Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 4

Out of 164 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #16.83, on average (standard deviation: 8.08).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 59; middle podium: 42; right podium: 55.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $1,396 (standard deviation: $1,159); middle podium: $944 (standard deviation: $887); right podium: $1,019 (standard deviation: $888).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 56% 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
11/1100%1%$500$0$500$500$5000/00/0
216/16100%10%$625$368$100$1,500$6251/11/1
322/3759%24%$568$235$200$1,300$1574/70/2
438/6063%38%$598$336$5$2,000$1828/95/10
533/4279%27%$626$393$50$2,000$46210/106/11
All110/15671%95%$601$332$5$2,000$29923/2712/24

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.81 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.97).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 4

Out of 163 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #10.46, on average (standard deviation: 6.2).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 61; middle podium: 47; right podium: 44.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $1,307 (standard deviation: $803); wager range: $100 to $6,000; average gain/loss: $636

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $3,825 (standard deviation: $1,954); middle podium: $2,673 (standard deviation: $2,040); right podium: $3,052 (standard deviation: $2,167).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #21.61, on average (standard deviation: 5.84).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 65; middle podium: 46; right podium: 41.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $1,549 (standard deviation: $1,249); wager range: $5 to $10,000; average gain/loss: $277

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $5,805 (standard deviation: $2,831); middle podium: $3,961 (standard deviation: $2,604); right podium: $4,339 (standard deviation: $3,081).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 43% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 29%) and 35% 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 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
14/667%2%$1,267$1,223$400$3,700$6001/10/0
241/5673%18%$1,513$1,107$100$6,000$6412/41/3
356/9162%29%$1,353$840$300$5,000$3682/41/6
478/12264%39%$1,342$1,067$5$10,000$5115/77/22
524/4060%13%$1,595$1,280$200$5,000$2601/37/13
All203/31564%97%$1,428$1,055$5$10,000$46311/1916/44

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.43 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.99).

Highest Daily Double wagers for 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.$5,000Tim Dicarlo#716, aired 1987-10-19DJ!227EARLY AMERICA$6,200-$3,800R
$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
6.$4,800YStephen Lebowitz#889, aired 1988-06-16DJ!227BIOLOGY$4,800-$4,200W
7.$4,500Michael Shutterly#810, aired 1988-02-26DJ!212ART$9,000$6,400W
8.$4,300YLinda Mossman#893, aired 1988-06-22DJ!228DOWN EASTERS$4,300-$6,800W
9.$4,000David Javerbaum#804, aired 1988-02-18DJ!111U.S. GEOGRAPHY$5,000-$100R
$4,000Ross Cameron#864, aired 1988-05-12DJ!228GOLDEN OLDIES$10,100$6,700W
11.$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
13.$3,500Kate Waits#730, aired 1987-11-06DJ!213MOVIES$4,000-$2,200R
$3,500Elizabeth Holloway#749, aired 1987-12-03DJ!225EPITAPHS$5,700-$6,100W
15.$3,400Bruce Naegeli#913, aired 1988-07-20DJ!228WOMEN$13,400$10,000R
16.$3,300YRichard Cordray#736, aired 1987-11-16DJ!225DEMOCRATS$3,300-$6,183R
17.$3,100YRobin Carter#895, aired 1988-06-24DJ!116"POOR"$3,100-$7,100R
18.$3,000Tom Bendycki#693, aired 1987-09-16DJ!225SHOES$7,400$500W
$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

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

#904, aired 1988-07-07 Kevin Frear vs. Susanna Betzl vs. Mike Harris First 6 clues only.
#868, aired 1988-05-18 Louise Reyburn Dice vs. Ross Cameron vs. Tom Wickham 1988 Senior Tournament semifinal game 3.
#852, aired 1988-04-26 Blaze Newman vs. Scott vs. Liz Missing first 17 clues.
#834, aired 1988-03-31 Steven Popper vs. Michael Kannellos vs. Daniel Lubin Steven Popper game 4.
#733, aired 1987-11-11 Eugene Finerman vs. Keith Bell vs. Jonathan Fellows 1987 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.
#729, aired 1987-11-05 Kate Waits vs. Hallie Greenburg vs. Michael Moreno Kate Waits game 3. Clues from this game heard in...
#712, aired 1987-10-13 Richard Perez-Pena vs. Chloe Ross vs. Gerry Cook Richard Perez-Pena game 5.
#709, aired 1987-10-08 Richard Perez-Pena vs. Mary vs. Gregg Horn Richard Perez-Pena game 2. Missing J! Round.

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

#892, aired 1988-06-21 Steve Herron vs. Linda Mossman vs. Tom Schmidt
#866, aired 1988-05-16 Peggy Kennedy vs. Ed Cohen vs. Franceline Turner 1988 Senior Tournament semifinal game 1. Missing first 8 clues.
#788, aired 1988-01-27 Steve Kravitz vs. Cheryl Lieberman vs. Tom Nelson Final Jeopardy! logo flashes on the game board's monitors instead...
#778, aired 1988-01-13 Leah Greenwald vs. Jim Stevenson vs. Todd Leopold Leah Greenwald game 3.
#757, aired 1987-12-15 Stephanie Johns vs. Winona Phillips vs. Robin Maisel Missing first 10 clues of the Jeopardy! Round.
#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
#713, aired 1987-10-14 Bob Imsande vs. Suzee Vlk vs. Judi Owens
#710, aired 1987-10-09 Richard Perez-Pena vs. John Gose vs. Mary Dupuis Richard Perez-Pena game 3.
#709, aired 1987-10-08 Richard Perez-Pena vs. Mary vs. Gregg Horn Richard Perez-Pena game 2. Missing J! Round.
#702, aired 1987-09-29 Judi Greenberg vs. Lance Williams vs. Cinthea Stahl
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