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PointsBet vs Betfred 2021

Is Betfred better than PointsBet? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, PointsBet is better than Betfred. PointsBet is going to be a game-changer for U.S. sports betting. The sportsbook combines traditional sports betting with a unique and, honestly, thrilling way to wager — points betting. With points betting your potential earnings (and losses) are multiplied by how many points you won or lost your bet. PointsBet is currently the only sportsbook in the U.S. that offers this twist on betting.


Ratings

Feature PointsBet Betfred
Overall 5 3
Sports & Bets Offered 5 3.5
Odds 4 3
Live Betting 3.5 3.5
Mobile Betting 5 3
Education 4.5 1

State Availability

Feature PointsBet Betfred
Colorado
Yes Yes
Illinois
Yes No
Indiana
Yes No
Iowa
Yes Yes
Michigan
Yes No
Nevada
No No
New Jersey
Yes No
New Hampshire
No No
Pennsylvania
No Yes
Tennessee
No No
West Virginia
No No
Virginia
No No

Bonuses

Feature PointsBet Betfred
Risk-Free Bet
Yes Yes
Daily Odds Boosts
Yes Yes
Average seasonal promotions
3 1
WelcomeOffer
Up to $2,000 in Risk-Free Bets $500 Risk-Free Bet

Banking - Deposits

Feature PointsBet Betfred
Minimum Deposit
$5 Not listed
Total Deposit Methods
4 5
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$5/Varies N/A
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
$5/Varies N/A
PayPal
No No
Debit/Credit Card
Yes Yes
Online Bank Transfer
Yes Yes

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature PointsBet Betfred
Minimum Withdrawal
None Listed N/A
Total Withdrawal Methods
2 5
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$5/Varies N/A
Online Bank Transfer
Yes Yes
PayPal
Yes No
Prepaid Gift Card
Yes Yes

Bets Offered

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

Odds Comparison

Feature PointsBet Betfred
NFL Moneyline
Below Average Below Average
NFL Spread
Good Average
NFL Total
Average Average
NBA Moneyline
Average Average
NBA Spread
Best Average
NBA Total
Average Below Average
NHL Moneyline
Below Average Average
NHL Spread
Average Average
NHL Total
Good Below Average
Soccer Moneyline
Below Average N/A
NCAAF Moneyline
Average Good
NCAAB Moneyline
Average Average
Odds 4 3

Sports Offered

Feature PointsBet Betfred
Total Sports Offered
18 11
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
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
Horse Racing
No No
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 No
Volleyball
No No

Casino

Feature PointsBet Betfred
Online Casino
Yes No
Online Slot Machines
12
Online Blackjack
Yes No
Online Roulette
Yes No
Online Virtual Poker
Yes No
Poker
No No

Education and Research

Feature PointsBet Betfred
News
Yes No
Explains Common Bets
Yes No
Glossary
Yes No
Team Statistics
No No
Player Statistics
No No
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No

Mobile Betting

Feature PointsBet Betfred
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes

Customer Service

Feature PointsBet Betfred
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes No
Live Chat Support Availability
Yes No
Phone Support
No Yes
The Moneyline.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 Betfred vs PointsBet.

What states is Betfred legal in? What states is PointsBet legal in?
PointsBet is legal in Michigan, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Illinois and New Jersey. Betfred is legal in Colorado, Iowa and Pennsylvania.

What type of new customer bonus does each sportsbook offer?
PointsBet offers a Up to $2,000 in Risk-Free Bets to new customers while Betfred provides a $500 Risk-Free Bet.

Is Betfred or PointsBet easier to deposit money at?
Betfred offers 5 ways to deposit while PointsBet offers 4. Betfred has Debit/Credit Card and Online Bank Transfer deposits while PointsBet has Debit/Credit Card, PayPal and Online Bank Transfer. PointsBet has a minimum deposit of $5 Betfred has a minimum deposit of Not listed.

Is Betfred or PointsBet easier to withdraw money at?
Betfred offers 5 ways to withdraw while PointsBet offers 2. PointsBet allows you to withdraw via Online Bank Transfer and PayPal while Betfred allows you to withdraw via Online Bank Transfer.

Which sportsbook offers better odds: Betfred or PointsBet?
To score Odds, Moneyline.com gathered data from 20 sportsbooks over five months. For our 2021 Sportsbook Review, over 34,000 data points were collected for spread, moneyline, and over/under (bets). PointsBet's score is 4.00 stars versus Betfred's 3.00 stars. The odds comparison table earlier in the page breaks down how both sportsbooks ranked in each sport.

Does Betfred or PointsBet offer a wider range of sports and bets?
PointsBet boasts an offering of 18 available sports compared to Betfred's 11 available sports. PointsBet offers Football (NFL), Basketball (NBA), Basketball (NCAA), Football (NCAA), Baseball (MLB), MMA (UFC), Golf, Tennis and Motor Sports (NASCAR) while Betfred offers Football (NFL), Basketball (NBA), Basketball (NCAA), Football (NCAA), Baseball (MLB), MMA (UFC), Golf and Motor Sports (NASCAR).

Both Betfred and PointsBet offer Moneyline, Spread, Total (Over/Under), Parlay and Prop bets. PointsBet makes early cash outs available to bettors, while Betfred 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 Betfred vs PointsBet customer support?
PointsBet offers bettors Email Support and Live Chat Support. Betfred offers bettors Email Support and Phone Support. Email support usually replies within 48 hours, while live chat support is instant.

Overall winner: PointsBet

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