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UFC Fight Night: Polyana Viana vs. Iasmin Lucindo
August 12, 2023
The upcoming UFC Fight Night introduces a captivating main card that deserves your focus for exciting bets. One of the standout duels features Polyana Viana and Iasmin Lucindo in a women’s strawweight bout.
Location: UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada
Date: Saturday, August 12, 2023
Main Card: 6:00 PM CDT
Prelims: 3:00 PM CDT
Coverage: ESPN and ESPN+
Polyana Viana Betting Preview
Viana has won her last three out of four fights, giving her some positive momentum coming into this one. Her most recent success was a first round knockout against Jinh Yu Frey back in November last year.
Her fighting resume shows that she has 13 wins that consists of five knockouts and eight submissions. 12 of her 13 wins have resulted in a first round finish and four of her five losses have come by decision.
“Dama de Ferro” has a striking accuracy of 42 percent and a takedown accuracy of 33 percent. She lands 3.50 significant strikes a minute while taking on 2.86. This is slightly positive, but shows she has some room to be more aggressive.
Her defense against significant strikes is at 55 percent and a takedown defense at 50 percent. She also averages 0.80 takedowns and 2.41 submissions per 15 minutes of fight time.
Iasmin Lucindo Betting Preview
Lucindo is coming off of a unanimous decision victory against Brogan Walker back in April of this year. This got her back on track after a unanimous decision defeat in the fight prior to Yazmin Jauregui.
Her fighting resume shows that she has 14 wins that consists of eight knockouts, two submissions, and four decisions. Three of her 14 wins have resulted in a first round finish and out of five losses, she has two each by submission and decision.
She has a striking accuracy of 40 percent and a takedown accuracy of 57 percent. She lands 3.97 significant strikes a minute while taking on 3.83. This is not much room for error, which could play a role in this matchup.
Her defense against significant strikes is at 68 percent but nothing yet for a takedown defense. She also averages 2.00 takedowns per 15 minutes of fight time.
Game Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick
The following moneyline from MyBookie reveals that Iasmin Lucindo is a moderate favorite to win this showdown. You could look to add Lucindo to a parlay to help give your odds a boost with other fights on the night.
Polyana Viana: +160
Iasmin Lucindo: -192
*odds are subject to changes
Lucindo has little UFC exposure compared to Viana. Her significant strike ratio is also a little concerning, as she takes on nearly as much as she delivers. This fight could potentially move in Viana’s favor, likely by decision.
Final Pick: Take Polyana Viana to Win at +160
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