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Raphael Esparza (VSI)

Page Updated May 23, 2016 @ 10:14 AM 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.

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MLB Monday 4-Unit Play

4 out 6 MLB Winners $570

9 out 16 MLB Winners

4-Straight MLB Winning Seasons

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

5 out 7 MLB Winning Seasons



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NHL Hot Run 98-64 $10,325

110 out 180 NHL W's $13,275

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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


NBA Basketball

NBA Playoffs Monday 3-Unit Play

20 out 32 5-Unit or Higher Winners

7 out 9 Winning NBA Seasons

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



WNBA Monday No Play

2 out 3 WNBA Winners

LY 8 out 10 6-Unit or Higher Winners

2014 WNBA Season +69 Units $5980

2 out 3 Winning WNBA Seasons



No Mid-Week Soccer Plays

Saturday 3-Unit MLS Winner

MLS Soccer Run 5 out 9 Winners

Champions League Run 18-7 $2315

Champions League Season $1925

12-4 Last 6 Unit or Higher Soccer Play

MLS 2015 Winnning Season


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Other Sports / Events

2016 Fights: 14-5 +48 Units $4,380

2015 Other Sports: +138 Units $11,145

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

Last 122 Other Sports Plays

84-38 +226 Units ($19,485)

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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 All Sports: +162 Units $2,960

2016 Big Unit Results

38-31 (54%) $1325

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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