|2014 Golden Globes Best Actor Odds – Ejiofor & DiCaprio Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 08 January 2014 12:00|
Golden Globes Best Actor Odds
BEVERLY HILLS, CA (The Spread) – A lot of strong actors are up for Best Actor at the 2014 Golden Globes. Here is a look at the odds to win this award on Sunday.
The Golden Globes have two separate categories for Best Actor. There is one for Drama and one for Musical or Comedy. When it comes to Drama, According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Chiwetel Ejiofor (-110) is favored to win. Other odds to win are Robert Redford (+225), Matthew McConaughey (+275), Tom Hanks (+2500) and Idris Elba (+2500).
Ejiofor is nominated for his role as Solomon Northrup in 12 Years a Slave. This is the third time he has been nominated for a Golden Globe, but seeking his first win.
Redford is nominated for the role of Our Man in All is Lost. Redford is nominated for his first Golden Globe in the Best Actor category.
McCaonaughey is nominated for his role as Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club. This is his first Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor.
When it comes to the Musical or Comedy category, the favorite to win is Leonardo DiCaprio (-140). Other odds to win are Bruce Dern (+125), Christian Bale (+2000), Joaquin Phoenix (+2000) and Oscar Isaac (+2500).
DiCaprio is nominated for his role as Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street. He won a Best Actor Golden Globe in 2004 and has been nominated other times.
Dern is nominated for his role as Woody Grant in the film Nebraska. This is his first nomination for Best Actor.
The 2014 Golden Globes take place on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 8PM ET from Beverly Hilton Hotel on NBC. For a complete look at the odds to win Best Actor at this year’s show, see below.
2014 Golden Globes Odds – Best Actor
Best Actor - Drama
Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) -110
Robert Redford (All is Lost) +225
Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club) +275
Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips) +2500
Idris Elba (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom) +2500
Best Actor - Musical or Comedy
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street) -140
Bruce Dern (Nebraska) +125
Christian Bale (American Hustle) +2000
Joaquin Phoenix (Her) +2000
Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis) +2500