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NBA Picks Today: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Thursday, Jan. 21

Max Staley
NBA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff.
NBA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff. / Harry How/Getty Images

The 2020-21 NBA season is well underway and every day the editors at The Duel will be making against the spread (ATS) picks 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 Thursday, Jan. 21.

NBA Picks Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Thursday, Jan. 21 at 9:30 a.m. EST.

Lakers vs Bucks Picks and Prediction Tonight

Los Angeles Lakers (-1.5) vs. Milwaukee Bucks Betting Preview

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

Knicks vs Warriors Picks and Prediction Tonight

New York Knicks vs. Golden State Warriors (-5.5) Betting Preview

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

Pelicans vs Jazz Picks and Prediction Tonight

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Utah Jazz (-6.5) Betting Preview

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

Free NBA ATS Picks

Staff Picks (ATS):
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 12-4 (75.00%)
- Jason Schandl: 10-9 (52.63%)
- Max Staley: 9-9 (50.00%)
- David Kaestle: 9-11 (45.00%)
- David Hayes: 5-7 (41.67%)
- Brian Giuffra: 7-12 (36.84%)

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Max Staley is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Max Staley also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username mstaley1212. 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.