Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 7

Out of 65 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #14.38, on average (standard deviation: 8.55).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 23; middle podium: 22; right podium: 18.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $1,135 (standard deviation: $1,080); middle podium: $905 (standard deviation: $927); right podium: $865 (standard deviation: $895).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 68% 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
24/580%8%$860$550$200$1,700$7802/20/0
316/2176%33%$614$241$300$1,000$3383/50/0
414/2264%35%$727$371$200$1,800$2273/61/1
57/1547%24%$713$300$400$1,500-$731/20/1
All41/6365%97%$697$332$200$1,800$2379/151/2

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.75 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.92).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 7

Out of 63 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #10.37, on average (standard deviation: 6.47).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 30; middle podium: 16; right podium: 17.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $1,640 (standard deviation: $873); wager range: $500 to $4,000; average gain/loss: $392

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $3,900 (standard deviation: $2,055); middle podium: $3,213 (standard deviation: $1,748); right podium: $3,051 (standard deviation: $1,934).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #21.27, on average (standard deviation: 6.19).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 20; middle podium: 23; right podium: 20.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $1,641 (standard deviation: $1,063); wager range: $100 to $5,000; average gain/loss: $571

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $5,662 (standard deviation: $3,160); middle podium: $4,667 (standard deviation: $2,593); right podium: $4,389 (standard deviation: $2,906).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 45% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 25%) and 32% of their score on the second Daily Double (standard deviation: 24%). Among all Daily Doubles, the average wager as a percentage of the player's score was 49% (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
11/1100%1%$1,500$0$1,500$1,500$1,5000/00/0
210/1283%10%$1,517$1,032$500$4,000$8500/00/0
330/4271%33%$1,760$1,173$200$5,000$6311/32/4
430/4863%38%$1,565$844$100$4,000$3560/11/4
512/2352%18%$1,652$815$800$3,500$2350/10/2
All83/12666%100%$1,640$969$100$5,000$4821/53/10

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.63 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.92).

Highest Daily Double wagers for Season 7

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$5,000Franco Recchia#1558, aired 1991-05-15DJ!223EGYPT$5,200-$3,000R
2.$4,000Dave Jeffery#1378, aired 1990-09-05DJ!215THE 50 STATES$5,800$300R
$4,000Richard Engel#1403, aired 1990-10-10DJ!118MUSEUMS$7,500$3,800W
$4,000Jerry Standlee#1466, aired 1991-01-07DJ!227CONTEMPORARY BOOKS$10,500$7,600R
$4,000Scott Gillispie#1559, aired 1991-05-16DJ!117HAIL TO THE CHIEF$7,500$700R
6.$3,900YEric Terzuolo#1426, aired 1990-11-12DJ!210RULERS$3,900-$6,300W
7.$3,700Andre DuVoisin#1556, aired 1991-05-13DJ!14NOVELS$4,700$2,400R
8.$3,500Mark Thompson#1396, aired 1990-10-01DJ!221RIVERS$5,300$2,600W
$3,500Sean Walsh#1489, aired 1991-02-07DJ!229THE BONAPARTE FAMILY$5,200-$3,300R
10.$3,100Gordon Nash#1455, aired 1990-12-21DJ!18PRESIDENTIAL TRIVIA$5,700$2,900R
11.$3,000Andrew Duncan#1403, aired 1990-10-10DJ!225LANDMARKS$6,500$2,800R
$3,000Bill Hughes#1408, aired 1990-10-17DJ!2161989$4,700-$2,700W
$3,000Bob Blake#1429, aired 1990-11-15DJ!111ANCIENT VIPs$7,200$3,400R
$3,000Bob Blake#1429, aired 1990-11-15DJ!228OPERA$13,600$7,500R
$3,000Robert Fielding#1498, aired 1991-02-20DJ!19LITERARY ANIMALS$3,800-$2,700W
$3,000Tim Lakin#1559, aired 1991-05-16DJ!230LANGUAGES$6,600-$6,700R
$3,000Mickey Tennenbaum#1562, aired 1991-05-21DJ!115AMERICAN LITERATURE$8,300$5,100R
$3,000Molly Redfield#1593, aired 1991-07-03DJ!121THE RENAISSANCE$6,600$600R
19.$2,700Doug Marsh#1437, aired 1990-11-27DJ!211SHAKESPEAREAN QUOTES$4,800-$1,100R
20.$2,600Steve Berman#1426, aired 1990-11-12DJ!18DRAMA$7,600$4,100R

Season 7 games in which the Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#1560, aired 1991-05-17 Scott Gillispie vs. Andre DuVoisin vs. Tim Lakin 1991 College Championship final game 2. First 20 clues only.
#1521, aired 1991-03-25 Tom Halpern vs. Michael Hairston vs. Roz Jay Tom Halpern game 2. First 14 clues only.
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