Impa Kasanganay vs Carlston Harris Pick, 9/18/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 37 Odds
Impa Kasanganay vs Carlston Harris
UFC Vegas 37
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Impa Kasanganay will take on Carlston Harris at UFC Vegas 37 on Saturday, September 18, 2021. The opening odds have Kasanganay at -142 while Harris is at +116.
Impa "Tshilobo" Kasanganay holds a career record of 9-1-0. The 27-year-old weighs in at 170 lbs and measures in at 5'11". The orthodox fighter stretches 75". Carlston "Mocambique" Harris measures 6'0" and is fighting at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a mark of 16-4-0. The 34-year-old stretches 76". Regarding significant strikes, Impa Kasanganay is connecting on 5.08 per min and Carlston Harris lands 1.74 significant strikes per min. Kasanganay is connecting on 49% of the significant strikes he attempts and Harris is connecting on 38%. In terms of the fighter's defense, "Tshilobo" absorbs 3.41 significant strikes per minute while "Mocambique" allows 0.35. Kasanganay also thwarts 59% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way and Harris curbs 90% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 37||Impa Kasanganay||Carlston Harris|
|Average Fight Time||11:30||2:52|
|Weight||170 lbs||170 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.08||1.74|
In the category of takedowns, Impa Kasanganay is the more efficient grappler as he takes his opponents to the mat 1.83 times per 3 rounds. Kasanganay is taking his opponents to the canvas on 58% of his attempts and defending 63% of all takedowns attempted on him. Harris is scoring a takedown on 40% of his takedown tries and thwarting 80% of all takedowns attempted on him. When it comes to submissions, Kasanganay is the lesser skilled fighter by attempting 0.3 submissions per 15 minutes while Harris goes for 5.2 submissions per 15 min.
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The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Impa Kasanganay went up against Sasha Palatnikov and ended up getting the victory in the fight by rear naked choke in round 2. Palatnikov ended up landing 31 of 43 total strikes attempted in that contest. Kasanganay walked away from this fight having landed 21 of 41 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Palatnikov ended up landing 13 of 24, which gave him a percentage of 54%. He finished the fight landing 6 of 16 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Kasanganay ended up landing 44% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 13 of 29. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he connected on 11 of 26 aimed at the head. 53% of the significant strikes landed by Palatnikov and 76% of them connected on by Kasanganay were tallied at a distance.
In the last fight for Carlston Harris, he battled Christian Aguilera and took home the victory by way of an anaconda choke in round 1. Harris ended up landing 38% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 5 of 13. He landed 3 of 9 significant strikes to the head. Aguilera ended up landing 1 of 10 significant strikes in that battle. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he landed 1 of 9 to the head. In terms of total strikes thrown in that contest, Aguilera ended up connecting on 5 of 15 while Harris ended up connecting on 6 of 16 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights on the card to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Gustavo Lopez encounters Heili Alateng. Lopez comes into this bout with a mark of 12-6-0. The 32-year-old weighs in at 135 lbs and stands in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 67". Alateng stands in at 5'5" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career record of 14-8-1. The 29-year-old has an arm span of 66". Regarding grappling, Gustavo Lopez takes his opponents to the mat 1.07 times per 15 minutes while Heili Alateng is averaging a takedown 2.33 times per 3 rds. In terms of striking, Lopez is connecting on 2.24 strikes/min and connecting on 41% of his attempted strikes. The other guy in this fight is Heili Alateng, who is landing 32% of the strikes he has thrown and connects for an average of 2.87 per min.
Another bout to watch is when Raquel Pennington is set to take on Pannie Kianzad. Kianzad has a mark of 16-5-0. The 29-year-old weighs 135 lbs and stands 5'7". The orthodox fighter stretches 66". Pennington stands 5'7" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career record of 11-9-0. The 33-year-old reaches 67". Concerning grappling, Pannie Kianzad is able to curb 78% of the takedowns her opponents try and is scoring a takedown on 14% of her tries. Pennington is taking her opponents to the mat on 28% of her tries and prevents 65% of the takedowns her opponents attempt. Concerning striking, Kianzad is absorbing 4.56 strikes per min while she lands 5.71 per min. Pennington, notwithstanding, takes 3.20 strikes per min and is landing 3.62 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Impa Kasanganay (-142)
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