Oscars oddsmaker discusses favorites

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Posted: Feb 24, 2016 6:28 PM

After five Oscar nominations, Leonardo DiCaprio will finally take home the coveted gold best actor statuette at Sunday's Academy Awards, according to Las Vegas oddsmaker Ben Eckstein.

Eckstein, who has a nationally syndicated odds column and publishes betting odds on his website AmericasLine.com, has compiled his odds in the acting and best picture races by looking at a film or actor's performance across the awards season, and gets tips from movie industry insiders.