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Mad Men is the Favorite to Win the Outstanding Drama Series Award

Gambling News - August 8th, 2009 - Written by Ryan Smith

The 2009 Emmy Awards show is right around the corner, and prestigious online sportsbook Bodog, has just released odds on the Outstanding Drama Series Award. Betting on the Emmy Awards show, is a good way to place entertaining wagers, that do not concern the out come of a sporting event. Online sportsbook players are always looking for the best game lines on sporting events, when other events and prop bets have a higher success of pay out. This years Emmy Awards show will take place on September 20, 2009.

Their are 7 television shows nominated for the most Outstanding Drama Series award, and AMC's hit series Mad Men, is the favorite to win early on with 4:7 odds. Mad Men is a Young television show, only in it's second season, Mad Men is already recognized as one of the top Drama Series on television. Mad Men takes place in the 1960's and depicts the changing social environment of the 1960's upper class. Created by Matthew Weiner and starring Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones, and others, Mad Men is a strong favorite to win the award this year.

The next television show with good odds to win the most Outstanding Drama Series Award, is HBO's series Big Love. Big Love started in 2006, and will enter it's 4th season later this fall. Developed and created by Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer, Big Love describes the life behind a fictional Mormon family in Utah, who practices Polygamy. The cast of the show Big Love is headline by Bill Paxton, and also stars Jeanne Tripplehorn, Chloe Sevigny, Ginnifer Goodwin, Amanda Seyfried, Douglas Smith, as well as others. The HBO show big love is a 3:1 favorite to win the award.

The Outstanding Drama Series Award, is one of the closest Genres to wager on, in terms of the odds amongst all the nominees. Amongst the seven individual candidates only Mad Men stands out as the dominant favorite, and that is only by a slight fraction. The award show is still over a month away, but that is good as it gives online sportsbook players, and avid television watchers a chance to review all of the wagers before placing bets.

Odds to win Outstanding Drama Series Award.
Big LoveĀ  - 3:1
Breaking Bad - 7:4
Damages - 5:2
Dexter - 3:1
House - 5:1
Lost - 5:1
Mad Men - 4:7

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