Ladbrokes – Three Billboards slight favourite to win Oscars 2018 Best Picture category

Jessica Bridge

Following its weekend triumph at the 2018 Baftas, Ladbrokes Entertainment has placed Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ as the market even-money favourite to win the Best Picture category at the 90th Academy Awards (4 March).

Entering the final weeks of ‘Oscars campaigning’, Ladbrokes details that the Best Picture category will be closely contested by‘Three Billboards’ and Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ (6/4 Ladbrokes).

Updating its Oscars 2018 market, Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes Entertainment said: “The Best Picture market at the Oscars is an incredibly tight two-horse race, but after its Bafta win, we’re inclined to think Three Billboards will land the big one on 4 March”.

Ladbrokes Entertainment is certain that Gary Oldman will win his long-overdue Oscars, for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in the ‘Darkest Hour’, pricing the London thespian at a very short 20/1.

Ladbrokes further anticipates a big night for ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ as Frances McDormand is the clear 1/10 favourite to take home the Best Actress award, ahead of Lady Bird’s Saoirse Ronan at 8/1.

Ladbrokes Entertainment Oscars 2018

Best Picture
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri  Evens
The Shape of Water 6/4
Lady Bird 12/1
Get Out 16/1
Dunkirk 33/1
Call Me By Your Name 50/1
The Post 50/1
Darkest Hour 100/1
Phantom Thread 100/1

Best Actor
Gary Oldman 1/20
Daniel Kaluuya 14/1
Timothee Chalamet 16/1
Daniel Day-Lewis 25/1
Denzel Washington 50/1

Best Actress
Frances McDormand 1/10
Saoirse Ronan 8/1
Sally Hawkins 14/1
Margot Robbie 25/1
Meryl Streep 40/1

Best Director
Guillermo del Toro – The Shape of Water 1/7
Christopher Nolan – Dunkirk 4/1
Greta Gerwig – Lady Bird 8/1
Jordan Peele – Get Out 33/1
Paul Thomas Anderson – Phantom Thread 50/1

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