888sport vs PointsBet 2020

Is PointsBet better than 888sport? After scoring sportsbooks in ten areas for our 2019 review, 888sport is better than PointsBet. 888sport offers a well-rounded sportsbook, providing an immersive live betting experience, hundreds of bets and props, and useful education for new bettors. The only drawback is the below-average odds for sports like football and hockey.

Ratings

Feature 888sport PointsBet
Overall 4.5 4.5
Sports Offered 4.5 4
Bets Offered 4.5 5
Odds 2.5 4.5
Banking Options and Fees 4 4
Live Betting 4.5 3
Mobile Betting 5 4
Customer Service 2.5 3.5
Education and Research 4.5 4
Reputation 4.5 4.5
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Sports Offered

Feature 888sport PointsBet
Total Sports Offered
17 16
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)
No No
Rugby (Union)
Yes Yes
Soccer (EPL)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Premier League)
Yes Yes
Soccer (MLS)
Yes Yes
Softball
Yes No
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
No No

Odds Comparison

Feature 888sport PointsBet
NFL Moneyline
15th 8th
NFL Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side Average spread odds are better than -110 per side
NBA Moneyline
4th 11th
NBA Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side Average spread odds are better than -110 per side
MLB Moneyline
15th 14th
MLB Spread
16th 7th
NHL Moneyline
16th 7th
NHL Spread
20th 6th
Soccer Moneyline
3rd 19th
NCAAF Moneyline
18th 5th
NCAAF Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side Average spread odds are -110 per side
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Bets Offered

Feature 888sport PointsBet
Cash Out Feature
Yes Yes
Futures
Yes Yes
Moneyline
Yes Yes
Parlay
Yes Yes
Props
Yes Yes
Reverse
No No
Round Robin
Yes No
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
No No
Total (Over/Under)
Yes Yes

Live Betting

Feature 888sport PointsBet
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
No No
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes Yes
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
No Yes
Rugby
No No
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
No Yes

Education and Research

Feature 888sport PointsBet
Articles/News
No Yes
Explanation of Bets
Yes Yes
Glossary
Yes No
Statistics (Teams)
Yes No
Statistics (Players)
Yes No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No

Banking - Deposits

Feature 888sport PointsBet
Total Deposit Methods
6 4
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes Yes
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$10/Varies $5/Varies
PayPal
Yes No
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
$10/Varies

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature 888sport PointsBet
Total Withdrawal Methods
3 2
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
Yes Yes
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
Yes Yes
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$10/Varies $5/Varies
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$10/Varies

Customer Service

Feature 888sport PointsBet
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
No Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
No Yes
Phone Support
Yes No

Mobile Betting

Feature 888sport PointsBet
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes
After six months and hundreds of hours of researching different sportsbooks, the BettingBuck.com team collected thousands of data points. To focus on two sportsbooks, we will now compare 888sport vs PointsBet.

First, we will compare whether or not each sportsbook is regulated by a US governing body 888sport and PointsBet are legal sportsbooks that are regulated in the United States. Now, we can compare the odds between each sportsbook. Odds, or the vig, is what the sportsbook charges you to place your bet. To compile rankings, we examined odds for spread, moneyline, and total markets for seven different leagues, covering over 100 games for each league. PointsBet is a better option with a 4.50 star rating over 888sport's 2.50 star rating.

Odds aside, we can now compare educational features. Bettors new to sports betting will want high-quality education informing them of what different betting markets are available and how to bet them. 888sport and PointsBet both have educational pages explaining the basics of sports betting. Next, comparing the total number of sports offered, 888sport boasts an offering of 17 available sports compared to PointsBet's 16 available sports. Diving into poplar features, some bettors desire the ability to cash in tickets early, a live match tracker that updates ball position when live betting, and banking with PayPal 888sport alongside PointsBet offer the early cash out feature. 888sport makes a live match tracker available to clients, while PointsBet does not. 888sport offers PayPal as a banking option while PointsBet does not.

Overall, between 888sport and PointsBet, 888sport is the winner.

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