2017 Golden Globe Odds

The 2017 Golden Globes will take place at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California on Sunday, January 8 at 8:00 PM eastern time. This marks the 74th year of the ceremony, which will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon.

Awards will be handed out in 25 categories — 14 for film and 11 for television. “La La Land” led all films with seven nominations followed by “Moonlight” (6), “Manchester by the Sea” (5), “Florence Foster Jenkins” (4) and “Lion” (4). “The People v. O.J Simpson: American Crime Story” led all television shows with five nominations.

Earlier this week, Irish sportsbook Paddy Power posted odds for seven film categories and one television category.

Best Actor (Drama)

Actor Film Odds
Casey Affleck Manchester by the Sea -225
Denzel Washington Fences +200
Joel Edgerton Loving +1000
Andrew Garfield Hacksaw Ridge +1400
Viggo Mortensen Captain Fantastic +2000

Best Actress (Drama)

Actress Film Odds
Natalie Portman Jackie -400
Isabelle Huppert Elle +550
Amy Adams Arrival +750
Ruth Negga Loving +1000
Jessica Chastain Miss Sloane +1600

Best Actor (Comedy/Musical)

Actor Film Odds
Ryan Gosling La La Land -900
Jonah Hill War Dogs +550
Colin Farrell The Lobster +1000
Huge Grant Florence Foster Jenkins +1000
Ryan Reynolds Deadpool +2500

Best Supporting Actress

Actress Film Odds
Viola Davis Fences -225
Michelle Williams Manchester by the Sea +188
Naomie Harris Moonlight +1000
Nicole Kidman Lion +1000
Octavia Spencer Hidden Figures +3300

Best Director

Damien Chazelle La La Land -400
Kenneth Lonergan Manchester by the Sea +333
Barry Jenkins Moonlight +550
Tom Ford Nocturnal Animals +1800
Mel Gibson Hacksaw Ridge +1800

Best Film (Drama)

Manchester by the Sea -120
Moonlight +150
Hacksaw Ridge +650
Lion +900
Hell or High Water +1400

Best Film (Comedy/Musical)

La La Land -1200
20th Century Women +1000
Sing Street +1200
Florence Foster Jenkins +1400
Deadpool +1400

Best Lead Actress (TV Drama)

Actress Show Odds
Claire Foy The Crown +125
Evan Rachel Wood Westworld +125
Winona Ryder Stranger Things +175
Caitroina Balfe Outlander +3300
Keri Russell The Americans +1800

It’s worth noting that oddsmakers are expecting “La La Land” to win several awards. Damien Chazelle, director of the 2014 film “Whiplash”, is listed as the odds-on favorite to win Best Director. At -400, those are the somehow the longest odds for any category for which the film was nominated. When they eventually post odds for Best Actress, I fully expect to see Emma Stone’s name atop the list.

It will also be interesting to see whether “Manchester by the Sea” is adversely affected by the controversy surrounding star Casey Affleck. In recent weeks, many publications have re-examined sexual harassment allegations filed in 2010 following the filming of Affleck’s mockumentary “I’m Still Here.” Personally, I think there’s more value on Moonlight (+150) to win the Golden Globe for Best Picture.

Who do you think will be the big winners? Which movies were overlooked by the Hollywood Foreign Press this year? Please leave any thoughts or questions in the comment section below.

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David Solar

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