Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 36 regular play

Out of 160 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #14.82, on average (standard deviation: 7.96).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 65; middle podium: 44; right podium: 51.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $2,361 (standard deviation: $2,066); middle podium: $1,589 (standard deviation: $1,623); right podium: $1,880 (standard deviation: $1,894).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 74% of their score on the Daily Double (standard deviation: 29%).

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%$2,000$0$2,000$2,000$2,0000/00/0
210/1759%11%$1,812$1,193$600$5,000$4943/50/0
330/4567%28%$1,805$1,027$100$5,400$75211/161/2
444/5876%36%$1,683$981$400$6,000$1,01720/243/4
522/3956%24%$1,587$655$500$3,000$2599/130/1
All107/16067%100%$1,710$944$100$6,000$70843/584/7

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.73 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.97).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 36 regular play

Out of 160 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #10.4, on average (standard deviation: 6.6).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 61; middle podium: 37; right podium: 57.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $3,247 (standard deviation: $1,595); wager range: $100 to $9,800; average gain/loss: $1,007

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $7,856 (standard deviation: $4,055); middle podium: $5,654 (standard deviation: $3,598); right podium: $6,208 (standard deviation: $4,277).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #20.1, on average (standard deviation: 6.22).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 67; middle podium: 43; right podium: 45.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $3,255 (standard deviation: $1,651); wager range: $5 to $8,000; average gain/loss: $816

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $11,166 (standard deviation: $5,856); middle podium: $7,746 (standard deviation: $4,868); right podium: $8,224 (standard deviation: $5,361).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 51% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 29%) and 38% of their score on the second Daily Double (standard deviation: 29%). Among all Daily Doubles, the average wager as a percentage of the player's score was 55% (standard deviation: 33%).

Double 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
231/4766%15%$3,387$2,233$600$13,000$1,4892/50/1
360/8967%28%$3,046$1,603$5$8,000$1,27312/143/7
463/11057%35%$3,273$1,501$100$7,000$3562/65/12
541/6959%22%$3,464$1,728$300$9,800$9457/101/5
All195/31562%98%$3,251$1,621$5$9,800$91323/359/25

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.65 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.99).

Highest Daily Double wagers for Season 36 regular play

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$13,000MacKenzie Jones#8161, aired 2020-02-17DJ!119ART SUBJECTS$13,800$2,600R
2.$9,800YTerry Heard Jr.#8160, aired 2020-02-14DJ!127TREES GROW ON MONEY$9,800$2,800R
3.$8,000Jason Zuffranieri#8050, aired 2019-09-13DJ!216SAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE$28,800$26,400R
$8,000Geoff Duncan#8069, aired 2019-10-10DJ!2274-LETTER PLACES$15,200$7,600R
$8,000MacKenzie Jones#8163, aired 2020-02-19DJ!216MYTHICAL CREATURES$11,400-$8,800R
6.$7,700Sathvik Namburar#8098, aired 2019-11-20DJ!123I GOT RELIGION$8,600-$13,200R
$7,700Brooke MacKenzie#8159, aired 2020-02-13DJ!216TRIAL MIX$9,000-$6,600R
8.$7,600YJason Zuffranieri#8053, aired 2019-09-18DJ!16CLASSIC METAL BANDS$7,600$1,000R
9.$7,000Jason Zuffranieri#8051, aired 2019-09-16DJ!18WHICH PRESIDENT?$14,400$8,000R
$7,000Sam Leon#8163, aired 2020-02-19DJ!17A DISASTER AREA$10,400$3,800R
$7,000MacKenzie Jones#8166, aired 2020-02-24DJ!223ONLY THE GOOD CHARACTERS DIE YOUNG$8,000-$8,800R
12.$6,600YMorgan Wilbanks#8220, aired 2020-05-22DJ!115PHYSICS$6,600-$3,200R
13.$6,400YGabe Brison-Trezise#8060, aired 2019-09-27DJ!219SOME STERN WORDS$6,400-$11,200R
$6,400YGreg Bacon#8147, aired 2020-01-28DJ!229"A"NTONYM$6,400-$12,800R
$6,400YKyle Dallman#8192, aired 2020-03-31DJ!123BEHIND THE TV & RADIO CALL LETTERS$6,400-$13,800W
16.$6,000Jason Zuffranieri#8048, aired 2019-09-11DJ!220THAT PLACE USED TO BE CALLED...$27,000$24,400R
$6,000Jason Zuffranieri#8049, aired 2019-09-12J!18COUNTRY MUSIC$7,800$4,800R
$6,000Jason Zuffranieri#8050, aired 2019-09-13DJ!18SURNAMES$16,000$13,400R
$6,000Colin Kennedy#8052, aired 2019-09-17DJ!211NEVER TO RETURN$11,500-$5,500R
$6,000Kevin Boettcher#8065, aired 2019-10-04DJ!18WORDS ABOUT WORDS$10,400$800W

Season 36 regular play games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#8194, aired 2020-04-02 Hemant Mehta vs. Tiffany Eisenhauer vs. Felicity Flesher
#8193, aired 2020-04-01 Leanne Gonzalez-Singer vs. Hemant Mehta vs. Kami Narayan
#8181, aired 2020-03-16 Jessica Babbitt vs. Sarah Schmitt vs. Sid Katz
#8161, aired 2020-02-17 Terry Heard Jr. vs. Tom Ellison vs. MacKenzie Jones MacKenzie Jones game 1.
#8066, aired 2019-10-07 Kara Skinner vs. Ben Hamman vs. Jessica Garsed
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