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NBA Picks Tonight: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Thursday, 5/27/2021 on FanDuel Sportsbook

Adam Taylor McKillop
NBA ATS picks and predictions for games on Thursday, May 27.
NBA ATS picks and predictions for games on Thursday, May 27. / Quinn Harris/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, May 27.

NBA Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Thursday, May 27 at 1 p.m. EST. 

Bucks vs Heat Picks and Predictions Tonight

Milwaukee Bucks (-2) vs. Miami Heat (+2) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- Jason Schandl: Heat
- Adam Taylor McKillop: Bucks
- David Kaestle: Bucks
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Heat

Suns vs Lakers Picks and Predictions Tonight

Phoenix Suns (+7) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (-7) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- Jason Schandl: Lakers
- Adam Taylor McKillop: Lakers
- David Kaestle: Suns
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Suns

Nuggets vs Trail Blazers Picks and Predictions Tonight

Denver Nuggets (+3.5) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (-3.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- Jason Schandl: Nuggets
- Adam Taylor McKillop: Trail Blazers
- David Kaestle: Nuggets
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Trail Blazers

Free NBA ATS Picks

Staff Records (ATS) - 2021 NBA Playoffs:
- Max Staley: 10-5 (66.67%)
- Jason Schandl: 7-5 (58.33%)
- David Kaestle: 6-5 (54.55%) 
- Adam Taylor McKillop: 7-8 (46.67%)
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 3-9 (25.00%)
- Brian Giuffra: 0-3 (0.00%)

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Adam Taylor McKillop is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Adam Taylor also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username atmckillop. 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.