Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 18

Out of 178 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #16.87, on average (standard deviation: 7.94).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 67; middle podium: 58; right podium: 53.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $2,081 (standard deviation: $1,854); middle podium: $1,659 (standard deviation: $1,465); right podium: $1,615 (standard deviation: $1,627).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 60% of their score on the Daily Double (standard deviation: 30%).

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
26/875%4%$950$393$500$1,800$2502/20/0
335/5267%29%$996$561$300$3,000$2319/122/2
439/6560%37%$1,182$656$400$3,000$3298/124/7
533/5362%30%$1,128$670$300$4,400$3095/86/9
All113/17863%100%$1,101$626$300$4,400$29124/3412/18

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.92 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.88).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 18

Out of 178 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #11.11, on average (standard deviation: 6.16).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 63; middle podium: 48; right podium: 61.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $1,995 (standard deviation: $1,240); wager range: $100 to $9,000; average gain/loss: $667

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $5,955 (standard deviation: $3,637); middle podium: $5,099 (standard deviation: $3,267); right podium: $5,086 (standard deviation: $3,527).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #22.33, on average (standard deviation: 5.76).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 64; middle podium: 47; right podium: 61.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $2,333 (standard deviation: $1,934); wager range: $5 to $10,400; average gain/loss: $794

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $9,058 (standard deviation: $5,234); middle podium: $7,130 (standard deviation: $4,679); right podium: $7,065 (standard deviation: $4,811).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 39% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 25%) and 34% of their score on the second Daily Double (standard deviation: 27%). Among all Daily Doubles, the average wager as a percentage of the player's score was 45% (standard deviation: 30%).

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
29/1464%4%$1,921$1,465$400$6,400$5641/10/0
397/13373%38%$2,095$1,763$5$10,400$9163/615/25
489/13367%38%$2,187$1,513$100$9,000$9844/510/29
534/6949%20%$2,304$1,626$200$9,000-$873/34/21
All229/34966%98%$2,164$1,631$5$10,400$72911/1529/75

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.73 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.82).

Highest Daily Double wagers of Season 18

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$10,400YBob Verini#4087, aired 2002-05-14DJ!2244-SYLLABLE WORDS$10,400-$2,000W
2.$10,000Erik Best#4104, aired 2002-06-06DJ!228YOUR INITIAL RESPONSE IS CORRECT$10,400-$7,400R
3.$4,500Ramsey Campbell#3908, aired 2001-09-05DJ!117THE NUMBER AFTER 2$7,700$3,100R
$4,500Vinita Kailasanath#3958, aired 2001-11-14DJ!18THE BILL OF RIGHTS$5,900$2,500W
$9,000YJason McCune#4040, aired 2002-03-08DJ!18DOWN THE VIDEO TUBE$9,000$3,400R
$9,000Leslie Frates#4084, aired 2002-05-09DJ!219MASTERS$9,400-$8,200R
$9,000Peter Paniccia#4116, aired 2002-06-24DJ!230MUSICAL INSPIRATIONS$10,400-$9,000W
8.$4,000Ramsey Campbell#3909, aired 2001-09-06DJ!117MAD, I TELL YOU!$8,800$4,900R
$4,000Jay Smith#3939, aired 2001-10-18DJ!224ORANGE YOU GLAD?$4,600-$3,400R
$8,000Rich Hastings#4103, aired 2002-06-05DJ!224THERE OUGHTA BE A LAW$19,400$13,000R
11.$7,800Meagan Shelton#4114, aired 2002-06-20DJ!228MOUNT RUSHMORE$14,400-$7,800R
12.$3,800Ramsey Campbell#3909, aired 2001-09-06DJ!227OHIO$16,200$12,900W
$3,800Babu Srinivasan#3946, aired 2001-10-29DJ!222SERGEI EISENSTEIN CINEMA$4,200-$4,700R
14.$6,700Jon Newlon#4106, aired 2002-06-10DJ!230DAVY CROCKETT$6,800-$9,000R
15.$6,400YEddie Timanus#4081, aired 2002-05-06DJ!222MUSIC APPRECIATION$6,400-$10,200W
$6,400YBob Harris#4083, aired 2002-05-08DJ!115SHAKESPEARE$6,400-$12,300R
17.$3,000Ramsey Campbell#3908, aired 2001-09-05DJ!221SEAN CONNERY$11,600$7,000R
$3,000Ramsey Campbell#3911, aired 2001-09-10DJ!226DON'T MESS WITH SICILY$6,500$1,000R
$3,000Francis Grant Jr.#3914, aired 2001-09-13DJ!229COLORFUL GEOGRAPHY$3,700-$2,900R
$3,000Thomas Zamora#3961, aired 2001-11-19DJ!219THEATRE STUFF$4,300-$2,800R

Season 18 games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#4065, aired 2002-04-12 Erik Rockom vs. Derek Doran-Wood vs. Peggy Pancella
#3971, aired 2001-12-03 Frank Stasio vs. Kathy Cassity vs. Marek Karwowski Kathy Cassity game 1.
#3969, aired 2001-11-29 Susan Rathke vs. Frank Stasio vs. Adam Lipsius (Sarah: I'm Sarah of the Clue Crew. Today on Jeopardy!,...
#3952, aired 2001-11-06 Trevor Norris vs. Bong Miquiabas vs. Sherri Rowton Trevor Norris game 2.
#3907, aired 2001-09-04 Anne Reynolds vs. Carrie Pfeiffer vs. Bernard Pena

Season 18 games in which both Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Doubles were not uncovered

#4135, aired 2002-07-19 Ron Ellison vs. David Bitkower vs. Lauren Kostas Last game of Season 18. (Sarah: If you like San...
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