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College Basketball Picks Today: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Friday, 2/26/21

By David Hayes
NCAA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Friday, 2/26/21.
NCAA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Friday, 2/26/21. / G Fiume/Getty Images

The 2020-21 college basketball season is well underway and every day the editors at The Duel will be making picks against the spread (ATS) for the three biggest games of the day. You can follow along, check it out, or even fade us throughout the season.

We have full betting previews for each matchup below along with the betting lines from FanDuel Sportsbook. We’ll update this with the staff records and make ATS picks on a daily basis throughout the rest of the season.

Without further ado, here are our college basketball picks for Friday, Feb. 26.

College Basketball Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Friday, Feb. 26 at 12 p.m. EST.

Purdue vs Penn State Picks and Prediction Today

Purdue Boilermakers (-1) vs Penn State Nittany Lions (+1) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Purdue
- David Kaestle: Purdue
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Purdue

Georgia State vs South Alabama Picks and Prediction Today

Georgia State Panthers (-2) vs South Alabama Jaguars (+2) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: South Alabama
- David Kaestle: Georgia State
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Georgia State

Grand Canyon vs Seattle U Picks and Prediction Today

Grand Canyon Antelopes (-6) vs Seattle University Redhawks (+6) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Grand Canyon
- David Kaestle: Grand Canyon
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Grand Canyon

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Staff Records (ATS):
- David Kaestle: 19-12 (61.29%)
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 22-15 (59.46%)
- Jason Schandl: 16-12 (57.14%)
- Brian Giuffra: 16-12 (57.14%)
- David Hayes: 20-16 (55.56%)
- Max Staley: 17-14 (54.84%)

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David Hayes is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David Hayes also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username DavidWHayes. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.