Hot Streaks and Achievements

  • NCAAF Games of Year 8-0 100%
  • NCAAF A-Play Megabucks 11-2 73%
  • NCAAF Georgia 37-11 Game of Year WINS


A pioneer in the sports handicapping profession, Chip Chirimbes became a household name through his TV appearances on CNN.

Active since:  1978

Location:  Hollywood, FL

Since 1978, Chip has set the standard for winning selections with his pinpoint accuracy and razor-sharp analysis. For eight years Chip hosted his own nationally syndicated sports talk show, “The A-Play Sports Handicapping Show”.

Chip also has over 250 appearances with CNN, on Sports INC, as well as hosting numerous TV and radio programs. As one of the foremost experts in sports, Chip has been quoted in many national publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and USA TODAY.

Chip has appeared as an expert analyst on YAHOO’s “Ahead of the Game”, the nation’s only live streaming interactive sports show on the web! Chip is known as the “Big Play Handicapper”, earning that name by his ability to consistently win his biggest plays!

Chip lets his records speak for themselves: 2000 Las Vegas Hilton March Mania Champion; 1999-4th place; 1997-6th place; 1996 First round winner (25-7 overall first round record); 2001 Stardust Invitational NCAA Basketball Best Bet leader (75%).

Here’s what the Nation’s media has said about Chipper:

CNN/fn -“Sports handicapping is an art and Chipper is a man who understands that art. Now we can know what an expert thinks.”

Dan Rather, CBS – “Sports expert Chip Chirimbes won 73% of his Best Bets and 62% overall in the pros, putting him at the top among established handicappers.”

Show Business Magazine – “Chip Chirimbes blends his gambling intuition with a thorough knowledge of sports, the result is the most informative sports show on television.”

New York Times – “Chipper Chirimbes is ‘The Handicapper’ who provides winning insights into major sporting events.”

Wall Street Journal – “…the professional handicapper in Las Vegas whose most confident picks are labeled ‘Blue Chip’ specials.”

If you want winning action everyday then you’ll want to check out Chip Chirimbes!