King had been sitting in seventh place in our predictions for weeks, but has now moved into the sixth position with 16/1 odds, bumping out Ruth Wilson (“Mrs. Wilson”). She trails her TV mom Patricia Arquette, who’s competing here for “Escape at Dannemora,” Amy Adams (“Sharp Objects”), Michelle Williams (“Fosse/Verdon”), Emma Stone (“Maniac”) and Connie Britton (“Dirty John”).
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King’s rise in our odds has been a slow burn. When our predictions center launched February, where she was in 11th out of 14 places. By the premiere of “The Act” on March 20, she had only inched up to 10th. But her remarkable breakthrough turn as Gypsy Rose Blanchard,