DraftKings Daily Fantasy vs Bovada 2020

Is DraftKings (DFS) better than Bovada? After scoring sportsbooks in ten areas for our 2019 review, DraftKings (DFS) is better than Bovada. With the most sports and leagues available, excellent research and education, alongside quality customer service, Draft Kings is a home run for Daily Fantasy Sports.

Ratings

Feature DraftKings Daily Fantasy Bovada
Overall 5 3.5
Sports Offered 5 5
Overall 5 3.5
Sports Offered 5 5
Bets Offered 4.5 4
Odds 4 2
Banking Options and Fees 4.5 4
Live Betting 5 3
Mobile Betting 5 4
Ease of Use 4.5 4
Customer Service 4.5 4
Education and Research 5 4
Reputation 4 2.5

US Regulated Vs Offshore

Feature DraftKings Daily Fantasy Bovada
US Regulated Sportsbook (legal)
No No
Offshore Sportsbook (illegal)
No Yes
Online Availability - New Jersey
No No
Online Availability - West Virginia
No No
US Regulated DFS Company
Yes 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 DraftKings Daily Fantasy Bovada
Total Sports Offered
10 29
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Baseball (International)
No Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (WNBA)
No Yes
Basketball (NCAA)
No Yes
Basketball (International)
Yes Yes
Boxing
No Yes
Cricket
No Yes
Cycling
No Yes
Darts
No Yes
E-Sports
Yes Yes
Football (NFL)
Yes Yes
Football (CFL)
Yes Yes
Football (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Handball
No Yes
Hockey (NHL)
Yes Yes
Hockey (International)
No Yes
Horse Racing
No Yes
MMA (UFC)
Yes Yes
Motor Sports (NASCAR)
Yes Yes
Rugby (League)
No Yes
Rugby (Union)
No Yes
Soccer (EPL)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Premier League)
No Yes
Soccer (MLS)
Yes Yes
Softball
No Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
No Yes

Bets Offered

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

Live Betting

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

Education and Research

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

Banking - Deposits

Feature DraftKings Daily Fantasy Bovada
Total Deposit Methods
2 2
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes No
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$5/$2,000 $10/$5,000
PayPal
Yes No
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
$5/$2,000 N/A

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature DraftKings Daily Fantasy Bovada
Total Withdrawal Methods
2 3
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
Yes No
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
No No
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$1 Min $100
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$1/None N/A

Customer Service

Feature DraftKings Daily Fantasy Bovada
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
No Yes
Phone Support
Yes Yes

Mobile Betting

Feature DraftKings Daily Fantasy Bovada
iPhone App
Yes No
Android App
Yes 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 Bovada vs DraftKings (DFS).

First, we will compare whether or not each sportsbook is regulated by a US governing body Both Bovada and DraftKings (DFS) aren't regulated by a US governing body, and should be examined with caution. 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. DraftKings (DFS)'s score is 4.00 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. Bovada and DraftKings (DFS) both have educational pages explaining the basics of sports betting. Next, comparing the total number of sports offered, Bovada boasts an offering of 29 available sports compared to DraftKings (DFS)'s 10 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 Bovada nor DraftKings (DFS) offers early cash outs. Bovada nor DraftKings (DFS) offers a live betting match tracker . DraftKings (DFS) offers PayPal as a banking option while Bovada does not.

Overall, between Bovada and DraftKings (DFS), DraftKings (DFS) is the winner.

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