Best Actor Predictions & Betting Odds for the 2020 Oscars


Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images. Pictured: Joaquin Phoenix.

  • Joaquin Phoenix is the overwhelming favorite to win Best Actor on Sunday at the Oscars.
  • Do any of our experts anticipate an upset or will Phoenix take home the hardware?

Best Actor Prediction for 2020 Oscars

Chris Raybon: Joaquin Phoenix to Win

One of the upshots of rushing to bet Oscar lines after the nominations are released: I got Phoenix to win this award at -650.

This bet is a pass for me now that those odds are all the way up to -5000.

Collin Wilson: Joaquin Phoenix to Win

Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director and Best Cinematography all have heavy favorites and should be added to a parlay card.

[Bet now at DraftKings, where you can get 10-1 odds on any Best Picture nominee to win. NJ and IN only.]

Best Actor Betting Odds for 2020 Oscars

  • Joaquin Phoenix (Joker) -5000
  • Adam Driver (Marriage Story) +1000
  • Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon A Time in Hollywood) +3300
  • Antonio Banderas (Pain & Glory) +5000
  • Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes) +6600

[Bet now at DraftKings, where you can get 10-1 odds on any Best Picture nominee to win. NJ and IN only.]

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