Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 30

Out of 230 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #16.55, on average (standard deviation: 8.17).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 96; middle podium: 73; right podium: 60.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $2,560 (standard deviation: $2,020); middle podium: $1,932 (standard deviation: $1,771); right podium: $2,013 (standard deviation: $1,788).

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
213/1872%8%$1,400$823$200$3,200$7336/61/1
346/6175%27%$1,513$868$400$5,400$81813/181/3
453/8662%38%$1,463$918$200$6,000$33712/194/10
535/6455%28%$1,746$1,078$5$5,000$39214/224/10
All147/22964%100%$1,550$949$5$6,000$51245/6510/24

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.86 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.92).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 30

Out of 230 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #10.55, on average (standard deviation: 5.98).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 75; middle podium: 76; right podium: 71.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $2,796 (standard deviation: $1,587); wager range: $5 to $10,200; average gain/loss: $893

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $7,586 (standard deviation: $4,043); middle podium: $5,918 (standard deviation: $3,715); right podium: $5,905 (standard deviation: $3,287).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #21.45, on average (standard deviation: 6.57).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 93; middle podium: 72; right podium: 57.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $2,821 (standard deviation: $1,942); wager range: $100 to $10,200; average gain/loss: $602

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $11,178 (standard deviation: $6,091); middle podium: $8,484 (standard deviation: $4,974); right podium: $8,083 (standard deviation: $4,322).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 45% 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 48% (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
248/6772%15%$3,081$2,177$300$10,200$1,6546/90/2
375/11565%25%$2,760$1,553$5$10,200$7558/118/15
4105/17361%38%$2,555$1,682$100$10,000$7036/1120/42
547/9748%21%$3,076$1,776$100$8,200$2046/114/15
All275/45261%98%$2,808$1,771$5$10,200$75026/4232/74

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.66 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.98).

Highest Daily Double wagers of Season 30

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$10,200YRoger Craig#6839, aired 2014-05-15DJ!216MEDICAL TERMS$10,200$600W
$10,200YRoger Craig#6840, aired 2014-05-16DJ!14LAKES & RIVERS$10,200$4,200W
3.$10,000Leszek Pawlowicz#6767, aired 2014-02-04DJ!228RUN EMC$16,000$2,200R
$10,000Arthur Chu#6784, aired 2014-02-27DJ!222CNN RELIGION$31,000$25,800R
$10,000Brad Rutter#6833, aired 2014-05-07DJ!19READ"ING"$12,400$8,600R
6.$9,200YCarlos Ross#6722, aired 2013-12-03DJ!217STARTS & ENDS WITH A VOWEL$9,200-$4,600R
7.$8,800Ken Jennings#6809, aired 2014-04-03DJ!18IN THE BOOKSTORE$11,200$8,400R
8.$8,200YArthur Chu#6783, aired 2014-02-26DJ!12LITERARY DOCTORS$8,200$3,200R
9.$8,000Arthur Chu#6785, aired 2014-02-28DJ!221RIP VAN WINKLE$11,600$2,200R
10.$7,600YArthur Chu#6762, aired 2014-01-28DJ!216GETTING NAUTICAL$7,600-$2,600R
$7,600YArthur Chu#6793, aired 2014-03-12DJ!211PHILOSOPHY$7,600-$3,700W
12.$7,200YJerry Slowik#6743, aired 2014-01-01DJ!110WRITERS IN PRISON$7,200$1,400R
13.$7,100Maria Wenglinsky#6810, aired 2014-04-04DJ!224THE AGE OF THE ROBBER BARONS$9,800-$7,100R
14.$7,000Sarah Zucker#6676, aired 2013-09-30DJ!225U.S. CITY NAME ORIGINS$14,000-$7,400W
$7,000Jason Idalski#6683, aired 2013-10-09DJ!222BUSINESS$7,400-$2,600R
$7,000YKevin Shen#6780, aired 2014-02-21DJ!225FIGURING OUT THE UNIVERSE$7,000-$6,200W
$7,000Arthur Chu#6783, aired 2014-02-26DJ!220POLITICAL CONVENTION KEYNOTERS$27,200$17,200W
$7,000YJoe Morse#6801, aired 2014-03-24DJ!116CITY SEALS$7,000-$3,000W
$7,000Chris Gullo#6867, aired 2014-06-24DJ!230CLASSICAL MUSIC$7,800-$7,400R
20.$6,400YRoger Craig#6807, aired 2014-04-01DJ!12HISTORIC OBJECTS$6,400-$1,600R

Season 30 games in which the Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#6694, aired 2013-10-24 Bill Tolany vs. Rebecca Anderson vs. Mike Shapiro

Season 30 games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#6757, aired 2014-01-21 Sarah McNitt vs. Priscilla Emery vs. Emily Gadek Sarah McNitt game 6.
#6752, aired 2014-01-14 Michelle DeGrothy vs. Sarah McNitt vs. Osei Boakye Sarah McNitt game 1.
#6734, aired 2013-12-19 Varun Shekhar vs. Mary Gildea vs. Jenna Johnson
#6730, aired 2013-12-13 Woody Bell vs. Tiffany Gholar vs. Evan Struble
#6724, aired 2013-12-05 Carlos Ross vs. Cecilia Cuevas vs. Tahne Aarnes Audience marriage proposal: John and Sahar.
#6681, aired 2013-10-07 Cori Wilhelm vs. Marc Muneal vs. Mary Murrell
#6686, aired 2013-10-14 Greg Buzzard vs. Loren Gianini vs. Chris Gaiman
#6678, aired 2013-10-02 Fidelito Cortes vs. Damian Henri vs. Kathy Johnson
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