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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Should the Pats be such big favorites?

By ESPNBoston.com



On today's First Take, Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss the Patriots' being favored by 9.5 points over the Ravens in the AFC Championship Game. Bayless thinks it's too much of cushion to give a Baltimore team that just beat Peyton Manning and the Broncos on the road.

Smith agreed.

"There's no way to ignore the fact that Baltimore has a chance to win this game," he says in the video above.

Your take: What do you think of the Pats being favored by 9.5 points? Too high? Too low? Vote in the poll above and share your thoughts in the comments section.