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NBA Picks Tonight: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Thursday, 6/3/2021 on FanDuel Sportsbook

Max Staley
NBA picks tonight: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for NBA games on 6/3/2021.
NBA picks tonight: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for NBA games on 6/3/2021. / Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

The 2020-21 NBA season is now entering the playoffs and every day the editors at The Duel will be making against the spread (ATS) picks for the biggest games of the day. You can follow along, check it out, or even fade us throughout the playoffs.

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 playoffs.

Here's a look at our picks for Thursday, June 3.

NBA Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Thursday, June 3 at 1 p.m. EST. 

Nuggets vs Blazers Picks and Predictions Tonight

Denver Nuggets (+4.5) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (-4.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- Jason Schandl: Blazers
- Max Staley: Nuggets
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Blazers
- Brian Giuffra: Nuggets

Suns vs Lakers Picks and Predictions Tonight

Phoenix Suns (+2.5) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (-2.5) Betting Preview

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

Free NBA ATS Picks

Staff Records (ATS) - 2021 NBA Playoffs:
- Max Staley: 18-9 (66.67%)
- David Kaestle : 15-10 (60.00%)
- Jason Schandl: 15-13 (53.57%)
- Adam Taylor McKillop: 11-14 (44.00%)
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 9-22 (29.03%)
- Brian Giuffra: 2-7 (22.22%)

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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.