NCAA Picks Tonight: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Saturday, 3/6/21

College basketball picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Saturday, 3/6/21.
College basketball picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel staff for Saturday, 3/6/21. / Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

The 2020-21 college basketball season is well underway and every day the editors at The Duel will be making picks against the spread (ATS) 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.

Without further ado, here are our college basketball picks for Saturday, March 6.

College Basketball Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Saturday, March 6 at 12 p.m. EST.

Illinois vs Ohio State and Prediction Today

No. 4 Illinois Fighting Illini (+2) vs No. 7 Ohio State Buckeyes (-2) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Illinois
- David Kaestle: Ohio State
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Illinois

Duke vs UNC Picks and Prediction Today

Duke Blue Devils (+2.5) vs North Carolina Tar Heels (-2.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Duke
- David Kaestle: UNC
- Isaiah De Los Santos: UNC

Morehead State vs Belmont Picks and Prediction Today

Morehead State Eagles (+6.5) vs Belmont Bruins (-6.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Belmont
- David Kaestle: Belmont
- Isaiah De Los Santos: Morehead State

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Staff Records (ATS):
- David Kaestle: 30-18 (62.50%)
- Max Staley: 25-17 (59.52%)
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 29-23 (55.77%)
- Brian Giuffra: 23-17 (57.50%)
- David Hayes: 28-25 (52.83%)
- Jason Schandl: 21-19 (52.50%)

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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.