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How and where to bet 2021 Oscars

We go over where you can legally bet the 2021 Oscar ceremonies on DraftKings Sportsbook and discuss available odds.

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The Oscars

The 2021 Academy Awards ceremony is set to take place on Sunday, April 25th at 8 p.m. ET. This year’s event may look a bit different due to COVID-19, but we are still in for a night of glamour. And in some places, that means you can place a wager on Hollywood’s biggest night!

Instead of the normal home of the Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard, the ceremony will mostly take place at Union Station in Los Angeles because it’s outdoors. There will be no host again this year, but an A-list of celebrities will be on hand to help hand out statuettes from Halle Berry to Brad Pitt.

The Oscars will air on ABC, but for those without cable, you can live stream the 2021 Oscars online with ABC. Keep in mind, however, that requires a cable log-in. If you don’t have a cable subscription, there are quite a few streaming services offering free trials for one or two weeks. You can check YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV and be able to stream the Academy Awards.

And if you want to find out how the lines get made for the Academy Awards, we went right to the source and asked how it happens.

What states allow you to bet on the Oscars?

It’s currently legal to bet on the 2021 Oscars in Michigan, Colorado, Indiana and New Jersey.

Odds for the 2021 Oscars

Best Picture

Nomadland: -670
The Trial of the Chicago 7: +650
Minari: +1400
Promising Young Woman: +1400
Mank: +2800
Judas & the Black Messiah: +3000
Sound of Metal: +5000
The Father: +8000

Best Director

Chloe Zhao (Nomadland) -3335
David Fincher (Mank) +1000
Lee Isaac Chung (Minari) +1700
Emerald Fenell (Promising Young Woman) +2000
Thomas Vinterberg (Another Round) +2500

Best Actor

Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) -1667
Anthony Hopkins (The Father) +700
Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal) +1400
Steven Yeun (Minari) +2500
Gary Oldman (Mank) +3300

Best Actress

Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman) +125
Viola Davis (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) +200
Frances McDormand (Nomadland) +400
Andra Day (The United States vs. Billie Holiday) +600
Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a Woman) +2000

Best Supporting Actor

Daniel Kaluuya (Judas And The Black Messiah) -2500
Sacha Baron Cohen (The Trial Of The Chicago 7) +1200
Paul Raci (Sound of Metal) +1200
LaKeith Stanfield (Judas And The Black Messiah) +3300
Leslie Odom Jr. (One Night in Miami) +1700

Best Supporting Actress

Youn Yuh-jung (Minari) -500
Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm) +375
Glenn Close (Hillbilly Elegy) +1000
Olivia Colman (The Father) +2000
Amanda Seyfried (Mank) +3300

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