Oscar Odds 2013

oscars macfarlaneThe 85th Academy Awards will take place this Sunday, February 24th at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California; the annual event will be broadcast live on ABC at 8:00pm ET. Oscar Odds 2013 at offshore bookmaker Sportsbook.ag are favoring Argo for Best Picture (-800), Daniel Day-Lewis for Best Actor (Lincoln -30000), Jennifer Lawrence for Best Actress (Silver Linings Playbook -200), Steven Spielberg for Best Director (Lincoln -400), Christoph Waltz for Best Supporting Actor (Django Unchained -150), and Anne Hathaway for Best Supporting Actress (Les Miserables -20000).

Oscar Odds 2013: Provided by Sportsbook.ag

Best Picture –

Argo -800
Lincoln +400
Silver Linings Playbook +2500
Les Miserables +4000
Zero Dark Thirty +5000
Life of Pi +5000
Amour +7000
Beasts of the Southern Wild +7500
Django Unchained +7500

Argo has won about every award thus far, but there is some buzz surrounding Silver Linings Playbook. Given the odds (-800 or +2500), Silver Linings Playbook may not be a bad choice.

Best Actor –

Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln) -30000
Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables) +2000
Joaquin Phoenix (The Master) +4000
Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook) +6000
Denzel Washington (Flight) +6000

Well, no one wants to lay $30000 to win $100, so take a flyer on someone other than Daniel Day-Lewis or leave this alone altogether.

Best Actress –

Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook) -200
Emmanuelle Riva (Amour) +180
Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) +400
Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) +2500
Naomi Watts (The Impossible) +3000

Best Director –

Steven Spielberg (Lincoln) -400
Ang Lee (Life of Pi) +300
Michael Haneke (Amour) +1200
David O Russell (Silver Linings Playbook) +1800
Behn Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild) +2500

Best Supporting Actor –

Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained) -150
Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln) +120
Robert De Niro (Silver Linings Playbook) +600
Philip Seymour Hoffman (The Master) +1000
Alan Arkin (Argo) +3000

Best Supporting Actress –

Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables) -20000
Sally Field (Lincoln) +1500
Helen Hunt (The Sessions) +2500
Amy Adams (The Master) +4000
Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook) +8000

Remember the Best Actor recommendation? Same applies here.