The 91st Annual Academy Awards - The Oscars: Preview And Betting Odds

Published February 24, 2019 by Sol FH

The 91st Annual Academy Awards - The Oscars: Preview And Betting Odds

The Oscars kick-off tonight at 1:00 GMT as Hollywood takes to the red carpet at Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.

The 91st Annual Academy Awards is on tonight, and the stars will be out in full force with the top designer ensembles on their respective bodies. This year's awards are set to reward actors, directors, producers, musicians, and other critical roles in Hollywood with what is their Holy Grail. With so much star power descending on the red carpet at the Dolby Theater, you can bet that the public, and, the paparazzi will be out in full force to catch a glimpse, or, the perfect shot of their favorite celebrity. 

There are 24 categories that one/group can win an Oscar including best picture, actor, actress, supporting actor, supporting actress, director, original screenplay, adapted screenplay, cinematography, production design, editing, original score, original song, costume design, makeup and hairstyling, sound mixing, sound editing, visual effects, foreign-language film, animated feature film, animated short, live-action short, documentary feature, and documentary short. 

This Years Favorites

There are some exciting betting markets available tonight especially in the Best Picture, Best Actor/Actress categories. For the Best Picture, the nominees include Roma, Green Book, The Favourite, Bohemian Rhapsody, Black Panther, BlaKkKlansman, A Star Is Born, and Vice. Each of these movies has been the most talked about this year, but, the odds are with Roma to win. 

At bet365 Sports, if Roma pulls off the win, punters would be up for odds of 1.44. On the same market at 10bet Sportsbook, punters will receive 1.32 odds on Roma, and, at Tonybet Sports, odds are 1.35. Many people think that the Green Book will be the winner and if that happens, the payout on a pre-Oscar bet would be more substantial. bet365 has the Green Book at 3.25, 10bet is at 3.50, and TonyBet is at 3.65 for the outright win. 

Favorite Actor/Actress

The favorites for Best Actor / Actress include Rami Malek for his brilliant portrayal of Freddy Mercury of Queen in Bohemian Rhapsody, and, Glenn Close for The Wife. Experts say that Rami Malek is a lock for the win and the bookmakers mentioned above agree. bet365 and TonyBet have Rami the favorite at 1.12, while 10bet is at 1.14. Glenn Close is also well out in front of the competition at 1.12 at bet365 and TonyBet, and, 1.10 at 10bet. 

Punters that are eager to place a bet on The Oscars are free to do so at one of the three online bookmakers mentioned, and all 24 categories are represented. 

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