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NBA Picks Tonight: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Thursday, 4/1/2021 on FanDuel Sportsbook

By David Hayes
NBA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Thursday, 4/1/2021.
NBA picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Thursday, 4/1/2021. / Sean Gardner/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 Thursday, April 1.

NBA Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Thursday, April 1 at 12:45 p.m. EST.

Hornets vs Nets Picks and Predictions Today

Charlotte Hornets (+3) vs Brooklyn Nets (-3) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Nets
- Jason Schandl: Nets

Warriors vs Heat Picks and Predictions Today

Golden State Warriors (+2.5) vs Miami Heat (-2.5) Predictions

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Heat
- Jason Schandl: Warriors

Nuggets vs Clippers Picks and Predictions Today

Denver Nuggets (-1.5) vs Los Angeles Clippers (+1.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Nuggets
- Jason Schandl: Clippers

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Staff Records (ATS):
- David Hayes: 80-66 (54.79%)
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 85-75 (53.13%)
- David Kaestle: 78-73 (51.66%) 
- Brian Giuffra: 49-57 (46.23%)
- Jason Schandl: 64-77 (45.39%)
- 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.