DraftKings Sportsbook vs Bovada 2019

Is DraftKings Sportsbook better than Bovada? After scoring sportsbooks in ten areas for our 2019 review, DraftKings Sportsbook is better than Bovada. The education, statistics, and variety of bet types unique to DraftKings make it a worthy candidate for any sports bettor.

Ratings

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Bovada
Overall 5 4
Sports Offered 4 5
Overall 5 4
Sports Offered 4 5
Bets Offered 5 4
Odds 1.5 2
Banking Options and Fees 4.5 4
Live Betting 3 3
Mobile Betting 4.5 4
Ease of Use 4 4
Customer Service 3.5 4
Education and Research 5 4
Reputation 4 2.5

US Regulated Vs Offshore

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Bovada
US Regulated Sportsbook (legal)
Yes No
Offshore Sportsbook (illegal)
No Yes
Online Availability - New Jersey
Yes No
Online Availability - West Virginia
Yes No
US Regulated DFS Company
Yes No

Sports Offered

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Bovada
Total Sports Offered
15 29
Aussie Rules (AFL)
Yes Yes
Badminton
No Yes
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Baseball (International)
No Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (WNBA)
No Yes
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (International)
No Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes Yes
Darts
Yes Yes
Entertainment
No Yes
E-Sports
No Yes
Football (NFL)
Yes Yes
Football (CFL)
No Yes
Football (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Futsal
No Yes
Gaelic Games
No Yes
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Golf (European Tour)
Yes Yes
Golf (LPGA)
Yes Yes
Handball
No Yes
Hockey (NHL)
Yes Yes
Hockey (International)
No Yes
Horse Racing
No Yes
Lacrosse
No No
MMA (UFC)
Yes Yes
MMA (Bellator)
Yes Yes
Motor Sports (NASCAR)
Yes Yes
Olympics
No Yes
Politics and Religion
No Yes
Rugby (League)
No Yes
Rugby (Union)
Yes Yes
Snooker
No Yes
Soccer (EPL)
Yes Yes
Soccer (La Liga)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Serie A)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Bundesliga)
Yes Yes
Soccer (UEFA)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Premier League)
Yes Yes
Soccer (MLS)
Yes Yes
Soccer (FIFA World Cup)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Additional International)
Yes Yes
Softball
No Yes
Table Tennis
No Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Virtual Sports
No Yes
Volleyball
No Yes

Bets Offered

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Bovada
Cash Out Feature
No No
Asian Handicaps
No No
Futures
Yes Yes
If-Bets
No No
Rolling If-Bets
No No
Min/Max Lines Avg > $1,000
Yes No
Min/Max Lines Avg > $2,500
No No
Min/Max Lines Avg > $5,000
No No
Moneyline
Yes Yes
Parlay
Yes Yes
Pleaser
No No
Props
Yes Yes
Reverse
No No
Round Robin
Yes Yes
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
Yes Yes
Total (Over/Under)
Yes No
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 DraftKings Sportsbook Bovada
Total Live Betting Sports Offered
7 12
Match Tracker
No No
Alpine Skiing
No No
Badminton
No Yes
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
No Yes
E-Sports
No Yes
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes Yes
Handball
No Yes
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
No No
Rugby
No Yes
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
No Yes
Water Polo
No Yes

Education and Research

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

Banking - Deposits

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Bovada
Total Deposit Methods
4 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 Sportsbook Bovada
Total Withdrawal Methods
4 3
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
Yes No
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
Yes No
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$5/Varies $100
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$5/Varies N/A

Customer Service

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook Bovada
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 DraftKings Sportsbook 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 Sportsbook.

First, we will compare whether or not each sportsbook is regulated by a US governing body DraftKings Sportsbook is regulated in the United States while Bovada is not. 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. Bovada's score is 2.00 stars versus DraftKings Sportsbook's 1.50 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 alongside DraftKings Sportsbook describe how to place bets . Next, comparing the total number of sports offered, Bovada takes bets on 29 sports while DraftKings Sportsbook takes bets on15 sports, a difference of 14 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 Sportsbook offers early cash outs. Neither Bovada and DraftKings Sportsbook offer a live match tracker for live betting. DraftKings Sportsbook offers PayPal as a banking option while Bovada does not.

Overall, between Bovada and DraftKings Sportsbook, DraftKings Sportsbook is the winner.

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