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Raphael Esparza (VSI)

Page Updated March 29, 2017 @ 11:10 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 Wednesday Betting Card in all Sports

NBA 4-Unit Play (Tuesday Winner)

NHL 4-Unit Play (B2B Winners $700)

GOLF 3-Unit Matchup Play

MLB Futures Posted Today

NBA Basketball

NBA Wednesday 4-Unit Play

20 out 35 NBA Winners $2,170

31 out 52 NBA Winners $3,170

7 out 9 Winning NBA Seasons

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



NHL Wednesday 4-Unit Play

NHL Run 18 out 30 W's $1,865

25 out 40 NHL W's $2,580

NHL Last Year: $12,310

Last (2) NHL Seasons $16,550

5 out 6 Winning NHL Seasons

Back-to-Back No. 1 NHL Years



MLB Futures will be posted Wednesday

MLB starts Sunday April 2

Ended Last Year: MLB Hot Run 44 out 75 W's $5,480

2016: 2-0 8-Unit Game of the Years

2016: 18-12 Last 6-Unit or Higher MLB Plays

6-Straight MLB Winning Seasons

7 out 9 MLB Winning Seasons


College BB

College Hoop Wednesday No Play

5-Straight Winning NCAAB Seasons

LY: College Hoops $12,000

LY NCAAB Totals: 58-33 $6,960

2014 NCAAB Season +61U $3,920


Horse Racing

Sat April 1 - Florida Derby & Louisiana Derby

Tampa Bay Derby Winner (Tapwrit)

2 out 3 Winning Races last Saturday (Fair Grounds)

Kentucky Derby Day LY Winning Day



Shell Houston Open - Plays out Wednesday

WGC Mexico Championship 4U Winner

AT&T Pebble Beach 6U Winner

7 out 11 Golf Matchup Winners $1,590

9 out 14 H2H Matchup Winners $2,090

2016 Golf: 6 out 12 Golf Matchup Winners



No Mid-Week Soccer Plays

Premier League Run 10-2 $3,425

Soccer Run 24-10 $5,800

Winning Euro Cup Tournament

Winning Copa America Tournament $765

2016 Winning Champions League Soccer


Other Sports / Events

UFC/Boxing Run 8-2 $3,040

2016 Fights: 30-20 +$2,495

2015 Other Sports: +138 Units $11,145

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

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


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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.

2017 All Sports Results (Units & Cash)

2017 Big Unit Results

29-19 (60%) $5,120

2016 Big Unit Results

107-88 (54%) +$4,495

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.

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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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