DraftKings Sportsbook vs PointsBet 2020

Is PointsBet better than DraftKings Sportsbook? After scoring sportsbooks in ten areas for our 2019 review, DraftKings Sportsbook is better than PointsBet. DraftKings is one of the best sportsbooks available due to its excellent selection of sports and bets, fantastic live betting, and unparalleled education and statistics. DraftKings is open to residents of New Jersey, Indiana, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

Ratings

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

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook PointsBet
Total Sports Offered
15 16
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 No
Rugby (Union)
Yes Yes
Soccer (EPL)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Premier League)
Yes Yes
Soccer (MLS)
Yes Yes
Softball
No No
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
No No

Odds Comparison

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook PointsBet
NFL Moneyline
2nd 8th
NFL Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side Average spread odds are better than -110 per side
NBA Moneyline
5th 11th
NBA Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side Average spread odds are better than -110 per side
MLB Moneyline
8th 14th
MLB Spread
8th 7th
NHL Moneyline
4th 7th
NHL Spread
15th 6th
Soccer Moneyline
6th 19th
NCAAF Moneyline
16th 5th
NCAAF Spread
Average spread odds are worse than -110 per side Average spread odds are -110 per side
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Bets Offered

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

Live Betting

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

Education and Research

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook PointsBet
Articles/News
Yes Yes
Explanation of Bets
Yes Yes
Glossary
Yes No
Statistics (Teams)
Yes No
Statistics (Players)
Yes No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No

Banking - Deposits

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

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook PointsBet
Total Withdrawal Methods
4 2
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
Yes Yes
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
Yes Yes
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$5/Varies $5/Varies
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$5/Varies

Customer Service

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook PointsBet
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
Yes Yes
Phone Support
No No

Mobile Betting

Feature DraftKings Sportsbook PointsBet
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes
After six months and hundreds of hours of researching different sportsbooks, the BettingBuck.com team collected thousands of data points. To focus on two sportsbooks, we will now compare DraftKings Sportsbook vs PointsBet.

First, we will compare whether or not each sportsbook is regulated by a US governing body Both DraftKings Sportsbook and PointsBet are US regulated sportbooks. Now, we can compare the odds between each sportsbook. Odds, or the vig, is what the sportsbook charges you to place your bet. To compile rankings, we examined odds for spread, moneyline, and total markets for seven different leagues, covering over 100 games for each league. PointsBet's score is 4.50 stars versus DraftKings Sportsbook's 3.50 stars.

Odds aside, we can now compare educational features. Bettors new to sports betting will want high-quality education informing them of what different betting markets are available and how to bet them. Both DraftKings Sportsbook and PointsBet offer education explaining how to bet. Next, comparing the total number of sports offered, PointsBet takes bets on 16 sports while DraftKings Sportsbook takes bets on15 sports, a difference of 1 sports. Diving into poplar features, some bettors desire the ability to cash in tickets early, a live match tracker that updates ball position when live betting, and banking with PayPal PointsBet offers the early cash out feature while DraftKings Sportsbook does not. Neither DraftKings Sportsbook and PointsBet offer a live match tracker for live betting. DraftKings Sportsbook offers PayPal, PointsBet doesn't.

Overall, between DraftKings Sportsbook and PointsBet, DraftKings Sportsbook is the winner.

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