PointsBet vs Bovada 2020

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

Feature PointsBet Bovada
Legal in Iowa
Yes No
Legal in Indiana
No 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 Bovada
Total Sports Offered
16 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)
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

Odds Comparison

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

Bets Offered

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

Live Betting

Feature PointsBet Bovada
Baseball
Yes Yes
Basketball
Yes Yes
Cricket
No Yes
Football
Yes Yes
Golf
Yes Yes
Hockey
Yes Yes
MMA
Yes No
Rugby
No Yes
Soccer
Yes Yes
Tennis
Yes Yes

Education and Research

Feature PointsBet Bovada
Articles/News
Yes Yes
Explanation of Bets
Yes Yes
Glossary
No Yes
Team Statistics
No No
Players Statistics
No No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No

Banking - Deposits

Feature PointsBet Bovada
Total Deposit Methods
4 2
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes No
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$5/Varies $10/$5,000
PayPal
No No
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
N/A

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature PointsBet Bovada
Total Withdrawal Methods
2 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
N/A

Customer Service

Feature PointsBet 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 PointsBet 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 PointsBet.

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

Which sportsbook offers better odds: Bovada 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. PointsBet's score is 4.50 stars versus 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 PointsBet offer a wider range of sports and bets?
Bovada boasts an offering of 29 available sports compared to PointsBet's 16 available sports. PointsBet offers bettors access to Moneyline, Spread, Parlay, Props, Futures and Total (Over/Under) bets. PointsBet 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 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 Bovada and PointsBet, PointsBet is the winner.

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