Last Updated on April 25, 2021
When it comes to betting on our favorite legal sportsbooks, it is not limited to just sports anymore.
Some states allow sports bettors to wager on the Oscars, which is a tremendous event for wagering when you think about all of the various awards to choose from and wager on.
This year will be no different, as the 2021 Oscars betting markets are already posted at DraftKings Sportsbook.
With an odd year for movies due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Oscars will be different as many of the films nominated were seen by viewers in their own homes rather than in the movie theaters. With that said, Oscars betting was a very popular market in years prior which makes it a fun betting event with all of the various awards to wager on.
Let’s take a look at the odds for each of the awards you can bet on for the 2021 Oscars, courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Picture Odds
Here is a look at the opening odds to win “Best Picture” at the 2021 Oscars, seen as the most important award of the evening.
- Nomadland: -670
- The Trial of the Chicago 7: +650
- Minari: +1400
- Promising Young Woman: +1400
- Mank: +2800
- Judas & the Black Messiah: +3000
- Sound of Metal: +5000
- The Father: +8000
Last year, the winner was “Parasite”.
For the latest odds, check our odds movement table at the bottom of this post.
Odds to Win Best Director – Oscars 2021
There are five candidates for Best Director in 2021, highlighted by Chloe Zhao. Here are the opening odds.
- Chloe Zhao -2500
- David Fincher +1000
- Lee Isaac Chung +1400
- Emerald Fenell +1700
- Thomas Vinterberg +2000
Check our odds movement table at the bottom of this post for the latest odds.
Who will win Best Actor at the 2021 Oscars?
The odds to win Best Actor on DraftKings Sportsbook are highlighted by Chadwick Boseman at -2500. Here are the opening odds.
- Chadwick Boseman -2500
- Anthony Hopkins +800
- Riz Ahmed +1400
- Gary Oldman +2000
- Steven Yeun +2500
Best Actress Betting Odds
It will be a close betting market for Best Actress in 2021, here are the top five candidates as the opening odds were released.
- Carey Mulligan +125
- Viola Davis +180
- Frances McDormand +350
- Andra Day +600
- Vanessa Kirby +1400
Odds to Win Best Supporting Actor – Oscars 2021
Daniel Kaluuya is the clear favorite to win Best Supporting Actor at the 2021 Oscars, here is the list of five candidates and opening odds.
- Daniel Kaluuya -2000
- Sacha Baron Cohen +900
- Paul Raci +1200
- Leslie Odom Jr. +1400
- LaKeith Stanfield +2500
Oscars Odds to Win Best Supporting Actress
For best-supporting actress, there are five candidates. Youn Yuh-jung is the favorite at -500 for her role in Minari. Here are the opening odds.
- Youn Yuh-jung -500
- Maria Bakalova +300
- Glenn Close +650
- Olivia Colman +1000
- Amanda Seyfried +1700
Other Oscars Betting Markets
There are quite a few betting markets available for the 2021 Oscars, not limited to the ones above. Here’s a list of other markets you can wager on for the 2021 Oscars, at DraftKings Sportsbook.
- Best Animated Film
- Best Cinematography
- Best International Feature Film
- Best Documentary
- Best Original Screenplay
- Best Original Song
- Best Original Score
- Best Film Editing
- and more!
For a full list of Oscars betting odds, check out DraftKings Sportsbook.
Odds Movement for the Oscars Betting Markets
With early action coming in on the Oscars, the odds for each award have shifted. We keep track of the opening and current odds for this year’s awards, with odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.
Current 2021 Oscars Odds
|DraftKings Opening Odds||DraftKings Current Odds|
|The Trial of the Chicago 7||+650||+600|
|Promising Young Woman||+1400||+1700|
|Judas and the Black Messiah||+3000||+3300|
|Sound of Metal||+5000||+5000|
|BEST ACTOR||DraftKings Open||DraftKings Current|
|Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)||-2500||-1667|
|Anthony Hopkins (The Father)||+800||+700|
|Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal)||+1400||+1400|
|Gary Oldman (Mank)||+2000||+3300|
|Steven Yeun (Minari)||+2500||+2500|
|BEST ACTRESS||DraftKings Open||DraftKings Current|
|Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman)||+125||+125|
|Viola Davis (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)||+180||+200|
|Frances McDormand (Nomadland)||+350||+400|
|Andra Day (The United States vs. Billie Holiday)||+600||+600|
|Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a Woman)||+1400||+2000|
|BEST DIRECTOR||DraftKings Open||DraftKings Current|
|Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)||-2500||-3335|
|David Fincher (Mank)||+1000||+1000|
|Lee Isaac Chung (Minari)||+1400||+1700|
|Emerald Fenell (Promising Young Woman)||+1700||+2000|
|Thomas Vinterberg (Another Round)||+2000||+2500|
|BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR||DraftKings Open||DraftKings Current|
|Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah)||-2000||-2500|
|Sacha Baron Cohen (Trial of the Chicago 7)||+900||+1200|
|Paul Raci (Sound of Metal)||+1200||+1200|
|Leslie Odom Jr. (One Night in Miami)||+1400||+1700|
|LaKeith Stanfield (Judas and the Black Messiah)||+2500||+3300|
|BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS||DraftKings Open||DraftKings Current|
|Youn Yuh-jung (Minari)||-500||-500|
|Maria Bakalova (Borat)||+300||+375|
|Glenn Close (Hillbilly Elegy)||+650||+1000|
|Olivia Colman (The Father)||+1000||+2000|
|Amanda Seyfried (Mank)||+1700||+3300|
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Where Can I Bet the Oscars?
You can bet on the Oscars in New Jersey, Michigan, and Indiana. This is unfortunately restrictive to these three states because the Oscars technically has a pre-determined outcome, which prevents some states from allowing wagers.
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