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PointsBet vs BetMGM 2021

Is BetMGM better than PointsBet? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, PointsBet is better than BetMGM. 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 BetMGM
Overall 5 4
Sports & Bets Offered 5 4.5
Odds 4 2.5
Live Betting 3.5 4
Mobile Betting 5 4.5
Education 4.5 3.5

State Availability

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

Bonuses

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Risk-Free Bet
Yes Yes
Daily Odds Boosts
Yes Yes
Average seasonal promotions
3 7
WelcomeOffer
Up to $2,000 in Risk-Free Bets $600 Risk-Free Bet

Banking - Deposits

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Minimum Deposit
$5 $10
Total Deposit Methods
4 8
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$5/Varies $0/Varies
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
$5/Varies $10/Varies
PayPal
No No
Debit/Credit Card
Yes Yes
Online Bank Transfer
Yes Yes

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Minimum Withdrawal
None Listed $10
Total Withdrawal Methods
2 6
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$5/Varies $10/Varies
Online Bank Transfer
Yes Yes
PayPal
Yes Yes
Prepaid Gift Card
Yes Yes

Bets Offered

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

Odds Comparison

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
NFL Moneyline
Below Average Average
NFL Spread
Good Below Average
NFL Total
Average Below Average
NBA Moneyline
Average Average
NBA Spread
Best Average
NBA Total
Average Average
NHL Moneyline
Below Average Average
NHL Spread
Average Worst
NHL Total
Good Below Average
Soccer Moneyline
Below Average Good
NCAAF Moneyline
Average Average
NCAAB Moneyline
Average Good
Odds 4 2.5

Sports Offered

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Total Sports Offered
18 14
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes Yes
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 Yes
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

Casino

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Online Casino
Yes Yes
Online Slot Machines
12 123
Online Blackjack
Yes Yes
Online Roulette
Yes Yes
Online Virtual Poker
Yes Yes
Poker
No Yes

Education and Research

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

Mobile Betting

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

Customer Service

Feature PointsBet BetMGM
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
Yes Yes
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 BetMGM vs PointsBet.

What states is BetMGM legal in? What states is PointsBet legal in?
PointsBet is licensed in the following states: Michigan, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Illinois and New Jersey. BetMGM is licensed in: Michigan, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Nevada, West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee.

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 BetMGM provides a $600 Risk-Free Bet.

Is BetMGM or PointsBet easier to deposit money at?
BetMGM offers 8 ways to deposit while PointsBet offers 4. Both BetMGM and PointsBet allow you to make Debit/Credit Card, PayPal and Online Bank Transfer deposits. BetMGM requires a deposit of $10 while PointsBet requires $5.

Is BetMGM or PointsBet easier to withdraw money at?
BetMGM has 6 withdraw methods while PointsBet has 2. PointsBet offers Online Bank Transfer and PayPal while BetMGM offers Online Bank Transfer, PayPal and Check.

Which sportsbook offers better odds: BetMGM 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 received a rating of 4.00 stars over BetMGM's 2.50 stars. The odds comparison table earlier in the page breaks down how both sportsbooks ranked in each sport.

Does BetMGM or PointsBet offer a wider range of sports and bets?
BetMGM trails PointsBet by 4 total sports offered, with PointsBet offering 18 and BetMGM offering 14. PointsBet offers Football (NFL), Basketball (NBA), Basketball (NCAA), Football (NCAA), Baseball (MLB), MMA (UFC), Golf, Tennis and Motor Sports (NASCAR) while BetMGM offers Football (NFL), Basketball (NBA), Basketball (NCAA), Football (NCAA), Baseball (MLB), MMA (UFC), Tennis and Motor Sports (NASCAR).

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

Overall winner: PointsBet

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