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Raphael Esparza (VSI)

Page Updated October 9, 2015 @ 11:23 AM CST
Raphael Esparza (VSI)

Member Notes

Former Vegas Sports Book Director has you covered with daily selections from NBA, NHL Hockey, MLB Baseball, 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+)

100-52 (66%) 6 Unit or Higher Winners $23,375

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


Saturday NCAAF 7-Unit Play

Sunday NFL WK#5 5-Unit Play

NCAAF Saturday 8-Unit GOTY Winner

NCAAF Football 12-5 $3200

NFL 7 out 12 Winners

Last Year Football: +94 Units $7330

LY Super Bowl 4-0 $1600

LY 9-3 7 Unit or Higher Football Plays

2 out 3 Winning Football Seasons



MLB Playoff Friday 7-Unit Playoff Play

This Season MLB Total: $12,090

29 out 42 MLB Winners $6930

34 out 51 MLB Winners $8390

MLB Hot Streak 58-28 $13,045

17-8 Last 7 Unit or Higher MLB Plays

2-Straight MLB Winning Seasons

3 out 5 MLB Winning Seasons



NHL Friday: 4-Unit TOTAL

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


Canadian Football

Saturday CFL: 6-Unit TOTAL

7 out 10 CFL W's $2490

CFL WK#12: Saturday 5-Unit Winner

CFL WK#11: Monday 7-Unit Winner

CFL WK#10: Saturday 6-Unit WINNER

2014 Football Results +94 Units $7330


Other Sports / Events

UFC 192 6-Unit Winner

Last Saturday HBO Boxing 4-Unit Prop Winner

2015 Other Sports: +141 Units $12,240

2015 Fights: 32-12 +118 Units $10,535

Last 93 Other Sports Plays

65-28 +194 Units ($15,900)

12 out 18 7-Unit UFC Winners

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



WNBA Finals GM#3 Friday No Play

WNBA Last Friday: 8-Unit WINNER

Last Year: +69 Units $5980

LY: 8 out 10 6 Unit or Higher Winners

Back-to-Back Winning WNBA Seasons



MLS Soccer Run 22-11 $4785

Champions League Tues-Wed 2-0 $700

8-Unit MLS GOTY Winner w/LA (Aug 9)

10-3 Last 6 Unit or Higher Soccer Play

Profit Women's World Cup Tourney


NBA Basketball

NBA Starts Tuesday Oct 27

7 out 9 Winning NBA Seasons

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


College BB

CBB Starts Thursday Nov 12

College Hoops LY +61u $3920


Horse Racing

Breeders Cup Plays Oct 30-31

Kentucky Derby Winning Day


Articles by Raphael Esparza (VSI)

Videos by Raphael Esparza (VSI)

  • Interview with Steve Rychel - UFC Japan

  • NFL WK#1 NCAAF WK#2 Previews

  • All Bets are Off; Candid Interview

  • How to bet the Kentucky Derby

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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