Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 31

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st113/230(49.13%)98/200(49.00%)
2nd95/229(41.48%)85/199(42.71%)
3rd97/216(44.91%)87/190(45.79%)
All305/675(45.19%)270/589(45.84%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 188

Out of those 188 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 4 (2.13%)

Out of those 188 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 79 (42.02%)

Out of those 79 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 36 (45.57%)

Out of the 188 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 83 (44.15%)

Out of those 83 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 36 (43.37%)

Out of the 184 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of games in which all three players gave the correct response: 26 (14.13%)

Out of the 184 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 160 (43.48%)

Out of the 184 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of games in which none of the three players gave the correct response: 35 (19.02%)

305 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 675 possible responses in the 230 archived games analyzed. This represents a 45.19% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 147 regular play games in which the leader going into Final Jeopardy! did not have a lock and was not tied with another player, he or she wagered to cover the second-place player 117 times (79.59%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 216 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 43
RWW = 33
RRR = 29
WWR = 25
RWR = 23
WRW = 22
RRW = 21
WRR = 20

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 13 games in which two players played Final:

WW = 6
RW = 4
RR = 3

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 1 game in which one player played Final:

W = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 216 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 43
RWW = 31
RRR = 29
WRW = 26
RWR = 25
RRW = 25
WWR = 23
WRR = 14

The average winner's score amongst 230 archived games was $19,161.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 31

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$20,800Mo Rocca#7068, aired 2015-05-13FAMOUS NAMES$20,800-$1,600R
2.$20,500John Berman#7068, aired 2015-05-13FAMOUS NAMES$22,400$1,600RY
3.$19,999Dan Feitel#7079, aired 2015-05-28AMERICAN LITERATURE$20,000$4,300RY
4.$19,798Michael Bilow#7037, aired 2015-03-31COMEDY INSPIRATIONS$37,400$28,600RY
5.$18,498Kerry Greene#7042, aired 2015-04-07CELEBRITY FATHERS & DAUGHTERS$18,500-$4,100RY
6.$18,200Catherine Hardee#6905, aired 2014-09-26FAMOUS AMERICANS$18,200-$700RY
7.$18,100Jonathan Marcus#7123, aired 2015-07-29WOMEN AUTHORS$18,100$2,900W
8.$17,500Alan Lange#6905, aired 2014-09-26FAMOUS AMERICANS$18,900$700RY
9.$16,599Dan Feitel#7082, aired 2015-06-02INFAMOUS$16,600$2,500W
10.$16,501Alex Jacob#7048, aired 2015-04-15THE GREEK ALPHABET$20,700$2,100RY
11.$16,199Michael Bilow#7035, aired 2015-03-27TRANSPORTATION$28,600$7,800WY
12.$16,100Erik Siwak#7105, aired 2015-07-03NORTH AMERICAN RIVERS$20,800$2,400W
13.$16,000Alvin Chin#7017, aired 2015-03-03U.S. STATES$16,100-$7,300RY
14.$15,999Lauren Gambier#6981, aired 2015-01-1220th CENTURY BRITS$16,000-$8,400W
15.$15,400Andrew Haringer#7065, aired 2015-05-08HISTORIC SITES$15,400-$600RY
16.$15,399Kerry Greene#7044, aired 2015-04-09REFERENCE WORKS$15,400-$3,100W
17.$15,200Ivan Tan#7079, aired 2015-05-28AMERICAN LITERATURE$15,200-$4,800W
18.$15,000Joann Taylor#6904, aired 2014-09-2520th CENTURY LEADERS$15,600-$7,600W
$15,000Colby Potter#7123, aired 2015-07-29WOMEN AUTHORS$15,200-$2,900WY
20.$14,801Louis Virtel#7065, aired 2015-05-08HISTORIC SITES$16,000$600W
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