The Latest: Oddsmakers make Patriots and Falcons favorites (The Associated Press)

Oddsmakers in Las Vegas make the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons favorites to meet in the Super Bowl. Atlanta is a 4-point favorite to beat Green Bay at home next Sunday, while New England is a 5.5-point pick at most sports books to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Patriots opened as a 4.5-point favorite after the Steelers edged the Kansas City Chiefs.