Bovada vs BetOnline 2020

Is BetOnline better than Bovada? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, Bovada is better than BetOnline. Bovada is an above-average offshore sportsbook but still fails to compete with U.S. sportsbooks like DraftKings and PointsBet. Bovada does offer a wide variety of prop bets and international sports. It is also the only offshore sportsbook to provide live play-by-play betting and the early cash-out feature.

Ratings

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Overall 3.5 3.5
Sports Offered 5 5
Bets Offered 4 5
Odds 2 4.5
Banking Options and Fees 4 2.5
Live Betting 3 3.5
Mobile Betting 4 2
Customer Service 4 3.5
Education and Research 4 3.5
Reputation 2.5 2.5

State Availability

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Legal in Iowa
No No
Legal in Indiana
No No
Legal in Nevada
No No
Legal in New Jersey
No No
Legal in Pennsylvania
No No
Legal in West Virginia
No No

Sports Offered

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Total Sports Offered
29 23
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 Yes
Soccer (MLS)
Yes Yes
Softball
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
Yes Yes
Sports Offered 5 5

Odds Comparison

Feature Bovada BetOnline
NFL Moneyline
N/A N/A
NFL Spread
N/A N/A
NBA Moneyline
N/A N/A
NBA Spread
N/A N/A
MLB Moneyline
N/A N/A
MLB Spread
N/A N/A
NHL Moneyline
N/A N/A
NHL Spread
N/A N/A
Soccer Moneyline
N/A N/A
NCAAF Moneyline
N/A N/A
NCAAF Spread
N/A N/A
Odds 2 4.5

Bets Offered

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Cash Out Feature
No No
Futures
Yes Yes
Moneyline
Yes Yes
Parlay
Yes Yes
Props
Yes Yes
Reverse
No Yes
Round Robin
Yes Yes
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
Yes Yes
Total (Over/Under)
No Yes
Bets Offered 4 5

Live Betting

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes Yes
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
No No
Rugby
Yes No
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Live Betting 3 3.5

Education and Research

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Articles/News
Yes No
Explanation of Bets
Yes Yes
Glossary
Yes Yes
Team Statistics
No No
Players Statistics
No No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No
Education and Research 4 3.5

Banking - Deposits

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Total Deposit Methods
2 4
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
No No
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$10/$5,000 $50/$500
PayPal
No No
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
N/A N/A
Banking Options and Fees 4 2.5

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Total Withdrawal Methods
3 6
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
No No
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
No Yes
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$100 $500/$2,500
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
N/A N/A
Banking Options and Fees 4 2.5

Customer Service

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
Yes Yes
Phone Support
Yes Yes

Mobile Betting

Feature Bovada BetOnline
iPhone App
No No
Android App
No No
Website Functionality
Yes Yes
Mobile Betting 4 2
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 BetOnline vs Bovada.

Is BetOnline or Bovada better for beginners?
Bovada is better for first-time bettors than BetOnline. Bovada provides bettors Articles/News, Explanation of Bets and Glossary.

Which sportsbook offers better odds: BetOnline or Bovada?
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. BetOnline received a rating of 4.50 stars over Bovada's 2.00 stars. The odds comparison table earlier in the page breaks down how both sportsbooks ranked in each sport.

Does BetOnline or Bovada offer a wider range of sports and bets?
Bovada boasts an offering of 29 available sports compared to BetOnline's 23 available sports. Bovada offers bettors access to Moneyline, Spread, Parlay, Props and Futures bets. Neither offers the early cash out feature. 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 BetOnline vs Bovada customer support?
offers bettors Email Support, Live Chat Support and Phone Support. Email support usually replies within 48 hours, while live chat support is instant.

Overall, between BetOnline and Bovada, Bovada is the winner.

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