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NBA Picks Today: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Thursday, 3/18/2021 on FanDuel Sportsbook

Max Staley
NBA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for 3/18/2021.
NBA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for 3/18/2021. / Jacob Kupferman/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, March 18.

NBA Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Thursday, March 18 at 12 p.m. EST.

Jazz vs Wizards Picks and Predictions Today

Utah Jazz (-12) vs. Washington Wizards (+12) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Jazz
- David Kaestle: Jazz
- Jason Schandl: Wizards
- Max Staley: Jazz

Magic vs Knicks Picks and Predictions Today

Orlando Magic (+5) vs. New York Knicks (-5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Knicks
- David Kaestle: Knicks
- Jason Schandl: Magic
- Max Staley: Knicks

Hornets vs Lakers Picks and Predictions Today

Charlotte Hornets (+8) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (-8) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Hornets
- David Kaestle: Lakers
- Jason Schandl: Hornets
- Max Staley: Hornets

Free NBA ATS Picks

Staff Records (ATS):
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 68-62 (52.31%)
- David Hayes: 63-53 (54.31%)
- David Kaestle: 60-61(49.59%)
- Brian Giuffra: 49-54 (47.57%)
- Jason Schandl: 52-62 (45.61%)
- Max Staley: 47-64 (42.34%)

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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.