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NBA Picks Tonight: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Sunday, 5/23/2021 on FanDuel Sportsbook

Isaiah De Los Santos
NBA picks tonight: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for NBA Playoff games on 5/23/21.
NBA picks tonight: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for NBA Playoff games on 5/23/21. / Harry How/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 season.

Here's a look at our picks for Sunday, May 23.

NBA Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Sunday, May 23 at 11 p.m. EST. 

Wizards vs 76ers Picks and Predictions Today

Washington Wizards (+8) vs Philadelphia 76ers (-8) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- Max Staley: Wizards
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 76ers

Lakers vs Suns Picks and Predictions Today

Los Angeles Lakers (+2) vs Phoenix Suns (-2) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- Max Staley: Suns
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Suns

Hawks vs Knicks Picks and Predictions Tonight

Atlanta Hawks (-0.5) vs New York Knicks (+0.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- Max Staley: Knicks
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Knicks

Grizzlies vs Jazz Picks and Predictions Tonight

Memphis Grizzlies (+9.5) vs Utah Jazz (-9.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- Max Staley: Grizzlies
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Grizzlies

Free NBA ATS Picks

Staff Records (ATS) - 2021 NBA Playoffs:
- Max Staley: 2-1 (66.7%)
- Jason Schandl: 3-3 (50.0%)
- Adam Taylor McKillop: 3-4 (42.9%)
- David Kaestle : 1-2 (33.3%)
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 0-3 (0.0%)
- Brian Giuffra: 0-3 (0.0%)

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Isaiah De Los Santos is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Isaiah De Los Santos also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username zayyy05328. 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.