Betting the Oscars

February 14, 2008

Every year the sportsbooks offer lines and odds on the Oscars. This year the Oscars will be held on February 14, 2008 and luckily for the presenters and us, the writer’s strike won’t be forcing us to watch the show with substandard commentary.For your consideration here is a list of odds for some of the more popular categories:

Best Picture Winner:
No Country For Old Men” @1.40
All other nominees @ 3.19

Best Actor:
Daniel Day-Lewis @1.13 (“There Will Be Blood“)
All other nominees @ 7.77

Best Actress:
Julie Christie @1.40 (“Away From Her“)
All other nominees @2.97

Best Supporting Actor:
Javier Barden @1.13 (“No Country For Old Men”)
All other nominees @7.55

Best Supporting Actress:
Cate Blanchette @2.38 (“I’m Not There“)
Amy Ryan @2.98 (“Gone, Baby, Gone“)
All other nominees @3.52

Best Director:
Joel/Ethan Coen @1.36 (“No Country For Old Men”)
All other nominees @3.47

For a complete list of Oscar betting odds please visit Bodog. Please keep in mind that the betting odds may vary from the ones listed on the site. If there is a difference you should consider the odds listed on the site as they are considered to be live lines and could change between now and the day of the Oscars.

E. Zack Lee

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