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Raphael Esparza (VSI)

Page Updated January 18, 2019 @ 10:35 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 Friday Betting Card in all Sports

NBA 7-Unit Play

NHL 4-Unit Play

SOCCER 3-Unit EPL Play (Saturday)


NFL Conference Champ 7U Play (4U Play)

NFL Sun: Divisional 2-0 $1,100

NFL Wild Card Saturday 6U Winner

8-Unit NFL Total GOTY Winner

8-Unit NFL GOTY Winner

8-Unit NCAAF Total GOTY Winner

Winning Football Season 2017

3 out 4 Winning Football Seasons


NBA Basketball

NBA Friday 7-Unit Play

3-Straight NBA Winners $1,200

NBA Run 19-8 $3,360

7 out 11 Winning NBA Seasons

2011-2012 Seasons: $16,795



NHL Friday 4-Unit Play

NHL Run $2,320

Last Year Winning NHL Season

NHL Top Capper on Site 2 out 4 years

3 of 4 Winning NHL Seasons

7 out 9 Winning NHL Seasons


College BB

NCAAB Friday No Play

Winning Season Last Year +$3,620

6 out 7 Winning NCAAB Seasons

2015-16 College Hoops +$12,000


Other Sports / Events

Sat: 7-Unit UFC Play & 4-Unit Boxing Play

Golf Run 2-0 $1,000

UFC 232 4-Unit Winner

UFC Fight Run 3-1 $1,125

GGG/Canelo Fight 8-Unit Boxing Winner

2018 Boxing Run 21-12 $2,085

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')



Saturday 3-Unit Premier League Play

Sunday 4-Unit Premier League Play

2018 Winning Soccer Season +$1,485

Champions League Run 7-2 $1,520

2017 Winning Premier League Season $2,345

2016 Winning Premier League Season $5,545

2016 Winning Champions League Soccer $1,515


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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.

Big Unit Results - 6U or Higher

2017 Big Unit Results

121-94 (55%) $10,720

2016 Big Unit Results

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

2015: 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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