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The Revenant To Finally Bag Leo An Oscar? You Bet!

2016 may finally be the year for Leonardo DiCaprio to finally pick up his Oscar with William Hill making him odds on at 5/6 to pick up Best Actor for his role in The Revenant.


“Leo is widely regarded as the best actor to have never won an Oscar but that title my be passing on to someone else as he is odds on to finally bag a statue,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.


The movie is garnering much critical acclaim and it is the second favourite to win the Best Picture at 3/1 , just behind Spotlight in the betting.


Tom Hardy could make it a hat trick of awards with odds of 9/2 to pick up Best Actor.


Best Picture Oscar: 9/4 Spotlight; 3/1 The Revenant; 6/1 Joy; 8/1 Carol; 9/1 Steve Jobs; 10/1 Room; 10/1 The Martian; 14/1 Inside Out; 16/1 Bridge of Spies; 20/1 The Danish Girl; 20/1 The Hateful Eight; 22/1 BAR


Best Actor Oscar: 5/6 Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant; 7/4 Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs; 6/1 Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl; 12/1 Johnny Depp – Black Mass; 12/1 Tom Hiddlestone – I Saw The Light; 16/1 Jake Gyllenhaal – Demolition; 16/1 Michael Caine – Youth; 16/1 Will Smith – Concussion; 20/1 BAR


Best Supporting Actor: 11/8 Michael Keaton – Spotlight; 13/8 Idris Elba – Beasts Of No Nation; 9/2 Tom Hardy – The Revenant;5/1 Sylvester Stallone – Creed; 10/1 Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight; 10/1 Mark Rylance – Bridge Of Spies; 14/1 BAR