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Though most experts like the Ravens to keep the game close, support overwhelmingly falls in the Patriots' corner for a return to the Super Bowl.
Despite their last two games being decided by four combined points, the Patriots open as big favorites against the Ravens in the AFC Championship Game.
Rajon Rondo's bruised hip continues to bother the Celtics point guard, and he remains questionable for the Celtics' Wednesday game against Memphis.
The Celtics played just once over the weekend, but they lost to the Bucks in overtime in their one outing.
The Patriots' Monday night showdown with the AFC No. 1 seed Texans highlights a weekend full of NFL action.
The Patriots' first meeting with the Dolphins this season gives them a chance to extend their three-game division lead.
The 7-3 Patriots are a seven-point favorite on the road against the 4-6 Jets.
Aiming to extend their lead on the AFC East, the Patriots' showdown with the Jets is among the weekend's best.
Boston College takes on the Wolfpack in its regular season finale.