2017 Daytime Emmy nominations predictions: Complete odds in the top 9 drama categories

Looking for a handy cheat sheet before entering your predictions for the 2017 Daytime Emmy nominations, which are announced on Wednesday, March 22? Then take a look at our racetrack odds below. The predicted winners are indicated in gold.

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These official odds are derived from the predictions of Gold Derby Editors who cover awards year-round, the Top 24 Users who got the top scores predicting last year’s Daytime Emmy nominations, the All-Star Top 24 who got the highest scores when you combine the last two years’ Daytime Emmy noms, and hundreds of total Users who make up the largest (and often savviest) bloc of predictors.

We’re predicting nine top drama categories. Find out who we’re betting on below as of this writing. And there’s still time to make or edit your own predictions before the nominations are announced on Wednesday, March 22, live on CBS’s “The Talk.”

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BEST DRAMA SERIES
“General Hospital” — 3/2
“The Young and the Restless” — 5/2
“Days of Our Lives” — 7/2

Spoiler: “The Bold and the Beautiful” — 4/1

BEST ACTOR
Maurice Benard, “General Hospital” — 12/5
Jason Thompson, “The Young and the Restless” — 3/1
Kristoff St. John, “The Young and the Restless” — 4/1
Billy Flynn, “Days of Our Lives” — 9/2
John McCook, “The Bold and the Beautiful” — 5/1

Spoiler: Peter Bergman, “The Young and the Restless” — 11/2

BEST ACTRESS
Heather Tom, “The Bold and the Beautiful” — 23/10
Nancy Lee Grahn, “General Hospital” — 3/1
Laura Wright, “General Hospital” — 7/2
Gina Tognoni, “The Young and the Restless” — 4/1
Kristian Alfonso, “Days of Our Lives” — 5/1

Spoiler: Mary Beth Evans, “Days of Our Lives” — 11/2

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Steve Burton, “The Young and the Restless” — 9/4
Chad Duell, “General Hospital” — 7/2
Obba Babatunde, “The Bold and the Beautiful” — 7/2
John Aniston, “Days of Our Lives” — 4/1
Bryton James, “The Young and the Restless” — 11/2

Spoiler: Dominic Zamprogna, “General Hospital” — 6/1

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Amelia Heinle, “The Young and the Restless” — 5/2
Anna Maria Horsford, “The Bold and the Beautiful” — 7/2
Finola Hughes, “General Hospital” — 7/2
Kate Mansi, “Days of Our Lives” — 4/1
Eileen Davidson, “The Young and the Restless” — 11/2

Spoiler: Michelle Stafford, “General Hospital” — 11/2

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BEST YOUNGER ACTOR
Bryan Craig, “General Hospital” — 15/8
Pierson Fode, “The Bold and the Beautiful” — 10/3
Tequan Richmond, “General Hospital” — 4/1
Jared Breeze, “The Young and the Restless” — 9/2
Rome Flynn, “The Bold and the Beautiful” — 9/2

Spoiler: James Lastovic, “Days of Our Lives” — 11/2

BEST YOUNGER ACTRESS
Lexi Ainsworth, “General Hospital” — 21/10
Reign Edwards, “The Bold and the Beautiful” — 3/1
Hunter King, “The Young and the Restless” — 7/2
Camila Banus, “Days of Our Lives” — 4/1
Alyvia Alyn Lind, “The Young and the Restless” — 5/1

Spoiler: Hayley Erin, “General Hospital” — 6/1

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BEST WRITING TEAM
“Days of Our Lives” — 9/5
“General Hospital” — 23/10
“The Bold and the Beautiful” — 3/1

Spoiler: “The Young and the Restless” — 4/1

BEST DIRECTING TEAM
“General Hospital” — 27/20
“The Young and the Restless” — 14/5
“Days of Our Lives” — 7/2

Spoiler: “The Bold and the Beautiful” — 4/1

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