FanDuel Daily Fantasy vs Bovada 2020

Is Bovada better than FanDuel (DFS)? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, FanDuel (DFS) is better than Bovada. FanDuel helped pioneer the Daily Fantasy Sports industry in 2009, and has since been enhancing its user-friendly platform for casual and professional users on desktop and mobile.

Ratings

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

US Regulated Vs Offshore

Feature FanDuel 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 FanDuel Daily Fantasy Bovada
Total Sports Offered
7 29
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Baseball (International)
No Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (WNBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (International)
No Yes
Boxing
No Yes
Cricket
No Yes
Cycling
No Yes
Darts
No Yes
E-Sports
No Yes
Football (NFL)
Yes Yes
Football (CFL)
No 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)
No 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)
No Yes
Softball
No Yes
Tennis
No Yes
Volleyball
No Yes

Bets Offered

Feature FanDuel 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)
Yes No
Tournaments (DFS Only)
Yes No

Live Betting

Feature FanDuel 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 FanDuel 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)
Yes No

Banking - Deposits

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

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature FanDuel 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 Minimum $100
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$1/$10,000 N/A

Customer Service

Feature FanDuel Daily Fantasy Bovada
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 FanDuel Daily Fantasy Bovada
iPhone App
Yes No
Android App
Yes No
Website Functionality
Yes Yes
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 Bovada vs FanDuel (DFS).

To start this comparison, first, we will look at the regulation status of each sportsbook. Neither is legal in the US. Next, let's take a look at the odds offered by each book. It's important to note that data points from over 1,400 games across 17 sportsbooks was collected. We assessed spread, moneyline, and total odds to provide a single star rating for odds. FanDuel (DFS) received a rating of 4.00 stars over Bovada's 2.00 stars.

Odds aside, we can now turn our focus to what types of bets and features are available to bettors. The number of sports offered is certainly at the top of the list, and Bovada takes bets on 29 sports while FanDuel (DFS) takes bets on7 sports, a difference of 22 sports. Looking at features, early cash outs, live match tracking and the option to bank with PayPal are all popular amongst bettors. 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. Bovada nor FanDuel (DFS) offers early cash outs. Neither offers a live match tracker. FanDuel (DFS) makes PayPal deposits and withdrawals available to clients, while Bovada does not. Finally, having access to education is always important for first-time bettors. Both Bovada and FanDuel (DFS) offer education explaining how to bet.

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

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