…According to Vegas bookies, The Artist is going to have terrific Oscar night, taking home the Academy Award for Best Picture. If you’re a betting person, you’re not placing a bet on the Descendants, which comes in second place after the silent film distributed by The Weinstein Company.

Ladies and gentlemen, make your bids, here’s the “Oscar winners” — according to Vegas:

2012 Oscars – Odds to Win Best Picture

The Artist 1/12

The Descendants 10/1

The Help 12/1

Hugo 20/1

War Horse 40/1

Moneyball 40/1

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 75/1

Midnight in Paris 75/1

The Tree of Life 75/1

2012 Oscars – Odds to Win Best Actor

Jean Dujardin (The Artist) 5/7

George Clooney (The Descendants) 6/5

Brad Pitt (Moneyball) 15/1

Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) 25/1

Demian Bichir (A Better Life) 50/1

2012 Oscars – Odds to Win Best Actress

Viola Davis (The Help) 5/8

Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady) 5/4

Michelle Williams (My Week With Marilyn) 15/1

Rooney Mara (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) 40/1

Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs) 50/1

2012 Oscars – Odds to Win Best Director

Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) 1/7

Martin Scorsese (Hugo) 5/1

Alexander Payne (The Descendants) 20/1

Woody Allen (Midnight in Paris) 40/1

Terrance Malik (Tree of Life) 40/1

2012 Oscars – Odds to Win Best Adapted Screenplay

The Descendants 1/5

Moneyball 5/1

Hugo 12/1

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 20/1

The Ides of March 30/1

2012 Oscars – Odds to Win Best Animated Feature Film

Rango 1/10

Chico and Rita 15/2

A Cat In Paris 12/1

Puss in Boots 15/1

Kung Fu Panda 2 25/1

2012 Oscars – Odds to Win Best Original Screenplay

Midnight in Paris 2/7

The Artist 11/4

A Separation 25/1

Margin Call 25/1

Bridesmaids 25/1

2012 Oscars – Odds to Win Best Original Score

Ludovic Bource (The Artist) 1/10

John Williams (War Horse) 7/1

Howard Stone (Hugo) 14/1

Alberto Iglesias (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) 25/1

John Williams (The Adventures Of Tintin) 40/1