2019 Emmy racetrack odds in all 7 drama categories: ‘Game of Thrones’ will win 3, but what about ‘Killing Eve,’ ‘Ozark,’ ‘Pose’?

We’re inching closer and closer to the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, which are scheduled for Sunday, September 22 on Fox. For the first time in 16 years, there is no host for the TV academy’s annual awards ceremony. However, there are plenty of A-list presenters. Trophies will be handed out in 27 categories including dramas, comedies, limited series/movies, variety and reality. Below, we lay out exclusive 2019 Emmy racetrack odds for the seven drama races, with predicted winners in gold.

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Gold Derby’s racetrack odds are calculated by combining the predictions of thousands of Gold Derby users who have been forecasting these awards since the nominations were announced in July. That includes more than 30 Expert journalists we’ve polled from top media outlets, our staff Editors who cover awards year-round, the Top 24 Users who got the highest scores predicting last year’s Emmy winners, the All-Star Users who got the highest scores when you combine the last two years’ Emmy predictions, and everyday Users who make up our largest predictions bloc by far.

Game of Thrones” (HBO) leads all TV programs this year with a record-breaking 32 Emmy nominations, though most of those were handed out last week during the Creative Arts ceremonies. Next up with 11 bids is “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu) for its three orphaned episodes that aired last summer; note that the show itself is not eligible for consideration as a series or for its regular cast members.

No other drama series received double-digit nominations this year, though “Better Call Saul” (AMC), “Killing Eve” (BBC America), “Ozark” (Netflix) and “This Is Us” (NBC) all came close with nine bids apiece. “Pose” (FX) is next with six noms, followed by “Succession” (NBC) with five, “House of Cards” (Netflix) with three, “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC) with three and “Bodyguard” (Netflix) with two.

BEST DRAMA SERIES
“Game of Thrones” — 4/1 odds
“Killing Eve” — 6/1 odds
“Ozark” — 15/2 odds
“Better Call Saul” — 15/2 odds
“Pose” — 8/1 odds
“Succession” — 17/2 odds
“This Is Us” — 9/1 odds
“Bodyguard” — 19/2 odds

BEST DRAMA ACTRESS
Sandra Oh (“Killing Eve”) — 5/1 odds
Jodie Comer (“Killing Eve”) — 11/2 odds
Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) — 6/1 odds
Laura Linney (“Ozark”) — 6/1 odds
Robin Wright (“House of Cards”) — 13/2 odds
Mandy Moore (“This Is Us”) — 13/2 odds
Viola Davis (“How to Get Away with Murder”) — 7/1 odds

BEST DRAMA ACTOR
Billy Porter (“Pose”) — 37/10 odds
Jason Bateman (“Ozark”) — 4/1 odds
Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”) — 9/2 odds
Kit Harington (“Game of Thrones”) — 11/2 odds
Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”) — 6/1 odds
Milo Ventimiglia (“This Is Us”) — 7/1 odds

BEST DRAMA SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Julia Garner (“Ozark”) — 39/10 odds
Maisie Williams (“Game of Thrones”) — 9/2 odds
Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones”) — 5/1 odds
Fiona Shaw (“Killing Eve”) — 11/2 odds
Gwendoline Christie (“Game of Thrones”) — 11/2 odds
Sophie Turner (“Game of Thrones”) — 7/1 odds

BEST DRAMA SUPPORTING ACTOR
Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones”) — 9/2 odds
Jonathan Banks (“Better Call Saul”) — 6/1 odds
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (“Game of Thrones”) — 6/1 odds
Giancarlo Esposito (“Better Call Saul”) — 6/1 odds
Michael Kelly (“House of Cards”) — 13/2 odds
Alfie Allen (“Game of Thrones”) — 13/2 odds
Chris Sullivan (“This Is Us”) — 7/1 odds

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BEST DRAMA DIRECTING
“The Long Night” (“Game of Thrones”) — 5/1 odds
“The Iron Throne” (“Game of Thrones”) — 6/1 odds
“Desperate Times” (“Killing Eve”) — 6/1 odds
“Holly” (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) — 6/1 odds
“Celebration” (“Succession”) — 13/2 odds
“Reparations” (“Ozark”) — 13/2 odds
“The Last of the Starks” (“Game of Thrones”) — 13/2 odds

BEST DRAMA WRITING
“Nice and Neat” (“Killing Eve”) — 39/10 odds
“The Iron Throne” (“Game of Thrones”) — 9/2 odds
“Winner” (“Better Call Saul”) — 5/1 odds
“Episode 1” (“Bodyguard”) — 11/2 odds
“Nobody Is Ever Missing” (“Succession”) — 11/2 odds
“Holly” (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) — 13/2 odds

PREDICT the Emmys now; change them until September 22

Be sure to make your Emmy predictions today so that Hollywood insiders can see how their TV shows and performers are faring in our odds. You can keep changing your predictions as often as you like until just before winners are announced on September 22. And join in the fun debate over the 2019 Emmys taking place right now with Hollywood insiders in our television forums. Read more Gold Derby entertainment news.

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