SportsBIT: Teddy Covers & Pauly Discuss Oscars Betting Value
On today's installment of SportsBIT, Vegas handicappers Teddy Covers and Pauly Howard tackle the 89th Academy Awards and share information they received from a source in Hollywood on tonight's Oscars event.
Online sportsbooks have posted numerous prop bets on the Oscars on all the old familiar wagering markets such as best actor and actress, best film, and a wide range of other categories on everything from sound editing to best costume design.
Sports bettors interested in betting on the Oscars can find a list of the Academy Awards prop bets using Sportsbook Review. Only online sportsbooks in good standing with players are shown in the prop betting directory.
Most Popular Oscars Betting Markets
La La Land is a prohibitive favorite at -700 at most sportsbooks to win best motion picture.
Casey Affleck has the slight nod over Denzel Washington for best actor in a leading role. Affleck is trading at around -130 for his role in Manchester by the Sea while perennial Acadamy Award nominee and two-time winner Denzel is trading for about even money for his role in Fences.
Emma Stone is the heavy chalk at -530 to -700 for her lead performance in La La Land.
Mahershala Ali is favored up to -1200 for his role in Moonlight to win best actor in a supporting role. For best actress in a supporting capacity, Viola Davis is an overwhelming favorite at -200 for her role in Fences.