Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 2

Out of 56 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #14.86, on average (standard deviation: 7.88).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 18; middle podium: 21; right podium: 10.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $831 (standard deviation: $749); middle podium: $890 (standard deviation: $791); right podium: $620 (standard deviation: $691).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 59% 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
21/333%6%$517$419$250$1,000-$3500/00/0
314/1974%39%$532$412$200$2,100$1423/42/2
413/1493%29%$486$254$100$1,000$4291/13/3
52/1315%27%$538$185$300$1,000-$2921/20/4
All30/4961%88%$519$312$100$2,100$795/75/9

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.76 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.92).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 2

Out of 54 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #11.71, on average (standard deviation: 6.73).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 12; middle podium: 16; right podium: 14.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $1,283 (standard deviation: $753); wager range: $200 to $3,000; average gain/loss: $270

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $3,424 (standard deviation: $2,450); middle podium: $2,917 (standard deviation: $2,171); right podium: $2,115 (standard deviation: $1,787).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #21.26, on average (standard deviation: 5.66).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 17; middle podium: 15; right podium: 10.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $1,233 (standard deviation: $692); wager range: $100 to $3,000; average gain/loss: $529

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $4,676 (standard deviation: $2,773); middle podium: $3,857 (standard deviation: $2,636); right podium: $2,673 (standard deviation: $2,282).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 44% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 27%) and 36% of their score on the second Daily Double (standard deviation: 29%). Among all Daily Doubles, the average wager as a percentage of the player's score was 47% (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
212/1580%16%$1,087$809$200$3,000$5802/32/2
322/2781%28%$1,181$643$100$3,000$8560/03/3
419/3554%37%$1,240$709$200$3,000$2341/22/7
58/1844%19%$1,550$727$500$3,000-$1940/10/1
All61/9564%88%$1,258$719$100$3,000$3843/67/13

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.6 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.97).

Highest Daily Double wagers of Season 2

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$3,000Joe Alley#272, aired 1985-09-24DJ!119TRAVEL U.S.A.$3,600-$1,200R
$3,000Chuck Forrest#280, aired 1985-10-04DJ!223CLASSIC COUNTRY$8,000$1,600R
$3,000Mark Leinwand#295, aired 1985-10-25DJ!123THE '50s$3,900-$3,600R
$3,000Ron Black#310, aired 1985-11-15DJ!112MYTHOLOGY$5,600$2,600R
$3,000Dan Alves#340, aired 1985-12-27DJ!124ASTRONOMY$4,900-$2,700R
$3,000Dan Alves#340, aired 1985-12-27DJ!227BALTIMORE$9,100$1,500R
$3,000Paul Rouffa#367, aired 1986-02-04DJ!216ANCIENT SCIENCE$11,000$10,100W
8.$2,200YAlberto Isaac#363, aired 1986-01-29DJ!16BROADWAY$2,200-$3,300W
$2,200YLeslie Johnson Kelsey#382, aired 1986-02-25DJ!110JOURNALISM$2,200$600R
10.$2,100YJoe Alley#272, aired 1985-09-24J!22FAMOUS DUCKS$2,100$200W
$2,100YRon Black#313, aired 1985-11-20DJ!220THE CONTINENTS$2,100-$6,000R
12.$2,000Susan Kiner#271, aired 1985-09-23DJ!113WORLD HISTORY$4,100$1,700W
$2,000Chuck Forrest#276, aired 1985-09-30DJ!17ANCIENT TIMES$6,300$4,200R
$2,000Ayofemi Stowe#278, aired 1985-10-02DJ!226FOOTBALL$2,100-$8,400W
$2,000René Garcia#279, aired 1985-10-03DJ!123QUOTES$3,400-$6,000W
$2,000Ric Moser#306, aired 1985-11-11DJ!19TOUGH TRIVIA$5,000$1,800W
$2,000Jerry Frankel#313, aired 1985-11-20DJ!118COMPOSERS$6,100$4,100R
$2,000Andrea Ladik#337, aired 1985-12-24DJ!115MOVIE TRIVIA$4,800-$900W
$2,000Andrea Ladik#337, aired 1985-12-24DJ!220FRUITS$3,400-$3,700W
$2,000Nancy Smith#351, aired 1986-01-13DJ!228WEDDINGS$4,600-$1,700R

Season 2 games in which the Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#383, aired 1986-02-26 Leslie Johnson Kelsey vs. Michael vs. Shirley Missing first 26 clues of J! round. Single Player Final Jeopardy!
#382, aired 1986-02-25 Joe Pipp vs. Leslie Johnson Kelsey vs. Chub Feeney Missing J! round and 14 clues of DJ! round.
#441, aired 1986-05-19 Paul Hill vs. Ellen Kaufman vs. Lin Mueller
#352, aired 1986-01-14 Nancy Smith vs. Gardner Stern vs. Phyllis Grinnell
#317, aired 1985-11-26 Tony De La Rosa vs. Greg Pieschala vs. Libby Webber 1st 24 clues only.
#371, aired 1986-02-10 Paul Rouffa vs. Steve Lawson vs. Susan Fox-Davis Paul Rouffa game 5.
#423, aired 1986-04-23 Randy Amasia vs. Pam Wells vs. Lois Rothman Randy Amasia game 2.

Season 2 games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#339, aired 1985-12-26 Pamela Norris vs. Mike Wallis vs. Jack Brodsky
#272, aired 1985-09-24 Joe Alley vs. Rob Lai vs. April Zwick
#270, aired 1985-09-20 Cindy Judy vs. Jim Davis vs. Joe Alley
#375, aired 1986-02-14 Dan Green vs. Ben Harris vs. Jared Dan Green game 4.
#360, aired 1986-01-24 Ann Antell vs. George Lynch vs. Bob Danielson
#383, aired 1986-02-26 Leslie Johnson Kelsey vs. Michael vs. Shirley Missing first 26 clues of J! round. Single Player Final Jeopardy!
#352, aired 1986-01-14 Nancy Smith vs. Gardner Stern vs. Phyllis Grinnell
#414, aired 1986-04-10 Donald Burgo vs. Kathy Collins vs. Mike Petrina Donald Burgo game 4.
#312, aired 1985-11-19 Bruce Fauman vs. John Hnat vs. Liz Caccese 1985 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.
#315, aired 1985-11-22 Steve Rogitz vs. Bruce Fauman vs. Jerry Frankel 1985 Tournament of Champions final game 2.
#277, aired 1985-10-01 Chuck Forrest vs. MaryLou Byrne vs. Bob Devlin Chuck Forrest game 2.

Season 2 games in which both Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Doubles were not uncovered

#348, aired 1986-01-08 Barbara Griffin vs. Steve Willis vs. Curtis Warren Second segment and first 6 clues of DJ! round only.
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