Channing Tatum Or Taylor Lautner: MTV Movie Awards Oddsmakers Weigh In!

We're letting the pros pick the winners of Sunday's MTV Movie Awards.

The MTV Movie Awards are this Sunday, and if you’re like us, you’re waiting until the last minute to place your bets … after all, you never know if a show-day waxing mishap is gonna cost Channing Tatum Best Shirtless Performance.

And that’s just one of several quandaries facing those of us who enjoy the occasional award-show wager. Because with no shortage of stars up for the coveted big golden popcorn bucket, the 2013 Movie Awards are shaping up to be one of the most unpredictable in the show’s twenty-year history. Will it be “The Avengers” or “The Dark Knight Rises” that takes home Movie of the Year? Can Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence triumph over Oscar winner Anne Hathaway in Best Female Performance? Can Seth MacFarlane shock the world and win Best Shirtless?

To be honest, we have no idea … which is why we’ve reached out to the expert oddsmakers at Bovada.lv to get their picks in some of the Movie Awards’ biggest categories. After all, when in doubt, go with the folks who do this for a living. Here are their up-to-the-minute odds, for your gambling pleasure:

Movie of the Year
» “The Avengers,” 5/8
» “Silver Linings Playbook,” 7/4
» “Ted,” 4/1
» “The Dark Knight Rises,” 7/1
» “Django Unchained,” 17/2

Best Male Performance
» Channing Tatum, “Magic Mike,” 1/2
» Bradley Cooper, “Silver Linings Playbook,” 1/5
» Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln,” 7/2
» Ben Affleck, “Argo,” 17/2
» Jamie Foxx, “Django Unchained,” 10/1

Best Female Performance
» Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook,” 2/13
» Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables,” 9/2
» Emma Watson, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” 7/1
» Rebel Wilson, “Pitch Perfect,” 7/1
» Mila Kunis, “Ted,” 17/2

Best Scared As S— Performance
» Jennifer Lawrence, “The House at the End of the Street,” 1/4
» Martin Freeman, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” 3/1
» Suraj Sharma, “Life of Pi,” 15/2
» Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty,” 15/2
» Alexandra Daddario, “Texas Chainsaw 3D,” 15/2

Best Shirtless Performance
» Channing Tatum, “Magic Mike,” 5/8
» Taylor Lautner, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2,” 21/20
» Daniel Craig, “Skyfall,” 17/2
» Christina Bale, “The Dark Knight Rises,” 17/2
» Seth MacFarlane, “Ted,” 10/1