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NBA Picks Today: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Thursday, 1/28/2021

Max Staley
NBA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff.
NBA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff. / Tim Nwachukwu/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. 28.

NBA Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Thursday, Jan. 28 at 10:00 a.m. EST.

Trail Blazers vs Rockets Picks and Prediction Tonight

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets (-4.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Trail Blazers
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Trail Blazers
- Jason Schandl: Rockets
- Max Staley: Rockets

Warriors vs Suns Picks and Prediction Tonight

Golden State Warriors vs. Phoenix Suns (-1) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Suns
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Suns
- Jason Schandl: Suns
- Max Staley: Suns

Lakers vs Pistons Picks and Predictions

Los Angeles Lakers (-10) vs. Detroit Pistons Betting Preview

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

Free NBA ATS Picks

Staff Picks (ATS):
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 20-11 (64.52%)
- Jason Schandl: 18-16 (52.94%)
- David Hayes: 14-13 (51.85%)
- David Kaestle: 18-17 (51.43%)
- Max Staley: 16-17 (48.48%)
- Brian Giuffra: 15-19 (44.12%)

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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.