Opening Odds for PFL 2022: Week 7

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PFL 2022: Week 7 takes place on Friday, August 5 at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the betting odds for the event, and MMAOB staff writer Adam Martin takes a look at the opening odds below.

PFL 2022: Week 7 Opening Odds

Stevie Ray -200
Anthony Pettis +160

Josh Silveira -125
Omari Akhmedov -105

Olivier Aubin-Mercier -260
Alex Martinez +200

Rob Wilkinson -300
Delan Monte +240

Marthin Hamlet -200
Cory Hendricks +160

Alexei Pergande -300
Elvis Lebron Quiles +240

Elmar Umarov -200
Lucas Barbosa +160

Elvin Espinoza -350
Corey Jackson +275

Brahyan Zurcher -400
Ricardo Jiminez +300

Marcelo Nunes -275
Dylan Potter +215

Itso Babulaidze -160
Mahmoud Fawzy Sebie +130

Here are my quick thoughts on the PFL 2022: Week 7:

  • This week’s PFL card features light heavyweight and lightweight semifinals. In the 205lbs semifinals, we have Omari Akhmedov taking on Josh Silveira. Both guys have looked good in PFL this season, but Silveira is the younger fighter with more upside. It’s interesting that both men train out of American Top Team, so they should be very familiar with each other. Based on Silveira’s youth and his impressive record, he opened up a slight betting favorite here. In the other semifinals at 205lbs, Rob Wilkinson takes on Delan Monte. Both guys have a lot of power and someone is likely to get knocked out in this fight. With Wilkinson having the better resume on paper, he opened up as the favorite here, but you shouldn’t sleep on Monte.
  • As for the lightweight semifinals, first, we have Anthony Pettis taking on Stevie Ray in a rematch. They just fought a couple of months ago and Ray submitted Pettis with a modified body triangle. Since he just won against Pettis, Ray is the favorite for this rematch. As for the other semifinals, it’s Olivier Aubin-Mercier against Alex Martinez. With OAM having all of the UFC experience, he opened up as the clear favorite at the betting window to win this fight.

Written by Adam Martin.

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