 72% of her significant strikes by connecting on 49 of 68. Of those significant strikes, she connected on 44 of 62 aimed at the head. 68% of the significant strikes landed by Dobson and 34% of them connected on by O'Neill were done at a distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Lara Procopio, she squared up with Molly McCann and ended up getting the victory in the fight by way of unanimous decision in round 3. McCann landed 56% of the significant strikes she took from distance while Procopio connected on 52% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance. Procopio connected on 62% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 36 of 58. She ended up connecting on 20 of 39 significant strikes directed at the head. McCann connected on 37 of 47 significant strikes in that battle. Of all the significant strikes, she ended up connecting on 17 of 25 aimed at the head. In relation to the total strikes thrown in this fight, McCann connected on 71 of 83 and Procopio ended up connecting on 85 of 113 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Chan Sung Jung battles Dan Ige. Sung Jung will be looking to add a win to his record of 16-6-0. The 34-year-old is weighing in at 145 lbs and stands 5'7". The orthodox fighter stretches 72". Ige comes in at 5'7" and steps on the scale at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his record of 15-3-0. The 29-year-old has an arm span of 71". When it comes to wrestling, Chan Sung Jung takes his opponents down 0.62 times per 3 rds and Dan Ige takes his opponents to the mat 1.68 times per 3 rds. In the striking category, Sung Jung is connecting on 4.15 strikes/min and lands 41% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is Dan Ige, who tags the opposition on 46% of the strikes he attempts and connects for an average of 3.95 per min.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Serghei Spivac is set to square up against Aleksei Oleinik. Oleinik will be looking to add a victory to his record of 59-15-1. The 43-year-old steps on the scale at 240 lbs and measures in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 80". Spivac comes in at 6'3" and weighs in at 260 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 12-2-0. The 26-year-old has a wingspan of 78". Regarding takedowns, Aleksei Oleinik deflects 33% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is scoring a takedown on 46% of the times he tries. Spivac is finishing his takedown tries on 63% of his attempts and is able to defend against 75% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. With regard to striking, Oleinik is absorbing 3.85 strikes/min while he lands 3.47 per min. Spivac, on the contrary, is absorbing 2.84 strikes per min and is dealing 3.58 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Lara Procopio (-145)
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