5Dimes vs Bovada 2020

Is 5Dimes better than Bovada? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, 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
Bets Offered 5 4
Odds 5 2
Banking Options and Fees 3.5 4
Live Betting 3 3
Mobile Betting 3 4
Customer Service 4.5 4
Education and Research 3.5 4
Reputation 2.5 2.5

State Availability

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
Legal in Iowa
No No
Legal in Indiana
No No
Legal in Nevada
No No
Legal in New Jersey
No No
Legal in Pennsylvania
No No
Legal in West Virginia
No No

Sports Offered

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
Total Sports Offered
24 29
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes Yes
Darts
Yes Yes
Football (NFL)
Yes Yes
Football (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Hockey (NHL)
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
Sports Offered 5 5

Odds Comparison

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
NFL Moneyline
N/A N/A
NFL Spread
N/A N/A
NBA Moneyline
N/A N/A
NBA Spread
N/A N/A
MLB Moneyline
N/A N/A
MLB Spread
N/A N/A
NHL Moneyline
N/A N/A
NHL Spread
N/A N/A
Soccer Moneyline
N/A N/A
NCAAF Moneyline
N/A N/A
NCAAF Spread
N/A N/A
Odds 5 2

Bets Offered

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
Cash Out Feature
No No
Futures
Yes Yes
Moneyline
Yes Yes
Parlay
Yes Yes
Props
Yes Yes
Reverse
Yes No
Round Robin
Yes Yes
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
Yes Yes
Total (Over/Under)
Yes No
Bets Offered 5 4

Live Betting

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes Yes
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
Yes No
Rugby
No Yes
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Live Betting 3 3

Education and Research

Feature 5Dimes Bovada
Articles/News
No Yes
Explanation of Bets
Yes Yes
Glossary
No Yes
Team Statistics
Yes No
Players Statistics
Yes No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No
Education and Research 3.5 4

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 Options and Fees 3.5 4

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
Banking Options and Fees 3.5 4

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
Mobile Betting 3 4
The BettingBuck.com team spent months and hundreds of hours assessing different sportsbooks for betting on sports online in the US. In total, 150 individual variables were assessed. For this review, we will compare 5Dimes vs Bovada.

Is 5Dimes or Bovada better for beginners?
Bovada is better for first-time bettors than 5Dimes. Bovada provides bettors Articles/News, Explanation of Bets and Glossary.

Which sportsbook offers better odds: 5Dimes or Bovada?
To give each sportsbook an odds rating over 10,000 data points from over 1,000 games across 23 sportsbooks were collected. We assessed spread, moneyline, and total odds to provide a single star rating for odds. 5Dimes is a better option with a 5.00 star rating over Bovada's 2.00 star rating. The odds comparison table earlier in the page breaks down how both sportsbooks ranked in each sport.

Does 5Dimes or Bovada offer a wider range of sports and bets?
Bovada boasts an offering of 29 available sports compared to 5Dimes's 24 available sports. Bovada offers bettors access to Moneyline, Spread, Parlay, Props and Futures bets. Neither 5Dimes and Bovada offer the early cash out feature. Early cash outs are when a sportsbook allows bettors to cash in a ticket before the game ends to secure a win or minimize a loss.

What about 5Dimes vs Bovada customer support?
offers bettors Email Support, Live Chat Support and Phone Support. Email support usually replies within 48 hours, while live chat support is instant.

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

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