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Raphael Esparza (VSI)

Page Updated October 27, 2016 @ 11:56 PM CST
Raphael Esparza (VSI)

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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 Thursday Betting Card in all Sports

NHL 3-Unit Play (NHL Run 8 out 13 $1,365)

NBA 3-Unit Play (Won Tuesday Night)


Saturday 6-Unit College Football Play

Sunday 6-Unit NFL Football Play

Football Weekend 4-2 $1,140

Last (4) NFL Weeks 5-2 $1,190

Huge Football Run 27-16 $4,190

NFL Last (7) Weeks 10 out 15 W's $1820

8-Unit NCAAF GOTY Winner (Arizona St)

Looking for 3 out 5 Winning Football Seasons

2014 Football Season +93 Units $7,180



NHL Thursday 3-Unit Play

8 out 13 Winning Days $1,365

NHL Last Year: $12,310

Last (2) NHL Seasons $16,550

5 out 6 Winning NHL Seasons

Back-to-Back No. 1 NHL Years


NBA Basketball

NBA Thursday 3-Unit Play

3-Unit Winner on Tuesday (Portland over)

7-Unit NBA Future Posted

7 out 9 Winning NBA Seasons

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



World Series Continues Friday

World Series 2-0 $400

30 out 52 MLB W's $2,410

MLB Hot Run 43 out 73 $5,525

MLB Hot July-Aug Run $7,975

4-Straight MLB Winning Seasons

Last Year MLB: +196 Units +$14,995

5 out 7 MLB Winning Seasons



WGC HSBC 4-Unit Matchup Play

3-Straight H2H Matchup Winners

CIMB Classic 4-Unit Matchup Winner

Safeway Open 4-Unit H2H Matchup - Winner

TOUR Championship Tournament 4-Unit Winner

2016 Golf: 6 out 12 Golf Matchup Winners

2015 Golf Matchups 3-1 $460



Wednesday 4U MLS Playoff Winner

Sat-Sun Premier League 2-0 $700

Champions League Week 2-0 $700

Champions League 3-Straight W's $1,000

Premier League Run 6 out 10 Winners

Winning Euro Cup Tournament

Winning Copa America Tournament $765

14-8 Last 6 Unit or Higher Soccer Play

2016 Winning Champions League Soccer


Canadian Football

CFL Week #19 Saturday 4-Unit Play

CFL Week #18 Saturday 4-Unit Winner

CFL Week #15 Saturday 7-Unit Winner

CFL 7 out 9 Winners $2,690

Last Year Winning Season $570

LY: 4 out of 6 6-Unit or Higher Winners

Ended Last year 4 out 5 W's $1,460


Other Sports / Events

UFC 203 7-Unit Winner w/Miocic

UFC 202 8-Unit Winner w/McGregor

World Cup Hockey 4 out 7 W's $430

2015 Other Sports: +138 Units $11,145

2015 Fights: 37-17 +113 Units $9,440

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


Horse Racing

2016 Breeders Cup November 4 & 5

Profitable Kentucky Derby over $500


College BB

College Basketball starts Friday Nov 11

5-Straight Winning NCAAB Seasons

LY: College Hoops $12,000

LY NCAAB Totals: 58-33 $6,960

2014 NCAAB Season +61U $3,920


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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.

2016 All Sports Results (Units & Cash)

2016 Big Unit Results

87-71 (55%) +$4,040

2015 Big Unit Results

135-75 (65%) 6 Unit or Higher Winners $29,400

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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