DraftKings Sportsbook vs BetMGM 2020

Is DraftKings Sportsbook better than BetMGM? After scoring sportsbooks in ten areas for our 2019 review, DraftKings Sportsbook is better than BetMGM. DraftKings is one of the best sportsbooks available due to its excellent selection of sports and bets, fantastic live betting, and unparalleled education and statistics. DraftKings is open to residents of New Jersey, Indiana, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

Ratings

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

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook BetMGM
Total Sports Offered
15 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)
No 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
No No

Odds Comparison

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook BetMGM
NFL Moneyline
2nd 11th
NFL Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side Average spread odds are greater than -110
NBA Moneyline
5th 9th
NBA Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side Average spread odds are greater than -110
MLB Moneyline
8th 1st
MLB Spread
8th 13th
NHL Moneyline
4th 8th
NHL Spread
15th 12th
Soccer Moneyline
6th 16th
NCAAF Moneyline
16th 12th
NCAAF Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side Average spread odds are greater than -110
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Bets Offered

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook BetMGM
Cash Out Feature
No 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 DraftKings 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 DraftKings Sportsbook BetMGM
Articles/News
Yes Yes
Explanation of Bets
Yes No
Glossary
Yes No
Statistics (Teams)
Yes No
Statistics (Players)
Yes No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No

Banking - Deposits

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook BetMGM
Total Deposit Methods
4 8
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes Yes
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$5/$2,000 $0/Varies
PayPal
Yes No
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
$5/$2,000 $10

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook BetMGM
Total Withdrawal Methods
4 6
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
Yes Yes
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
Yes Yes
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$5/Varies $0/Varies
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$5/Varies $10

Customer Service

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

Mobile Betting

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook BetMGM
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 BetMGM vs DraftKings Sportsbook.

First, we will compare whether or not each sportsbook is regulated by a US governing body BetMGM and DraftKings Sportsbook 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. DraftKings Sportsbook received a rating of 3.50 stars over BetMGM's 2.50 stars.

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. DraftKings Sportsbook offers education explaining how to bet, while BetMGM does not. Next, comparing the total number of sports offered, DraftKings Sportsbook boasts an offering of 15 available sports compared to BetMGM's 13 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 BetMGM nor DraftKings Sportsbook offers early cash outs. BetMGM has a live match tracker, DraftKings Sportsbook doesn't. DraftKings Sportsbook offers PayPal as a banking option while BetMGM does not.

Overall, between BetMGM and DraftKings Sportsbook, DraftKings Sportsbook is the winner.

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