How To Bet on SportPesa (Online, SMS, USSD) 2023

Welcome to the ultimate guide for learning how to bet on SportPesa! Whether you prefer online platforms like the website or app, SMS betting by texting 79079 or using the USSD code *790#, this post will walk you through the seamless process of placing bets on SportPesa.

How To Bet on SportPesa via SMS

Even if you don’t have a computer or smartphone, you can still enjoy the thrill of betting with SportPesa. Simply place your bet by sending an SMS to 79079.

Follow the steps below to place a single bet on SportPesa via SMS:

  1. Create an SMS with the Game ID of the match you wish to bet on, your prediction, and the amount you wish to bet with e.g., 8192#X#50
  2. Send the SMS to 79079.
  3. You will receive a confirmation message from SportPesa with your Bet ID, possible win, and your SportPesa balance. SMS Example: You placed BetID 8315 on Arsenal FC-Chelsea FC, X. Stake: KSH 93.03, Excise tax KSH 6.97. POSSIBLE PAYOUT KSH 156.18. S-PESA balance: KSH 1206.63.
  4. Sit back and enjoy the game as you await your winnings.

Follow the steps below to place a Multi bet on SportPesa via SMS:

  1. Compose a new message with the Game IDs of the matches you have selected, your predictions, and the amount you want to bet with e.g., 1434#1#4531#X#7170#1#100.
  2. Send the SMS to 79079.
  3. You will receive a confirmation message from SportPesa with your Bet ID, possible win, and your SportPesa balance.
  4. Sit back and enjoy the game as you await your winnings.

Related: How to Cash Out on SportPesa

To place the Mega Jackpot Pro via SMS:

Compose a new message, type “MJP” followed by “#” and then the 17 predictions of the pre-selected Mega Jackpot games – each of the games should be separated by a “#”. E.g., MJP#1#2#1#X#2#2#1#X#2#2#1#X#X#1#1#2#2. Send the SMS to 79079.

To place the Weekly Jackpot via SMS:

Compose a new message, type “JP” followed by “#” and then the 13 predictions of the pre-selected Mega Jackpot games. E.g., JP#12121XX1212X1. Send the SMS to 79079.

Related: How to Cancel a Bet on Sportpesa

How To Bet on SportPesa Online (Web or App)

If you have access to a computer or smartphone, you can easily predict the outcome of any match available on the SportPesa website via the web or SportPesa app.

To place a single bet;

  1. Click on the team you predict to win. Click on either the home team (first listed team), draw, or the away team (second listed team).
  2. If you wish to predict additional markets, click on the teams for more markets.
  3. A bet slip with your selection will appear.
  4. Enter the amount you wish to bet with.
  5. Click on “Place Bet”.
  6. Confirm the bet by clicking “OK” on the pop-up.
  7. After clicking “OK” a confirmation message will be displayed on the screen showing: The game you selected, Your prediction, The type of bet you have placed – Single bet, The amount you have bet with, The excise tax deducted, Your Bet ID, Your possible payout and Your SportPesa account balance.

To place a multi-bet, you follow the same steps as in a single bet only that you will bet on more than one match.

To place a Mega Jackpot Pro bet;

  1. Click on the Mega Jackpot Pro banner at the top of your screen.
  2. Click on the team that you predict to win. Click on either the Home team, Draw, or the Away team.
  3. Select your predictions for the category of MJP bet that you want (13/13, 14/14, 15/15, 16/16, 17/17).
  4. If you want to bet double chance on a match, click on the two possible results. If you want a triple chance, click on the three options (Home, Draw or Away).
  5. Place the bet. Each bet costs Kes 99.

To place a Midweek Jackpot, you follow the steps for placing the Mega Jackpot only that you have 13 games.

Related: How to Withdraw Money from SportPesa

How To Bet on SportPesa via USSD (*790#)

Placing bets using a USSD code is a great alternative to SMS for people who don’t have access to a computer or smartphone.

Follow these steps to place a single bet on SportPesa using a USDD code.

  1. Dial *790#,
  2. Select “Bet Now” – 2 and hit send,
  3. Select “Top Games” – 1 and hit send,
  4. Pick the game you want to bet on and hit send,
  5. Choose either 1, X, or 2 and hit send,
  6. Choose “Place your Bet” – 1 and hit send,
  7. Enter the amount you would like to bet with and hit send,
  8. Choose 1 to place bet and hit send,
  9. Your bet has been placed successfully.

To place a multi-bet on SportPesa using the USSD code, follow the same steps as placing a single bet but add more games after step 5.

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