Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 35

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st46/70(65.71%)38/60(63.33%)
2nd42/70(60.00%)36/60(60.00%)
3rd25/64(39.06%)23/55(41.82%)
All113/204(55.39%)97/175(55.43%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 56

Out of those 56 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 1 (1.79%)

Out of those 56 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 33 (58.93%)

Out of those 33 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 20 (60.61%)

Out of the 56 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 26 (46.43%)

Out of those 26 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 20 (76.92%)

Out of the 55 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: 15 (27.27%)

Out of the 55 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 57 (51.82%)

Out of the 55 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: 10 (18.18%)

113 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 204 possible responses in the 70 archived games analyzed. This represents a 55.39% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 42 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 39 times (92.86%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 64 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 16
RRW = 14
WWW = 11
RWW = 9
WRW = 5
WRR = 4
WWR = 3
RWR = 2

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 6 games in which two players played Final:

RR = 3
RW = 2
WW = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 64 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 16
WWW = 11
RWW = 8
RWR = 8
WWR = 7
RRW = 7
WRR = 5
WRW = 2

The average winner's score amongst 70 archived games was $21,774.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 35

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$19,000Mary Ann Borer#7856, aired 2018-11-05CHARACTERS IN CHILDREN'S LIT$19,200$4,800RY
2.$17,201Adam Francois Watkins#7836, aired 2018-10-08U.S. CAPITOL ART$20,000$1,400W
3.$16,800Alan Dunn#7844, aired 2018-10-18CHARACTERS IN CHILDREN'S LIT$16,800-$200RY
4.$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
6.$16,201Tim Cho#7861, aired 2018-11-12INTERNATIONAL GROUPS$17,400$600RY
7.$15,401Lori Goodman#7817, aired 2018-09-11DESIGN$19,000$1,200RY
8.$15,000Nancy Schoppa#7827, aired 2018-09-2520th CENTURY PLAYS$16,400$2,200RY
9.$14,998Rohan Kapileshwari#7865, aired 2018-11-16MAMMALS$15,000-$3,000W
10.$14,200Vincent Valenzuela#7827, aired 2018-09-2520th CENTURY PLAYS$14,200-$2,200R
11.$14,000J Cheema#7870, aired 2018-11-23OLYMPIC CITIES$14,000-$3,200RY
12.$13,400Traci Clark#7847, aired 2018-10-23OLD ENGLISH LITERATURE$13,400-$6,200R
$13,400Tim Cho#7863, aired 2018-11-1419th CENTURY NAMES$13,400-$200R
14.$13,201Claire Sattler#7863, aired 2018-11-1419th CENTURY NAMES$13,600$200RY
$13,201Staci Huffman#7880, aired 2018-12-07OPERA$16,000$1,400RY
16.$13,100Sara Butner#7834, aired 2018-10-04INTERNATIONAL CRIME$19,600$6,600RY
17.$13,001Jonathan Greenan#7855, aired 2018-11-02SURNAMES$14,200$600RY
18.$13,000Jordan Boyd-Graber Ying#7828, aired 2018-09-26AUTHORS$13,800-$4,000R
19.$12,601Emily Frey#7853, aired 2018-10-311960s FILMS$18,600$3,000RY
20.$12,600Alan Dunn#7845, aired 2018-10-19SPORTS$12,600-$2,000R
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