BAFTAs: King's Speech set to squash opposition
William Hill expect a super Sunday for 'The Kings Speech' at the BAFTAs; Colin Firth leads the charge at 1/66 to win the Best Actor award, whilst The King's Speech is 1/12 to win best film.
Tom Hooper is also the 4/9 favourite to win Best Director.
"Our punters are expecting a British bias at the Baftas and the odds certainly suggest that 'The King's Speech' will all three of the big four that they are nominated for," said Hill's spokesman Rupert Adams.
William Hill BAFTAs Odds:
Best Film: 1/12 The King's Speech, 6/1 The Social Network, 33/1 Inception, 50/1 Black Swan, 50/1 True Grit
Best Director: 4/9 Tom Hooper, 5/4 David Fincher, 20/1 Christopher Nolan, 25/1 Danny Boyle, 40/1 Darren Aronofsky
Leading Actor: 1/66 Colin Firth, 14/1 James Franco, 20/1 Jesse Eisenberg, 33/1 Jeff Bridges, 33/1 Javier Bardem
Leading Actress: 1/7 Natalie Portman, 5/1 Annette Benning, 10/1 Noomi Rapace, 16/1 Hailee Steinfeld, 25/1 Julianne Moore
Rising Star Award: 8/15 Gemma Arterton, 9/4 Andrew Garfield, 9/2 Tom Hardy, 12/1 Emma Stone, 14/1 Aaron Johnson