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BetRivers Sportsbook vs BetMGM 2021

Is BetMGM better than BetRivers Sportsbook? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, BetRivers Sportsbook is better than BetMGM. BetRivers has the foundation of a great sports betting site. It’s one of the premier services for live betting, has a wide variety of sports (the most of any app), and offers industry-leading promotions. Mobile bettors, however, will find the slow and clunky app a frustrating user experience.


Ratings

Feature BetRivers Sportsbook BetMGM
Overall 4 3.5
Sports & Bets Offered 4.5
Odds 3 2.5
Banking Options and Fees 0 4.5
Live Betting 4.5 4.5
Mobile Betting 2.5 4.5
Customer Service 0 3.5
Education 4 0.5
Reputation 0 5

State Availability

Feature BetRivers Sportsbook BetMGM
Colorado
Yes No
Illinois
Yes No
Indiana
Yes Yes
Iowa
No No
Michigan
Yes No
Nevada
No Yes
New Jersey
No Yes
Pennsylvania
Yes No
Tennessee
No No
West Virginia
No Yes

Sports Offered

Feature BetRivers Sportsbook BetMGM
Total Sports Offered
21 13
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes No
Darts
Yes No
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 No
Soccer (MLS)
Yes Yes
Softball
No No
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
Yes No

Odds Comparison

Feature BetRivers Sportsbook BetMGM
NFL Moneyline
Below Average Average
NFL Spread
Below Average Below Average
NBA Moneyline
Average Average
NBA Spread
Below Average Below Average
MLB Moneyline
Average Best
MLB Spread
Best Below Average
NHL Moneyline
Below Average Above Average
NHL Spread
Below Average Average
Soccer Moneyline
Best Below Average
NCAAF Moneyline
Best Below Average
NCAAF Spread
Below Average Below Average

Bets Offered

Feature BetRivers Sportsbook BetMGM
Cash Out Feature
Yes No
Futures
Yes Yes
Moneyline
Yes Yes
Parlay
Yes Yes
Props
Yes Yes
Reverse
No No
Round Robin
Yes Yes
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
Yes Yes
Total (Over/Under)
Yes Yes

Live Betting

Feature BetRivers Sportsbook BetMGM
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
No No
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes No
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
No No
Rugby
No No
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes

Education and Research

Feature BetRivers Sportsbook BetMGM
Articles/News
No Yes
Explanation of Bets
Yes No
Glossary
Yes No
Team Statistics
Yes No
Players Statistics
No No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No

Banking - Deposits

Feature BetRivers Sportsbook BetMGM
Minimum Deposit
$10 $10
Total Deposit Methods
8 8
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes Yes
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$10/Varies $0/Varies
PayPal
No No
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
N/A $10

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature BetRivers Sportsbook BetMGM
Minimum Withdrawal
$10 $10
Total Withdrawal Methods
4 6
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
Yes Yes
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
Yes Yes
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$10/Varies $0/Varies
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
N/A $10

Customer Service

Feature BetRivers Sportsbook BetMGM
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
No Yes
Phone Support
No No

Mobile Betting

Feature BetRivers Sportsbook BetMGM
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes

Ratings

Feature BetRivers Sportsbook BetMGM
Overall 4 3.5
Sports & Bets Offered 4.5
Odds 3 2.5
Banking Options and Fees 0 4.5
Live Betting 4.5 4.5
Mobile Betting 2.5 4.5
Education 4 0.5
Bonuses & Promotions 5
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 BetMGM vs BetRivers Sportsbook.

Is BetMGM or BetRivers Sportsbook better for beginners?
BetRivers Sportsbook is better for first-time bettors than BetMGM. BetRivers Sportsbook provides bettors Explanation of Bets, Glossary and Team Statistics.

Which sportsbook offers better odds: BetMGM or BetRivers Sportsbook?
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. BetRivers Sportsbook is a better option with a 3.00 star rating over BetMGM's 2.50 star rating. The odds comparison table earlier in the page breaks down how both sportsbooks ranked in each sport.

Does BetMGM or BetRivers Sportsbook offer a wider range of sports and bets?
BetRivers Sportsbook boasts an offering of 21 available sports compared to BetMGM's 13 available sports. offers bettors access to Moneyline, Spread, Parlay, Props, Futures and Total (Over/Under) bets. BetRivers Sportsbook has the early cash out feature, BetMGM doesn't. 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 BetMGM vs BetRivers Sportsbook customer support?
BetRivers Sportsbook offers bettors Email Support and Live Chat Support. Email support usually replies within 48 hours, while live chat support is instant.

Overall winner: BetRivers Sportsbook

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