PointsBet vs BetMGM 2020

Is BetMGM better than PointsBet? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, PointsBet is better than BetMGM. PointsBet combines traditional sports betting with the new and exciting PointsBetting to offer one of the best sportsbooks in the United States and Australia, despite a sub-par live betting menu.

Ratings

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

State Availability

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Legal in Iowa
Yes No
Legal in Indiana
Yes Yes
Legal in Nevada
No Yes
Legal in New Jersey
Yes Yes
Legal in Pennsylvania
No No
Legal in West Virginia
No Yes

Sports Offered

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Total Sports Offered
16 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
Sports Offered 4 3.5

Odds Comparison

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
NFL Moneyline
8th 11th
NFL Spread
Average spread odds are better than -110 per side Average spread odds are greater than -110
NBA Moneyline
11th 9th
NBA Spread
Average spread odds are better than -110 per side Average spread odds are greater than -110
MLB Moneyline
14th 1st
MLB Spread
7th 13th
NHL Moneyline
7th 8th
NHL Spread
6th 12th
Soccer Moneyline
19th 16th
NCAAF Moneyline
5th 12th
NCAAF Spread
Average spread odds are -110 per side Average spread odds are greater than -110
Odds 4.5 2.5

Bets Offered

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Cash Out Feature
Yes No
Futures
Yes Yes
Moneyline
Yes Yes
Parlay
Yes Yes
Props
Yes Yes
Reverse
No No
Round Robin
No Yes
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
No Yes
Total (Over/Under)
Yes Yes
Bets Offered 5 3.5

Live Betting

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
No No
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes No
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
Yes No
Rugby
No No
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Live Betting 3 4.5

Education and Research

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Articles/News
Yes Yes
Explanation of Bets
Yes No
Glossary
No No
Team Statistics
No No
Players Statistics
No No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No
Education and Research 4 0.5

Banking - Deposits

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Total Deposit Methods
4 8
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes Yes
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$5/Varies $0/Varies
PayPal
No No
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
$10
Banking Options and Fees 4 4.5

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Total Withdrawal Methods
2 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
$10
Banking Options and Fees 4 4.5

Customer Service

Feature PointsBet 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 PointsBet BetMGM
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes
Mobile Betting 4 4.5
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 PointsBet.

Is BetMGM or PointsBet better for beginners?
PointsBet is better for first-time bettors than BetMGM. PointsBet provides bettors Articles/News and Explanation of Bets.

Which sportsbook offers better odds: BetMGM or PointsBet?
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. PointsBet is a better option with a 4.50 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 PointsBet offer a wider range of sports and bets?
PointsBet boasts an offering of 16 available sports compared to BetMGM's 13 available sports. PointsBet offers bettors access to Moneyline, Spread, Parlay, Props, Futures and Total (Over/Under) bets. PointsBet offers the early cash out feature while BetMGM does not. 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 PointsBet customer support?
PointsBet offers bettors Email Support and Live Chat Support. Email support usually replies within 48 hours, while live chat support is instant.

Overall, between BetMGM and PointsBet, PointsBet is the winner.

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