James Salinas

In 2015, Salinas was the winner of the largest NFL Sports Betting Contest in the world, the Westgate Resorts SuperContest. Selecting five NFL games against-the-spread each week for all 17 weeks of the NFL season, Salinas finished 59-23-3 (72% against the spread) while topping 1,726 participants.

Read ESPN's piece on James Salinas here.


Just one year later, Salinas finished third in the 2016 SuperContest (1,854 participants) proving that his skill set in selecting NFL games was no fluke. Coined “the Ultimate Football Handicapping Test”, Salinas is the only person to place in the top three in back-to-back years with over 1,000 participants.

In the 2017 SuperContest, Salinas remained in the black completing the season at 52.5% against-the-spread.

In 2018, James finished at 65% ATS, going 52-28-5 for a 26th place finish out of more than 3100 participants.

Over the four year period (2015 - 2018), Salinas' five selections each week during the NFL regular season have gone 205-119-16, (63.3% against the spread).

Check out his SuperContest performance recap record below.

Year Win Loss Push Win % SuperContest Handle
2018 52 28 5 65.0% Itsaulgoodman
2017 42 38 5 52.5% Black59Razor
2016 52 30 3 63.4% Anton Chigurh
2015 59 23 3 72.0% Rounding Again
TOTAL 205 119 16 63.3%

To view James Salinas' detailed game selections for every week of the the 2015-2018 SuperContest, click here.

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