The movie he starred in, “The Revenant,” is also favored to win Best Picture, according to online betting site PaddyPower.com.
CNNMoney (New York) First published February 23, 2016: 11:28 AM ET
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The thriller directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu is currently holding 8-to-15 odds to win. The ceremony hosted by Chris Rock begins at 8:30 p.m.
If that seems like a wide margin it’s nothing compared to the best actor category where DiCaprio is a prohibitive favorite with 1-to-100 odds.
Here’s the list of the Oscar odds for the award show’s biggest categories, according to PaddyPower:
“The Revenant” is the betting favorite to win Best Picture at Sunday’s Academy Awards. The 20th Century Fox film is followed by “Spotlight” which comes in at 23-to-10 and “The Big Short” at 5-to-1.
“The Revenant”: 8-to-15
“The Big Short”: 5-to-1
“The Martian”: 100-to-1
“Mad Max: Fury Road”: 100-to-1
“Bridge of Spies”: 200-to-1
Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”: 1-to-100
Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl”: 20-to-1
Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”: 20-to-1
Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”: 80-to-1
Matt Damon, “The Martian”: 100-to-1
Brie Larson, “Room”: 1-to-25
Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn”: 10-to-1
Cate Blanchett, “Carol”: 33-to-1
Charlotte Rampling, “45 Years”: 40-to-1
Jennifer Lawrence, “Joy”: 40-to-1
Best Supporting Actor:
Sylvester Stallone, “Creed”: 3-to-10
Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”: 5-to-2
Christian Bale, “The Big Short”: 16-to-1
Tom Hardy, “The Revenant”: 16-to-1
Mark Ruffalo, “Spotlight”: 40-to-1
Best Supporting Actress:
Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”: 1-to-2
Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”: 3-to-1
Rooney Mara, “Carol”: 7-to-2
Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”: 25-to-1
Rachel McAdams, “Spotlight”: 100-to-1
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