Experts' Predicted Winners
Oscars 2018
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TIME MACHINE
Best Picture
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • The Shape of Water
    1

    The Shape of Water

    12
    6/5
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
    2

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    6
    10/3
  • Get Out
    3

    Get Out

    5
    4/1
  • Lady Bird
    4

    Lady Bird

    1
    18/1
  • Dunkirk
    5

    Dunkirk

    0
    66/1
  • Call Me By Your Name
    6

    Call Me By Your Name

    0
    80/1
  • Phantom Thread
    7

    Phantom Thread

    0
    80/1
  • Darkest Hour
    8

    Darkest Hour

    0
    100/1
  • The Post
    9

    The Post

    0
    100/1
Best Director
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Guillermo Del Toro (The Shape of Water)
    1

    Guillermo Del Toro

    24
    1/10
  • Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk)
    2

    Christopher Nolan

    0
    40/1
  • Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird)
    3

    Greta Gerwig

    0
    50/1
  • Jordan Peele (Get Out)
    4

    Jordan Peele

    0
    50/1
  • Paul Thomas Anderson (Phantom Thread)
    5

    Paul Thomas Anderson

    0
    100/1
Best Actress
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
    1

    Frances McDormand

    24
    1/10
  • Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird)
    2

    Saoirse Ronan

    0
    33/1
  • Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water)
    3

    Sally Hawkins

    0
    50/1
  • Margot Robbie (I, Tonya)
    4

    Margot Robbie

    0
    66/1
  • Meryl Streep (The Post)
    5

    Meryl Streep

    0
    80/1
Best Actor
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour)
    1

    Gary Oldman

    23
    2/13
  • Timothee Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name)
    2

    Timothee Chalamet

    1
    14/1
  • Daniel Day-Lewis (Phantom Thread)
    3

    Daniel Day-Lewis

    0
    50/1
  • Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out)
    4

    Daniel Kaluuya

    0
    66/1
  • Denzel Washington (Roman J. Israel, Esq.)
    5

    Denzel Washington

    0
    100/1
Best Supporting Actress
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Allison Janney (I, Tonya)
    1

    Allison Janney

    18
    4/9
  • Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird)
    2

    Laurie Metcalf

    6
    3/1
  • Mary J. Blige (Mudbound)
    3

    Mary J. Blige

    0
    50/1
  • Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread)
    4

    Lesley Manville

    0
    66/1
  • Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water)
    5

    Octavia Spencer

    0
    80/1
Best Supporting Actor
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
    1

    Sam Rockwell

    23
    2/13
  • Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project)
    2

    Willem Dafoe

    1
    14/1
  • Richard Jenkins (The Shape of Water)
    3

    Richard Jenkins

    0
    50/1
  • Christopher Plummer (All the Money in the World)
    4

    Christopher Plummer

    0
    66/1
  • Woody Harrelson (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
    5

    Woody Harrelson

    0
    80/1
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Call Me By Your Name
    1

    Call Me By Your Name

    22
    2/11
  • Mudbound
    2

    Mudbound

    2
    9/1
  • Molly's Game
    3

    Molly's Game

    0
    40/1
  • The Disaster Artist
    4

    The Disaster Artist

    0
    66/1
  • Logan
    5

    Logan

    0
    80/1
Best Original Screenplay
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Get Out
    1

    Get Out

    11
    13/10
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
    2

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    10
    3/2
  • Lady Bird
    3

    Lady Bird

    3
    13/2
  • The Shape of Water
    4

    The Shape of Water

    0
    66/1
  • The Big Sick
    5

    The Big Sick

    0
    100/1
Best Cinematography
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Blade Runner 2049
    1

    Blade Runner 2049

    15
    8/11
  • Dunkirk
    2

    Dunkirk

    4
    9/2
  • The Shape of Water
    3

    The Shape of Water

    3
    13/2
  • Mudbound
    4

    Mudbound

    2
    10/1
  • Darkest Hour
    5

    Darkest Hour

    0
    80/1
Best Costume Design
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Phantom Thread
    1

    Phantom Thread

    22
    2/11
  • Beauty and the Beast
    2

    Beauty and the Beast

    1
    14/1
  • The Shape of Water
    3

    The Shape of Water

    1
    16/1
  • Darkest Hour
    4

    Darkest Hour

    0
    66/1
  • Victoria and Abdul
    5

    Victoria and Abdul

    0
    80/1
Best Film Editing
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Dunkirk
    1

    Dunkirk

    23
    2/13
  • The Shape of Water
    2

    The Shape of Water

    1
    16/1
  • Baby Driver
    3

    Baby Driver

    0
    40/1
  • I, Tonya
    4

    I, Tonya

    0
    80/1
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
    5

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    0
    80/1
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Darkest Hour
    1

