Just 16 points were scored in Super Bowl LIII.
Super Bowl LIII became the lowest-scoring Super Bowl game in NFL history after the New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams with a score of just 13–3.
Before the 2019 Super Bowl, Super Bowl VII was the lowest-scoring championship game in NFL history. The Miami Dolphins defeated the Washington Redskins with a score of just 14–7.
In addition to the 1973 game, eight of the first ten Super Bowls rank among the lowest-scoring. Super Bowl IX's 22 total points is ranked as the second-lowest Super Bowl.
Three others—all between 1969 and 1975—also saw fewer than 30 points scored.
Super Bowl 50 is the most recent low-scoring Super Bowl. The Broncos defeated the Panthers 24–10 in that 2016 game.
Here are the five lowest-scoring Super Bowls of all time.
Lowest–Scoring Super Bowls
1. Super Bowl LIII: New England Patriots 13, Los Angeles Rams 3
2. Super Bowl VII: Miami Dolphins 14, Washington Redskins 7
3. Super Bowl IX: Pittsburgh Steelers 16, Minnesota Vikings 6
4. Super Bowl III: New York Jets 16, Baltimore Colts 7
5. Super Bowl VI: Dallas Cowboys 24, Miami Dolphins 3
6. Super Bowl V: Baltimore Colts 16, Dallas Cowboys 13