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Highest Scoring Super Bowls in NFL History Ahead of 49ers vs Chiefs 2020 Matchup

By David Hayes
Patrick Mahomes celebrates winning the AFC Championship Game over the Tennessee Titans.
Patrick Mahomes celebrates winning the AFC Championship Game over the Tennessee Titans. / Tom Pennington/Getty Images

The Super Bowl LIV matchup is set, with the San Francisco 49ers taking on the Kansas City Chiefs at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on Feb. 2, 2020. The Chiefs have opened as an early 1.5-point favorites on the spread, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, with the over/under sitting at 52.5 total points.

Between the Chiefs averaging 29.83 points per game (PPG) and the 49ers averaging 30.16 PPG, Super Bowl LIV features two of this season's top-3 scoring offenses, and this is certainly in the odds. With Super Bowl LIV's over/under sitting at 51.5 points, here's a look at the 10 highest-scoring Super Bowls in NFL history.

Highest Scoring Super Bowls of All Time

10. Super Bowl XXXVIII (61 Points)

Date: Feb. 1, 2004
Carolina Panthers 29 | New England Patriots 32

9. Super Bowl XXVI (61 Points)

Date: Jan. 26, 1992
Buffalo Bills 24 | Washington Redskins 37

8. Super Bowl LI (62 Points)

Date: Feb. 5, 2017
Atlanta Falcons 28 | New England Patriots 34 (OT)

7. Super Bowl XLVII (65 Points)

Date: Feb. 3, 2013
San Francisco 49ers 31 | Baltimore Ravens 34

6. Super Bowl XXIV (65 Points)

Date: Jan. 28, 1990
Denver Broncos 10 | San Francisco 49ers 55

5. Super Bowl XIII (66 Points)

Date: Jan. 21, 1979
Dallas Cowboys 31 | Pittsburgh Steelers 35

4. Super Bowl XXXVII (69 Points)

Date: Jan. 26, 2003
Oakland Raiders 21 | Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48

3. Super Bowl XXVII (69 Points)

Date: Jan. 31, 1993
Buffalo Bills 17 | Dallas Cowboys 52

2. Super Bowl LII (74 Points)

Date: Feb. 4, 2018
New England Patriots 33 | Philadelphia Eagles 41

1. Super Bowl XXIX (75 Points)

Date: Jan. 29, 1995
San Diego Chargers 26 | San Francisco 49ers 49

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