What To Bet On - Emmys 2021 Best Bets

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Jordan Bach
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Our friends at SportsBetting.ag have released odds on Sunday's Emmy Awards.  Betting on this event is only available at a few top online gambling websites (DraftKings and FanDuel won't be offering it).

Emmy's 2021 Top Bets

Not only has SportsBetting released odds on this year's Emmy's, they've also advised which categories and nominees are seeing the most wagering action.

Top 3 Most Bet

1. Jason Sudekis (Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series)

2. The Crown (Best Drama Series)

3. The Queen's Gambit (Best Limited Series)


Jason Sudekis is nominated for his role in Ted Lasso

Below are odds for 15 of the Emmy Awards categories. SportsBetting also included which nominee or nominees are garnering the largest percentage of bets for each category.


Best Drama Series

(98.8% on The Crown)


The Crown                  1-30

The Handmaid’s Tale  10-1

The Mandalorian        10-1

Bridgerton                   16-1

The Boys                     16-1

Pose                            18-1

Lovecraft Country       25-1

This Is Us                     25-1


The Crown is a monster favorite to win Best Drama Series

Best Comedy Series

(83.0% on Ted Lasso)


Ted Lasso                    1-20

Hacks                          7-1

The Flight Attendant   12-1

Pen15                          14-1

The Kominsky Method14-1

Black-ish                      20-1

Cobra Kai                     25-1

Emily in Paris               33-1


Best Limited Series

(78.7% on The Queen's Gambit)


The Queen’s Gambit               2-3 (Gambling911 Value Pick)

Mare of Easttown                   2-1

I May Destroy You                  5-1

WandaVision                           5-1

The Underground Railroad     12-1


The Queen's Gambit is seeing plenty of action to win Best Limited Series but the price still has amazing value

Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series

(54.3% on Josh O'Connor; 40.2% on Billy Porter)


Josh O’Connor (The Crown)                1-2

Billy Porter (Pose)                               2-1

Rege-Jean Page (Bridgerton)              13-2

Jonathan Majors (Lovecraft Country) 14-1

Matthew Rhys (Perry Mason)            14-1

Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us)              14-1


Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series

(59.4% on Emma Corrin; 30.6% on Mj Rodriguez)


Emma Corrin (The Crown)                  1-5

Mj Rodriguez (Pose)                           4-1

Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale)9-1

Olivia Colman (The Crown)                 12-1

Uzo Aduba (In Treatment)                  12-1

Jurnee Smollett (Lovecraft Country)  20-1


Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

(98.7% on Jason Sudekis)


Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso)                              1-25

Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method)     6-1

Kenan Thompson (Kenan)                              12-1

William H. Macy (Shameless)                         12-1

Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)                        20-1


Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

(86.7% on Kaley Cuoco)


Jean Smart (Hacks)                             1-9

Kaley Cuoco (The Flight Attendant)    4-1

Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish)                10-1

Allison Janney (Mom)                         12-1

Aidy Bryant (Shrill)                              20-1


Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

(77.2% on Paul Bettany)


Paul Bettany (WandaVision)               4-5

Hugh Grant (The Undoing)                 5-4

Leslie Odom Jr. (Hamilton)                 11-2

Ewan McGregor (Halston)                  9-1

Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton)         20-1


Best Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

(68.6% on Kate Winslet; 30.2% on Anya Taylor-Joy)


Kate Winslet (Mare of Easttown)                   2-3

Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit)          3-2

Michaela Coel (I May Destroy You)                7-1

Elizabeth Olsen (WandaVision)                      10-1

Cynthia Erivo (Genius: Aretha)                       12-1


Best Variety Talk Series

(74.4% on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver)


Last Week Tonight With John Oliver              1-5

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah                  6-1

Conan                                                              7-1

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert             8-1

Jimmy Kimmel Live!                                        10-1


Best Competition Program

(96.8% on RuPaul's Drag Race)


RuPaul’s Drag Race     1-6

Nailed It!                     4-1

Top Chef                     7-1

The Voice                    12-1

The Amazing Race      20-1


Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

(95.7% on Michael K. Williams)


Michael K. Williams (Lovecraft Country)        2-7

Giancarlo Esposito (The Mandalorian)           9-2

Tobias Menzies (The Crown)                          6-1

Bradley Whitford (The Handmaid’s Tale)       8-1

John Lithgow (Perry Mason)                           12-1

O-T Fagbenle (The Handmaid’s Tale)             20-1

Chris Sullivan (This Is Us)                                25-1

Max Minghella (The Handmaid’s Tale)           25-1


Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

(65.5% on Brett Goldstein)


Kenan Thompson (Saturday Night Live)         3-2

Brett Goldstein (Ted Lasso)                            5-2

Bowen Yang (Saturday Night Live)                 3-1

Jeremy Swift (Ted Lasso)                                9-2

Brendan Hunt (Ted Lasso)                              12-1

Nick Mohammed (Ted Lasso)                         13-1

Paul Reiser (The Kominsky Method)              15-1

Carl Clemons-Hopkins (Hacks)                        18-1


Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series


Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso)                  1-9

Hannah Einbinder (Hacks)                              6-1

Cecily Strong (Saturday Night Live)                10-1

Rosie Perez (The Flight Attendant)                 10-1

Juno Temple (Ted Lasso)                                12-1

Aidy Bryant (Saturday Night Live)                  18-1

Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)            18-1


Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series


Gillian Anderson (The Crown)                        1-12

Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale)                  9-1

Aunjanue Ellis (Lovecraft Country)                 12-1

Helena Bonham Carter (The Crown)              12-1

Yvonne Strahovski (The Handmaid’s Tale)     12-1

Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale)             14-1

Madeline Brewer (The Handmaid’s Tale)       18-1

Emerald Fennell (The Crown)                         25-1

- Jordan Bach, Gambling911.com

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