Sijara Eubanks vs Luana Carolina Pick, 10/16/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 40 Odds
Sijara Eubanks vs Luana Carolina
UFC Vegas 40
UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Sijara Eubanks will battle Luana Carolina at UFC Vegas 40 on Saturday, October 16, 2021. The opener has Eubanks coming in at -250 while Carolina is at +198.
Sijara "SarJ" Eubanks steps into the Octagon with a record of 8-6-0. The 36-year-old weighs 135 lbs and measures in at 5'4". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 67". Luana "Dread" Carolina comes in at 5'6" and records a weight of 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a mark of 7-2-0. The 28-year-old extends her reach 69". When talking about significant strikes, Sijara Eubanks lands 4.56 per minute while Luana Carolina lands 4.80 significant strikes per min. Eubanks is connecting on 43% of the significant strikes she attempts while Carolina is landing 51%. In terms of defending in the cage, "SarJ" takes 3.59 significant strikes per min while "Dread" takes 3.27. Eubanks also curbs 57% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Carolina defends against 46% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Vegas 40||Sijara Eubanks||Luana Carolina|
|Average Fight Time||13:45||11:37|
|Weight||135 lbs||125 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.56||4.80|
In the wrestling category, Sijara Eubanks is the more skilled grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 1.94 times per 3 rds. Eubanks is getting her opponent to the mat on 47% of her tries and stopping 65% of the takedowns her opponents try. Carolina is taking her opponents to the canvas on 20% of her takedown tries and thwarting 90% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. When it comes to going for the sub, Eubanks is less apt at going for the finish by trying 0.4 submissions per 3 rds while Carolina looks to get 1.6 submissions per 3 rounds.
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In her previous bout, Sijara Eubanks squared up with Elise Reed and wound up getting the victory via punches to the head from the mount position in round 1. Reed ended up landing 14 of 20 of the strikes she threw in total in this fight. Eubanks walked away from this fight having landed 37 of 55 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Reed ended up landing 1 of 4, giving her a percentage of 25%. She finished the fight landing 1 of 2 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Eubanks ended up landing 55% of her significant strikes by connecting on 22 of 40. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she landed 22 of 37 to the head. 100% of the significant strikes connected on by Reed and 13% of them connected on by Eubanks were done at a distance.
In the last bout for Luana Carolina, she faced off with Poliana Botelho and got a win for the night by split decision in round 3. Botelho landed 64% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance and Carolina landed 52% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance. Carolina ended up connecting on 54% of her significant strikes attempted by landing 25 of 46. She landed 6 of 22 significant strikes directed at the head. Botelho ended up landing 34 of 57 significant strikes in that contest. Of all the significant strikes, she landed 12 of 27 directed at the head. Relating to total strikes that she let go in that fight, Botelho connected on 87 of 112 and Carolina connected on 100 of 130 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Andrei Arlovski squares up in the Octagon against Carlos Felipe. Arlovski steps into the cage holding a record of 31-20-0. The 42-year-old steps on the scale at 240 lbs and stands in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter stretches 77". Felipe stands in at 6'0" and weighs in at 245 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a mark of 11-1-0. The 26-year-old has an arm span of 75". In terms of takedowns, Andrei Arlovski takes his opponents to the canvas 0.45 times per 3 rounds while Carlos Felipe takes his opponents to the mat 0.30 times per 15 minutes. In terms of striking, Arlovski is connecting on 3.62 strikes per minute and landing 44% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side we have Carlos Felipe, who tags the opposition on 46% of the strikes that he throws and lands an average of 4.88 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Jordan Wright is set to enter the Octagon with Julian Marquez. Marquez steps into the Octagon holding a mark of 9-2-0. The 31-year-old steps on the scale at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter stretches 72". Wright comes in at 6'2" and will fight at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 12-1-0. The 30-year-old has a wingspan of 77". In terms of wrestling, Julian Marquez is able to stop 53% of the takedowns fighters have attempted and is finishing his takedown tries on 30% of his attempts. Wright is taking his opponents to the mat on 30% of his tries and prevents 90% of the takedowns his opponents try. In the matter of striking, Marquez is taking 3.13 strikes/minute while he dishes out 4.20 per minute. Wright, on the other side, takes 7.49 strikes per minute and is dealing 7.13 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sijara Eubanks (-250)
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