Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 6

Out of 147 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #17.99, on average (standard deviation: 7.88).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 52; middle podium: 44; right podium: 47.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $1,585 (standard deviation: $1,187); middle podium: $1,022 (standard deviation: $888); right podium: $1,115 (standard deviation: $1,046).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 65% of their score on the Daily Double (standard deviation: 31%).

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
212/1963%13%$842$651$100$2,300$636/80/1
322/3367%23%$724$321$300$1,600$2154/60/0
430/4961%34%$799$515$5$2,600$2817/123/5
526/4360%30%$870$532$300$3,100$20510/140/1
All90/14463%98%$809$502$5$3,100$21427/403/7

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.81 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 1.01).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 6

Out of 147 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #10.09, on average (standard deviation: 6.17).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 60; middle podium: 42; right podium: 36.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $1,660 (standard deviation: $1,333); wager range: $300 to $9,900; average gain/loss: $720

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $4,069 (standard deviation: $2,115); middle podium: $2,821 (standard deviation: $1,488); right podium: $2,854 (standard deviation: $2,087).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #20.64, on average (standard deviation: 6.67).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 54; middle podium: 43; right podium: 43.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $1,928 (standard deviation: $1,333); wager range: $200 to $7,500; average gain/loss: $381

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $6,064 (standard deviation: $3,270); middle podium: $4,180 (standard deviation: $2,353); right podium: $4,126 (standard deviation: $2,695).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 47% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 27%) and 43% 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 52% (standard deviation: 30%).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double location breakdown

Row# cor./# rev.% cor.% rev.Avg. wag.Std. dev.Min. wag.Max. wag.Avg. gain/lossTDDsFearfuls
12/367%1%$1,333$577$1,000$2,000$6670/00/0
218/2669%9%$1,696$1,384$500$7,500$4352/20/0
345/7560%26%$1,520$997$200$5,500$2132/41/3
485/12270%43%$1,923$1,525$300$9,900$8695/67/13
536/6159%21%$1,921$1,285$300$5,800$3907/93/9
All186/28765%98%$1,794$1,337$200$9,900$55516/2111/25

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.74 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.93).

Highest Daily Double wagers of Season 6

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$9,900YBob Verini#4, aired 1990-07-07DJ!17MUSICAL THEATRE$9,900-$2,800R
2.$8,500YMark Lowenthal#5, aired 1990-07-14DJ!17KINGS NAMED ED$8,500-$9,600R
3.$7,500Steve Berman#1184, aired 1989-10-26DJ!228CLASSICAL MUSIC$15,900$13,600W
4.$7,000Frank Spangenberg#1241, aired 1990-01-15DJ!224EDUCATION$13,300$10,100R
5.$5,800YKeith Walker#5, aired 1990-07-14DJ!211OPERA$5,800-$4,000R
6.$5,500YKevin Glynn#1147, aired 1989-09-05DJ!110HISTORY$5,500$1,300W
7.$5,000Steve Berman#1184, aired 1989-10-26DJ!110HISTORY$10,100$8,400R
$5,000Paula Massengale#1319, aired 1990-05-03DJ!110PLAYWRIGHTS$10,700$10,100W
$5,000Richard Neale#1332, aired 1990-05-22DJ!118BIOGRAPHIES$9,000$6,400W
$5,000Bob Verini#1, aired 1990-06-16DJ!111REFERENCE BOOKS$10,000$2,800R
$5,000YBruce Naegeli#1, aired 1990-06-16DJ!223PALACES$5,000-$4,900R
12.$4,800Eric Newhouse#4, aired 1990-07-07DJ!225THE ANIMAL KINGDOM$15,200-$9,600W
13.$4,600Richard Neale#1333, aired 1990-05-23DJ!223CLASSICAL MUSIC$12,400$10,900W
14.$4,500YEugene Finerman#2, aired 1990-06-23DJ!210COMPOSERS$4,500-$3,200R
15.$4,000Nancy McGregor#1150, aired 1989-09-08DJ!225DANCE$5,100-$6,500W
$4,000Bill McCulla#1239, aired 1990-01-11DJ!228IN THE DICTIONARY$7,000-$3,500W
$4,000Frank Spangenberg#1240, aired 1990-01-12DJ!229COLD-BLOODED ANIMALS$9,800$4,200R
$4,000Frank Spangenberg#1241, aired 1990-01-15DJ!111THE OLD WEST$7,700$6,300R
$4,000John Mackall#1245, aired 1990-01-19DJ!2271889$5,700-$6,300W
$4,000Liz Barnea#1311, aired 1990-04-23DJ!224THE WHITE HOUSE$7,300-$4,100W

Season 6 games in which the Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#1347, aired 1990-06-12 David Nixon vs. Peggy vs. Ron Missing introductions, J! round, and the first 9 clues of...
#1180, aired 1989-10-20 Charley Horan vs. Ed Devin vs. Carol Roggiero
#1296, aired 1990-04-02 Dan Ritey vs. Joel Goldberg vs. Mark Hinckley

Season 6 games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#1359, aired 1990-06-28 Dan Katz vs. Randy Pierce vs. Lesley Berger Dan Katz game 3.
#1229, aired 1989-12-28 Robert Baker vs. Nancy Miller vs. Mike Carter
#1167, aired 1989-10-03 Dale Ragus vs. Gerry Sullivan vs. Tom Neven
#1161, aired 1989-09-25 Tom Smolich vs. John DeAngeli vs. Sarah Taxman
#1332, aired 1990-05-22 Joe Esparza vs. Elaine Lavine vs. Richard Neale Richard Neale game 1.
#1294, aired 1990-03-29 Andrew Bernknopf vs. Ardwight Chamberlain vs. Myles Rossi Andrew Bernknopf game 5.
#1251, aired 1990-01-29 Rob Lasker vs. David Harris vs. Terry Ragazzini
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