Entertainment Betting Odds Primed for Oscars

A clear difference exists between the Academy Awards and any other event on the Entertainment betting odds schedule.  The 91st Academy Awards, also known as “The Oscars” will be held February 24, 2019.  Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California will be the venue with ABC providing coverage.  And for the first time since 1989 there will be no host for the Oscars.  The Academy Awards will be produced by Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss.  Weiss will also serve as director.    At the beginning, The Favorite AND Roma received the most nominations.

24 Categories to be Awarded

In like manners there are a total of 24 different categories that will be awarded.  Above all Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, will be the main focus.  Further interest will be for Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Animated Feature Film, Best Original Song, and Best Visual Effects.  Most of all Best Picture and Best Actor draw the most action with the Entertainment Betting Odds.

Oscar Odds

On the whole Best Picture looks like the most competitive field heading into the 2019 OscarsRoma was the opening favorite at -250 with Green Book next at +300.  Following that on the board is The Favorite at +500 with A Star is Born and Blackklansman at +750.  Long shots for Best Picture start at Bohemian Rhapsody at +1000.  Black Panther opened at +1250 with Vice at +4000.

Favorite for Best Actor

Rami Malek opened as the offshore betting favorite for Best Actor.  Malek was the star of Bohemian Rhapsody and is a -400 choice.  Correspondingly Christian Bale was a +150 choice for his role in Vice.  Next on the board at +500 is Bradley Cooper as the marquee man for A Star is Born.  Viggo Mortensen is at +2500 for Green Book and Willem Dafoe is +350 for At Eternity’s Gate. 

Favorite for Best Actress

In particular Glenn Close opened as a strong -750 favorite for The Wife. Next choice for best actress is Olivia Colman who starred in The Favorite. Lady Gaga proved her acting skills with a +500 posting for her role in A Star is Born.  M. McCarthy (Can you ever forgive me), and Yalitza Aparicio (Roma) are longshots.

Entertainment Betting comes down to Value

In the same way as sports success with the Entertainment betting odds comes down to value.  Along the same lines preparing for the Oscars is easy.  Specifically, there are countless outlets that gamblers can use to get inside information of the probabilities on who will win.  There are few secrets in Hollywood with information accessible for even a casual gambler.  And there are also plenty of industry politics that can influence the final winners for the Academy Awards.

Political Related Decisions

Fashion the possibility of “make up calls” where past losers that deserved to win finally get their Oscar.  In contrast there will be the usual sops to whatever is politically correct in the eyes of the industry.  Progressive politics are always a factor at the Oscars.  And in the current divisive environment in the United States Hollywood may not be able to resist preaching at its audience.  In this situation that could mean Oscars being awarded for purely left-wing political reasons.

Great Opportunity to Win

In spite of more Americans tuning the Oscars out there is still a large audience.  As a consequence, there will be plenty of betting activity for the Academy Awards.  To this end the Oscars are a great way to enjoy and possibly capitalize on unique gambling opportunities!

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