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UFC Fight Night 30: Alvey vs Turman 08/28/2021 Analysis, Odds and Picks

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UFC Fight Night 30 Alvey vs Turman 08-28-2021 Analysis Odds and Picks

UFC Fight Night 30: Alvey vs Turman 08/28/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to end the month with their fourth fight card with UFC on ESPN 30. This event takes place this coming Saturday, August 28 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can opt to watch safely at home by subscribing to UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View. The biggest draw will be rising star Giga Chikadze aiming to get to the top five in the middleweight division against Edson Barbosa. Another middleweight matchup is in the preliminaries with Sam Alvey fighting Wellington Turman. This is going to be a tough fight for both fighters as Wellington Turman is seen in UFC betting odds as the favored fighter to win over Sam Alvey.

UFC Fight Night 30: Alvey vs Turman 08/28/2021

When: Saturday, August 28, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 30: Alvey vs Turman 08/28/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Sam Alvey +110 Wellington Turman -130

Sam Alvey

Sam Alvey is a veteran fighter at 35 years old and this fighter’s hometown is located at Waterford, Wisconsin in the United States. He has been representing the Team Quest fight stable for his matches. Alvey has a very unique ring name as “Smile’n” and this middleweight will come in with a 33-15 professional record. Those wins are divided into 19 knockouts, 11 decisions and three submissions. It has been a tough road for Alvey as his last win was dated in June 2018. Since then, he lost six matches and the closest he came to a win was through a split draw against Da Un Jun in UFC 254.

Wellington Turman

Wellington Turman is just entering his prime age at 25 years old and this fighter came all the way from Curitiba, Parana in Brazil. It is the Gile Ribeiro Team that guides Turman in his MMA career. Turman is a six-foot fighter and has been comfortable competing in the middleweight division. He comes into this match with a 16-5 professional record. He has seven submission victories under his name. Heading to this match, Turman looks to avoid getting into a losing streak after dropping back-to-back matches against Bruno Silva and Andrew Silva. Both losses were first round knockouts.

Alvey vs Turman Betting Numbers

Alvey
Turman
Record 33-15-1 16-5-1
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country USA Brazil
Height 6’2″ 6’0″
Weight (lbs) 185 185
Reach (in) 75 72
Win by KO/TKO 58% 25%
Win by Submission 9% 44%
Decisions 33% 31%
Strikes landed per minute 3.20 2.44
Striking accuracy 43% 42%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.44 3.75
Striking defense 54% 43%
Takedown average 0.07 2.31
Takedown accuracy 16% 22%
Takedown defense 82% 100%
Submission average 0.10 0.80

Alvey vs Turman Betting Picks

This is going to be an interesting matchup as both fighters aim to revive their careers and expect them to throw everything inside the cage including the kitchen sink. It has been quite some time since Sam Alvey won a match and that is why online sportsbooks see Wellington Turman as the safer pick.