Last year's Super Bowl ranked among the all-time classics with a slug-fest between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles.


Each side has exploded into life early in the game with 38 points scored before we even caught a glimpse of Rihanna in the halftime show.

The Chiefs ran out 38-35 winners following an epic duel, but the battle ranked third on the list of all-time high-scoring Super Bowls.

Fans across the globe will hope for another feast of points in Las Vegas this weekend as the Chiefs return to action against the San Francisco 49ers – but what is the top points target? brings you all the details on the highest-scoring Super Bowl in history.

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What is the highest-scoring Super Bowl in history?

The highest-scoring Super Bowl in history came in 1995 as the San Francisco 49ers defeated the San Diego Chargers 49-26 for a combined total of 75 points.

The 29-year record stands firm but came under severe threat from the Eagles in 2018 as they ran out 41-33 winners over Tom Brady's New England Patriots thanks to a masterpiece display from Nick Foles.

The 49ers also boast the record for the most points scored by an individual team in the Super Bowl with an immense tally of 55 in the 1990 showpiece game.

They obliterated the Denvers Broncos, who replied with just 10 points on a sorry night for the franchise.

Highest-scoring Super Bowl games

  1. 49ers 49-26 Chargers (1995) – 75
  2. Eagles 41-33 Patriots (2018) – 74
  3. Chiefs 38-35 Eagles (2023) – 73
  4. Cowboys 52-17 Bills (1993) – 69
  5. Buccaneers 48-21 Raiders (2003) – 69

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