Argo challenging Lincoln for Best Picture Oscar
William Hill have once again cut the price of Argo winning the Best Picture Oscar and it is now 5/4 from an original 9/2.
Lincoln is the 4/7 favourite with Les Miserables out to 16/1. Jessica Chastain has also been well backed to win the Best Actress award at 6/4, although she will need to beat Jennifer Lawrence who is the 8/13 favourite.
"Argo is building momentum at exactly the right time and the way things are going we can see it becoming favourite before the big night!" said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.
Best Picture: 4/7 Lincoln, 5/4 Argo, 16/1 Les Miserables, 25/1 Silver Lining Playbook, 33/1 Life of Pi, 40/1 Zero Dark Thirty, 66/1 Amour, 100/1 Beasts of the Southern Wild, 100/1 Django Unchained
Best Director: 1/6 Steven Spielberg (Lincoln), 6/1 Ang Lee (Life Of Pi), 9/1 Michael Haneke (Amour), 14/1 David O Russell (Silver Linings Playbook), 33/1 Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of The Southern Wild)
Best Actor: 1/16 Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln), 9/1 Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables), 20/1 Denzel Washington (Fight),25/1 Joaquin Phoenix (The Master), 25/1 Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
Best Actress: 8/13 Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook), 6/4 Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty), 8/1 Emannuelle Riva (Amour), 20/1 Naomi Watts (The Impossible), 20/1 Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts Of The Southern Wild),