2018 Academy Award Early Odds - Oscars

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The 90th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will honor the best films of 2017 and will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California at 5:00 p.m. PST on March 4, 2018. According to the early odds being offered by the odds-makers at www.SportsBettingDime.com, this year’s Academy Awards might spread the wealth as six different films are currently favored to capture the seven major awards.  Of course, these odds might change if there are any surprises when the nominees are announced on Tuesday, January 23.

The early favorites in the seven major categories include:  Best Actor - Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour): 3/7; Best Actress -Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri): 2/3; Best Director - Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water): 9/5; Best Picture - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri: 7/3; Best Supporting Actress - Allison Janney (I, Tonya): 4/7; Best Supporting Actor - Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project): 5/4; Best Original Screenplay - Get Out: 9/5.

Here’s a look at the 2018 Academy Awards pre-nomination early favorites for major categories.  For additional adds and further analysis, from the odds-makers at SportsBettingDime.com, visit https://www.sportsbettingdime.com/news/entertainment-props/2018-academy-award-odds-predictions/

 Best Actor
•       Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour): 3/7
•       Timothee Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name): 13/2
•       Daniel Day-Lewis (Phantom Thread): 11/1
•       Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out): 19/1
•       James Franco (The Disaster Artist): 49/1
•       Tom Hanks (The Post): 75/1
•       Jake Gyllenhaal (Stronger): 75/1
•       Denzel Washington (Roman J. Israel, Esq.): 99/1

Best Actress
•       Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri): 2/3
•       Margot Robbie (I, Tonya): 5/1
•       Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird): 15/1
•       Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water): 15/1
•       Meryl Streep (The Post): 24/1
•       Michelle Williams (All the Money in the World): 24/1
•       Jessica Chastain (Molly’s Game): 49/1
•       Jennifer Lawrence (mother!): 99/1

Best Director
•       Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water): 9/5
•       Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri): 5/2
•       Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk): 5/1
•        Jordan Peele (Get Out): 10/1
•       Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird): 12/1
•       Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name): 49/1
•       Paul Thomas Anderson (Phantom Thread): 99/1
•       Denis Villeneuve (Blade Runner 2049): 99/1

Best Picture
•       Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri: 7/3
•       The Shape of Water: 3/1
•       Dunkirk: 5/1
•       Lady Bird: 8/1
•       Get Out: 18/1
•       Call Me By Your Name: 24/1
•       The Post: 24/1
•       I, Tonya: 49/1
•       The Big Sick: 99/1
•       The Florida Project: 99/1

Best Supporting Actress
•       Allison Janney (I, Tonya): 4/7
•       Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird): 7/2
•       Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water): 19/1
•       Michelle Williams (All the Money in the World): 19/1
•       Mary J. Blige (Mudbound): 50/1
•       Hong Chau (Downsizing): 50/1
•       Holly Hunter (The Big Sick): 75/1
•       Kristin Scott Thomas (Darkest Hour): 75/1

Best Supporting Actor
•       Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project): 5/4
•       Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri): 3/1
•       Armie Hammer (Call Me By Your Name): 10/1
•       Richard Jenkins (The Shape of Water): 12/1
•       Michael Stuhlbarg (Call Me By Your Name): 20/1
•       Christopher Plummer (All the Money in the World): 25/1
•       Mark Rylance (Dunkirk): 25/1
•       Woody Harrelson (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri): 30/1

Best Original Screenplay
•       Get Out: 9/5
•       Lady Bird: 4/1
•       Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri: 6/1
•       The Big Sick: 9/1
•       The Shape of Water: 12/1
•       The Florida Project: 15/1
•       Coco: 19/1
•       Dunkirk: 40/1

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