Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 35

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st96/155(61.94%)83/137(60.58%)
2nd87/155(56.13%)78/137(56.93%)
3rd59/142(41.55%)52/125(41.60%)
All242/452(53.54%)213/399(53.38%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 127

Out of those 127 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 2 (1.57%)

Out of those 127 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 68 (53.54%)

Out of those 68 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 40 (58.82%)

Out of the 127 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 62 (48.82%)

Out of those 62 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 40 (64.52%)

Out of the 125 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: 29 (23.20%)

Out of the 125 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 126 (50.40%)

Out of the 125 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: 23 (18.40%)

242 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 452 possible responses in the 155 archived games analyzed. This represents a 53.54% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 97 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 90 times (92.78%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 142 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 32
RRW = 27
WWW = 26
RWW = 19
WRW = 11
WRR = 10
WWR = 9
RWR = 8

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

RR = 6
RW = 4
WW = 2
WR = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 142 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 32
WWW = 26
RRW = 18
RWR = 16
WWR = 16
RWW = 15
WRR = 11
WRW = 8

The average winner's score amongst 155 archived games was $24,955.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 35

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$40,000James Holzhauer#7972, aired 2019-04-16INTERNATIONAL NEWS$66,181$54,981RY
2.$38,314James Holzhauer#7967, aired 2019-04-09PHYSICS TERMS$72,600$65,600RY
3.$31,010James Holzhauer#7970, aired 2019-04-12LITERARY ADAPTATIONS$58,148$44,948RY
4.$21,122James Holzhauer#7968, aired 2019-04-10EUROPEAN HISTORY$33,200$27,400RY
5.$20,201Eric R. Backes#7926, aired 2019-02-11PRIMETIME TV$27,800$3,800RY
6.$20,013Kathleen Guess#7907, aired 2019-01-15PRESIDENTIAL QUOTES$21,100$1,100W
7.$20,000Brad Rutter#7934, aired 2019-02-21AFRICAN GEOGRAPHY$29,800$3,600RY
8.$19,995Anneke Garcia#7907, aired 2019-01-15PRESIDENTIAL QUOTES$20,000-$1,100RY
9.$19,000Mary Ann Borer#7856, aired 2018-11-05CHARACTERS IN CHILDREN'S LIT$19,200$4,800RY
10.$17,600Barton Wong#7949, aired 2019-03-14STATE CAPITALS EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI$17,600-$10,500R
11.$17,201Adam Francois Watkins#7836, aired 2018-10-08U.S. CAPITOL ART$20,000$1,400W
12.$17,200Alex Jacob#7939, aired 2019-02-28BRITISH LITERATURE$17,200-$2,400W
13.$16,999Seth Birnbaum#7928, aired 2019-02-13POETS$17,000-$7,300W
14.$16,800Alan Dunn#7844, aired 2018-10-18CHARACTERS IN CHILDREN'S LIT$16,800-$200RY
$16,800Jennifer Giles#7935, aired 2019-02-22WOMEN IN U.S. HISTORY$16,800$5,800W
16.$16,601Jessica Cantrell#7844, aired 2018-10-18CHARACTERS IN CHILDREN'S LIT$17,000$200W
$16,601Dave Leffler#7876, aired 2018-12-03AMERICAN BUSINESS$17,200$600RY
18.$16,400Barton Wong#7948, aired 2019-03-13NOVEL QUOTES$16,400-$1,000RY
19.$16,201Tim Cho#7861, aired 2018-11-12INTERNATIONAL GROUPS$17,400$600RY
20.$15,800Hope Shinn#7944, aired 2019-03-07ART$15,800-$400R
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