College Basketball Picks Today: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Friday, 2/19/21

By David Hayes
NCAA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Friday, 2/19/21.
NCAA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Friday, 2/19/21. / Soobum Im/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. 19.

College Basketball Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Friday, Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. EST.

Vermont vs UMBC Picks and Prediction Today

Vermont Catamounts (-3.5) vs UMBC Retrievers (+3.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: UMBC
- David Kaestle: UMBC
- Max Staley: Vermont

USA vs App State Picks and Prediction Today

South Alabama Jaguars (+1) vs Appalachian State Mountaineers (-1) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: South Alabama
- David Kaestle: Appalachian State
- Max Staley: Appalachian State

Wyoming vs New Mexico Picks and Prediction Today

Wyoming Cowboys (-5.5) vs New Mexico Lobos (+5.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Wyoming
- David Kaestle: New Mexico
- Max Staley: Wyoming

Free NCAA ATS Picks

Staff Records (ATS):
- David Kaestle: 12-4 (75.00%)
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 15-10 (60.00%)
- Jason Schandl: 9-7 (56.25%)
- Brian Giuffra: 10-9 (52.63%)
- David Hayes: 11-10 (52.38%)
- Max Staley: 8-8 (50.00%)

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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.