The Revenant odds-on to win Best Picture at Oscars
Leading bookmaker Coral make The Revenant odds-on at 2-5 to win the Best Picture at the Oscars on Sunday evening. The firm also expects Leonardo DiCaprio to pick up the Best Actor prize for his role in the film, where he is the shortest price anyone has ever been in the category.
Elsewhere in the betting, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarrito is 8-15 to be awarded the Best Director at the ceremony, while Brie Larson is 1-33 to the Best Actress.
Of the British interest at the awards, Eddie Redmayne is 20-1 to win the Best Actor for his role in The Danish Girl and Kate Winslet is 7-2 to land the Best Supporting Actress.
“The odds clearly suggest it is going to be a very good night for The Revenant as not only is it odds-on to win the Best Picture, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Leonardo DiCaprio top their respective markets to land the Best Director and Best Actor, respectively,” said Coral’s John Hill.
2-5 The Revenant, 11-4 Spotlight, 6-1 The Big Short, 100-1 Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, Room, The Martian.
8-15 Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu – The Revenant, 6-1 George Miller – Mad Max Fury Road, 18-1 Adam McKay – The Big Short, 22-1 Thomas McCarthy – Spotlight, 100-1 Lenny Abrahamson – Room
1-100 Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant, 20-1 Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl, 33-1 Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs, 80-1 Bryan Cranston – Trumbo, 100-1 Matt Damon – The Martian,
1-33 Brie Larson – Room, 10-1 Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn, 25-1 Jennifer Lawrence – Joy,33-1 Cate Blanchett – Carol, 50-1 Charlotte Rampling – 46 Year
**Best Supporting Actor
2-7 Sylvester Stallone – Creed, 11-4 Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies, 14-1 Tom Hardy – The Revenant, 25-1 Christian Bale – The Big Short, 50-1 Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight.
**Best Supporting Actress
1-3 Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl, 7-2 Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs, 11-2 Rooney Mara – Carol, 40-1 Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight, 100-1 Rachel McAdams – Spotlight
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John Hill 07889 645520