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Raphael Esparza (VSI)

Page Updated November 25, 2015 @ 6:04 AM CST
Raphael Esparza (VSI)

Member Notes

Former Vegas Sports Book Director has you covered with daily selections from NFL, College Football, NBA, NHL Hockey, College Basketball, CFL, English Premier League, and Major League Soccer. Don't forget my 'Other Sports' section, as we are having a monster run in the UFC and Boxing plays.

Big Unit Plays 2015 All Sports (6 Unit+)

120-62 (66%) 6 Unit or Higher Winners $29,035

8-Unit MLB NL Game of the Year Winner

8-Unit MLB AL Game of the Year Winner

8-Unit NHL Game of the Year Winner

8-Unit College Basketball Game of the Year Winner

(3 out 4) 7-Unit MLS Soccer Winners


NHL Wednesday: 6-Unit Play

NHL Hot Run 11-4 $3720

22 out 30 NHL W's $5940

NHL Top Capper on the Site LY

NHL Last Year +101 Units $4240

4 ouf 5 NHL Winning Seasons

LY Stanley Cup Run 6-0 $2425

2010-2011 Seasons: 201 Units $16795



Football Plays this week will be out Wednesday

NFL Sunday 5-Unit Winner

College Football Totals 11-4 $3190

NCAAF Football 30-15 $4920

NCAAF 8-Unit GOTY Winner (10/3)

Last Year Football: +94 Units $7330

2 out 3 Winning Football Seasons


NBA Basketball

NBA Wednesday: 5-Unit Play

Three out Five Winning Days

Last Wednesday NBA: 2-0 $500

7 out 9 Winning NBA Seasons

2011 & 2012 Seasons: +201 Units $16,795


College BB

NCAAB Wednesday 3-Unit Play (2 Plays)

Last 12 NCAAB Days 14-7 $2660

College Hoops LY +61u $3920

4-Straight Winning NCAAB Seasons

Last 2 Years cashed over $12,000



Champions League Wednesday 3-Unit Play

Saturday 5-Unit EPL Winner

MLS Soccer Run 25-14 $4995

Champions League Run 9-2 $2365

(2)8-Unit MLS GOTY Winners

11-3 Last 6 Unit or Higher Soccer Play

Profit Women's World Cup Tourney


Canadian Football

CFL Grey Cup Sunday 4-Unit Play

4-Straight CFL Winners $1900

11 out 17 CFL W's $2850

CFL WK#12: Saturday 5-Unit Winner

CFL WK#11: Monday 7-Unit Winner

CFL WK#10: Saturday 6-Unit WINNER


Other Sports / Events

2015 Other Sports: +147 Units $12,560

2015 Fights: 35-14 +124 Units $10,855

Last 98 Other Sports Plays

68-30 +195 Units ($16,320)

13 out 20 7-Unit UFC Winners

(All Boxing/MMA plays are in 'Other Sports')


Articles by Raphael Esparza (VSI)

Videos by Raphael Esparza (VSI)

  • 2015 Breeders' Cup Preview w/Alyssa Ali

  • 2015 NBA Preview

  • All Bets are Off; Candid Interview

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Raphael Esparza (VSI)'s BIO

Raphael Esparza (VSI)

One Man, One Handicapper, The Vegas Sports Informer

The biggest mystery in professional sports handicapping has been revealed! Raphael Esparza, aka the Vegas Sports Informer, has come clean as the man behind one of the most successful and most consistent handicapping records in the country.

Raphael Esparza has over 13 years of experience as a sportsbook manager at four of the biggest, most well known sportsbooks on the Vegas Strip. His position has given him contacts and access to the sharpest lines and action in the industry, and he has used that to help his clients earn a ridiculous amount of cash over the last several years. Raphael is one of the first handicappers to get the dirt on anything from injuries and suspensions to soft lines and late line movements. And he uses this info to stay one step ahead of the general betting public.

2014 All Sports Results:

College Basketball +67 Units $100 bettors $4580

Football +94 Units $100 bettors $7330

WNBA Basketball +69 Units $100 bettors $5980

Other Sports +65 Units $100 bettors $4800

MLB +46 Units $100 bettors $130

The well-connected Esparza has more than 18 years of sports handicapping experience and has spent the last seven years with Doc's Sports as The Vegas Sports Informer. Raphael literally set and adjusted the lines at some of the biggest books in Las Vegas so no one has a better understand of how the sportsbooks operate than him.

Raphael's success stems from his power ratings and thousands of trends personally tracked over many years. These have proven to be winners time and time again.

Esparza, an Indiana native, has been one of the most consistent moneymakers in the industry. He is generally considered to be the best NBA handicapper in the country thanks to a remarkable seven consecutive winning seasons. That includes an amazing $10,000 in profit for $100-per-Unit bettors last season alone and Raphael is going to keep the streak alive this winter.

Also, follow me on Twitter at @VSIdocsports.

Getting the inside scoop from the Vegas sports books is what gives Raphael the edge. He has an elaborate network of contacts inside and outside of the major casinos all over the country. He also travels all over watching games from the best seats in the house, personally scouting players and teams to help him and his clients make money. When you sign up for picks from VSI, his detailed analysis will tell you why you are on the right side of these games and his winning record can't be disputed.

Raphael has been delivering winning results in NFL, College Football, NBA, College Basketball, WNBA, Soccer (World Cup, Euro Cup, English Premier League, Champions League, and MLS) and MLB Baseball in his years with the Doc's Sports team of handicappers. Be sure to check the "Informers Daily Power Source" to the left for daily updated free picks and information, as well as updated articles.

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