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NBA Picks Tonight: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Sunday, 5/2/2021 on FanDuel Sportsbook

Max Staley
NBA picks tonight: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for NBA games on Sunday, 5/2/2021.
NBA picks tonight: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for NBA games on Sunday, 5/2/2021. / Maddie Malhotra/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 Sunday, May 2.

NBA Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Sunday, May 2 at 5 p.m. EST.

Blazers vs Celtics Picks and Predictions Today

Portland Trail Blazers (-1.5) vs. Boston Celtics (+1.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Kaestle: Celtics
- Max Staley: Celtics

Heat vs Hornets Picks and Predictions Today

Miami Heat (-5.5) vs. Charlotte Hornets (+5.5) Predictions

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Kaestle: Hornets
- Max Staley: Hornets

Raptors vs Lakers Picks and Predictions Today

Toronto Raptors (+8) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (-8) Predictions

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Kaestle: Lakers
- Max Staley: Lakers

Free NBA ATS Picks

Staff Records (ATS):
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 114-96 (54.29%)
- David Kaestle: 106-98 (51.96%)
- Brian Giuffra: 52-63 (45.22%)
- Jason Schandl: 84-102 (45.16%)
- Max Staley: 86-105 (45.03%)

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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.