BAFTA Film And TV Awards Betting Odds And Trends

Updated: 2091 Entertainment & TV

The BAFTAS are the British Film and Television awards. The separate ceremonies showcase the best of film and television from the previous year. BAFTAS betting on a host of categories is available from many online bookmakers.

BAFTA Film And TV Awards Betting Odds And Trends
Jake Ashton Senior News Editor

Jake is a Football and Entertainment betting expert, with a Man City season ticket and a deep knowledge of reality TV betting angles

BAFTA Awards

  • The EE BAFTA Awards will take place on Sunday 19th February and will be shown on BBC1. 
  • Richard E Grant will host the show from Festival Hall, with Alison Hammond in the BAFTA studio.
  • BAFTA betting odds are available in the leading categories from the best betting sites.

The bigger bookmakers will offer betting odds on the BAFTASyou will be able to place a bet on your favourite actor or film. If you do not have an account with a bookmaker and wish to place a bet in any BAFTA category you can instantly join by using the online bookmaker's page on OLBG.  

If you are new to betting you to betting and want to know more please visit the betting school. 

Each odds figure represents a percentage chance of winning. Each bookmaker's price equates to a percentage, so with the prices in each Batfa category, you can calculate the overall betting percentage on an event. 

E.G If a film has odds of 2/1 (3.0) the film according to the bookie's odds has a percentage chance of winning of 33.33%. Good luck with your BAFTA betting.

The Banshees of Inisherin starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson is likely to win a host of BAFTA awards if the bookmakers odds are correct.

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Placing A BAFTA Bet

To place a bet just go to your favourite Betting App and head to the specials section in the app menu. 

  • Here you will see the option to look at the list of BAFTA nominees. 
  • All you need then do is click on your selection.
  • This will open up the bet slip, at which point you will see confirmation of the betting odds being offered.
  • Now you choose your stake - most betting sites will show you how much you can expect to have returned if your prediction is correct.
  • If you are happy, simply hit, PLACE BET, to confirm your selection, stake, and bet.
  • You will be given a receipt for your bet and it will appear in your open bets in your account details.
  • Then it's just a matter of waiting to see who is finally chosen for the job. 
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If you do not have an active online betting account, then head over to the betting sites section where you will see a list of bookmakers available in the UK.

Or head over to the Free Bets page where you can see the list of welcome offers currently available from all UK betting sites. 

German language film All Quiet On The Western Front received 14 nominations in this year's BAFTAS.

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BAFTA Awards Betting News Diary Timeline

The betting odds for The Batfas will change as the ceremony becomes closer, initial favourites will drift and outsiders will be backed. 

Here is a round-up of the BAFTA Betting News from our OLBG News feed

8th May 2024

BAFTA TV Awards Betting Odds: Happy Valley expecting a BIG NIGHT with the show favourite for Best Drama Series and in acting categories!
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9th April 2024

BAFTA TV Awards Betting Odds: Succession star Brian Cox is ODDS-ON at 1/4 to win the Best Actor award at the 2024 BAFTA TV Awards next month!
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14th February 2023

BAFTAs Betting Odds: Emma Stone HEAVY FAVOURITE at 1/7 to win Leading Actress at the BAFTAs after nominees announced on Thursday!
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14th February 2023

BAFTAs Betting Odds: Colin Farrell has a 69% CHANCE to win Leading Actor for his role in The Banshees of Inisherin at this year's BAFTAs!
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BAFTAs Betting Odds: Colin Farrell has a 69% CHANCE to win Leading Actor for his role in The Banshees of Inisherin at this year's BAFTAs!

Colin Farrell is odds on with bookmakers to win the Leading Actor award at this year's BAFTAs with The Banshees of Inisherin predicted to sweep the show. With odds of 4/9 to win the Leading Actor award, bookmakers say there's a 69% implied probability that Farrell wins. Austin Butler has drifted out to third favourite at 9/2 for his title role in the film Elvis despite winning the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama earlier this month. Farrell also won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for The Banshees of Inisherin.

1st February 2023

BAFTAs Betting Odds: The Banshees of Inisherin has a 71% CHANCE of winning Best Film at this year's BAFTAs with nominations announced!
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BAFTAs Betting Odds: The Banshees of Inisherin has a 71% CHANCE of winning Best Film at this year's BAFTAs with nominations announced!

