PointsBet vs DraftKings Daily Fantasy 2020

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

Feature PointsBet DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Total Sports Offered
16 10
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes No
Boxing
Yes No
Cricket
Yes No
Cycling
Yes No
Darts
Yes No
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 No
Rugby (Union)
Yes No
Soccer (EPL)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Premier League)
Yes No
Soccer (MLS)
Yes Yes
Softball
No No
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
No No
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Odds Comparison

Feature PointsBet DraftKings Daily Fantasy
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
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Bets Offered

Feature PointsBet DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Cash Out Feature
Yes No
Futures
Yes No
Moneyline
Yes No
Parlay
Yes No
Props
Yes No
Reverse
No No
Round Robin
No No
Spread
Yes No
Teaser
No No
Total (Over/Under)
Yes No
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Live Betting

Feature PointsBet DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Baseball
Yes No
Basketball
Yes No
Cricket
No No
Football
Yes No
Golf
Yes No
Hockey
Yes No
MMA
Yes No
Rugby
No No
Soccer
Yes No
Tennis
Yes No
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Education and Research

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

Feature PointsBet DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Total Deposit Methods
4 2
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes Yes
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$5/Varies $5/$2,000
PayPal
No Yes
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
$5/$2,000
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Banking - Withdrawals

Feature PointsBet DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Total Withdrawal Methods
2 2
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
Yes Yes
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
Yes No
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$5/Varies $1 Min
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$1/None
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Customer Service

Feature PointsBet DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
Yes No
Phone Support
No Yes
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Mobile Betting

Feature PointsBet DraftKings Daily Fantasy
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes
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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 DraftKings Daily Fantasy vs PointsBet.

To start this comparison, first, we will look at the regulation status of each sportsbook. PointsBet is regulated in the United States while DraftKings Daily Fantasy is not. 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. PointsBet's score is 4.50 stars versus DraftKings Daily Fantasy's 4.00 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 PointsBet boasts an offering of 16 available sports compared to DraftKings Daily Fantasy's 10 available 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. PointsBet makes early cash outs available to bettors, while DraftKings Daily Fantasy does not. Neither DraftKings Daily Fantasy and PointsBet offer a live match tracker for live betting. DraftKings Daily Fantasy makes PayPal deposits and withdrawals available to clients, while PointsBet does not. Finally, having access to education is always important for first-time bettors. Both DraftKings Daily Fantasy and PointsBet offer education explaining how to bet.

Overall, between DraftKings Daily Fantasy and PointsBet, PointsBet is the winner.

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