- The point total for Super Bowl 56 is set at 48.5 points with -110 odds on both sides.
- This is the lowest point total set in the Super Bowl over the last five years.
LOS ANGELES – When diving into the betting lines for Super Bowl 56, the total points for the game are the lowest they have been over the last five seasons. Each of the last five seasons have seen the point total set at 54 points or higher.
As they sit right now, legal online sportsbooks have the total points for the game is set at 48.5 points which is 1.5 points different from the 50-point total it originally opened up at.
Super Bowl 56 Point Total
- Over 48.5 -110
- Under 48.5 -110
Over the last five seasons, the point total for the Super Bowl has been set at 56.5, 54.5, 58, 58.5, and 58.5. The last time the Super Bowl point total was set below 50 was at Super Bowl 50 where it had a 44.5-point total.
There is one ongoing trend to keep in mind now that the point total is set under 50. Over the last five Super Bowls with a point total below 50 points, the Over has gone 5-1.
How Both Match Up With The Total
Both the Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Rams have been nothing shy of scoring machines in the postseason. Combined, both teams are averaging 52 points per game in the playoffs with the Bengals averaging 24 points and the Rams averaging 28 points. For those that think their playoff scoring is a fluke, they averaged even more in the regular season with 54.2 ppg while each team was averaging 27.1 ppg.
Looking at their records with the point total up to this point, the Rams have gone 10-9-1 in hitting the Over and have hit it in three of their last six games. The Bengals, on the other hand, are 8-12 with the Over, however, they average a 1.6-point scoring margin above the Over for each game this season.
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