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NBA Picks Tonight: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Friday, 4/2/2021 on FanDuel Sportsbook

By David Hayes
NBA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Friday, 4/2/2021.
NBA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Friday, 4/2/2021. / Maddie Meyer/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.

Here's a look at our picks for Friday, April 2.

NBA Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Friday, April 2 at 12:45 p.m. EST.

Mavericks vs Knicks Picks and Predictions Today

Dallas Mavericks (-6) vs New York Knicks (+6) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Knicks
- David Kaestle: Knicks
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Mavericks
- Max Staley: Knicks

Bucks vs Blazers Picks and Predictions Today

Milwaukee Bucks (-3) vs Portland Trail Blazers (+3) Betting Previews

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Bucks
- David Kaestle: Bucks
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Trail Blazers
- Max Staley: Bucks

Hawks vs Pelicans Picks and Predictions Today

Atlanta Hawks (+1) vs New Orleans Pelicans (-1) Predictions

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Pelicans
- David Kaestle: Pelicans
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Hawks
- Max Staley: Hawks

Free NBA ATS Picks

Staff Records (ATS):
- David Hayes: 83-66 (55.70%)
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 85-75 (53.13%)
- David Kaestle: 78-73 (51.66%) 
- Brian Giuffra: 49-57 (46.23%)
- Jason Schandl: 65-79 (45.14%)
- Max Staley: 59-82 (41.84%)

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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.