    Darkest Hour

    23
    1/10
  • Wonder
    2

    Wonder

    1
    14/1
  • Victoria and Abdul
    3

    Victoria and Abdul

    0
    50/1
Best Production Design
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • The Shape of Water
    1

    The Shape of Water

    20
    2/9
  • Blade Runner 2049
    2

    Blade Runner 2049

    3
    6/1
  • Beauty and the Beast
    3

    Beauty and the Beast

    0
    50/1
  • Dunkirk
    4

    Dunkirk

    0
    50/1
  • Darkest Hour
    5

    Darkest Hour

    0
    80/1
Best Score
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • The Shape of Water
    1

    The Shape of Water

    19
    4/11
  • Phantom Thread
    2

    Phantom Thread

    3
    13/2
  • Dunkirk
    3

    Dunkirk

    2
    9/1
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
    4

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    0
    66/1
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
    5

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    0
    80/1
Best Song
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Remember Me (Coco)
    1

    Remember Me

    16
    8/13
  • This Is Me (The Greatest Showman)
    2

    This Is Me

    6
    3/1
  • Mighty River (Mudbound)
    3

    Mighty River

    1
    16/1
  • The Mystery of Love (Call Me By Your Name)
    4

    The Mystery of Love

    1
    18/1
  • Stand Up for Something (Marshall)
    5

    Stand Up for Something

    0
    80/1
Best Sound Editing
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Dunkirk
    1

    Dunkirk

    21
    2/9
  • Baby Driver
    2

    Baby Driver

    2
    9/1
  • Blade Runner 2049
    3

    Blade Runner 2049

    1
    16/1
  • The Shape of Water
    4

    The Shape of Water

    0
    66/1
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
    5

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    0
    100/1
Best Sound Mixing
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Dunkirk
    1

    Dunkirk

    21
    2/9
  • Baby Driver
    2

    Baby Driver

    2
    9/1
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
    3

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    1
    18/1
  • Blade Runner 2049
    4

    Blade Runner 2049

    0
    50/1
  • The Shape of Water
    5

    The Shape of Water

    0
    66/1
Best Visual Effects
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • War for the Planet of the Apes
    1

    War for the Planet of the Apes

    18
    4/9
  • Blade Runner 2049
    2

    Blade Runner 2049

    5
    7/2
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
    3

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    1
    16/1
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
    4

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    0
    80/1
  • Kong: Skull Island
    5

    Kong: Skull Island

    0
    80/1
Best Animated Feature
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Coco
    1

    Coco

    24
    1/10
  • The Breadwinner
    2

    The Breadwinner

    0
    40/1
  • Loving Vincent
    3

    Loving Vincent

    0
    50/1
  • Ferdinand
    4

    Ferdinand

    0
    66/1
  • Boss Baby
    5

    Boss Baby

    0
    100/1
Best Documentary Feature
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Faces Places
    1

    Faces Places

    15
    8/11
  • Last Men in Aleppo
    2

    Last Men in Aleppo

    5
    7/2
  • Icarus
    3

    Icarus

    4
    5/1
  • Strong Island
    4

    Strong Island

    0
    66/1
  • Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
    5

    Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

    0
    80/1
Best Foreign Language Film
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • A Fantastic Woman
    1

    A Fantastic Woman

    16
    8/13
  • The Square
    2

    The Square

    6
    3/1
  • Loveless
    3

    Loveless

    1
    16/1
  • The Insult
    4

    The Insult

    1
    18/1
  • On Body and Soul
    5

    On Body and Soul

    0
    100/1
Best Animated Short
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Dear Basketball
    1

    Dear Basketball

    18
    3/10
  • Lou
    2

    Lou

    2
    17/2
  • Garden Party
    3

    Garden Party

    1
    16/1
  • Negative Space
    4

    Negative Space

    1
    18/1
  • Revolting Rhymes
    5

    Revolting Rhymes

    0
    80/1
Best Documentary Short
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • Edith+Eddie
    1

    Edith+Eddie

    11
    11/10
  • Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405
    2

    Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405

    7
    11/5
  • Heroin(e)
    3

    Heroin

    4
    9/2
  • Knife Skills
    4

    Knife Skills

    0
    66/1
  • Traffic Stop
    5

    Traffic Stop

    0
    80/1
Best Live Action Short
Nominee
Top Choice
Odds
  • DeKalb Elementary
    1

    DeKalb Elementary

    16
    8/15
  • The Silent Child
    2

    The Silent Child

    4
    9/2
  • The Eleven O'Clock
    3

    The Eleven O'Clock

    1
    16/1
  • My Nephew Emmett
    4

    My Nephew Emmett

    1
    18/1
  • Watu Wote / All of Us
    5

    Watu Wote / All of Us

    1
    18/1