Looking to put some money on the Emmys? Here are the odds


Online sports betting site Bovada figures odds on everything from the NFL to Twitter’s IPO, so it’s not surprising they’ve figured the odds for this weekend’s Emmy awards.

While we’re not condoning gambling on this august and respected celebration of the television arts and sciences, here are some numbers, so that, if you did find yourself in some kind of high-stakes situation, perhaps looking to escape from the clutches of TV-loving mobsters through a large payout, you wouldn’t be making guesses in the dark.

Here at Show Tracker, we celebrate safe and fun television watching, not broken fingers or bank accounts.


BUZZMETER: Emmy 2013 pundit’s picks

Best Drama Series

“Breaking Bad” (AMC): 2/5

“Homeland” (Showtime): 7/2

“House of Cards” (Netflix): 6/1

“Game of Thrones” (HBO): 15/2

“Downton Abbey” (PBS): 20/1

“Mad Men” (AMC): 40/1

Best Comedy Series

“Modern Family” (ABC): 2/5

“Louie” (FX): 4/1

“30 Rock” (NBC): 6/1

“The Big Bang Theory” (CBS): 7/1

“Veep” (HBO): 25/1

“Girls” (HBO): 30/1

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”: 2/3

Damian Lewis, “Homeland”: 9/4

Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”: 3/1

Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom”: 20/1

Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”: 25/1

Hugh Bonneville, “Downton Abbey”: 66/1

BALLOT: Make your own Emmy predictions

Lead Actress in a Drama Series


Claire Danes, “Homeland”: 1/3

Kerry Washington, “Scandal”: 13/4

Vera Farmiga, “Bates Motel”: 15/2

Robin Wright, “House of Cards”: 12/1

Elisabeth Moss, “Mad Men”: 25/1

Michelle Dockery, “Downton Abbey”: 50/1

Connie Britton, “Nashville”: 50/1

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad”: 1/2

Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland”: 7/4

Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones”: 12/1

Jonathan Banks, “Breaking Bad”: 15/1

Bobby Cannavale, “Boardwalk Empire”: 25/1

Jim Carter, “Downton Abbey”: 30/1

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Anna Gunn, “Breaking Bad”: 2/3

Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”: 2/1

Emilia Clarke, “Game of Thrones”: 6/1

Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men”: 15/2

Morena Baccarin, “Homeland”: 10/1

Christine Baranski, “The Good Wife”: 20/1

WATCH: Video chats with Emmy contenders

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Louis C.K., “Louie”: 4/7

Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”: 2/1

Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock”: 9/2

Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes”: 25/1

Jason Bateman, “Arrested Development”: 33/1

Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”: 50/1

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”: 1/3

Tina Fey, “30 Rock”: 4/1

Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation”: 5/1

Laura Dern, “Enlightened”: 12/1

Lena Dunham, “Girls”: 20/1

Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”: 50/1



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