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Patriots open vs. Texans as heaviest playoff favorite since 1998

Sun Jan 08 13:16:49 EST 2017 | The Score
As the Pittsburgh Steelers' Sunday win secured the AFC divisional round, the Patriots opened as enormous favorites against the Texans, receiving a 16-point handicap from VegasInsider.com. The line still has six days to move - either up or down - but if it sticks, the spread would be the fourth largest in playoff history and largest since the 1998 playoffs, when the Arizona Cardinals were 16.5-point underdogs against the 15-1 Minnesota Vikings. The Patriots and Texans met on Thursday night footba..

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