PointsBet vs BetOnline 2020

Is BetOnline better than PointsBet? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, PointsBet is better than BetOnline. 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 BetOnline
Overall 4.5 3.5
Sports Offered 4 5
Bets Offered 5 5
Odds 4.5 4.5
Banking Options and Fees 4 2.5
Live Betting 3 3.5
Mobile Betting 4 2
Customer Service 3.5 3.5
Education and Research 4 3.5
Reputation 4.5 2.5

State Availability

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

Sports Offered

Feature PointsBet BetOnline
Total Sports Offered
16 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)
No Yes
Rugby (Union)
Yes Yes
Soccer (EPL)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Premier League)
Yes Yes
Soccer (MLS)
Yes Yes
Softball
No Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
No Yes
Sports Offered 4 5

Odds Comparison

Feature PointsBet BetOnline
NFL Moneyline
8th N/A
NFL Spread
Average spread odds are better than -110 per side N/A
NBA Moneyline
11th N/A
NBA Spread
Average spread odds are better than -110 per side N/A
MLB Moneyline
14th N/A
MLB Spread
7th N/A
NHL Moneyline
7th N/A
NHL Spread
6th N/A
Soccer Moneyline
19th N/A
NCAAF Moneyline
5th N/A
NCAAF Spread
Average spread odds are -110 per side N/A
Odds 4.5 4.5

Bets Offered

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

Live Betting

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

Education and Research

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

Banking - Deposits

Feature PointsBet BetOnline
Total Deposit Methods
4 4
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes No
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$5/Varies $50/$500
PayPal
No No
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
N/A
Banking Options and Fees 4 2.5

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature PointsBet BetOnline
Total Withdrawal Methods
2 6
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
Yes No
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
Yes Yes
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$5/Varies $500/$2,500
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
N/A
Banking Options and Fees 4 2.5

Customer Service

Feature PointsBet BetOnline
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
Yes Yes
Phone Support
No Yes

Mobile Betting

Feature PointsBet BetOnline
iPhone App
Yes No
Android App
Yes 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 PointsBet.

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

Which sportsbook offers better odds: BetOnline 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. Both BetOnline and PointsBet hold a 4.50 star rating. The odds comparison table earlier in the page breaks down how both sportsbooks ranked in each sport.

Does BetOnline or PointsBet offer a wider range of sports and bets?
BetOnline takes bets on 23 sports while PointsBet takes bets on 16 sports, a difference of 7 sports. PointsBet offers bettors access to Moneyline, Spread, Parlay, Props, Futures and Total (Over/Under) bets. PointsBet offers the early cash out feature while BetOnline 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 BetOnline 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 BetOnline and PointsBet, PointsBet is the winner.

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