The Banshees of Inisherin is the 2/5 favourite with bookmakers to win Best Film at the 2023 BAFTAs with odds available for one of the big categories at the show. The British movie is a black tragicomedy directed and written by Martin McDonagh set on an island off the west coast of Ireland. William Hill give the film a 71% chance of winning Best Film ahead of Everything Everywhere All At Once which has odds of 5/2 to win the award.

5th May 2022

It's a Sin about to clean up in Bafta TV awards on Sunday with 75% Chance of Winning Best Mini-Series
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This Sunday, May 8th will see the TV Baftas Award Ceremony take place with special trophies awarded to winners across a whole range of categories. Luckily for us betting fans there is the opportunity to place some bets on a few of those including Best Drama, Mini-Series, Leading Actor or Actress, and judging by the odds available at some betting sites like Betway, It's a Sin could clean up.  As well as being 1.33 favourite to land the award for Best Mini-Series representing a 75% probability, the hit show sees nominations and good chances for Leading Actor (Olly Alexander) and Leading Actress (Lydia West) 

7th April 2022

BAFTA Film Awards 2022 Betting Odds: Benedict Cumberbatch leads the way for Best Actor award at this year's award show!
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One month out from the BAFTA TV Awards taking place on 8th May 2022 at the Royal Festival hall on London's South Bank and should be aired live on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. One of the most hotly contested categories will be the Best Drama Series,  with four nominations hoping to get their hands on the coveted BAFTA trophy. While Manhunt: The Night Stalker [ITV] and In My Skin [BBC Three] are both nominated for their respective second series, it is smash hits, Vigil [BBC One] starring Suranne Jones and Rose Leslie [You know nothing Jon Snow], and Unforgotten [ITV] starring Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar that are competing at the top of the bookmakers betting odds. 

BAFTA Film Award - Best Film History

YearBest Film BAFTADirector
2022The Power Of The DogJane Campion
2020NomadlandChloe Zhao
20191917Sam Mendes
2018RomaAlfonso Cuaron
2017Three Billboards Outside Ebbing MissouriMartin Mcdonagh
2016La La LandDamian Chazelle
2015The RevenantAlejandro J Inarritu
2014BoyhoodRichard Linklater
201312 Years A SlaveSteve McQueen
2012ArgoBen Affleck
2011The ArtistMichael Hazanavicius 
2010The Kings SpeechTom Hooper


In the last 11 years, five Best Film BAFTA winners have gone on to win the Best Film OSCAR. It should be noted however that in the last 6 years, there has only been one BAFTA/OSCAR double winner and that was Nomadland.

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BAFTA Film Award - Best Director History

YearBest DirectorFilm
2022Jane CampionThe Power Of The Dog
2020Chloe ZhaoNomadland
2019Sam Mendes1917
2018Alfonso CuaronRoma
2017Guillermo Del ToroThe Shape Of Water
2016Damien ChazelleLa La Land
2015Alejandro G. InarrituThe Revenant
2014Richard LinklaterBoyhood
2013Alfonso CuaronGravity
2012Ben AffleckArgo
2011Michael HazanaviciusThe Artist
2010David FincherThe Social Network

BAFTA Film Award - Best Actor History

YearWinnerFilm
2022Will SmithKing Richard
2020Anthony Hopkins
The Father
2019Joaquin PhoenixJoker
2018Rami MalekBohemian Rhapsody
2017Gary OldmanDarkest Hour
2016Casey AffleckManchester By The Sea
2015Leonardo Di CaprioThe Revenant
2104Eddie RedmayneThe Theory Of Everything
2013Chiwetel Ejiofor12 Years A Slave
2012Daniel Day-LewisLincoln
2011Jean DujardinThe Artist
2010Colin FirthThe Kings Speech


The winning most actor in this category is Peter Finch. He won 5 BAFTAS for the movies - A Town Like Alice, The Trials of Oscar Wilde, No Love for Johnnie, Sunday Bloody Sunday and Network.

