Best Supporting Actor Odds
HOLLYWOOD, CA (TheSpread) – The Oscar for Best Supporting Actor appears to be Christian Bale’s to lose as he is the clear favorite to win at the 2011 Academy Awards.
Bale has betting odds of -1200 to win according to oddsmakers from online sportsbook Sportsbook.com. Other nominees for the award are Geoffrey Rush (+200), Jeremy Renner (+2000), Mark Ruffalo (+3000), and John Hawkes (+3000).
Bale plays Dicky Eklund, half-brother of Micky Ward in the movie The Fighter. The character is based on a true story of a former boxer turned trainer that struggles with alcohol and drug addiction. Bale won the 2011 SAG Award and Golden Glob for Best Supporting Actor.
The only other possible winner appears to be Rush, who played the therapist to King George VI in The King’s Speech. Rush is a former Oscar winner for Best Actor.
The 2011 Academy Awards will take place on Feb. 27 from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood and will air live on ABC starting at 8:30PM ET. For complete odds for the Best Supporting Actor category, see below
2011 Academy Awards – Best Supporting Actor Odds - Sunday, Feb. 27 – Kodak Theatre – Hollywood, Calif.
Christian Bale (The Fighter) -1200
Geoffrey Rush (The Kings Speech) +200
Jeremy Renner (The Town) +2000
Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right) +3000
John Hawkes (Winters Bone) +3000