Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 12

Out of 96 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #15.68, on average (standard deviation: 8.48).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 44; middle podium: 26; right podium: 25.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $1,220 (standard deviation: $977); middle podium: $1,036 (standard deviation: $996); right podium: $964 (standard deviation: $999).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 63% of their score on the Daily Double (standard deviation: 29%).

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double location breakdown

Row# cor./# rev.% cor.% rev.Avg. wag.Std. dev.Min. wag.Max. wag.Avg. gain/lossTDDsFearfuls
10/00%0%0/00/0
23/3100%3%$600$361$300$1,000$6000/00/0
32/367%3%$500$0$500$500$1670/00/0
425/3278%34%$713$310$200$1,500$3505/61/1
539/5768%60%$784$401$100$2,000$3816/83/5
All69/9573%99%$745$366$100$2,000$37111/144/6

On average, the J! Round DD was located 4.51 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.71).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 12

Out of 96 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #11.53, on average (standard deviation: 6.03).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 47; middle podium: 25; right podium: 23.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $1,601 (standard deviation: $769); wager range: $200 to $4,000; average gain/loss: $772

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $4,581 (standard deviation: $2,039); middle podium: $3,601 (standard deviation: $1,645); right podium: $2,878 (standard deviation: $2,015).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #22.73, on average (standard deviation: 5.58).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 39; middle podium: 24; right podium: 32.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $1,664 (standard deviation: $1,145); wager range: $100 to $6,000; average gain/loss: $706

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $6,803 (standard deviation: $3,215); middle podium: $5,071 (standard deviation: $2,497); right podium: $4,396 (standard deviation: $2,886).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 42% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 24%) and 36% of their score on the second Daily Double (standard deviation: 28%). Among all Daily Doubles, the average wager as a percentage of the player's score was 47% (standard deviation: 29%).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double location breakdown

Row# cor./# rev.% cor.% rev.Avg. wag.Std. dev.Min. wag.Max. wag.Avg. gain/lossTDDsFearfuls
10/00%0%0/00/0
25/771%4%$1,914$975$500$3,000$6290/00/0
320/2774%14%$1,437$616$500$3,000$6591/11/2
456/7971%41%$1,657$923$100$5,000$8652/20/5
550/7864%41%$1,655$1,114$100$6,000$6503/66/15
All131/19169%99%$1,633$974$100$6,000$7396/97/22

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 4.19 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.82).

Highest Daily Double wagers of Season 12

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$6,000Joe Carroll#2590, aired 1995-12-01DJ!230SUPREME COURT JUSTICES$6,400-$9,900R
2.$5,000Brian Flanagan#2712, aired 1996-05-21DJ!220BUSINESS & INDUSTRY$11,500$6,800W
3.$4,800Don Sloan#2737, aired 1996-06-25DJ!229FESTIVALS & CELEBRATIONS$5,200-$8,200R
4.$4,500Barbara Walker#2619, aired 1996-01-11DJ!230THE MISSISSIPPI$4,900-$5,700R
5.$4,300YDerek Bridges#2710, aired 1996-05-17DJ!218MATH PROBLEMS$4,300-$4,100R
6.$4,000David Siegel#2585, aired 1995-11-24DJ!223HEALTH & MEDICINE$4,700-$3,811R
$4,000Nick Lamelza#2621, aired 1996-01-15DJ!230ORGANIZATIONS$4,800-$5,600W
$4,000Brian Flanagan#2712, aired 1996-05-21DJ!19WORLD HISTORY$5,900$3,800R
$4,000Karl Coryat#2736, aired 1996-06-24DJ!225COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES$14,900$9,500R
10.$3,600YBrian Flanagan#2713, aired 1996-05-22DJ!121WORLD RELIGIONS$3,600-$5,200R
$3,600Karl Coryat#2737, aired 1996-06-25DJ!114WEIGHTS & MEASURES$8,400$6,000R
12.$3,100YBryan Fagan#2649, aired 1996-02-22DJ!15BOOKS & AUTHORS$3,100-$1,800W
13.$3,000Michael Daunt#2590, aired 1995-12-01DJ!110WORLD FACTS$9,300$6,900R
$3,000David Bowen#2629, aired 1996-01-25DJ!211FLAGS$6,500$5,900R
$3,000Shane Whitlock#2649, aired 1996-02-22DJ!215WOMEN IN HISTORY$9,100$6,400R
$3,000Steve Wang#2669, aired 1996-03-21DJ!16WORLD FACTS$4,200$900R
$3,000David Sampugnaro#2680, aired 1996-04-05DJ!14REPUBLICANS$3,500-$300R
$3,000Ron Jin#2682, aired 1996-04-09DJ!117DESERTS$4,500-$6,200R
$3,000Charles Whetsel#2695, aired 1996-04-26DJ!224ISAAC NEWTON$5,300-$2,900R
$3,000Brock Putnam#2731, aired 1996-06-17DJ!225GOVERNMENT & POLITICS$4,500-$2,800R

Season 12 games in which the Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#2751, aired 1996-07-15 Elena Kislenkova vs. Steinar Madsen vs. Jan Mertens 1996 Olympic Games Tournament semifinal game 1.

Season 12 games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#2573, aired 1995-11-08 Noah Wyle vs. Shawntel Smith vs. Charles Shaughnessy 1995 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 3.
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