Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 3

Out of 80 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #18.03, on average (standard deviation: 7.09).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 32; middle podium: 26; right podium: 19.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $1,238 (standard deviation: $974); middle podium: $925 (standard deviation: $895); right podium: $868 (standard deviation: $834).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 53% of their score on the Daily Double (standard deviation: 34%).

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
24/757%9%$443$276$200$1,000-$710/00/0
312/2255%29%$495$266$300$1,500$862/30/0
413/2259%29%$409$197$5$1,000$732/34/6
510/2638%34%$554$294$300$1,800-$1851/43/7
All39/7751%96%$486$261$5$1,800-$235/107/13

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.87 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.99).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 3

Out of 79 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #9.27, on average (standard deviation: 6.43).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 29; middle podium: 21; right podium: 21.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $1,025 (standard deviation: $591); wager range: $300 to $3,300; average gain/loss: $246

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $2,900 (standard deviation: $1,876); middle podium: $2,286 (standard deviation: $1,771); right podium: $2,148 (standard deviation: $1,510).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #20.34, on average (standard deviation: 6.63).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 36; middle podium: 16; right podium: 19.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $997 (standard deviation: $690); wager range: $100 to $3,400; average gain/loss: $37

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $4,263 (standard deviation: $2,485); middle podium: $3,530 (standard deviation: $2,686); right podium: $3,045 (standard deviation: $2,208).

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: 29%). Among all Daily Doubles, the average wager as a percentage of the player's score was 43% (standard deviation: 32%).

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
214/2361%15%$896$683$200$3,300$4091/11/3
330/5456%36%$935$511$200$3,000$1350/06/15
432/5262%35%$1,021$580$100$2,900$2062/47/16
58/2138%14%$1,248$894$500$3,400-$2572/30/7
All84/15056%95%$1,011$641$100$3,400$1475/814/41

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.49 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.91).

Highest Daily Double wagers of Season 3

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$3,400YLionel Goldbart#508, aired 1986-11-19DJ!228HORSES$3,400-$3,100W
2.$3,300YRichard Cordray#617, aired 1987-04-21DJ!117WORLD GEOGRAPHY$3,300$400R
3.$3,100YBob Verini#661, aired 1987-06-22DJ!16EUROPE ON FILM$3,100-$1,100R
4.$3,000Claude Welch#562, aired 1987-02-03DJ!223GENERALS$3,400-$2,000W
$3,000Al Lewis#661, aired 1987-06-22DJ!218PRESIDENTS$7,400-$1,800W
6.$2,900Dale Schweinsberg#678, aired 1987-07-15DJ!229HISTORY$5,900-$100R
7.$2,800YDoug Molitor#669, aired 1987-07-02DJ!121FICTIONAL SISTERS$2,800-$3,600W
8.$2,000Dave Traini#480, aired 1986-10-10DJ!212U.S. STATES$5,601$1,401R
$2,000Dave Traini#482, aired 1986-10-14DJ!13ACTORS & ROLES$2,500$2,200R
$2,000Brian Barrett#484, aired 1986-10-16DJ!124AMERICAN LITERATURE$2,500-$2,700W
$2,000Bill Ryan#521, aired 1986-12-08DJ!222TV TRIVIA$5,700$1,800W
$2,000David Shear#538, aired 1986-12-31DJ!228THE JUNGLE$4,700-$3,800W
$2,000Rex Schultz#559, aired 1987-01-29DJ!110BASEBALL$6,100$4,000R
$2,000Mike Stafford#561, aired 1987-02-02DJ!229DOUBLE N$4,300-$4,600W
$2,000Joel Lewin#606, aired 1987-04-06DJ!18COMMERCIALS$2,600-$2,200W
$2,000Tim Casey#641, aired 1987-05-25DJ!224HAIL TO THE CHIEF$11,800$7,400R
17.$1,900YRoger Storm#464, aired 1986-09-18DJ!224KNIGHTS$1,900-$4,000R
18.$1,800Paul Schindler Jr.#482, aired 1986-10-14DJ!216AMERICAN REVOLUTION$1,900-$3,000R
$1,800YPaul Rouffa#510, aired 1986-11-21J!27GIRLS IN SONG$1,800-$700W
20.$1,501Dave Traini#480, aired 1986-10-10DJ!14ANCIENT WORLDS$1,900-$1,500R

Season 3 games in which the Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#558, aired 1987-01-28 Jim Crawford vs. Rex Schultz vs. Mary Frances Smith First segment only.
#590, aired 1987-03-13 John Ryan vs. Fran La Bruto vs. Elizabeth Souders John Ryan game 2.
#617, aired 1987-04-21 Larry Dundas vs. Susan Wilcox vs. Richard Cordray Richard Cordray game 1.

Season 3 games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#530, aired 1986-12-19 Frank Hughes vs. Dan Schaffer vs. Pat Rounds Frank Hughes game 3.
#531, aired 1986-12-22 Frank Hughes vs. Pam Bearce vs. David Albrecht Frank Hughes game 4.
#465, aired 1986-09-19 Marc Wade vs. Ed Coyne vs. Tim Singer Missing first 13 clues.
#560, aired 1987-01-30 Rex Schultz vs. Nancy Neff vs. Irwin Moskowitz
#496, aired 1986-11-03 Brad Geagley vs. Sherman Allen vs. Colleen Yarnell
#596, aired 1987-03-23 John Podhoretz vs. Ed Gardner vs. Tracy Bernstein John Podhoretz game 3.
#564, aired 1987-02-05 Joel Nathanson vs. Charlie Orlowek vs. Maggie Moe
#620, aired 1987-04-24 Richard Cordray vs. Yaier Lehrer vs. Donna DiMesa Richard Cordray game 4.
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