89th Academy Awards odds and picks

On Wednesday, Joel Murphy, Lars Periwinkle and Molly Regan broke down the major Academy Award categories and shared the betting odds for every nominee.

For those of you looking to drop some cash on Sunday’s Oscars, or simply looking to see how wrong the Hobo Radio crew got it, you can find their picks and odds below. (The odds are via Sports Betting Dime.)

Best Picture

  • La La Land: 1/5
  • Moonlight: 9/1
  • Manchester by the Sea: 16/1
  • Lion: 45/1
  • Arrival: 50/1
  • Fences: 100/1
  • Hidden Figures: 100/1
  • Hacksaw Ridge: 150/1
  • Hell or High Water: 200/1

Joel’s pick: Moonlight (though, in his heart, it’s Captain Fantastic)
Lars’ pick: Arrival
Molly’s pick: Moonlight

Best Director

  • Damien Chazelle (La La Land): 1/8
  • Barry Jenkins (Moonlight): 14/1
  • Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea): 20/1
  • Denis Villeneuve (Arrival): 40/1
  • Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge): 90/1

Joel’s pick: Damien Chazelle (La La Land)
Lars’ pick: Denis Villeneuve (Arrival)
Molly’s pick: Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)

Best Actress

  • Emma Stone (La La Land): 1/4
  • Natalie Portman (Jackie): 8/1
  • Isabelle Huppert (Elle): 19/1
  • Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins): 30/1
  • Ruth Negga (Loving): 50/1

Joel’s pick: Emma Stone
Lars’ pick: Emma Stone
Molly’s pick: Emma Stone (though she’s rooting for Isabelle Huppert)

Best Actor

  • Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea): 1/1
  • Denzel Washington (Fences): 5/2
  • Ryan Gosling (La La Land): 9/1
  • Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge): 19/1
  • Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic): 40/1

Joel’s pick: Viggo Mortensen
Lars’ pick: Casey Affleck
Molly’s pick: Casey Affleck (though she preferred Viggo Mortensen)

Best Supporting Actress

  • Viola Davis (Fences): 1/2
  • Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea): 5/1
  • Naomie Harris (Moonlight): 8/1
  • Nicole Kidman (Lion): 20/1
  • Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures): 40/1

Joel’s pick: Viola Davis
Lars’ pick: Viola Davis
Molly’s pick: Viola Davis

Best Supporting Actor

  • Mahershala Ali (Moonlight): 3/2
  • Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water): 4/1
  • Dev Patel (Lion): 4/1
  • Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea): 17/3
  • Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals): 20/1

Joel’s pick: Mahershala Ali
Lars’ pick: Mahershala Ali (though he thinks Ben Foster was snubbed)
Molly’s pick: Mahershala Ali


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