2021 Emmy Awards Nominations, Betting Odds: Favorites to Win Outstanding Drama Series, Comedy Series & More

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Al Seib / Los Angeles Times. Pictured: The 2020 Emmy Awards stage.

  • Television's biggest night is tonight as the Primetime Emmy Awards will take place in Los Angeles.
  • Favorite shows such as The Crown and Ted Lasso are up for a number of major awards.
  • Continue reading for the full betting odds on the 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards.

The 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. ET from the Event Deck at L.A. Live in Los Angeles and broadcast live on CBS and Paramount+.

Below are betting odds for the Emmy Awards as of Sept. 19 and via European sportsbook Betfair.

New to betting? Favorites have a minus (-) sign and the number indicates the money you would need to risk to win $100, whereas underdogs have a plus (+) sign while that number indicates the money you would win for every $100 bet.

Example: The Flight Attendant is a +1200 underdog for Outstanding Comedy Series, which means you would net an $1,200 profit on a $100 bet if it wins. Learn more here.

Outstanding Comedy Series

Nominee Odds Implied Prob.
Ted Lasso -909 90.1%
Hacks +900 10%
The Flight Attendant +1200 7.7%
The Kominsky Method +1600 5.9%
Pen15 +2000 4.8%
Black-ish +2200 4.4%
Emily In Paris +3000 3.2%
Cobra Kai +3000 3.2%

Outstanding Drama Series

Nominee Odds Implied Prob.
The Crown -588 85.5%
The Mandalorian +600 14.3%
The Handmaid’s Tale +1200 7.7%
Bridgerton +1600 5.9%
Pose +1600 5.9%
Lovecraft Country +2500 3.9%
The Boys +2500 3.9%
This Is Us +3300 2.9%

Outstanding Lead Actor – Comedy

Nominee Odds Implied Prob.
Jason Sudeikis (Tad Lasso) -2000 95.2%
Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method) +750 11.8%
Anthony Anderson (Black-ish) +1600 5.9%
Kenan Thompson (Kenan) +2500 3.9%
William H. Macy (Shameless) +3300 2.9%

Outstanding Lead Actor – Drama

Nominee Odds Implied Prob.
Josh O’Connor (The Crown) -200 66.7%
Billy Porter (Pose) +210 32.3%
Rege-Jean Page +600 14.3%
Matthew Rhys (Perry Mason) +1800 5.3%
Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us) +2000 4.8%
Johnathan Majors (Lovecraft Country) +3300 2.9%

Outstanding Lead Actor – Limited Series or Movie

Nominee Odds Implied Prob.
Paul Bettany (WandaVision) -200 66.7%
Hugh Grant (The Undoing) +188 34.7%
Ewan McGregor (Halston +1000 9.1%
Leslie Odom Jr. (Hamilton) +1400 6.7%
Lin-Manuel Miranda +1400 6.7%

Outstanding Lead Actress – Comedy

Nominee Odds Implied Prob.
Jean Smart (Hacks) -500 83.3%
Kaley Cuoco (The Flight Attendant) +400 20%
Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish) +900 10%
Aidy Bryant (Shrill) +2000 4.8%
Allison Janney (Mom) +3300 2.9%

Outstanding Lead Actress – Drama

Nominee Odds Implied Prob.
Emma Corrin (The Crown) -278 73.5%
MJ Rodriguez (Pose) +300 25%
Olivia Colman (The Crown) +1000 9.1%
Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale) +1000 9.1%
Uzo Aduba (In Treatment) +1800 5.3%
Jurnee Smollett (Lovecraft Country) +2000 4.8%
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Outstanding Supporting Actress – Drama

Nominee Odds Implied Prob.
Gillian Anderson (The Crown) -1000 90.1%
Helena Bonham Carter (The Crown) +1200 7.7%
Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale) +1400 6.7%
Aunjanue Ellis (Lovecraft Country) +1000 9.1%
Madeline Brewer (The Handmaid’s Tale) +1800 5.3%
Yvonne Strahovski (The Handmaid’s Tale) +2500 3.9%
Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale) +3300 2.9%
Emerald Fennell (The Crown) +4000 2.4%

Outstanding Lead Actress – Limited Series

Nominee Odds Implied Prob.
Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit) -110 52.4%
Kate Winslet (Mare of Easttown) +120 45.5%
Michaela Coel (I May Destroy You) +1000 9.1%
Elizabeth Olsen (WandaVision) +1400 6.7%
Cynthia Erivo (Genius: Aretha) +2500 3.9%

Outstanding Limited Series

Nominee Odds Implied Prob.
The Queen’s Gambit -303 75.2%
Mare of Easttown +350 22.2%
The Underground Railroad +600 14.3%
I May Destroy You +900 10%
WandaVision +1600 5.9%

Outstanding Supporting Actor – Limited Series

Nominee Odds Implied Prob.
Evan Peters (Mare of Easttown) -400 80%
Daveed Diggs (Hamilton) +450 18.2%
Paapa Essiedu (I May Destroy You) +750 11.8%
Thomas Brodie-Sangster (The Queen’s Gambit) +1300 7.1%
Jonathan Groff (Hamilton) +1700 5.6%
Anthony Ramos (Hamilton) +2500 3.9%

Outstanding Supporting Actress – Limited Series

Nominee Odds Implied Prob.
Kathryn Hahn (WandaVision) -278 73.5%
Julianne Nicholson (Mare of Easttown) +333 23.1%
Jean Smart (Mare of Easttown) +500 16.7%
Renee Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton) +2000 4.8%
Moses Ingram (The Queen’s Gambit) +2500 3.9%
Phillipa Soo (Hamilton) +2500 3.9%

 

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