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Raphael Esparza (VSI)

Page Updated April 23, 2017 @ 9:34 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 Sunday Betting Card in all Sports

MLB 4-Unit Play (10 out 16 MLB W's $1,730)

NBA Playoffs 4-Unit Play (9 out 13 W's $1,520)

NHL Playoff 4-Unit Play

SOCCER: 4-Unit EPL Play


MLB Sunday 4-Unit Play

10 out 16 MLB Winning Days $1,730

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


NBA Basketball

NBA Sunday Playoffs 4-Unit Play

9 out 13 NBA Winners $1,520

4-1 last 4 6-Unit or Higher Plays

7 out 9 Winning NBA Seasons

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



NHL Sunday Playoffs 4-Unit Play

NHL Last Year: $12,310

Last (2) NHL Seasons $16,550

5 out 6 Winning NHL Seasons

Back-to-Back No. 1 NHL Years



Sunday 4-Unit Premier League Play

Premier League Run 16-3 $5,720

Soccer Run 36-15 $7,875

Winning Euro Cup Tournament

Winning Copa America Tournament $765

2016 Winning Champions League Soccer


Other Sports / Events

UFC/Boxing Run 9-4 $1,705

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')



Valero Texas Open 4-Unit Play Underway

The Masters 7U Winner (Masters 2-0 $1,100)

AT&T Pebble Beach 6U Winner

8 out 13 Golf Matchup Winners $2,390

10 out 16 H2H Matchup Winners $2,890

2016 Golf: 6 out 12 Golf Matchup Winners


Horse Racing

May 6 - Kentucky Derby

Louisiana Derby & Santa Anita Derby Winners

Tampa Bay Derby Winner cashed (Tapwrit)

Picks on all Road to Kentucky Derby Prep races

Last Year a huge Derby Day +$500


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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

35-26 (57%) $3,365

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.

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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