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PointsBet vs FanDuel Sportsbook 2021

Is FanDuel Sportsbook better than PointsBet? After scoring sportsbooks on over 100 different variables, PointsBet is better than FanDuel Sportsbook. 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.


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Ratings

Feature PointsBet FanDuel Sportsbook
Overall 5 5
Sports & Bets Offered 5 4.5
Odds 4 3.5
Live Betting 3.5 5
Mobile Betting 5 4.5
Education 4.5 4

State Availability

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

Bonuses

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

Banking - Deposits

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

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature PointsBet FanDuel Sportsbook
Minimum Withdrawal
None Listed None Listed
Total Withdrawal Methods
2 4
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
$5/Varies None listed
Online Bank Transfer
Yes Yes
PayPal
Yes Yes
Prepaid Gift Card
Yes Yes

Bets Offered

Feature PointsBet FanDuel Sportsbook
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 FanDuel Sportsbook
NFL Moneyline
Below Average Average
NFL Spread
Good Below Average
NFL Total
Average Below Average
NBA Moneyline
Average Average
NBA Spread
Best Good
NBA Total
Average Average
NHL Moneyline
Below Average Average
NHL Spread
Average Good
NHL Total
Good Average
Soccer Moneyline
Below Average Average
NCAAF Moneyline
Average Below Average
NCAAB Moneyline
Average Good
Odds 4 3.5

Sports Offered

Feature PointsBet FanDuel Sportsbook
Total Sports Offered
18 17
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes Yes
Cricket
Yes Yes
Cycling
Yes No
Darts
Yes Yes
Football (NFL)
Yes Yes
Football (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Hockey (NHL)
Yes Yes
Horse Racing
No Yes
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 FanDuel Sportsbook
Online Casino
Yes Yes
Online Slot Machines
12 353
Online Blackjack
Yes Yes
Online Roulette
Yes Yes
Online Virtual Poker
Yes Yes
Poker
No No

Education and Research

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

Mobile Betting

Feature PointsBet FanDuel Sportsbook
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes

Customer Service

Feature PointsBet FanDuel Sportsbook
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 FanDuel Sportsbook vs PointsBet.

What states is FanDuel Sportsbook legal in? What states is PointsBet legal in?
PointsBet is legal in Michigan, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Illinois and New Jersey. FanDuel Sportsbook is legal in Michigan, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, 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 FanDuel Sportsbook provides a $1,000 Risk-Free Bet.

Is FanDuel Sportsbook or PointsBet easier to deposit money at?
FanDuel Sportsbook has 8 deposit methods while PointsBet has 4. Both FanDuel Sportsbook and PointsBet offer Debit/Credit Card, PayPal and Online Bank Transfer deposits. FanDuel Sportsbook imposes a $10 minimum deposit while PointsBet imposes a $5 minimum deposit.

Is FanDuel Sportsbook or PointsBet easier to withdraw money at?
FanDuel Sportsbook offers 4 ways to withdraw while PointsBet offers 2. PointsBet allows you to withdraw via Online Bank Transfer and PayPal while FanDuel Sportsbook allows you to withdraw via Online Bank Transfer, PayPal and Check.

Which sportsbook offers better odds: FanDuel Sportsbook 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 FanDuel Sportsbook's 3.50 stars. The odds comparison table earlier in the page breaks down how both sportsbooks ranked in each sport.

Does FanDuel Sportsbook or PointsBet offer a wider range of sports and bets?
FanDuel Sportsbook trails PointsBet by 1 total sports offered, with PointsBet offering 18 and FanDuel Sportsbook offering 17. Both FanDuel Sportsbook and PointsBet allow you to wager on Football (NFL), Basketball (NBA), Basketball (NCAA), Football (NCAA), Baseball (MLB), MMA (UFC), Golf, Tennis and Motor Sports (NASCAR).

Both FanDuel Sportsbook and PointsBet allow you to make Moneyline, Spread, Total (Over/Under), Parlay and Prop wagers. FanDuel Sportsbook alongside PointsBet offer the early cash out feature. 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 FanDuel Sportsbook vs PointsBet customer support?
PointsBet offers bettors Email Support and Live Chat Support. FanDuel Sportsbook 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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