When will people learn that picking against Bill Belichick and the Patriots almost never works?
Merriman called Philip Rivers and the Charges a "lock" to go into New England and win this game.
NE Patriots (-4.0) will tie for the 4th lowest point spread in 23 home playoff games in the BB/Brady era— Boston Sports Info (@bostonsportsinf) January 8, 2019
1/16/05 - IND - (-1) - W, 20-3
1/19/02 - OAK - (-3) - W, 16-13, OT
1/18/04 - IND - (-3.5) - W, 24-14
1/13/19 - LAC - (-4) - ??
1/10/10 - BAL - (-4) - L, 14-33
A Chargers upset wouldn't be unrealistic, as they are stacked at multiple positions. Guaranteeing that, however, could've jinxed Los Angeles.