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BAFTA Film Award - Best Actress History

Year WinnerFilm
2022Joanna ScanlanAfter Love
2020Frances McDormand
Nomadland
2019Renee ZelweggerJudy
2018Olivia ColemanThe Favourite
2017Frances McDormandThree Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
2016Emma StoneLa La Land
2015Brie LarsonRoom
2014Julianne MooreStill Alice
2013Cate BlanchettBlue Jasmine
2012Emmanuelle RivaAmour
2011Meryl StreepThe Iron Lady
2010Natalie PortmanBlack Swan


Dames Judi Dench and Maggie Smith have both won 5 Best Actress BAFTAS.

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BAFTA Film Award - Outstanding British Film History

YearFilm Director
2022BelfastKenneth Branagh
2020Promising Young Woman
Emerald Fennell
20191917Sam Mendes
2018The FavouriteJorge Lanthimos
2017Three Billboards Outside Ebbing MissouriMartin McDonagh
2016I, Daniel BlakeKen Loach
2015BrooklynJohn Crowley
2014The Theory Of EverythingJames Marsh
2013GravityAlfonso Cuaron
2012SkyfallSam Mendes
2011Tinker Tailor Solidier SpyTomas Alfredson
2010The Kings SpeechTom Hooper

BAFTA Film Award - Best Actor In A Supporting Role History

YearWinnerFilm
2022Troy KotsurCODA
2020Daniel Kaluuya
Judas And The Black Messiah
2019Brad PittOnce Upon A Time In Hollywood
2018Mahershala AliGreen Book
2017Sam RockwellThree Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
2016Dev PatelLion
2015Mark RylanceBridge Of Spies
2014J K SimmonsWhiplash
2013Barkhad AbdiCaptain Phillips
2012Christopher WaltzDjango Unchained
2011Christopher PlummerBeginners
2010Geoffrey RushThe Kings Speech

BAFTA Film Award - Best Actress In A Supporting Role History

YearWinnerFilm
2022Arianna De BoseWest Side Story
2020You Jung Youn
Minari
2019Laura DernMarriage Story
2018Rachel WeiszThe Favourite
2017Alison JanneyI, Tonya
2016Viola DavisFences
2015Kate WinsletSteve Jobs
2014Patricia ArquetteBoyhood
2013Jennifer LawrenceAmerican Hustle
2012Anne HathawayLes Miserables
2011Octavia SpencerThe Help
2010Helena Bonham CarterThe Kings Speech

BAFTA Categories

Below are all the BAFTAS that will be awarded in 2023. 

BEST FILM
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER
FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
DOCUMENTARY
ANIMATED FILM
DIRECTOR
ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
LEADING ACTRESS
LEADING ACTOR
SUPPORTING ACTRESS
SUPPORTING ACTOR
ORIGINAL SCORE
CASTING
CINEMATOGRAPHY
EDITING
PRODUCTION DESIGN
COSTUME DESIGN
MAKE UP & HAIR
SOUND
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION
BRITISH SHORT FILM
EE RISING STAR AWARD
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Article Contributor Information

This BATFA Betting article was constructed by our Senior News Editor and Entertainment Specialist Jake Ashton who reports daily for OLBG News on all Entertainment, Reality TV and Award show betting. Jake is often quoted in the national press for his opinion on entertainment betting and manages all of the Entertainment and TV Specials Blogs on OLBG.

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BAFTA FAQ

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BAFTA FAQ

  • Can I Place A BAFTA Bet In Every Category?

    The bigger bookmakers normally have odds on the major categories only, some smaller bookies do not cover these awards. 

    If you wanted to place a BAFTA bet on a smaller category you could contact them on their website. 

  • When Are The BAFTA Awards?

    The BAFTAS are normally held in February each year. They use to be after the Oscars in May but moved the ceremony to February in 2001. 


  • When Was The First BAFTA Awards?

    The first BAFTA Awards were in May 1949. 

    There were three awards 

    Best British Film: Odd Man Out, starring James Mason. 

    Best Film: The Best Years Of Our Lives directed by William Wyler

    Best Documentary: The World Is Rich, a piece about food shortages after the war.

  • Where Is The BAFTAS Ceremony held?

    The BAFTAS Ceremony have taken place at the Royal Albert Hall, The Odeon Cinema in Leicester Square, The Royal Opera House in Convent Garden and The Royal Festival Hall. 

     

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