Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 5

Out of 116 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #16.49, on average (standard deviation: 8.02).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 50; middle podium: 35; right podium: 30.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $1,253 (standard deviation: $1,011); middle podium: $897 (standard deviation: $870); right podium: $882 (standard deviation: $895).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 64% 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$5001/10/0
215/1883%16%$639$264$200$1,200$3282/30/0
315/2365%20%$617$264$200$1,300$2004/51/2
428/4562%39%$671$382$100$2,100$1208/104/6
518/2864%24%$718$398$100$1,500$2687/83/6
All77/11567%99%$665$345$100$2,100$20822/278/14

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.7 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 1.03).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 5

Out of 115 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #10.92, on average (standard deviation: 6.43).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 43; middle podium: 37; right podium: 29.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $1,478 (standard deviation: $846); wager range: $5 to $4,100; average gain/loss: $558

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $3,805 (standard deviation: $2,101); middle podium: $2,939 (standard deviation: $1,864); right podium: $2,657 (standard deviation: $1,764).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #21.22, on average (standard deviation: 6.2).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 37; middle podium: 42; right podium: 30.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $1,635 (standard deviation: $1,262); wager range: $100 to $8,000; average gain/loss: $677

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $5,505 (standard deviation: $2,974); middle podium: $4,269 (standard deviation: $2,554); right podium: $4,046 (standard deviation: $2,526).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 51% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 30%) and 38% 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 51% (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
13/3100%1%$900$964$200$2,000$9000/00/0
218/3060%13%$1,977$1,772$500$8,000$5631/20/0
351/7073%31%$1,521$1,146$100$7,900$64710/122/4
457/8170%36%$1,584$894$100$4,000$7004/52/9
524/4060%18%$1,396$836$5$4,000$4090/03/8
All153/22468%97%$1,557$1,075$5$8,000$61615/197/21

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.57 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.98).

Highest Daily Double wagers of Season 5

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$8,000Jack Lechner#980, aired 1988-12-02DJ!222TRANSPORTATION$17,700$15,600R
2.$7,900YGarrett Simpson#1022, aired 1989-01-31DJ!215THE MIDDLE AGES$7,900$3,900R
3.$7,100YAlec Iorio#942, aired 1988-10-11DJ!17ANCIENT HISTORY$7,100$5,500W
4.$4,100Steve Brown#959, aired 1988-11-03DJ!228ZOOLOGY$5,900-$5,800R
$4,100YKate Waits#966, aired 1988-11-14DJ!18"A" IN LITERATURE$4,100-$100W
6.$4,000YBruce Naegeli#967, aired 1988-11-15DJ!220TRANSPORTATION$4,000-$5,400R
$4,000Ann Wheeler#973, aired 1988-11-23DJ!122OPERA$8,500$4,200R
$4,000Jack Lechner#980, aired 1988-12-02DJ!115COFFEE, TEA OR MILK$11,100$9,800R
$4,000Garrett Simpson#1021, aired 1989-01-30DJ!229ROCKS & MINERALS$5,200-$2,100R
$4,000Chris McKillop#1045, aired 1989-03-03DJ!210THE MIDDLE AGES$4,600$0W
11.$3,900YBruce Naegeli#961, aired 1988-11-07DJ!14EUROPEAN HISTORY$3,900$300R
12.$3,500Art Thompson#1009, aired 1989-01-12DJ!224RECENT HISTORY$4,200-$3,200W
13.$3,400Tom Baldridge#1104, aired 1989-05-25DJ!124ART$3,500-$6,900W
$3,400Randy Woodland#1128, aired 1989-06-28DJ!227ARCHITECTS$3,500-$7,300R
15.$3,300YPhyllis Massengale#1085, aired 1989-04-28DJ!110CELEBRITY MARRIAGES$3,300-$3,800R
16.$3,200YCharlie Brown#1007, aired 1989-01-10DJ!226ANIMALS$3,200-$4,000R
17.$3,100Alison Roberts#958, aired 1988-11-02DJ!17ENGLISH LIT$4,400$100W
18.$3,000Sandra Gore#968, aired 1988-11-16DJ!227AUTHORS$9,700$2,500R
$3,000Ann Wheeler#972, aired 1988-11-22DJ!227GEMS$7,300-$1,200R
$3,000Terry Vlasich#986, aired 1988-12-12DJ!224NATIONAL PARKS$3,700-$5,000R

Season 5 games in which the Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#1025, aired 1989-02-03 Curt Surls vs. Tyler Ochoa vs. Michelle Stein-Evers Missing J! Round and first four clues of DJ! Round.

Season 5 games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#942, aired 1988-10-11 Alec Iorio vs. John Krahulec vs. Mike Myers
#1061, aired 1989-03-27 Craig Campbell vs. Art Burke vs. Sara Leiber McKinney
#1041, aired 1989-02-27 Dean Miller vs. Bill Vogel vs. Nancy Burke
#1038, aired 1989-02-22 Raisa Deber vs. Kyle Barrett vs. Lynda Ramsey
#1136, aired 1989-07-10 Ouida Rellstab vs. Markee Bourget vs. Steve Haworth 1989 Senior Tournament quarterfinal game 1.
#1102, aired 1989-05-23 Lisa Miller vs. Rich Lerner vs. Janet Williams Rich Lerner game 1.
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