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College Basketball Picks Today: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Monday, 2/8/21

By David Hayes
NCAA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Monday 2/8/21.
NCAA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Monday 2/8/21. / Matthew Holst/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 picks for Monday, Feb. 8.

College Basketball Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Monday, Feb. 8 at 12 p.m. EST.

Ohio State vs Maryland Picks and Prediction Today

No. 7 Ohio State Buckeyes (-3.5) vs. Maryland Terrapins (+3.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- Brian Giuffra: Maryland
- David Hayes: Ohio State
- David Kaestle: Ohio State
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Ohio State
- Jason Schandl: Ohio State
- Max Staley: Ohio State

Oklahoma State vs Kansas Picks and Prediction Today

Oklahoma State Cowboys (+5.5) vs. No. 23 Kansas Jayhawks (-5.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- Brian Giuffra: Kansas
- David Hayes: Kansas
- David Kaestle: Kansas
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Oklahoma State
- Jason Schandl: Oklahoma State
- Max Staley: Kansas

Gonzaga vs BYU Picks and Prediction Today

No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (-10.5) vs. BYU Cougars (+10.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- Brian Giuffra: Gonzaga
- David Hayes: Gonzaga
- David Kaestle: Gonzaga
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Gonzaga
- Jason Schandl: Gonzaga
- Max Staley: Gonzaga

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Staff Records (ATS):
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 0-0 (.000)
- David Kaestle: 0-0 (.000)
- David Hayes:  0-0 (.000)
- Brian Giuffra:  0-0 (.000)
- Jason Schandl: 0-0 (.000)
- Max Staley: 0-0 (.000)

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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.