NCAA Picks Tonight: ATS Picks and Predictions From The Duel Staff for Monday, 3/8/21

By David Hayes
College basketball picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel Staff for Monday, 3/8/21.
College basketball picks today: ATS picks and predictions from The Duel Staff for Monday, 3/8/21. / William Mancebo/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 Monday, March 8.

College Basketball Picks for Today

Note: All betting lines and odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook, as of Monday, March 8 at 2 p.m. EST.

Appalachian State vs Georgia State Picks and Prediction Today

Appalachian State Mountaineers (+7) vs Georgia State Panthers (-7) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Appalachian State
- David Kaestle: Appalachian State
- Jason Schandl: Georgia State
- Max Staley: Appalachian State

Mercer vs UNC Greensboro Picks and Prediction Today

Mercer Bears (+5) vs UNC Greensboro Spartans (-5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: UNC Greensboro
- David Kaestle: Mercer
- Jason Schandl: UNC Greensboro
- Max Staley: UNC Greensboro

Saint Mary's vs Gonzaga Picks and Prediction Today

Saint Mary's Gaels (+17.5) vs No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (-17.5) Betting Preview

Staff Picks (ATS):
- David Hayes: Gonzaga
- David Kaestle: Gonzaga
- Jason Schandl: Saint Mary's
- Max Staley: Gonzaga

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Staff Records (ATS):
- David Kaestle: 31-20 (60.78%)
- Max Staley: 25-17 (59.52%)
- Isaiah De Los Santos: 32-23 (58.18%)
- Brian Giuffra: 23-17 (57.50%)
- Jason Schandl: 21-19 (52.50%)
- David Hayes: 29-27 (51.79%)

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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.