888sport vs PointsBet 2020

Is 888sport better than PointsBet? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, 888sport is better than PointsBet. 888sport has brought its popular platform overseas, providing a great experience for bettors, both old and new.

Ratings

Feature 888sport PointsBet
Overall 4.5 4.5
Sports Offered 4.5 4
Overall 4.5 4.5
Sports Offered 4.5 4
Bets Offered 4.5 4.5
Odds 1.5 -1
Banking Options and Fees 5 4
Live Betting 5 3
Mobile Betting 5 4.5
Ease of Use 5 3.5
Customer Service 2.5 3.5
Education and Research 5 4
Reputation 5 3.5

US Regulated Vs Offshore

Feature 888sport PointsBet
US Regulated Sportsbook (legal)
Yes Yes
Offshore Sportsbook (illegal)
No No
Online Availability - New Jersey
Yes Yes
Online Availability - West Virginia
No No
US Regulated DFS Company
No No
Online Availability - Pennsylvania
No No
Online Availability - Iowa
No Yes
Online Availability - Nevada
No No
Online Availability - Rhode Island
No No
Online Availability - Indiana
No No
Online Availability - Oregon

Sports Offered

Feature 888sport PointsBet
Total Sports Offered
17 16
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Baseball (International)
Yes No
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (WNBA)
Yes No
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (International)
Yes No
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes Yes
Darts
Yes Yes
E-Sports
No No
Football (NFL)
Yes Yes
Football (CFL)
Yes Yes
Football (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Handball
No No
Hockey (NHL)
Yes Yes
Hockey (International)
No No
Horse Racing
No No
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

Bets Offered

Feature 888sport PointsBet
Cash Out Feature
Yes Yes
Asian Handicaps
Yes No
Futures
Yes Yes
If-Bets
No No
Rolling If-Bets
No No
Moneyline
Yes Yes
Parlay
Yes Yes
Pleaser
No No
Props
Yes Yes
Reverse
No No
Round Robin
Yes No
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
No No
Total (Over/Under)
Yes Yes
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 888sport PointsBet
Total Live Betting Sports Offered
7 8
Match Tracker
Yes No
Alpine Skiing
No No
Badminton
No No
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
No No
E-Sports
No No
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes Yes
Handball
No No
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
No Yes
Rugby
No No
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
No Yes
Volleyball
No No

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
7 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
4 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
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 888sport vs PointsBet.

To start this comparison, first, we will look at the regulation status of each sportsbook. 888sport alongside PointsBet are part of the legal US market. Next, let's take a look at the odds offered by each book. It's important to note that data points from over 1,400 games across 17 sportsbooks was collected. We assessed spread, moneyline, and total odds to provide a single star rating for odds. PointsBet's score is N/A stars versus 888sport's 1.50 stars.

Odds aside, we can now turn our focus to what types of bets and features are available to bettors. The number of sports offered is certainly at the top of the list, and PointsBet trails 888sport by 1 total sports offered, with 888sport offering 17 and PointsBet offering 16. Looking at features, early cash outs, live match tracking and the option to bank with PayPal are all popular amongst bettors. 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. 888sport and PointsBet both offer early cash outs. 888sport offers a live betting match tracker while PointsBet does not. 888sport offers PayPal, PointsBet doesn't. Finally, having access to education is always important for first-time bettors. Both 888sport and PointsBet offer education explaining how to bet.

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

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