2018 SAG Awards TV predictions: Complete racetrack odds in all 9 categories

The 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place Sunday, January 21, in a live ceremony airing on TNT and TBS (8/7c) hosted by Kristen Bell — the show’s first host ever. While it’s just the latest stop on the long Oscar campaign for films, it’s the final major awards show of the season for TV folk until the Emmys in September.

SAG doesn’t have perfect correlation with the Emmys, partially due to the fact that the former doesn’t feature supporting TV categories and because SAG voters love repeat winners more than anyone. SAG’s top award, for ensemble, has also honored a handful of casts whose shows have not won a series award at the Emmys, including three-time champs “Orange Is the New Black” and Downton Abbey,” and two-time champ “Boardwalk Empire.”

“Stranger Things” and “GLOW” are the most nominated shows with four each in a field dominated by Netflix, which scored 19 nominations.

More than 1,500 users have made their picks, including our TV Experts, Gold Derby Editors and our everyday Users who make up our largest and often savviest predictions bloc. Those predictions are combined to generate our official racetrack odds. Look below to see our complete predictions by category in order of their odds, with the projected winners highlighted in gold.

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Ensemble in a Drama Series
“The Handmaid’s Tale” — 8/5
“Stranger Things” — 10/3
“This Is Us” — 14/1
“Game of Thrones” — 40/1
“The Crown” — 50/1

Male Actor in a Drama Series
Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us” — 2/11
David Harbour, “Stranger Things” — 12/1
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones” — 28/1
Jason Bateman, “Ozark” — 33/1
Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul” — 66/1

Female Actor in a Drama Series
Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale” — 1/10
Claire Foy, “The Crown” — 25/1
Millie Bobby Brown, “Stranger Things” — 50/1
Robin Wright, “House of Cards” — 50/1
Laura Linney, “Ozark” — 66/1

Ensemble in a Comedy Series
“GLOW” — 4/7
“Orange Is the New Black” — 7/2
“Veep” — 12/1
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” — 20/1
“Black-ish” — 40/1

Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Sean Hayes, “Will & Grace” — 5/4
William H. Macy, “Shameless” — 13/5
Anthony Anderson, “Black-ish” — 7/1
Aziz Ansari, “Master of None” — 15/2
Larry David, “Curb Your Enthusiasm” — 50/1
Marc Maron, “GLOW” — 66/1

Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep” — 2/7
Alison Brie, “GLOW” — 13/2
Jane Fonda, “Grace and Frankie” — 20/1
Uzo Aduba, “Orange Is the New Black” — 40/1
Lily Tomlin, “Grace and Frankie” — 50/1

Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
Robert De Niro, “The Wizard of Lies” — 6/5
Alexander Skarsgard, “Big Little Lies” — 6/5
Jeff Daniels, “Godless” — 22/1
Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: The Lying Detective” — 33/1
Geoffrey Rush, “Genius” — 66/1

Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
Nicole Kidman, “Big Little Lies” — 2/13
Jessica Lange, “Feud: Bette and Joan” — 18/1
Laura Dern, “Big Little Lies” — 33/1
Reese Witherspoon, “Big Little Lies” — 50/1
Susan Sarandon, “Feud: Bette and Joan” — 66/1

Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series
“Game of Thrones” — 3/10
“GLOW” — 9/2
“Stranger Things” — 40/1
“The Walking Dead” — 50/1
“Homeland” — 100/1

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