Now that the presumptive Oscars frontrunner Michael Keaton (“Birdman”) got knocked out at the SAG Awards by Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”), who’s really ahead to win Best Actor? Vote in our new poll below.
Redmayne now leads our overall combined racetrack odds, but the race is so close that the lead could change yet again by the time you’re finished reading this sentence.
As of this writing, Redmayne’s odds are 10/9, just ahead of Keaton with 6/5 odds. When those odds are translated to percentage points, that means Redmayne has 47% to win compared to Keaton’s 46%.
Third place is Bradley Cooper (“American Sniper”) with 20/1 odds, followed by Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Imitation Game”) in fourth place with 50/1 odds and Steve Carell (“Foxcatcher”) in last place with 100/1 odds.
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