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SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball


How to Bet and Win Basketball :. SportPesa Guide

Most Mjomba visitors have been requesting for a complete guide on SportPesa how to bet Basketball. You’ve definitely come to the right place if such is what you’re looking for. Of the four popular sports, basketball is definitely one of the easiest to bet and even win on but most people unfortunately don’t know this. Well, now you know. Along with football, basketball also uses the handcap/point spread for placing bets on teams/sides as well as over/under numbers. So what have we got here? If you already know how to bet on football then this is going to be a breeze! You already pretty much understand basketball that you may have imagined. Keep reading:

2 Way – OT incl.

Predict who will win the match at final score (Including over time). The following options are available:

  • Home – bet wins win if the Home team wins the game
    SMS bet format: 2312#FTOT#1#100– bet Ksh100 on GAME ID 2312, for Home team to win
  • Away – bet wins if the Away team wins the game
    SMS bet format: 2312#FTOT#2#100– bet Ksh100 on GAME ID 2312, for Away team to win

Example: Palestine – India

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

The prediction of Palestine winning the match would be 1 (Home)

If a match is played at a neutral venue the team listed first is deemed the home team for betting purposes.

Handicap – OT incl.

Predict the result of the match after the Points handicap is applied to the final score (Including Over time). The following options are available:

Example: Palestine-India , Points handicap is Palestine – 2.5

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

  • Home – bet wins if the Home team wins with 3 or more points difference
    SMS bet format: 2312#FTOT#HC#-2.5#1#100– bet on GAME ID 2312, Home team to win with 3 or more points difference.
  • Away – bet wins if the Away team wins the game, or loses the game with less than 2 points difference.
    SMS bet format: 2312#FTOT#HC#+2.5#2#100– bet on GAME ID 2312, Away team to win the game, or to lose the game with less than 2 points difference.

The prediction of Palestine to score 3 point or more than India , would be 1.

If a match is played at a neutral venue the team listed first is deemed the home team for betting purposes.

Total Points – OT incl.

Predict if the total number of points will be Over or Under the allotted Total points at full score (including over time). Possible outcomes:

Example: Palestine-India, Total Point is 158.5

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

  • Over – bet wins if the points in the match are 159or more
    SMS bet format: 2312#FTOT#OV#158.5#100 – bet Ksh100 on GAME ID 2312, for total points in the match to be 159 or more.
  • Under – bet wins if the points in the match are 158or less
    SMS bet format: 2312#FTOT#UN#158.5#100 – bet Ksh100 on GAME ID 2312, for total points in the match to be 158 or less.

The prediction of having 159 or more points in the match would be OVER

If a match is played at a neutral venue the team listed first is deemed the home team for betting purposes.

3Way – First Half

Predict the result of the first half of the match. The following options are available:

  • Home – bet wins if the Home team leads after the first half.
SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

  • SMS bet format: 2312#HT1#1#100– bet Ksh100 on GAME ID 2312, first half,for Home to leads at the first half
  • Draw -bet wins if the first half ends in a draw.
SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

  • SMS bet format: 2312#HT1#X#100– bet Ksh100 on GAME ID 2312, first half, for first half to end in a draw
  • Away -bet wins if the Away team leads after the first half.
    SMS bet format: 2312#HT1#2#100– bet Ksh100 on GAME ID 2312, first half, for Away team to lead at the first half.
SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

Example: Palestine-India

The prediction of Palestine to lead after the first half would be 1 (Home), Draw (X) and Away Win (2).

If a match is played at a neutral venue the team listed first is deemed the home team for betting purposes.

Handicap – First Half

Predict the First half result of the match after the Points handicap is applied. The following options are available:

Example: Palestine – India, Point spread is Palestine -1.5

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

  • Home – bet wins if the Home team leads with 2 or more points difference at First half
    SMS bet format: 2312#HT1#HC#-1.5#1#100– bet on GAME ID 2312, for Home team to lead with 2 or more points difference at First half.
  • Away – bet wins if the Away team is leading at first half, or is losing with less than 1 point difference at First half.
    SMS bet format: 2312#HT1#HC#+1.5#2#100– bet on GAME ID 2312, for Away team to lead, or to lose with less than with 1 point difference at First half.
SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

The prediction of Palestine to lead with 3 or more points than India at First half would be 1.

If a match is played at a neutral venue the team listed first is deemed the home team for betting purposes.

Total Points – First Half

Predict if the total number of points will be Over or Under the allotted Total points at First Half. Possible outcomes:

Example: Palestine-India, Total Point is 75.5

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

  • Over – bet wins if the points in the match at First half are 76 or more.
    SMS bet format: 2312#HT1#OV#75.5#100– bet Ksh100 on GAME ID 2312, for total points in the match to be 76 or more at First half.
  • Under – bet wins if the points in the match at First half are 75, or less.
    SMS bet format: 2312#HT1#UN#75.5#100– bet Ksh100 on GAME ID 2312, for total points in the match to be 75, or less at First half.
SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

The prediction of having 76 or more points in the match would be OVER

If a match is played at a neutral venue the team listed first is deemed the home team for betting purposes.

Odd/Even Points – OT incl.

Predict whether the total points in the match would be odd (151,153,155,…) or even (152,154,156,…) at full score (Including over time). The following options are available:

  • ODD – bet wins if the match ends with an odd number of points – 151,153,155,…
    SMS bet format: 2312#FTOT#OD#100– bet Ksh100 on GAME ID 2312, for the match to end with an odd (151,153,155,…) total number of points.
SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

  • EVEN – bet wins if the match ends with an even number of points – 150,152,154,…
    SMS bet format: 2312#FTOT#EV#100– bet Ksh100 on GAME ID 2312, for the match to end with an even (150,152,154,…) total number of points.
SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

SportPesa Guide: How to Bet and Win Basketball

Own points count.

If a match is played at a neutral venue the team listed first is deemed the home team for betting purposes. Hope you enjoyed the read. Next, we’ll take one good shot on betting Baseball. Leave your suggestions, betting tricks, comments or even questions below.