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The Titans and Patriots wrap up the Saturday divisional round action. We break down the pertinent information to get you ready for the game.

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The 2018 divisional round continues Saturday evening as the New England Patriots host the Tennessee Titans . The winner advances to next week’s AFC Championship Game. Today’s game kicks off at 5:15 p.m. PT on CBS, with Jim Nantz and Tony Romo in the announcer booth, and Tracy Wolfson on the sideline.

The Patriots are a 13.5-point favorite, the biggest line of the weekend, and the second straight season they’ve been this big a favorite in the divisional round. Last season, the Patriots were a 16.5-point favorite against the Houston Texans, and covered with ease in a 34-16 win. This marks the sixth time the Patriots have been at least a 12.5-point playoff favorite, according to Odds Shark.

I don’t like huge lines when it comes to picks, but I think we see the Patriots roll in this one. Tennessee made the huge comeback against Kansas City, but if they fall behind to the Patriots, we won’t see a similar comeback. I’m going to lay the big spread.

Where: Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MA
When: 5:15 p.m. PT
TV: CBS
Announcers: Jim Nantz, Tony Romo, Tracy Wolfson
Radio: Titans Radio Network | Patriots Radio Network
Online Streaming: CBS Sports
Odds: Patriots -13.5, 47.5
Titans blog: Music City Miracles
Patriots blog: Pats Pulpit