Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 26

Out of 230 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #16.41, on average (standard deviation: 8.28).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 83; middle podium: 66; right podium: 75.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $2,588 (standard deviation: $2,050); middle podium: $2,110 (standard deviation: $1,842); right podium: $1,921 (standard deviation: $1,888).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 65% of their score on the Daily Double (standard deviation: 31%).

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
29/1182%5%$1,200$447$1,000$2,200$8362/20/0
349/6279%28%$1,447$782$200$3,800$8638/103/3
453/7769%34%$1,532$864$300$5,200$50122/306/8
547/7464%33%$1,588$705$200$3,600$4429/153/6
All158/22471%97%$1,511$775$200$5,200$59841/5712/17

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.96 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.9).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 26

Out of 230 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #10.62, on average (standard deviation: 6.5).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 84; middle podium: 60; right podium: 77.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $2,694 (standard deviation: $1,450); wager range: $300 to $10,000; average gain/loss: $1,137

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $7,725 (standard deviation: $4,074); middle podium: $6,096 (standard deviation: $3,700); right podium: $6,226 (standard deviation: $3,552).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #21.92, on average (standard deviation: 6.09).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 90; middle podium: 54; right podium: 77.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $2,759 (standard deviation: $1,585); wager range: $100 to $13,800; average gain/loss: $933

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $11,204 (standard deviation: $5,739); middle podium: $8,978 (standard deviation: $5,039); right podium: $9,090 (standard deviation: $5,094).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 40% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 26%) and 31% of their score on the second Daily Double (standard deviation: 24%). Among all Daily Doubles, the average wager as a percentage of the player's score was 45% (standard deviation: 31%).

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
239/5374%12%$2,932$1,517$400$8,000$1,4984/50/1
380/11967%26%$2,559$1,446$500$8,400$1,2556/73/14
4119/17070%38%$2,669$1,544$100$13,800$1,2297/109/21
556/10951%24%$2,973$1,688$300$10,000$2752/55/20
All294/45165%98%$2,726$1,518$100$13,800$1,03719/2717/56

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.75 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.95).

Highest Daily Double wagers of Season 26

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$13,800YElizabeth Perkins#5839, aired 2010-01-21DJ!229REMEMBERING TED KENNEDY$13,800-$18,600R
2.$10,000Andy Richter#5749, aired 2009-09-17DJ!118IN THE BOOKSTORE$25,800$20,200R
$10,000Seyi Fayanju#5809, aired 2009-12-10DJ!16STATE CAPITAL NICKNAMES$11,200$3,800R
4.$8,800YGeorge Long#5773, aired 2009-10-21DJ!110OSCAR YOUNGEST/OLDEST$8,800-$2,700R
5.$8,400YJeff Johnson#5934, aired 2010-06-03DJ!19ENGLISH LITERATURE$8,400$3,000R
6.$8,200YStephen Weingarten#5917, aired 2010-05-11DJ!229FLOWERY PROSE$8,200-$12,000R
7.$8,000Kareem Abdul-Jabbar#5769, aired 2009-10-15DJ!122I WENT TO UCLA$12,400-$3,800W
$8,000Brian Chang#5829, aired 2010-01-07DJ!220THEY RULED!$12,800$600R
9.$7,500Stan Chiueh#5758, aired 2009-09-30DJ!115YOU CAN SAIL THE 7 SEAS$9,400-$5,400W
10.$7,200YBen Davis#5797, aired 2009-11-24DJ!112WORLD CAPITALS$7,200-$2,700W
11.$7,000Nirav Shah#5763, aired 2009-10-07DJ!228THE BOOK OF JOHN$7,400-$15,400R
$7,000Morgan Saxby#5894, aired 2010-04-08DJ!217GET OUTTA TOWN!$12,600$0R
13.$6,200YJason Zollinger#5832, aired 2010-01-12DJ!15IWO JIMA$6,200-$1,400R
14.$6,000Dave Belote#5806, aired 2009-12-07DJ!228NOTABLE NAMES$20,800$8,200R
$6,000YStephen Weingarten#5823, aired 2009-12-30DJ!115"W"$6,000-$10,800W
$6,000Jason Zollinger#5837, aired 2010-01-19DJ!15U.S. HISTORY$13,000$11,400R
$6,000Leslie Hurd#5863, aired 2010-02-24DJ!117FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY...$10,000-$4,400R
$6,000Peter Hall#5937, aired 2010-06-08DJ!119ART HEISTS$11,800$3,000R
$6,000Peter Hall#5937, aired 2010-06-08DJ!220WOODY ALLEN MOVIE SYNOPSES$17,800$9,000R
20.$5,200YPaul Christiansen#5774, aired 2009-10-22DJ!213PARTY LIKE IT'S 1499$5,200-$5,200W

Season 26 games in which the Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#5928, aired 2010-05-26 Tom LaPorta vs. Arv Reddy vs. Colleen Kennedy
#5899, aired 2010-04-15 Neil Patrick Harris vs. Rebecca Lobo vs. Hill Harper 2009-2010 Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational quarterfinal game 8.
#5859, aired 2010-02-18 Chris Matthews vs. David Duchovny vs. Charles Shaughnessy 2009-2010 Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational quarterfinal game 6.
#5852, aired 2010-02-09 Leah Anthony Libresco vs. Ashley Walker vs. Surya Sabhapathy 2010-A College Championship semifinal game 2.
#5794, aired 2009-11-19 Julie Bowen vs. Jane Kaczmarek vs. Robin Quivers 2009-2010 Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational quarterfinal game 3.
#5769, aired 2009-10-15 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar vs. Soledad O'Brien vs. Michael McKean 2009-2010 Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational quarterfinal game 2.

Season 26 games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#5975, aired 2010-07-30 Meg Miller vs. J.D. Lowry vs. James Richardson Last game of Season 26.
#5926, aired 2010-05-24 Buddy Wright vs. Jenna Strickland vs. Gordon Purcell Buddy Wright game 4.
#5900, aired 2010-04-16 Jane Curtin vs. Isaac Mizrahi vs. CCH Pounder 2009-2010 Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational quarterfinal game 9.
#5834, aired 2010-01-14 Jason Zollinger vs. Adrianne Hiltz vs. Andrew Chrzanowski Jason Zollinger game 3.
#5830, aired 2010-01-08 Andrea Saenz vs. Vaughn Sandman vs. Susan Poliniak
#5823, aired 2009-12-30 Stephen Weingarten vs. Sergiu Sanielevici vs. Jessica Stapp Stephen Weingarten game 5.
#5755, aired 2009-09-25 Christopher Nold vs. Katie O'Reilly vs. Andy Srinivasan Andy Srinivasan game 1.
#5750, aired 2009-09-18 Gary Bechtold vs. Jillian Hinchliffe vs. Claxton Graham
#5749, aired 2009-09-17 Wolf Blitzer vs. Dana Delany vs. Andy Richter 2009-2010 Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational quarterfinal game 1.
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