Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri Slight Favourite To Win

Published on March 4th, 2018 11:46 am EST
Written By: Dave Manuel
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Oscards - Academy Awards 2018 - Odds to win - Best motion picture award. A total of nine movies have been nominated for the Best Picture award at the Academy Awards this year.

In most years, there is usually a clear-cut favourite to win, though that is not the case this year, as Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri and The Shape of Water are essentially neck-and-neck to win. Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri won the Golden Globe award for Best Picture, which has bookmakers giving it the slight edge to win.

Here are the current betting odds for the Best Picture award:

(Source: Bet365)
Time Stamp: March 4th, 2018 11:43 am EST
Odds Subject to Change

Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri, 1/1
The Shape of Water, 6/4
Get Out, 6/1
Lady Bird, 12/1
Dunkirk, 40/1
Call Me By Your Name, 66/1
The Post, 100/1
Phantom Thread, 100/1
Darkest Hour, 200/1


In this politically charged environment, some believe that "Get Out" could end up getting the nod for "Best Picture" award, which makes it a compelling dark horse candidate at 6/1. Depending on the book, "Get Out" is listed as high as 5/1 to win.

Another note about Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri - at some sports books, the movie is listed as high as 19/20 to win.


Here is a look at the current favourites in the other major categories:

Best Director

Guillermo Del Toro, 1/12

Best Actor

Gary Oldman, 1/50

Best Actress

Frances McDormand, 1/25

As you can, the other major categories aren't even close, while the race for "Best Picture" could easily be won by three different movies.

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