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Lights, camera, action! It’s that time of year again, when Hollywood’s brightest stars gather to celebrate the silver screen’s most outstanding achievements. Yes, you guessed it – the 96th annual Academy Awards are just around the corner! ABC will be airing the event on Sunday, March 10, live from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.

As always, this year’s Oscar night promises to be an extravaganza of glitz, glamour and unforgettable moments. The Oscars represent the grandest event on the Hollywood calendar; it’s a night when dreams are realized, tears are shed, and history is made. But did you know that you can add an extra layer of excitement to Oscar night? That’s right, folks, we’re talking about betting on the Oscars!


View the latest Oscars Odds at Bovada!

Bovada Sportsbook already has betting odds available on a number of prominent Academy Award categories, including Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Best Picture. With the opportunity to place real-money bets on your favorite movies and acting performances, you can turn your Oscar predictions into your next big payday.

Whether you’re a film buff with a knack for predicting winners or just looking to spice up your Oscar night, join us as we delve into Bovada’s betting odds for the 96th annual Academy Awards. Get ready to roll out the red carpet and place your bets as we explore the films and actors that could make your Oscars night one to remember!


Cillian Murphy – Oppenheimer                                                     EVEN
Leonardo DiCaprio – Killers of the Flower Moon                      +325
Bradley Cooper – Maestro                                                             +400
Colman Domingo – Rustin                                                             +600
Barry Keoghan – Saltburn                                                              +700
Joaquin Phoenix – Napoleon                                                        +1500
Paul Giamatti – The Holdovers                                                     +1500
Ryan Gosling – Barbie                                                                   +1500
Michael Fassbender – The Killer                                                  +2000
Teo Yoo – Past Lives                                                                      +2000
Timothee Chalamet – Dine: Part Two                                          +2500

The race for the Best Actor category at the 96th annual Academy Awards is heating up and the betting odds are shifting as the big night approaches. With such a diverse range of talent and performances to choose from, the Best Actor category promises to be one of the most exciting and unpredictable races of the night. Here’s a quick glance at some of the favorites to win the coveted Oscar statue, along with their current betting odds.

Cillian Murphy – “Oppenheimer” (EVEN): Known for his exceptional acting chops, Cillian Murphy is the frontrunner with even odds. His portrayal of J. Robert Oppenheimer in Christopher Nolan’s epic film has generated significant buzz.

Leonardo DiCaprio – “Killers of the Flower Moon” (+325): Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio is no stranger to award season. He’s a strong contender for his role in “Killers of the Flower Moon,” a highly anticipated historical drama that’s set for release in late October.

Bradley Cooper – “Maestro” (+400): Bradley Cooper’s transformative performances are always noteworthy, and “Maestro” has him in the race with favorable betting odds. Can he conduct his way to an Oscar victory?

Colman Domingo – “Rustin” (+600): Colman Domingo’s compelling performance in the recently released “Rustin” has put him in the running for this year’s Oscar for Best Actor. This relative underdog could be a surprise winner on the big night.


Emma Stone – Poor Things                                                             +200
Carey Mulligan – Maestro                                                               +300
Fantasia Barrino – The Color Purple                                              +450
Annette Bening – Nyad                                                                   +600
Margot Robbie – Barbie                                                                  +600
Lily Gladstone – Killers of the Flower Moon                               +800
Sandra Huller – Anatomy of a Fall                                                  +800
Greta Lee – Past Lives                                                                     +1200
Cailee Spaeny – Priscilla                                                                 +1500
Kate Winslet – Lee                                                                          +2000
Natalie Portman – May December                                               +2000
Vanessa Kirby – Napoleon                                                             +3000

In an Oscar category filled with remarkable talent and unforgettable performances, the Best Actress nominees listed above have truly shone on the big screen. Each actress has brought a unique and compelling narrative to life, captivating audiences and critics alike. Let’s take a closer look at some of the exceptional women vying for the coveted Oscar in this fiercely competitive category.

Emma Stone – “Poor Things” (+200): Emma Stone’s captivating portrayal in “Poor Things” has earned her the top spot in the betting odds. With her incredible range and star power, she’s a strong contender for the Oscar.

Carey Mulligan – “Maestro” (+300): Carey Mulligan’s stunning performance in “Maestro” has her close behind Emma Stone in the betting odds. Known for her versatility, she’s a force to be reckoned with in this category.

Fantasia Barrino – “The Color Purple” (+450): Fantasia Barrino’s mesmerizing turn in “The Color Purple” places her among the frontrunners. Her powerful performance in the re-make of this incredible film is earning her well-deserved recognition.

Margot Robbie – “Barbie” (+600): Having already dominated at the box office, both domestically and internationally, Margot Robbie’s star-studded presence and memorable performance in “Barbie” has her among the favorites for this year’s Best Actress award.


Oppenheimer                                                                                      +110
Killers of the Flower Moon                                                                +300
Poor Things                                                                                          +800
Anatomy of a Fall                                                                                +1200
Past Lives                                                                                             +1200
Barbie                                                                                                  +1500
Dune: Part Two                                                                                   +1500
Maestro                                                                                               +1500
Asteroid City                                                                                       +2000
Lee                                                                                                       +2000
The Color Purple                                                                                 +2000
The Killer                                                                                             +2000

The Best Picture category is the crown jewel of the Academy Awards, representing the pinnacle of cinematic achievement. It’s the award that encapsulates the essence of storytelling, craftsmanship and artistic excellence, making it the most anticipated and prestigious honor of the night. With this year’s list of potential nominees containing a number of some diverse and captivating films, here’s a quick peek at some of the top betting options available for this prominent Oscar category.

Oppenheimer (+110): With strong odds in its favor, “Oppenheimer” tells the gripping tale of J. Robert Oppenheimer, a brilliant scientist who played a pivotal role in history. It’s a heavy favorite with a compelling narrative.

Killers of the Flower Moon (+300): This historical drama takes audiences on a journey through a haunting chapter of American history. With its release set for October, it could pick up some momentum leading up to Oscar season.

Poor Things (+800):Poor Things” brings a unique blend of humor and heart to the screen, making it a dark horse contender with enticing betting odds for anyone looking to put their money on a longshot.

Anatomy of a Fall (+1200): This thought-provoking film explores complex human emotions and relationships, offering a unique perspective that could make it a surprise winner at the 96th annual Academy Awards.