Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 37

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st83/165(50.30%)83/165(50.30%)
2nd84/164(51.22%)84/164(51.22%)
3rd58/157(36.94%)58/157(36.94%)
All225/486(46.30%)225/486(46.30%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 157

Out of those 157 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 1 (0.64%)

Out of those 157 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 71 (45.22%)

Out of those 71 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 38 (53.52%)

Out of the 157 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 68 (43.31%)

Out of those 68 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 38 (55.88%)

Out of the 156 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: 25 (16.03%)

Out of the 156 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 139 (44.55%)

Out of the 156 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: 36 (23.08%)

225 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 486 possible responses in the 165 archived games analyzed. This represents a 46.30% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 114 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 101 times (88.60%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 157 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 36
RRR = 25
RWW = 24
WRW = 20
RRW = 19
WRR = 17
RWR = 12
WWR = 4

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 7 games in which two players played Final:

WW = 4
RR = 2
WR = 1

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

R = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 157 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 36
RRR = 25
RWW = 20
RWR = 18
RRW = 17
WWR = 15
WRR = 13
WRW = 13

The average winner's score amongst 165 archived games was $21,091.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 37

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$20,201Ben Lewis#8276, aired 2020-11-09WORD ORIGINS$24,200$2,000RY
2.$19,000Kate Freeman#8301, aired 2020-12-14FAMOUS PLACES$19,000-$1,600W
3.$18,800Brian Chang#8320, aired 2021-01-22STATUES$18,800$0RY
$18,800Jack Weller#8320, aired 2021-01-22STATUES$18,800$0RY
5.$18,000Emily Sands#8389, aired 2021-04-29ODD WORDS$18,600$1,400RY
6.$17,401Valerie Castelo#8301, aired 2020-12-14FAMOUS PLACES$20,600$1,600RY
7.$17,000John Bussard#8281, aired 2020-11-1618th CENTURY AMERICANS$24,200$3,800W
8.$16,700Michalle Gould#8355, aired 2021-03-12HISTORIC PLACES$16,800$718W
9.$16,400Katherine Ryan#8296, aired 2020-12-07FANTASTIC BEASTS$16,400-$5,600W
10.$16,301Ken Shen#8343, aired 2021-02-24BUSINESS HISTORY$18,500$1,100W
11.$16,080Keith Bednarczuk#8355, aired 2021-03-12HISTORIC PLACES$16,082-$718W
12.$16,000Bryce Hwang#8368, aired 2021-03-31LOGOS$16,800$800W
$16,000Jamie Logan#8393, aired 2021-05-05CLASSIC ALBUMS$16,200-$600RY
14.$15,801Jon Spurney#8346, aired 2021-03-01GEOGRAPHIC REGIONS$21,400$3,800RY
15.$15,600John Focht#8332, aired 2021-02-09THE 50 STATES$18,400$1,600RY
$15,600Jeff Mitchum#8397, aired 2021-05-11BOOKS OF THE BIBLE$15,600-$800RY
17.$15,000Alex Cohn#8323, aired 2021-01-27THE WILD WEST$15,600-$1,000W
18.$14,800David Kaye#8306, aired 2021-01-04LITERARY CHARACTERS OF THE 1600s$14,800-$9,000W
19.$14,700Leslie Minot#8294, aired 2020-12-0319th CENTURY AMERICANS$14,800-$200W
20.$14,698Gabriel Ostler#8290, aired 2020-11-27WORLD GEOGRAPHY$14,700-$4,700W
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