5Dimes vs Bovada 2020

Is 5Dimes better than Bovada? After ranking sportsbooks who all offer online betting in our 2019 review, 5Dimes is better than Bovada. 5Dimes can be summed up in four words: good variety, great odds. Although the functionality of a lot of things such as the website design and load times could be improved, the reduced juice lines offered on a multitude of sports offer some attractive financial incentives.

Ratings

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
Overall 4 3.5
Sports Offered 5 5
Overall 4 3.5
Sports Offered 5 5
Bets Offered 5 4
Odds 5 2
Banking Options and Fees 3.5 4
Live Betting 3 3
Mobile Betting 3 4
Ease of Use 3 4
Customer Service 4.5 4
Education and Research 3.5 4
Reputation 2.5 2.5

US Regulated Vs Offshore

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
US Regulated Sportsbook (legal)
No No
Offshore Sportsbook (illegal)
Yes Yes
Online Availability - New Jersey
No No
Online Availability - West Virginia
No No
US Regulated DFS Company
No No
Online Availability - Pennsylvania
No No
Online Availability - Iowa
No No
Online Availability - Nevada
No No
Online Availability - Rhode Island
No No
Online Availability - Indiana
No No
Online Availability - Oregon

Sports Offered

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
Total Sports Offered
24 29
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Baseball (International)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (WNBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (International)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes Yes
Darts
Yes Yes
E-Sports
Yes Yes
Football (NFL)
Yes Yes
Football (CFL)
Yes Yes
Football (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Handball
Yes Yes
Hockey (NHL)
Yes Yes
Hockey (International)
Yes Yes
Horse Racing
Yes Yes
MMA (UFC)
Yes Yes
Motor Sports (NASCAR)
Yes Yes
Rugby (League)
Yes Yes
Rugby (Union)
Yes Yes
Soccer (EPL)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Premier League)
Yes Yes
Soccer (MLS)
Yes Yes
Softball
No Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
Yes Yes

Bets Offered

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
Cash Out Feature
No No
Asian Handicaps
Yes No
Futures
Yes Yes
If-Bets
Yes No
Rolling If-Bets
Yes No
Moneyline
Yes Yes
Parlay
Yes Yes
Pleaser
Yes No
Props
Yes Yes
Reverse
Yes No
Round Robin
Yes Yes
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
Yes Yes
Total (Over/Under)
Yes No
Free Contests (DFS Only)
No No
Private Leagues (DFS Only)
No No
Public Leagues (DFS Only)
No No
Beginner Contests (DFS Only)
No No
Head to Head Contests (DFS Only)
No No
50/50 Contests (DFS Only)
No No
Beat the Score Contests (DFS Only)
No No
Tournaments (DFS Only)
No No

Live Betting

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
Total Live Betting Sports Offered
12 12
Match Tracker
No No
Alpine Skiing
Yes No
Badminton
No Yes
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
E-Sports
Yes Yes
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes Yes
Handball
Yes Yes
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
Yes No
Rugby
No Yes
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
No Yes

Education and Research

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
Articles/News
No Yes
Explanation of Bets
Yes Yes
Glossary
No Yes
Statistics (Teams)
Yes No
Statistics (Players)
Yes No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No

Banking - Deposits

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
Total Deposit Methods
3 2
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes No
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$50/$500 $10/$5,000
PayPal
No No
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
N/A N/A

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
Total Withdrawal Methods
3 3
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
No No
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
Yes No
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$1,000/$3,000 $100
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
N/A N/A

Customer Service

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
Yes Yes
Phone Support
Yes Yes

Mobile Betting

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
iPhone App
No No
Android App
No No
Website Functionality
Yes Yes
To find the right sportsbook for sports betting, we spent six months and hundreds of hours of assessing different books. Here, we will focus on two sportsbooks and compare 5Dimes vs Bovada.

Our comparison begins with the regulation status of each broker. Both 5Dimes and Bovada aren't regulated by a US governing body, and should be examined with caution. Regulation aside, let's look at how each sportsbook ranks in odds offered. To compile an odds ranking, we analyzed odds from thousands of games for total, spread, and moneyline bets. 5Dimes received a rating of 5.00 stars over Bovada's 2.00 stars.

Now let's examine how many sports each book accepts bets on. Bovada takes bets on 29 sports while 5Dimes takes bets on24 sports, a difference of 5 sports. Next, we can compare some general features offered and educational content catered towards first-time bettors. For features, we will look at whether the book offers early cashouts, a match tracker when live betting, and PayPal deposits and withdrawals. Neither offers the early cash out feature. 5Dimes nor Bovada offers a live betting match tracker . Neither offers PayPal. Education is also great for individuals new to sports betting, who may need reminders on betting types. Both 5Dimes and Bovada offer education explaining how to bet.

Overall, between 5Dimes and Bovada, 5Dimes is the winner.

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