Bovada vs BetOnline 2020

Is Bovada better than BetOnline? After scoring sportsbooks in ten areas for our 2019 review, Bovada is better than BetOnline. While Bovada’s larger than average deposit fees and costly odds may deter some people, the number of total offerings, educational guidance, and ease-of-use offer an experience worth the price of admission.

Ratings

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Overall 3.5 3.5
Sports Offered 5 5
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
Ease of Use 4 3
Customer Service 4 3.5
Education and Research 4 3.5
Reputation 2.5 2.5

US Regulated Vs Offshore

Feature Bovada BetOnline
US Regulated Sportsbook (legal)
No No
Offshore Sportsbook (illegal)
Yes Yes
Online Availability - New Jersey
No No
Online Availability - West Virginia
No No
US Regulated DFS Company
No No
Online Availability - Pennsylvania
No No
Online Availability - Iowa
No No
Online Availability - Nevada
No No
Online Availability - Rhode Island
No No
Online Availability - Indiana
No No
Online Availability - Oregon

Sports Offered

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Total Sports Offered
29 23
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Baseball (International)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (WNBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (International)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes No
Darts
Yes No
E-Sports
Yes Yes
Football (NFL)
Yes Yes
Football (CFL)
Yes Yes
Football (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Handball
Yes Yes
Hockey (NHL)
Yes Yes
Hockey (International)
Yes Yes
Horse Racing
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

Bets Offered

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Cash Out Feature
No No
Asian Handicaps
No No
Futures
Yes Yes
If-Bets
No Yes
Rolling If-Bets
No Yes
Moneyline
Yes Yes
Parlay
Yes Yes
Pleaser
No Yes
Props
Yes Yes
Reverse
No Yes
Round Robin
Yes Yes
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
Yes Yes
Total (Over/Under)
No Yes
Free Contests (DFS Only)
No No
Private Leagues (DFS Only)
No No
Public Leagues (DFS Only)
No No
Beginner Contests (DFS Only)
No No
Head to Head Contests (DFS Only)
No No
50/50 Contests (DFS Only)
No No
Beat the Score Contests (DFS Only)
No No
Tournaments (DFS Only)
No No

Live Betting

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Total Live Betting Sports Offered
12 8
Match Tracker
No No
Alpine Skiing
No No
Badminton
Yes No
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
E-Sports
Yes No
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes Yes
Handball
Yes No
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
No No
Rugby
Yes No
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
Yes No

Education and Research

Feature Bovada BetOnline
Articles/News
Yes No
Explanation of Bets
Yes Yes
Glossary
Yes Yes
Statistics (Teams)
No No
Statistics (Players)
No No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No

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 - 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

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
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 BetOnline vs Bovada.

First, we will compare whether or not each sportsbook is regulated by a US governing body BetOnline and Bovada are offshore sportsbooks and are not technically legal 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. BetOnline's score is 4.50 stars versus Bovada's 2.00 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. Both BetOnline and Bovada offer education explaining how to bet. Next, comparing the total number of sports offered, Bovada boasts an offering of 29 available sports compared to BetOnline's 23 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 Neither BetOnline and Bovada offer the early cash out feature. Neither offers a live match tracker. Neither offers PayPal.

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

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