Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 21

Out of 230 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #16.03, on average (standard deviation: 8.72).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 108; middle podium: 72; right podium: 50.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $2,832 (standard deviation: $2,522); middle podium: $1,797 (standard deviation: $1,850); right podium: $1,701 (standard deviation: $2,008).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 66% of their score on the Daily Double (standard deviation: 32%).

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
25/683%3%$1,617$1,336$300$3,800$1,5173/30/1
339/5670%24%$1,504$947$200$4,200$66811/163/3
462/9367%40%$1,581$969$200$6,600$63712/146/10
551/7568%33%$1,559$893$200$4,800$56619/235/8
All157/23068%100%$1,556$943$200$6,600$64445/5614/22

On average, the J! Round DD was located 4.03 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.82).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 21

Out of 230 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #10.62, on average (standard deviation: 6.48).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 86; middle podium: 79; right podium: 61.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $2,617 (standard deviation: $1,530); wager range: $100 to $8,400; average gain/loss: $815

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $8,863 (standard deviation: $5,924); middle podium: $5,731 (standard deviation: $3,567); right podium: $5,358 (standard deviation: $3,870).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #21.91, on average (standard deviation: 6.31).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 108; middle podium: 59; right podium: 59.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $3,136 (standard deviation: $2,246); wager range: $5 to $13,200; average gain/loss: $1,164

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $12,734 (standard deviation: $7,426); middle podium: $8,175 (standard deviation: $5,187); right podium: $7,650 (standard deviation: $5,574).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 42% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 29%) and 33% 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: 33%).

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
228/3972%9%$2,782$1,550$400$7,800$1,4954/40/1
384/12567%27%$2,854$2,047$5$13,200$9156/128/21
4124/18667%41%$2,937$1,994$5$12,000$8689/1120/37
564/10561%23%$2,809$1,823$100$10,000$1,1024/514/32
All300/45566%99%$2,876$1,937$5$13,200$98923/3242/91

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.79 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.9).

Highest Daily Double wagers of Season 21

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$13,200Ken Jennings#4653, aired 2004-11-24DJ!226NAMES FROM THE GERMAN$26,800$24,200R
2.$12,000Ken Jennings#4618, aired 2004-10-06DJ!214LITERARY PAIRS$28,000$24,600R
3.$10,000Dave Oosterhuis#4642, aired 2004-11-09DJ!225GRANADA$13,400-$9,800W
$10,000Robert Bowsher#4667, aired 2004-12-14DJ!214TOM WOLFE$12,200-$4,200W
5.$9,800Ken Jennings#4655, aired 2004-11-26DJ!211ART HISTORY$20,200$16,200R
6.$8,600Ken Jennings#4654, aired 2004-11-25DJ!216NOBEL CATEGORIES BY WINNER$21,400$21,000R
7.$8,400Ken Jennings#4603, aired 2004-09-15DJ!19WHO PLAYED 'EM?$16,600$14,200R
8.$8,200Ari Schoenholtz#4652, aired 2004-11-23DJ!230FRESHMAN COMPOSITION$11,400-$2,400W
9.$8,000Tom McCudden#4664, aired 2004-12-09DJ!223SIGNS & SYMBOLS$22,600$8,200R
$8,000Brian Moore#4758, aired 2005-04-20DJ!224BEND IT LIKE BECKETT$26,800$16,600R
11.$7,800Ken Jennings#4634, aired 2004-10-28DJ!222AQUATIC LIFE$17,200$7,600R
$7,800Ken Jennings#4638, aired 2004-11-04DJ!1105-LETTER WORDS$17,200$13,400R
$7,800Ken Jennings#4638, aired 2004-11-04DJ!222COUNTRY MATTERS$32,200$25,200R
$7,800YRob Kimbro#4656, aired 2004-11-29DJ!120WEAPONS OF THE 2nd MILLENNIUM$7,800-$13,800W
15.$7,600YGrace Veach#4765, aired 2005-04-29DJ!28AMERICAN "W"RITERS$7,600-$5,600R
16.$7,500Harry Sering#4670, aired 2004-12-17DJ!226CLASSIC TV DRAMA EPISODES$7,800-$3,600W
17.$7,000Ken Jennings#4601, aired 2004-09-13DJ!220GEOLOGY$23,000$21,000R
$7,000Tom McCudden#4665, aired 2004-12-10DJ!14LEGAL BRIEFS$13,800$7,800W
$7,000Andrew Westney#4730, aired 2005-03-11DJ!215AMERICAN PLACE NAMES$10,200-$5,600R
20.$6,600Ken Jennings#4653, aired 2004-11-24DJ!124WHO WAS THE ENGLISH MONARCH WHEN...$33,400$30,800W

Season 21 games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#4785, aired 2005-05-27 Bob Shore vs. Charlie Kahn vs. Tim Schwab
#4651, aired 2004-11-22 Kermin Fleming vs. Rachel McCool vs. Ari Schoenholtz 2004 College Championship final game 1.
#4626, aired 2004-10-18 Megan Fraedrich vs. Tim Koch vs. Kelly Scurry 2004-B Kids Week game 1.

Season 21 games in which both Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Doubles were not uncovered

#4630, aired 2004-10-22 Ross Gardiner vs. Theodora Messalas vs. Patrick Zakem 2004-B Kids Week game 5.
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