Betting Odds for the 93rd Annual Academy Awards 2021
We are just under two weeks away from the 2021 Academy Awards and movie buffs, film critics and punters alike are already making their pics for who will main the major awards of the night.
Mank and Nomadland are among the frontrunners with ten and six nominations each including being selected for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Cinematography. The Father, Judas and the Black Messiah, Minari, Sound of Metal and The Trial of the Chicago 7 are also set up for succesful nights. Each film also has six nominations.
If you’re looking to impress your friends or make a quick buck, here are the betting odds and nominees to watch for all the top prizes at this year’s Academy Awards provided courtesy of MyBettingSites.com and their Bet365 review.
Betting Odds for Best Picture
The Trial of the Chicago 7: 8.00
Promising Young Women: 19.00
Nominee to Watch: The Trial of the Chicago 7. Despite Nomadland winning Best Drama at the Golden Globes, we wouldn’t count The Trial of the Chicago 7 out, especially considering the high odds.
Betting Odds for Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom): 1.05
Anthony Hopkins (The Father): 8.50
Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal): 15.00
Gary Oldman (Mank): 34.00
Steven Yeun (Minari): 34.00
Nominee to Watch: Chadwick Boseman. He’s a shoo-in.
Betting Odds for Best Actress
Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Women): 2.37
Viola Davis (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom): 2.87
Frances McDormand (Nomadland): 4.50
Andra Day (The United States vs. Billie Holiday): 7.00
Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a Woman): 15.00
Nominee to Watch: Carey Mulligan. A funny, poignant and tear-jerking performance.
Betting Odds for Best Director
Chloe Zhao (Nomadland): 1.04
David Fincher (Mank): 11.00
Lee Isaac Chung (Minari): 17.00
Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Women): 17.00
Thomas Vinterberg (Another Round): 26.00
Nominee to Watch: Chloe Zhao. Almost a sure thing and has already won Best Director at the Golden Globes.
Betting Odds for Best Supporting Actor
Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah): 1.04
Sacha Baron Cohen (The Trial of the Chicago 7): 13.00
Leslie Odom Jr. (One Night in Miami): 17.00
Paul Raci (Sound of Metal): 17.00
LaKeith Stanfield (Judas and the Black Messiah): 26.00
Nominee to Watch: Paul Raci. This one’s a long shot but he better fits the title “Supporting Actor” than Kaluuya or Stanfield.
Betting Odds for Best Supporting Actress
Youn You-Jing (Minari): 1.28
Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm): 4.00
Glenn Close (Hillbilly Elegy): 13.00
Olivia Colman (The Father): 17.00
Amanda Seyfried (Mank): 29.00
Nominee to Watch: Maria Bakalova. Good price for a race that is definitely not over.
Betting Odds for Best Adapted Screenplay
The Father: 5.50
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: 8.00
One Night in Miami: 17.00
The White Tiger: 41.00
Nominee to Watch: Nomadland. If it doesn’t win Best Picture, Nomadland is sure to pick this one up.
Betting Odds for Best Original Screenplay
Promising Young Women: 1.25
The Trial of the Chicago 7: 3.75
Sound of Metal: 34.00
Judas and the Black Messiah: 34.00
Nominee to Watch: Promising Young Women. An original and relatable commentary on the life of a modern Western Woman.
Betting Odds for Best Animated Feature Film
Over the Moon: 29.00
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon: 34.00
Nominee to Watch: Soul. They seem to have it in the bag already.
Betting Odds for Best Documentary Feature
My Octopus Teacher: 1.25
Crip Camp: 21.00
The Mole Agent: 41.00
Nominee to Watch: My Octopus Teacher. An intriguing and remarkable personal story.
Betting Odds for Best Film Editing
Sound of Metal: 1.72
The Trial of the Chicago 7: 2.20
The Father: 21.00
Promising Young Women: 51.00
Nominee to Watch: Sound of Metal. It’ll be tight but this is one for Sound of Metal.
Betting Odds for Best Cinematography
News of the World: 13.00
Judas and the Black Messiah: 17.00
The Trial of the Chicago 7: 21.00
Nominee to Watch: Nomadland. Quiet, beautiful and expert cinematography.
Betting Odds for Best Orginal Score
News of the World: 26.00
Da 5 Bloods: 26.00
Nominee to Watch: Soul. Do we really need to justify ourselves?
Betting Odds for Best Orginal Song
Speak Now (One Night in Miami): 1.50
Io Si (The Life Ahead): 3.25
Husavik (Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga): 5.00
Fight for You (Judas and the Black Messiah): 34.00
Hear My Voice (The Trial of the Chicago 7): 34.00
Nominee to Watch: Husavik. A surprise pick but the moving song ties the film together perfectly.
Betting Odds for Best International Feature Film
Another Round: 1.12
Quo Vadis, Aida?: 7.00
Better Days: 19.00
The Man Who Sold His Skin: 29.00
Nominee to Watch: Another Round. Explores binge-drinking and the ordinariness of life beautifully.