Parx Sportsbook vs Bovada 2020

Is Bovada better than Parx Sportsbook? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, Parx Sportsbook is better than Bovada. Parx is a decent offering for Pennsylvania residents looking to dive into sports betting. The sportsbook offers a variety of sports, bets, and banking options; however, the sports betting platform is just average at best. The mobile app lags top competitors and could use an upgrade.

Ratings

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

State Availability

Feature Parx Sportsbook Bovada
Legal in Iowa
No No
Legal in Indiana
No No
Legal in Nevada
No No
Legal in New Jersey
Yes No
Legal in Pennsylvania
Yes No
Legal in West Virginia
No No

Sports Offered

Feature Parx Sportsbook Bovada
Total Sports Offered
17 29
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes Yes
Darts
Yes Yes
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)
Yes 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 5

Odds Comparison

Feature Parx Sportsbook Bovada
NFL Moneyline
16th N/A
NFL Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side N/A
NBA Moneyline
20th N/A
NBA Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side N/A
MLB Moneyline
16th N/A
MLB Spread
14th N/A
NHL Moneyline
14 N/A
NHL Spread
17th N/A
Soccer Moneyline
8th N/A
NCAAF Moneyline
17th N/A
NCAAF Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side N/A
Odds 2.5 2

Bets Offered

Feature Parx Sportsbook Bovada
Cash Out Feature
Yes No
Futures
Yes Yes
Moneyline
Yes Yes
Parlay
Yes Yes
Props
Yes Yes
Reverse
No No
Round Robin
Yes Yes
Spread
Yes Yes
Teaser
Yes Yes
Total (Over/Under)
Yes No
Bets Offered 3.5 4

Live Betting

Feature Parx Sportsbook Bovada
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes Yes
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
No No
Rugby
Yes Yes
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes
Live Betting 3.5 3

Education and Research

Feature Parx Sportsbook Bovada
Articles/News
No Yes
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 2.5 4

Banking - Deposits

Feature Parx Sportsbook Bovada
Total Deposit Methods
4 2
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes No
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$10 $10/$5,000
PayPal
No No
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
N/A
Banking Options and Fees 3.5 4

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature Parx 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
Varies $100
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
N/A
Banking Options and Fees 3.5 4

Customer Service

Feature Parx Sportsbook Bovada
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
No Yes
Phone Support
No Yes

Mobile Betting

Feature Parx Sportsbook Bovada
iPhone App
Yes No
Android App
Yes No
Website Functionality
Yes Yes
Mobile Betting 3.5 4
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 Parx Sportsbook.

Is Bovada or Parx Sportsbook better for beginners?
Parx Sportsbook is better for first-time bettors than Bovada. Parx Sportsbook provides bettors Explanation of Bets.

Which sportsbook offers better odds: Bovada or Parx Sportsbook?
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. Parx Sportsbook received a rating of 2.50 stars over Bovada's 2.00 stars. The odds comparison table earlier in the page breaks down how both sportsbooks ranked in each sport.

Does Bovada or Parx Sportsbook offer a wider range of sports and bets?
Bovada takes bets on 29 sports while Parx Sportsbook takes bets on 17 sports, a difference of 12 sports. Parx Sportsbook offers bettors access to Moneyline, Spread, Parlay, Props, Futures and Total (Over/Under) bets. Parx Sportsbook offers the early cash out feature while Bovada 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 Bovada vs Parx Sportsbook customer support?
Parx Sportsbook offers bettors Email Support and Live Chat Support. Email support usually replies within 48 hours, while live chat support is instant.

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

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