UFC on ESPN 40: Luque vs Neal 08/06/2022 Game Preview, Odds and Tips

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UFC on ESPN 40 Luque vs Neal 08-06-2022 Game Preview Odds and Tips

UFC on ESPN 40: Luque vs Neal 08/06/2022 – The UFC on ESPN 40 will feature an interesting Light Heavyweight battle between Thiago Santos will stand up against Jamahal Hill in the main event. The co-main event will take place between Vincente Luque and Geoff Neal as they enter the octagon under the Welterweight division. UFC fans can get to watch the event on Pay Per View or with the UFC Fight Pass. Bettors are continuing to place their best bets on their favorite fighters as they square off at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Vincente Luque is predicted as the underdog in this fight as the UFC betting sites are in favor of Geoff Neal to win.

UFC on ESPN 40: Luque vs Neal 08/06/2022

When: Saturday, August 6, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 40: Luque vs Neal 08/06/2022 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Vicente Luque -185 Geoff Neal +160

Main Card

Vicente Luque

Vincente Luque is a tough fighter with a record of 21-8-1. Luque has more experience than Neal and he has been one of those recognized fighters. Known as “The Silent Assassin” in the ring, Luque won 52 percent of his fights via knockout. Out of his last 12 battles, Luque managed to win 10. His last battle did not go well after his loss against Belal Muhammad. Luque is averaging 5.30 significant strikes per minute and is closing in with an accuracy percentage of 53. When it comes to takedowns, Luque is averaging 0.54 with an accuracy percentage of 50 percent. “The Silent Assassin” lost via decision at UFC Vegas 51.

Geoff Neal

Moving onto Geoff Neal, he is packed with powerful leg kicks and has managed to win four of his last six bouts. Neal has a significant strike rate of 4.63 per minute with an accuracy of 49 percent. When it comes to takedowns, Neal is closing in at 0.50 with a 50 percent accuracy. Known as “Handz of Steel” in the ring, Neal holds a record of 14-4-0. Neal can strike hard and he is more of a standup striker. With a belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Neal is sure to have a couple of tricks up his sleeve. The talented fighter has only one loss that came in via submission. This is not going to be an easy win for Neal but he is still predicted to win.

Luque vs Neal Betting Numbers

Record 21-8-1 14-4-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Brazil USA
Height 5′ 11″ 5′ 11″
Weight (lbs) 170 lbs. 170 lbs.
Reach (in) 76″ 75″
Win by KO/TKO 52% 57%
Win by Submission 38% 14%
Decisions 10% 29%
Strikes landed per minute 5.30 4.63
Striking accuracy 53% 49%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.18 4.91
Striking defense 53% 62%
Takedown average 0.54 0.50
Takedown accuracy 50% 50%
Takedown defense 61% 85%
Submission average 0.8 0.2

Luque vs Neal Betting Picks

Vicente has experience on his side but he still has more defeats. Luque has been struggling off late and the UFC betting tips have turned against him. Take Geoff Neal to win this fight here and make it past Luque.