College Basketball Picks Today: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Tuesday, 2/23/21

By David Hayes
NCAA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Tuesday, 2/23/21.
NCAA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Tuesday, 2/23/21. / David Purdy/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 Tuesday, Feb. 23.

College Basketball Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. EST.

Illinois vs Michigan State State Picks and Prediction Today

No. 5 Illinois Fighting Illini (-6.5) vs Michigan State Spartans (+6.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Michigan State
- David Kaestle: Michigan State
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Illinois
- Jason Schandl: Michigan State

Georgia Tech vs Virginia Tech Picks and Prediction Today

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (+1.5) vs No. 16 Virginia Tech Hokies (-1.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Virginia Tech
- David Kaestle: Virginia Tech
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Georgia Tech
- Jason Schandl: Virginia Tech

Kansas vs Texas Picks and Prediction Today

No. 17 Kansas Jayhawks (+2,5) vs No. 14 Texas Longhorns (-2.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Texas
- David Kaestle: Kansas
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Kansas
- Jason Schandl: Texas

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Staff Records (ATS):
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 19-12 (61.29%)
- David Kaestle: 15-10 (60.00%)
- Jason Schandl: 12-10 (54.55%)
- David Hayes: 16-14 (53.33%)
- Brian Giuffra: 10-9 (52.63%)
- Max Staley: 13-12 (52.00%)

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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.