Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 4

Out of 119 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #16.39, on average (standard deviation: 8.18).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 43; middle podium: 34; right podium: 35.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $1,422 (standard deviation: $1,201); middle podium: $922 (standard deviation: $875); right podium: $963 (standard deviation: $844).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 57% of their score on the Daily Double (standard deviation: 33%).

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double location breakdown

Row# cor./# rev.% cor.% rev.Avg. wag.Std. dev.Min. wag.Max. wag.Avg. gain/lossTDDsFearfuls
11/1100%1%$500$0$500$500$5000/00/0
212/12100%11%$642$399$100$1,500$6421/11/1
317/2861%25%$571$240$200$1,300$1794/70/1
423/4156%37%$629$377$5$2,000$1125/63/8
524/3080%27%$635$365$50$1,700$4728/84/7
All77/11269%94%$617$342$5$2,000$28518/228/17

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.78 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.99).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 4

Out of 119 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #10.51, on average (standard deviation: 6.44).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 49; middle podium: 37; right podium: 27.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $1,347 (standard deviation: $832); wager range: $200 to $6,000; average gain/loss: $558

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $3,862 (standard deviation: $1,994); middle podium: $2,773 (standard deviation: $2,049); right podium: $2,932 (standard deviation: $2,028).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #21.39, on average (standard deviation: 6.04).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 47; middle podium: 32; right podium: 34.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $1,520 (standard deviation: $1,250); wager range: $5 to $10,000; average gain/loss: $407

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $5,830 (standard deviation: $2,937); middle podium: $3,995 (standard deviation: $2,640); right podium: $4,172 (standard deviation: $2,997).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 43% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 29%) and 34% of their score on the second Daily Double (standard deviation: 27%). 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
13/560%2%$1,420$1,301$400$3,700$6201/10/0
233/4475%19%$1,505$1,090$100$6,000$7771/11/3
343/7161%31%$1,338$837$300$5,000$3691/31/3
451/8361%36%$1,426$1,204$5$10,000$4913/54/14
516/2955%13%$1,448$1,051$200$5,000$2831/25/10
All146/23263%97%$1,434$1,063$5$10,000$4857/1211/30

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.37 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 1).

Highest Daily Double wagers of Season 4

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$10,000Bob Beers#839, aired 1988-04-07DJ!217COLONIAL AMERICA$15,400$12,000R
2.$6,000Bob Beers#839, aired 1988-04-07DJ!111LITERATURE$8,400$5,600R
3.$5,000Steve Kravitz#787, aired 1988-01-26DJ!225OLD TESTAMENT$5,400-$3,800R
$5,000Kevin Frear#902, aired 1988-07-05DJ!225ASTRONOMY$12,800$11,600R
5.$4,500Michael Shutterly#810, aired 1988-02-26DJ!212ART$9,000$6,400W
6.$4,000David Javerbaum#804, aired 1988-02-18DJ!111U.S. GEOGRAPHY$5,000-$100R
7.$3,700YBob Verini#738, aired 1987-11-18DJ!114THEATRE$3,700$2,400R
$3,700YBob Verini#740, aired 1987-11-20DJ!16MIDDLE NAMES$3,700$900R
9.$3,500Kate Waits#730, aired 1987-11-06DJ!213MOVIES$4,000-$2,200R
10.$3,400Bruce Naegeli#913, aired 1988-07-20DJ!228WOMEN$13,400$10,000R
11.$3,300YRichard Cordray#736, aired 1987-11-16DJ!225DEMOCRATS$3,300-$6,183R
12.$3,000Ralph Biancalana#761, aired 1987-12-21DJ!227ALABAMA$4,600-$5,400R
$3,000Kurt Webber#761, aired 1987-12-21DJ!124"M"ENAGERIE$3,400-$5,600R
$3,000Robert Michaels#772, aired 1988-01-05DJ!222TIME$9,400$900W
$3,000David Javerbaum#801, aired 1988-02-15DJ!212ASIA$5,200$2,100R
$3,000Stefanie Wulfestieg#803, aired 1988-02-17DJ!226THE OLD WEST$3,200-$4,800W
$3,000Susan Steade#821, aired 1988-03-14DJ!220ZOOLOGY$4,100-$2,400R
18.$2,700YRobert Michaels#772, aired 1988-01-05DJ!14BODIES OF WATER$2,700-$1,600R
19.$2,600Janet Holzer#773, aired 1988-01-06DJ!225MATHEMATICS$8,200-$2,500R
20.$2,500Rich Kenney#725, aired 1987-10-30DJ!120COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES$7,200-$300R

Season 4 games in which the Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#712, aired 1987-10-13 Richard Perez-Pena vs. Chloe Ross vs. Gerry Cook Richard Perez-Pena game 5.
#729, aired 1987-11-05 Kate Waits vs. Hallie Greenburg vs. Michael Moreno Kate Waits game 3.
#834, aired 1988-03-31 Steven Popper vs. Michael Kannellos vs. Daniel Lubin Steven Popper game 4.
#690, aired 1987-09-11 Ted Cooperstein vs. Sharon vs. Denny Golden Missing introductions and first 20 clues of the Jeopardy! Round.
#852, aired 1988-04-26 Blaze Newman vs. Scott vs. Liz Missing first 17 clues.
#709, aired 1987-10-08 Richard Perez-Pena vs. Mary vs. Gregg Horn Richard Perez-Pena game 2. Missing J! Round.
#733, aired 1987-11-11 Eugene Finerman vs. Keith Bell vs. Jonathan Fellows 1987 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.

Season 4 games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#702, aired 1987-09-29 Judi Greenberg vs. Lance Williams vs. Cinthea Stahl
#719, aired 1987-10-22 Beth Phillips vs. Brian Nelson vs. Laura Glendinning
#717, aired 1987-10-20 Judith Seeger vs. Denise Rossi vs. J.P. Duffy
#788, aired 1988-01-27 Steve Kravitz vs. Cheryl Lieberman vs. Tom Nelson Final Jeopardy! logo flashes on the game board's monitors instead...
#709, aired 1987-10-08 Richard Perez-Pena vs. Mary vs. Gregg Horn Richard Perez-Pena game 2. Missing J! Round.
#778, aired 1988-01-13 Leah Greenwald vs. Jim Stevenson vs. Todd Leopold Leah Greenwald game 3.
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