2020 Oscars Predictions, Betting Odds & 2020 Oscar Pool Picks

In Part 1, Pat Mayo and Scott Yager breakdown the state of the race for the 92nd Academy Awards, including their 2020 Oscars Predictions for best picture, the betting odds, and their favorite movies of the decade.

2020 Oscar Picks by Category — All Awards + Bets | Actor | Actress | Director

2020 Oscars Predictions — Best Picture Pick | VideoApple | Spotify | Stitcher

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2020 Oscars Predictions: Show Index

0:44 Giveaways
2:12 2020 Oscars State of the Race
9:57 Best Picture Breakdown + Betting Odds
18:48 Preferential Ballot Voting
24:34 Best Picture Impact on all the Tech Categories
57:05 Favorite Movies of the Decade


2020 Oscars Predictions: 2020 Oscar Pool Picks

Best Picture — Parasite
Best Director — Sam Mendes (1917)
Best Actor — Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)
Best Actress — Renee Zellweger (Judy)
Best Supporting Actor — Brad Pitt (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)
Best Supporting Actress — Laura Dern (Marriage Story)
Best Adapted Screenplay — Jojo Rabbit
Best Original Screenplay — Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Best Film Editing — Parasite
Best Animated Feature — Toy Story 4
Best Documentary — American Factory
Best Documentary Short — Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone
Best Cinematography — 1917
Best Production Design — 1917
Best Original Score — Joker
Best Original Song — Rocketman
Best Sound Mixing — 1917
Best Sound Editing — 1917
Best International Feature — Parasite
Best Costume Design — Little Women
Best Makeup and Hairstyling — Joker
Best Animated Short — Kitbull
Best Live Action Short — The Neighbors’ Window
Best Visual Effects — 1917


2020 Oscars Predictions: Wagers

Favorite Wagers

Best Picture: Parasite +350 Animated Short: Kitbull +175
Best Makeup: Joker +550

Longshots For Fun

Best Doc: Honeyland +900 Best Supporting Actress: Saoirse Ronan +3300

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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and was finalist for four FSWA Awards in 2020 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 21 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at ThePatMayoExperience@gmail.com and the best will be addressed on the show.


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