Rami Malek most popular pick for Best Actor Oscar; 5/1 in the market


He may not be top of the betting, but punters are piling in on Best Actor glory for Rami Malek at next year’s Oscars.

The Bohemian Rhapsody star has been the subject of a whopping 75% of all bets in the market, since the film’s release. And the bookies could face quite a payout if he wins, with Malek 5/1 third-favourite as it stands.

At the head of the betting is Bradley Cooper at 10/11, while 2013 nominee Christian Bale is next up at 4/1.

After Malek, there’s a trio of Viggo Mortensen (6/1), Ryan Gosling (8/1) and Willem Dafoe (10/1).

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: “Bradley Cooper is Under Pressure in the battle for Best Actor with Remi Malek proving a popular pick with punters.”

Ladbrokes Latest Betting:

Best Actor

Bradley Cooper – 10/11

Christian Bale – 4/1

Rami Malek – 5/1

Viggo Mortensen – 6/1

Ryan Gosling – 8/1

William Dafoe – 10/1

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All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing



Dave Burin

Dave graduated with an MA in English Literature at Durham University, and worked in marketing before joining the Ladbrokes News team. A Man United fan and avid groundhopper, he’s also an ardent follower of Rugby League. You can usually find him at a ground near you, clutching a big cup of tea.