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PFL 7: 2023 Playoffs Betting Preview: Amber Leibrock vs. Marina Mokhnatkina

August 18, 2023

PFL 7 unveils a captivating lineup yet again, showcasing an electrifying array of heavyweight and women's featherweight matchups. Of special mention, the main card casts a spotlight on a semifinal duel among women's featherweights, setting the stage for an intense confrontation between Marina Mokhnatkina and Amber Leibrock.

  • Date: August 18, 2023

  • Location: The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

  • Main Card: ESPN/ESPN+ at 9:00 PM ET

  • Prelims: ESPN+ at 6:30 PM ET

Marina Mokhnatkina Betting Preview

Mokhnatkina is currently on a four-fight winning streak as she approaches this event. Her most recent victory was a unanimous decision against Evelyn Martins back in June earlier this year.

Her fighting resume shows that she has 10 wins that consist of one knockout, five submissions, and four decisions. Four of her 10 victories have resulted in a first round finish and all three of her losses have come by decision.

She has moved around to different fighting leagues over the years, offering her a boost to her resume. She has fought quality opponents, namely in Bellator (1-1) and PFL (4-1).

She is currently ranked as the 16th best female featherweight in the world. This will be a good test to see if she is able to hold her ground against a toner solid fighter.

Amber Leibrock Betting Preview

Leibrock just had her four fight win streak snapped with a recent loss. This defeat was a first round TKO against Larissa Pacheco back in June of this year.

Her fighting resume shows that she has seven wins that consist of five knockouts, one submission, and one decision. Six of her seven victories have resulted in a first round finish and four of her five losses have come by knockout.

“Touch ‘Em Up” has battled under prominent fighting leagues, but has not established consistency. She has gone 1-3 in Bellator, 3-1 with Invicta Fighting Championships, and 1-1 in PFL.

She currently holds the 23rd spot for best female featherweight in the world. She will climb up in the rankings a handful if she can knock off Mokhnatkina. However, this will be one of her toughest tests of her career.

Game Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

The following moneyline from MyBookie is showing that Marina Mokhnatkina is a heavy favorite to win this fight. A parlay could be in your best interest if you are already considering betting on Mokhnatkina to win, in addition to other fights on the card.

  • Amber Leibrock : +315

  • Marina Mokhnatkina: -415

  • *odds are subject to changes

Leibrock has not shown fans, or bettors, much consistency in her fights. Based on Mokhnatkina’s resume and her ability to be aggressive on the ground, this could end early by some form of submission.

Final Pick: Take Marina Mokhnatkina to Win at -415