Oscar odds on the move after 86th Academy Awards nominations

Jan 16, 2014 |
Leo DiCaprio is priced at +1,000 to win Best Actor for The Wolf of Wall Street.
Leo DiCaprio is priced at +1,000 to win Best Actor for The Wolf of Wall Street.
Nominations for the 86th Academy Awards were unveiled Thursday, kicking off one of the hottest prop betting stretches of the year.

Oscar odds have been up for some time now, but with the official nominations online books and bettors can key in on those good enough to make the cut. Here’s a look at the top three favorites in the three biggest categories – Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress – and where those odds have moved since opening, after the Golden Globes and their current price following the nominations:

Best Picture

12 Years a Slave – Open: Even, Post Golden Globes: 1/2, Post nomination: 2/5
American Hustle – Open: 3/1, Post Golden Globes: 6/1, Post nominations: 5/1
Gravity - Open: 7/2, Post Golden Globes: 3/1, Post nomination: 5/1

Best Actor

Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave - Open: 13/8, Post Golden Globes: 4/9, Post nomination: 4/7
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club - Open: 7/1, Post Golden Globes: 2/1, Post nomination: 3/2
Leo DiCaprio, The Wolf Of Wall Street - Open: 18/1, Post Golden Globes: 14/1, Post nomination: 10/1

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine - Open: 2/9, Post Golden Globes: 1/10, Post nomination: 1/12
Sandra Bullock, Gravity - Open: 13/2, Post Golden Globes: 4/1, Post nomination: 7/1
Judi Dench, Philomena - Open: 14/1, Post Golden Globes: 15/1, Post nomination: 30/1

Odds courtesy of Sportsbook.ag.
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