The 87th Academy Awards rite starts this Sunday during 8:30pm Eastern Standard Time, and nonetheless a golden envelopes haven’t nonetheless been opened, prognosticators are already tough during work presaging a winners.
There’s a immeasurable gambling marketplace surrounding a festivities, maybe since many of a categories can mostly be likely with a reasonable–but distant from perfect–degree of accuracy. Film information researcher Stephen Follows posits that it’s probable to collect winners with a success rate of 77% for Best Picture, 93% for Director and 77% for Actor/Actress.
In those categories, the online betting world seems to consider Birdman is in a lead over Boyhood in a tighten competition for Best Picture as good as executive honors. Eddie Redmayne appears to be a favorite in a actor category, while Julianne Moore boasts a autocratic lead for actress.
Tune in to Forbes.com and follow me on Twitter for ongoing coverage this weekend.
Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole
Richard Linklater and Cathleen Sutherland
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson
The Imitation Game
Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky and Teddy Schwarzman
Christian Colson, Oprah Winfrey, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner
The Theory of Everything
Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce and Anthony McCarten
Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook and David Lancaster