Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 5

Out of 70 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #18.67, on average (standard deviation: 7.73).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 28; middle podium: 20; right podium: 21.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $1,420 (standard deviation: $1,014); middle podium: $1,070 (standard deviation: $966); right podium: $981 (standard deviation: $985).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 60% 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$5001/10/0
210/1377%19%$692$269$300$1,200$2622/30/0
38/1362%19%$600$261$200$1,000$1383/31/2
416/2857%41%$743$446$100$2,100$645/72/3
510/1471%20%$707$327$300$1,500$3214/42/3
All45/6965%99%$696$357$100$2,100$17415/185/8

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.59 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 1.06).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 5

Out of 69 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #11.12, on average (standard deviation: 6.84).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 23; middle podium: 27; right podium: 17.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $1,531 (standard deviation: $840); wager range: $100 to $4,100; average gain/loss: $601

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $3,752 (standard deviation: $2,232); middle podium: $3,006 (standard deviation: $1,949); right podium: $2,806 (standard deviation: $1,897).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #21.91, on average (standard deviation: 6.08).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 23; middle podium: 28; right podium: 16.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $1,718 (standard deviation: $1,467); wager range: $100 to $8,000; average gain/loss: $882

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $5,555 (standard deviation: $3,158); middle podium: $4,564 (standard deviation: $2,631); right podium: $4,143 (standard deviation: $2,475).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 51% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 29%) and 39% of their score on the second Daily Double (standard deviation: 31%). Among all Daily Doubles, the average wager as a percentage of the player's score was 50% (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%2%$900$964$200$2,000$9000/00/0
210/1567%11%$2,267$1,918$1,000$8,000$1,1871/10/0
339/5571%40%$1,616$1,238$100$7,900$6789/111/2
427/3675%26%$1,564$907$100$4,000$9421/11/5
517/2763%20%$1,426$793$400$3,400$3300/03/5
All96/13671%99%$1,625$1,195$100$8,000$74011/135/12

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.52 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 1).

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.$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
5.$4,000YBruce Naegeli#967, aired 1988-11-15DJ!220TRANSPORTATION$4,000-$5,400R
$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
8.$3,900YBruce Naegeli#961, aired 1988-11-07DJ!14EUROPEAN HISTORY$3,900$300R
9.$3,500Art Thompson#1009, aired 1989-01-12DJ!224RECENT HISTORY$4,200-$3,200W
10.$3,400Tom Baldridge#1104, aired 1989-05-25DJ!124ART$3,500-$6,900W
11.$3,200YCharlie Brown#1007, aired 1989-01-10DJ!226ANIMALS$3,200-$4,000R
12.$3,100Alison Roberts#958, aired 1988-11-02DJ!17ENGLISH LIT$4,400$100W
13.$3,000Sandra Gore#968, aired 1988-11-16DJ!227AUTHORS$9,700$2,500R
$3,000Terry Vlasich#986, aired 1988-12-12DJ!224NATIONAL PARKS$3,700-$5,000R
$3,000Phyllis Massengale#1084, aired 1989-04-27DJ!211AMERICAN POLITICS$7,300$4,300R
16.$2,800YGarrett Simpson#1023, aired 1989-02-01DJ!110AMERICAN HISTORY$2,800-$100W
$2,800Tom Cubbage#1091, aired 1989-05-08DJ!210FRATERNITIES & SORORITIES$6,800$5,800R
18.$2,500Len Iwanski#933, aired 1988-09-28DJ!229THE BIBLE$6,200-$2,300R
$2,500Steven Popper#963, aired 1988-11-09DJ!224AFRICA$6,500-$1,300W
$2,500Sandra Gore#969, aired 1988-11-17DJ!124"AND" SO IT GOES$6,600-$400R

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

#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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