Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 37

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st117/230(50.87%)110/220(50.00%)
2nd114/229(49.78%)107/219(48.86%)
3rd80/219(36.53%)77/209(36.84%)
All311/678(45.87%)294/648(45.37%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 209

Out of those 209 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 1 (0.48%)

Out of those 209 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 84 (40.19%)

Out of those 84 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 45 (53.57%)

Out of the 209 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 90 (43.06%)

Out of those 90 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 45 (50.00%)

Out of the 208 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: 28 (13.46%)

Out of the 208 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 174 (41.83%)

Out of the 208 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: 48 (23.08%)

311 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 678 possible responses in the 230 archived games analyzed. This represents a 45.87% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 150 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 137 times (91.33%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 219 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 49
RRW = 31
RWW = 30
WRW = 29
RRR = 29
RWR = 21
WRR = 21
WWR = 9

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 10 games in which two players played Final:

WW = 4
RR = 3
RW = 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 219 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 49
RWW = 33
RRW = 31
RRR = 29
RWR = 24
WRR = 18
WRW = 18
WWR = 17

The average winner's score amongst 230 archived games was $21,968.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 37

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$37,000Matt Amodio#8458, aired 2021-08-04THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE$43,200$42,600WY
2.$34,000Matt Amodio#8461, aired 2021-08-09BEASTLY EPONYMS$44,400$39,400WY
3.$30,000Matt Amodio#8454, aired 2021-07-29WORLD CITIES$44,000$39,600RY
4.$22,200Alex Lamb#8442, aired 2021-07-13INVENTORS & INVENTIONS$22,200-$4,000W
5.$21,000Ruth Reichard#8464, aired 2021-08-12BLOCKBUSTER MOVIES$21,000-$9,400W
6.$20,201Ben Lewis#8276, aired 2020-11-09WORD ORIGINS$24,200$2,000RY
7.$20,200Matt Amodio#8448, aired 2021-07-21AFRICAN MONARCHS$20,200$400RY
8.$19,000Kate Freeman#8301, aired 2020-12-14FAMOUS PLACES$19,000-$1,600W
9.$18,800Brian Chang#8320, aired 2021-01-22STATUES$18,800$0RY
$18,800Jack Weller#8320, aired 2021-01-22STATUES$18,800$0RY
11.$18,201Tim Moon#8442, aired 2021-07-13INVENTORS & INVENTIONS$26,200$4,000RY
12.$18,000Emily Sands#8389, aired 2021-04-29ODD WORDS$18,600$1,400RY
$18,000Matt Amodio#8453, aired 2021-07-28SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS$29,000$23,800RY
14.$17,401Valerie Castelo#8301, aired 2020-12-14FAMOUS PLACES$20,600$1,600RY
15.$17,000John Bussard#8281, aired 2020-11-1618th CENTURY AMERICANS$24,200$3,800W
16.$16,700Michalle Gould#8355, aired 2021-03-12HISTORIC PLACES$16,800$718W
17.$16,400Katherine Ryan#8296, aired 2020-12-07FANTASTIC BEASTS$16,400-$5,600W
18.$16,301Ken Shen#8343, aired 2021-02-24BUSINESS HISTORY$18,500$1,100W
19.$16,080Keith Bednarczuk#8355, aired 2021-03-12HISTORIC PLACES$16,082-$718W
20.$16,000Bryce Hwang#8368, aired 2021-03-31LOGOS$16,800$800W
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