2019 Emmy Awards Odds, Preview & Predictions

If you’re an avid TV lover that keeps up on all the latest shows and you think you have a great idea of just which shows and their respective actors will potentially lift the hardware at the 2019 Emmy Awards, then you could cash in big thanks to the value-packed 2019 Emmy Odds at MYBookie.

The 71st annual Emmy Awards are scheduled to air on Fox on Sunday, September 22 and while a host hasn’t yet been named for the ceremonies, the nominees – and their respective Emmy Odds – are on the board just waiting for you to place your wager.

The recently concluded HBO smash hit series Game of Thrones leads with a record-breaking 32 nominations while seven of 12 spots in supporting actor categories went to GoT actors. Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel finished a close second with 20 nominations. Other series receiving double digit nominations include Chernobyl (19), Saturday Night Live (18), Barry (17), Fosse/Verdon (17), and When They See Us (16). After Netflix surpassed HBO in 2018 with 112 nominations to HBO’s 108, their order has switched places again this year with HBO receiving a total of 137 nominations compared to Netflix’s 117. Now, let’s get to my trio of expert Emmy odds & picks on what looks like three, virtual lock selections.

2019 Emmy Awards Odds, Preview & Predictions

Event Info

  • When: September 22, 2019
  • Where: Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California
  • TV: FOX
  • Live Stream: Emmys.com

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Game Of Thrones: -900
  • Killing Eve: +500
  • Better Call Saul: +1800
  • Bodyguard: +2500
  • Pose: +3000
  • Ozark: +4000
  • This Is Us: +5000
  • Succession: +5500

Analysis: There’s a reason why Game Of Thrones is such an overwhelming favorite in this category and it’s because it’s a virtual lock to win this award for Outstanding Drama Series. For example, a whopping 19.3 million viewers caught the series finale while a mind-boggling 17.4 million viewers watched the Season 8 premiere. Hell, the final season trailer was viewed an insane 81 million times in the first 24 hours after its release. No way does Game of Thrones not win this award!

Pick: Game of Thrones

Outstanding Lead Actor: Limited Series

  • Jharrel Jerome (When They See Us): -140
  • Jared Harris (Chernobyl): +230
  • Mahershala Ali (True Detective): +550
  • Sam Rockwell (Fosse/Verdon): +1100
  • Benicio Del Toro (Escape at Dannemora): +2200
  • Hugh Grant (A Very English Scandal): +2500

Analysis: If you missed the hit Netflix mini-series When They See Us, then you missed an emotionally-moving story that was as powerful as any film I’ve seen…ever! With that said, I don’t think the odds for this category really reflect the dominance that Jharrel Jerome owns over his peers here.

If the 21-year-old Dominican native wins for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie — it would make him only the third black actor to do so in the entire history of the Emmys. For me, Jerome’s dual roles as the younger and older Korey Wise was so realistic, that every time I now see the young actor, I immediately to believe he’s the actual Wise. Jerome put his everything into the role and it tells if you watch the film.

“The beauty of acting is that you’re able to bring to life fictional characters in imaginary worlds, but this time, the characters on the page were very real people,” said the actor. “And what Korey went through was unmatched, so I knew that I had to put my heart and soul into the role to do it justice. I felt like I was on a mission.”

Pick: Jharrel Jerome

Outstanding Competition Series

  • Rupaul’s Drag Race: -1000
  • The Voice: +850
  • The Amazing Race: +1000
  • Top Chef: +2500
  • Nailed It: +3000
  • American Ninja Warrior: +3300

Analysis: For me, I like American Ninja Warrior above all others in this category even though Rupaul’s Drag race is the clear-cut prohibitive favorite here. I’m feeling like an upset is quite possible in this category, which is why I’m going with The Voice, for the upset win!

