Chad Anheliger vs Heili Alateng Pick, 9/10/2022 Predictions UFC 279 Odds
Chad Anheliger vs Heili Alateng
T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, NV
Saturday, September 10, 2022
Chad Anheliger will face off against Heili Alateng at UFC 279 on Saturday, September 10, 2022. The opener has Anheliger coming in at +150 while Alateng is priced at -175.
Chad "The Monster" Anheliger steps into the Octagon holding a mark of 12-5-0. The 35-year-old steps on the scale at 135 lbs and stands 5'6". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 64". Heili "The Mongolian Knight" Alateng stands 5'5" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a mark of 15-8-2. The 30-year-old stretches 66". In the category of significant strikes, Chad Anheliger is connecting on 3.99 per min and Heili Alateng is landing 2.86 significant strikes per min. Anheliger connects on 54% of the significant strikes he tries and Alateng is landing 33%. Regarding defense, "The Monster" takes 3.33 significant strikes per minute while "The Mongolian Knight" takes 5.07. Anheliger also deflects 50% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt while Alateng is able to deflect 58% of the shots thrown.
|UFC 279||Chad Anheliger||Heili Alateng|
|Average Fight Time||14:17||12:09|
|Weight||135 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.99||2.86|
In the grappling category, Chad Anheliger is not as efficient of a grappler as he is averaging a takedown 0.50 times per 15 min. Anheliger is taking his opponents to the canvas on 15% of the times he tries and defending 52% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Alateng is getting his opponent to the mat on 33% of the takedowns he attempts and is defending 72% of the tries against him. In terms of going for the sub, Anheliger is the more apt fighter by trying 1.6 submissions per 3 rds while Alateng tries 0.6 submissions per 15 min.
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In his last appearance in the Octagon, Chad Anheliger faced Jesse Strader and wound up getting the victory via a punch to the head in round 3. Strader landed 73 of 135 total strikes that he threw in that contest. Anheliger finished this fight landing 92 of 156 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Strader ended up landing 64 of 126, which gave him a percentage of 50%. He ended up landing 17 of 64 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Anheliger ended up landing 51% of his significant strikes by landing 67 of 130. Out of those significant strikes, he landed 53 of 110 pointed at the head. 79% of the significant strikes connected on by Strader and 59% of them landed by Anheliger were done at a distance.
In the last fight for Heili Alateng, he battled Kevin Croom and wound up getting the victory via a punch to the head in round 1. Croom connected on 100% of the significant strikes he took from distance while Alateng connected on 88% of his significant strikes at distance. Alateng landed 52% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 9 of 17. He landed 9 of 16 significant strikes directed at the head. Croom connected on 2 of 12 significant strikes in that contest. Of those significant strikes, he connected on 0 of 5 directed at the head. Discussing the strikes he fired off in this contest, Croom landed 2 of 12 while Alateng landed 9 of 17 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Darian Weeks squares up against Yohan Lainesse. Weeks steps into the cage with a mark of 5-2-0. The 28-year-old tips the scales at 170 lbs and stands 5'11". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 72". Lainesse measures 6'1" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 8-1-0. The 30-year-old has an arm span of 76". Regarding grappling, Darian Weeks takes his opponents down 2.50 times per 3 rds while Yohan Lainesse takes his opponents to the canvas 2.82 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Weeks connects for an average of 5.27 strikes per minute and is landing 55% out of all the strikes he attempts. Joining him in the Octagon is Yohan Lainesse, who is connecting on 49% of the strikes that he throws and lands an average of 4.32 per minute.
Another bout to watch is when Macy Chiasson is set to face off with Irene Aldana. Aldana will be looking to add a win to her record of 13-6-0. The 34-year-old tips the scales at 135 lbs and stands in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 68". Chiasson stands in at 5'11" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a record of 9-2-0. The 31-year-old extends her reach 72". In the category of takedowns, Irene Aldana thwarts 84% of the takedowns her opponents try and is scoring a takedown on 50% of the times she tries. Chiasson is finishing her takedown tries on 33% of her tries and is able to defend against 64% of the takedowns her opponents attempt. Concerning striking, Aldana takes 5.94 strikes per min while she is landing 5.61 strikes/minute. Chiasson, on the contrary, absorbs 2.56 strikes per minute and deals 3.70 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Chad Anheliger (+150)
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