Lupita Godinez vs Sam Hughes Pick, 10/9/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 39 Odds
Lupita Godinez vs Sam Hughes
UFC Vegas 39
UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, October 9, 2021
Lupita Godinez will face off against Sam Hughes at UFC Vegas 39 on Saturday, October 9, 2021. The moneyline has Godinez coming in at -200 while Hughes is coming in at +160.
Lupita Godinez looks to add a victory to her career total of 5-1-0. The 28-year-old weighs 115 lbs and stands 5'2". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 61". Sam "Sampage" Hughes measures 5'5" and weighs in at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career record of 5-3-0. The 29-year-old reaches 64". With respect to significant strikes, Lupita Godinez is connecting on 2.67 per min and Sam Hughes is connecting on 3.45 significant strikes per min. Godinez is landing 54% of the significant strikes she tries while Hughes lands 54%. In terms of defending themselves, Godinez allows 2.07 significant strikes per min while "Sampage" takes 6.80. Godinez also stops 64% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her and Hughes thwarts 40% of the shots thrown in her direction.
|UFC Vegas 39||Lupita Godinez||Sam Hughes|
|Average Fight Time||15:00||10:00|
|Weight||115 lbs||115 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||2.67||3.45|
In the category of takedowns, Lupita Godinez is averaging more takedowns in the cage as she takes her opponents to the mat 3.00 times per 3 rds. Godinez is getting her opponent to the mat on 33% of the times she tries and is defending 85% of all takedown attempts. Hughes is getting her opponent to the mat on 0% of her takedown tries and stopping 44% of the attempts against her. Regarding going for the sub, Godinez is not as skilled of a technician by trying 0.2 subs per 15 minutes while Hughes looks to get 0.5 subs per 15 minutes.
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In her last bout, Lupita Godinez fought Jessica Penne and ended up losing the fight by way of split decision in round 3. Penne landed 98 of 158 total strikes that she threw in that contest. Godinez finished this fight landing 68 of 106 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Penne landed 31 of 87, giving her a percentage of 35%. She ended up landing 19 of 63 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side, Godinez ended up landing 54% of her significant strikes by connecting on 40 of 74. Out of those significant strikes, she landed 31 of 63 pointed at the head. 93% of the significant strikes landed by Penne and 92% of them connected on by Godinez were thrown at a distance.
In the last fight for Sam Hughes, she fought Loma Lookboonmee and was on the losing end of this fight by unanimous decision in round 3. Lookboonmee landed 40% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance while Hughes ended up landing 61% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance. Hughes ended up connecting on 67% of the significant strikes she attempted by landing 49 of 73. She connected on 32 of 47 significant strikes to the head. Lookboonmee ended up connecting on 84 of 124 significant strikes in that contest. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she ended up connecting on 23 of 53 directed at the head. In regard to total strikes thrown in that contest, Lookboonmee landed 108 of 149 while Hughes was 98 of 126 total strikes.
Other bouts to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Steve Garcia opposes Charlie Ontiveros. Garcia holds a record of 11-4-0. The 29-year-old records a weight of 155 lbs and stands in at 6'0". The southpaw fighter has a reach of 75". Ontiveros stands in at 6'2" and will fight at 185 lbs. The switch fighter has a mark of 11-7-0. The 30-year-old has a reach of 78". In terms of takedowns, Steve Garcia gets a takedown 0.61 times per 3 rounds while Charlie Ontiveros is averaging a takedown 0.30 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Garcia connects on 4.31 strikes/min and connects on 55% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is Charlie Ontiveros, who is connecting on 40% of the strikes he attempts and connects on 0.33 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Jared Gooden is set to fight Randy Brown. Brown comes into this fight holding a mark of 13-4-0. The 31-year-old will fight at 170 lbs and measures in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 78". Gooden stands 6'0" and steps on the scale at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 18-6-0. The 27-year-old stretches 77". Regarding wrestling, Randy Brown is thwarting 71% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is getting his opponent to the mat on 46% of his attempts. Gooden is finishing his takedown tries on 100% of the attempts he tries and prevents 83% of takedowns his opponents have tried. In the category of striking, Brown takes 2.79 strikes/min while he deals 3.72 strikes per minute. Gooden, notwithstanding, is absorbing 7.55 strikes/min and dishes out 5.04 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Lupita Godinez (-200)
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