Pick: The Voice

More 2019 Emmy Awards Odds

Best Comedy Series

  • Veep                                                                                                                5/1
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel                                                                            11/2
  • Barry                                                                                                               6/1
  • The Kominsky Method                                                                                    15/2
  • The Good Place                                                                                              9/1
  • Fleabag                                                                                                           21/2
  • GLOW                                                                                                             11/1
  • Russian Doll                                                                                                    12/1

Best Comedy Actress

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep): -550
  • Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel): +800
  • Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll): +800
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag): +700
  • Christina Applegate (Dead to Me): +5000
  • Catherine O’Hara (Schitt’s Creek): +5000

Best Comedy Actor

  • Bill Hader (Barry): -650
  • Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method): +600
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place): +700
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday: +3000
  • Anthony Anderson (Black-ish): +3000
  • Eugene Levy (Schitt’s Creek): +1600

Best Comedy Supporting Actress

  • Alex Borstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel): 71/20
  • Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live): 9/2
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep): 5/1
  • Betty Gilpin GLOW): 8/1
  • Marin Hinkle (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel): 19/2
  • Olivia Colman (Fleabag): 19/2
  • D’Arcy Carden (The Good Place): 22/1

Best Comedy Supporting Actor

  • Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method): 4/1
  • Henry Winkler (Barry): 9/2
  • Tony Hale (Veep): 9/2
  • Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel): 11/2
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt): 21/2
  • Kenan Thompson (Saturday Night Live): 16/1
  • Matt Walsh (Veep): 22/1

Best Comedy Guest Actress

  • Jane Lynch (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel): 4/1
  • Maya Rudolph (The Good Place): 9/2
  • Sandra Oh (Saturday Night Live): 6/1
  • Christine Baranski (The Big Bang Theory): 13/2
  • Cate Blanchett (Documentary Now): 9/1
  • Rachel Brosnahan (Saturday Night Live): 13/1
  • Wanda Sykes (Black-ish): 15/1

Best Comedy Guest Actor

  • Peter MacNicol (Veep): 4/1
  • John Mulaney (Saturday Night Live): 9/2
  • Bob Newhart (The Big Bang Theory): 6/1
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda (Brooklyn Nine-Nine): 13/2
  • Adam Sandler (Saturday Night Live): 8/1
  • Luke Kirvy (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel): 12/1
  • Danny DeVito (The Kominsky Method): 14/1

Best Drama Actress

  • Sandra Oh (Killing Eve): -330
  • Laura Linney (Ozark): +3000
  • Jodie Comer (Killing Eve): +450
  • Viola Davis (How to get Away With Murder): +5000
  • Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones): +500
  • Mandy Moore (This Is Us): +5000
  • Robin Wright (House of Cards): +4000

Best Drama Actor

  • Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul): +300
  • Jason Bateman (Ozark): +100
  • Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us): +2200
  • Billy Porter (Pose): +200
  • Kit Harington (Game of Thrones): +900
  • Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us): +3300

Best Drama Supporting Actress

  • Julia Garner (Ozark): +100
  • Lena Headey (Game of Thrones): +300
  • Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones): +240
  • Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones): +2000
  • Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones): +900
  • Fiona Shaw (Killing Eve): +800

Best Drama Supporting Actor

  • Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones): 17/5
  • Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul): 9/2
  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones): 5/1
  • Bobby Cannavale (Homecoming): 13/2
  • Kieran Culkin (Succession): 7/1
  • Michael Kelly (House of Cards): 18/1
  • Peter Mullan (Ozark): 20/1

Best Drama Guest Actress

  • Cherry Jones (The Handmaid’s Tale): 39/10
  • Jessica Lange (American Horror Story: Apocalypse): 9/2
  • Phylicia Rashad (This Is Us): 11/2
  • Cicely Tyson (How to Get Away with Murder): 6/1
  • Carice van Houten (Game of Thrones): 15/2
  • Connie Britton (American Horror Story: Apocalypse): 21/2
  • Laverne Cox (Orange Is the New Black): 18/1

Best Drama Guest Actor

  • Bradley Whitford (The Handmaid’s Tale): 37/10
  • Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us): 9/2
  • Michael McKean (Better Call Saul): 11/2
  • James Cromwell (Succession): 13/2
  • Christopher Meloni (Pose): 17/2
  • Tituss Burgess (The Good Fight): 16/1

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