Baftas 2019 favourites – who will win and what are the latest odds?

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THE Baftas 2019 are taking place this evening – and it looks like there could be some shock results.

Here’s everything you need to know regarding who’s likely to win a Bafta at the 2019 ceremony…

The Baftas are back for another year – but who will win?
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Who will win Baftas 2019?

The Baftas return THIS Sunday (February 10th, 2019.)

Get the FULL list of nominations here.

Here’s who the bookies think will win (odds supplied by Paddy Power):

Best Actor

  • Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody) – 4/9 Rami is the favourite after securing a Golden Globe AND a SAG Award for his role as Freddie Mercury. He also has an Oscar nomination for the part.
  • Christian Bale (VICE) – 2/1
  • Steve Coogan (Stan & Ollie) – 7/2
  • Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born) – 10/1
  • Viggo Mortensen (Green Book) – 25/1
Rami looks strikingly like Freddie Mercury in the film Bohemian Rhapsody
Rami Malek could take the gong for Best Actor for his role in Bohemian Rhapsody
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Best Actress

  • Olivia Colman (The Favourite) -1/4 Olivia’s career is riding high at the moment, She has already bagged a Golden GloBe for this role and is tipped for Oscar glory.
  • Glenn Close (The Wife) – 11/4
  • Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born) – 10/1
  • Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?) – 40/1
  • Viola Davis (Widows) – 40/1
Olivia Colman is strongly tipped to win the Best Actress award

Best Director

  • Alfonso Cuaron (Roma) – 1/8 Roma swept the board for Oscar and Bafta nominations so it looks like it could be Alfonso’s big year.
  • Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite) – 6/1
  • Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born) – 8/1
  • Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansmen) – 18/1
  • Pawel Pawlikowski (Cold War) – 30/1
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Alfonso Cuaron could win Best Director for Roma
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Best Film

  • The Favourite – 6/5 This Brit film has a strong cast and has impressed critics and other award shows.
  • Roma – 11/8
  • The Green Book – 2/1
  • A Star Is Born – 7/2
  • BlacKkKlansmen – 20/1
The Favourite is tipped to win Best Film and Outstanding British Film

Outstanding British Film

  • The Favourite – 1/3 This film is likely to collect a few gongs at the Baftas, however it could be beaten by Bohemian Rhapsody which has proved to be a big hit.
  • Bohemian Rhapsody – 11/4
  • Stan & Ollie – 9/1
  •  You Were Never Really Here – 20/1
  • McQueen – 25/1
  • Beast – 33/1


What surprises could there be at the Baftas 2019?

The award season is already in full swing, so we can get a pretty good idea of who will win what at the this year’s Baftas.

However, there could be some surprises after the SAG Awards saw Glenn Close win AGAIN for her role in The Wife.

This could see her beat hotly tipped Brit Olivia Colman to the award for Best Actress.

Bohemian Rhapsody could also be big competition for fellow Brit film The Favourite.

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