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PointsBet vs BetMGM 2021

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 & Bets Offered
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 4 0.5
Reputation 4.5 5

State Availability

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

Sports Offered

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Total Sports Offered
18 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 PointsBet BetMGM
NFL Moneyline
Average Average
NFL Spread
Above Average Below Average
NBA Moneyline
Average Average
NBA Spread
Above Average Below Average
MLB Moneyline
Worst Best
MLB Spread
Average Below Average
NHL Moneyline
Above Average Above Average
NHL Spread
Above Average Average
Soccer Moneyline
Worst Below Average
NCAAF Moneyline
Above Average Below Average
NCAAF Spread
Average Below Average

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
Yes Yes
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
Yes Yes
Total (Over/Under)
Yes Yes

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

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

Banking - Deposits

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Minimum Deposit
$5 $10
Total Deposit Methods
6 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/Varies $10

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Minimum Withdrawal
None Listed $10
Total Withdrawal Methods
6 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/Varies $10

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

Ratings

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Overall 4.5 3.5
Sports & Bets Offered
Odds 4.5 2.5
Banking Options and Fees 4 4.5
Live Betting 3 4.5
Mobile Betting 4 4.5
Education 4 0.5
Bonuses & Promotions
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's score is 4.50 stars versus BetMGM's 2.50 stars. 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 18 available sports compared to BetMGM's 13 available sports. 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 winner: PointsBet

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