Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 2

Out of 49 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #14.79, on average (standard deviation: 8.25).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 14; middle podium: 18; right podium: 10.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $755 (standard deviation: $715); middle podium: $919 (standard deviation: $798); right podium: $619 (standard deviation: $716).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 58% 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
10/00%0%0/00/0
21/333%7%$517$419$250$1,000-$3500/00/0
313/1681%38%$463$167$200$900$3003/32/2
411/1292%29%$475$273$100$1,000$4080/03/3
51/119%26%$509$130$300$800-$4000/10/3
All26/4262%86%$482$208$100$1,000$1013/45/8

On average, the J! Round DD was located 3.74 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.94).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 2

Out of 47 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #11.11, on average (standard deviation: 6.64).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 11; middle podium: 14; right podium: 13.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $1,221 (standard deviation: $726); wager range: $200 to $3,000; average gain/loss: $270

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $3,126 (standard deviation: $2,261); middle podium: $2,950 (standard deviation: $2,188); right podium: $2,104 (standard deviation: $1,808).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #20.84, on average (standard deviation: 5.71).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 14; middle podium: 14; right podium: 10.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $1,216 (standard deviation: $655); wager range: $100 to $3,000; average gain/loss: $495

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $4,445 (standard deviation: $2,728); middle podium: $3,842 (standard deviation: $2,590); right podium: $2,672 (standard deviation: $2,367).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 43% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 27%) and 38% of their score on the second Daily Double (standard deviation: 30%). Among all Daily Doubles, the average wager as a percentage of the player's score was 46% (standard deviation: 30%).

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
29/1275%14%$983$675$200$2,200$3502/32/2
322/2781%32%$1,181$643$100$3,000$8560/03/3
416/2857%33%$1,150$610$200$3,000$1931/22/6
58/1747%20%$1,524$740$500$3,000-$880/10/1
All55/8465%89%$1,218$687$100$3,000$3713/67/12

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 3.62 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.95).

Highest Daily Double wagers of Season 2

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$3,000Chuck Forrest#280, aired 1985-10-04DJ!223CLASSIC COUNTRY$8,000$1,600R
$3,000Mark Leinwand#295, aired 1985-10-25DJ!123THE '50s$3,900-$3,600R
$3,000Ron Black#310, aired 1985-11-15DJ!112MYTHOLOGY$5,600$2,600R
$3,000Paul Rouffa#367, aired 1986-02-04DJ!216ANCIENT SCIENCE$11,000$10,100W
5.$2,200YAlberto Isaac#363, aired 1986-01-29DJ!16BROADWAY$2,200-$3,300W
$2,200YLeslie Johnson Kelsey#382, aired 1986-02-25DJ!110JOURNALISM$2,200$600R
7.$2,100YRon Black#313, aired 1985-11-20DJ!220THE CONTINENTS$2,100-$6,000R
8.$2,000Chuck Forrest#276, aired 1985-09-30DJ!17ANCIENT TIMES$6,300$4,200R
$2,000Ayofemi Stowe#278, aired 1985-10-02DJ!226FOOTBALL$2,100-$8,400W
$2,000René Garcia#279, aired 1985-10-03DJ!123QUOTES$3,400-$6,000W
$2,000Ric Moser#306, aired 1985-11-11DJ!19TOUGH TRIVIA$5,000$1,800W
$2,000Jerry Frankel#313, aired 1985-11-20DJ!118COMPOSERS$6,100$4,100R
$2,000Andrea Ladik#337, aired 1985-12-24DJ!115MOVIE TRIVIA$4,800-$900W
$2,000Andrea Ladik#337, aired 1985-12-24DJ!220FRUITS$3,400-$3,700W
$2,000Nancy Smith#351, aired 1986-01-13DJ!228WEDDINGS$4,600-$1,700R
$2,000Paul Rouffa#367, aired 1986-02-04DJ!18SPORTS$7,800$6,500R
$2,000Paul Rouffa#370, aired 1986-02-07DJ!214"B.O."$5,200$1,000R
$2,000Paul Hill#441, aired 1986-05-19DJ!227SHAKESPEARE$8,200$4,800R
19.$1,800YMike McClain#278, aired 1985-10-02DJ!121SCIENCE$1,800-$7,700W
$1,800Leslie Johnson Kelsey#383, aired 1986-02-26DJ!15MUSICAL QUESTIONS$3,800$3,000R

Season 2 games in which the Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#383, aired 1986-02-26 Leslie Johnson Kelsey vs. Michael vs. Shirley Missing first 26 clues of J! round. Single Player Final Jeopardy!
#382, aired 1986-02-25 Joe Pipp vs. Leslie Johnson Kelsey vs. Chub Feeney Missing J! round and 14 clues of DJ! round.
#441, aired 1986-05-19 Paul Hill vs. Ellen Kaufman vs. Lin Mueller
#352, aired 1986-01-14 Nancy Smith vs. Gardner Stern vs. Phyllis Grinnell
#317, aired 1985-11-26 Tony De La Rosa vs. Greg Pieschala vs. Libby Webber 1st 24 clues only.
#371, aired 1986-02-10 Paul Rouffa vs. Steve Lawson vs. Susan Fox-Davis Paul Rouffa game 5.
#423, aired 1986-04-23 Randy Amasia vs. Pam Wells vs. Lois Rothman Randy Amasia game 2.

Season 2 games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#375, aired 1986-02-14 Dan Green vs. Ben Harris vs. Jared Dan Green game 4.
#360, aired 1986-01-24 Ann Antell vs. George Lynch vs. Bob Danielson
#383, aired 1986-02-26 Leslie Johnson Kelsey vs. Michael vs. Shirley Missing first 26 clues of J! round. Single Player Final Jeopardy!
#352, aired 1986-01-14 Nancy Smith vs. Gardner Stern vs. Phyllis Grinnell
#414, aired 1986-04-10 Donald Burgo vs. Kathy Collins vs. Mike Petrina Donald Burgo game 4.
#312, aired 1985-11-19 Bruce Fauman vs. John Hnat vs. Liz Caccese 1985 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.
#315, aired 1985-11-22 Steve Rogitz vs. Bruce Fauman vs. Jerry Frankel 1985 Tournament of Champions final game 2.
#277, aired 1985-10-01 Chuck Forrest vs. MaryLou Byrne vs. Bob Devlin Chuck Forrest game 2.

Season 2 games in which both Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Doubles were not uncovered

#348, aired 1986-01-08 Barbara Griffin vs. Steve Willis vs. Curtis Warren Second segment and first 6 clues of DJ! round only.
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