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

State Availability

Feature PointsBet DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Legal in Iowa
Yes No
Legal in Indiana
Yes 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 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
Sports Offered 4 5

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
Odds 4.5 4

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
Bets Offered 5 4.5

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
Live Betting 3 5

Education and Research

Feature PointsBet DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Articles/News
Yes Yes
Explanation of Bets
Yes Yes
Glossary
No No
Team Statistics
No Yes
Players Statistics
No Yes
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No
Education and Research 4 5

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
Banking Options and Fees 4 4.5

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
Banking Options and Fees 4 4.5

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

Mobile Betting

Feature PointsBet DraftKings Daily Fantasy
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes
Mobile Betting 4 5
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.

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

Which sportsbook offers better odds: DraftKings Daily Fantasy 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 received a rating of 4.50 stars over DraftKings Daily Fantasy's 4.00 stars. The odds comparison table earlier in the page breaks down how both sportsbooks ranked in each sport.

Does DraftKings Daily Fantasy or PointsBet offer a wider range of sports and bets?
PointsBet takes bets on 16 sports while DraftKings Daily Fantasy takes bets on 10 sports, a difference of 6 sports. PointsBet offers bettors access to Moneyline, Spread, Parlay, Props, Futures and Total (Over/Under) bets. PointsBet has the early cash out feature, DraftKings Daily Fantasy doesn't. 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 DraftKings Daily Fantasy 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 DraftKings Daily Fantasy and PointsBet, PointsBet is the winner.

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