Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 8

Out of 56 Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #16.04, on average (standard deviation: 8.3).

Number of times each player found the J! Round DD:
Left podium: 26; middle podium: 14; right podium: 16.

Average scores for each player when J! Round DD found:
Left podium: $1,359 (standard deviation: $1,190); middle podium: $988 (standard deviation: $861); right podium: $861 (standard deviation: $741).

In the Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 69% 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
22/2100%4%$600$141$500$700$6001/10/0
36/875%14%$800$421$500$1,600$4001/10/0
413/1872%32%$667$228$300$1,000$2672/30/1
523/2882%50%$886$448$300$2,500$5866/71/1
All44/5679%100%$793$385$300$2,500$45710/121/2

On average, the J! Round DD was located 4.29 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.85).

Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double statistics for Season 8

Out of 56 Double Jeopardy! Rounds analyzed:

First Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #10.4, on average (standard deviation: 5.99).

Number of times each player found the first DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 23; middle podium: 15; right podium: 17.

Average DJ! Round first DD wager: $1,682 (standard deviation: $746); wager range: $300 to $4,000; average gain/loss: $104

Average scores for each player when first DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $4,176 (standard deviation: $2,406); middle podium: $3,455 (standard deviation: $1,610); right podium: $2,940 (standard deviation: $1,837).

Second Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double found on clue #20.96, on average (standard deviation: 7.27).

Number of times each player found the second DJ! Round DD:
Left podium: 16; middle podium: 22; right podium: 17.

Average DJ! Round second DD wager: $2,042 (standard deviation: $1,504); wager range: $100 to $8,000; average gain/loss: $864

Average scores for each player when second DJ! Round DD found:
Left podium: $6,089 (standard deviation: $3,717); middle podium: $4,740 (standard deviation: $2,636); right podium: $4,176 (standard deviation: $2,323).

In the Double Jeopardy! Round, players on average risked 48% of their score on the first Daily Double (standard deviation: 26%) and 36% of their score on the second Daily Double (standard deviation: 26%). Among all Daily Doubles, the average wager as a percentage of the player's score was 51% (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
25/683%5%$2,050$1,145$300$3,000$1,1170/01/1
315/2854%25%$1,711$873$400$3,500$610/00/2
421/3168%28%$1,765$1,301$100$5,500$7452/20/4
529/4663%41%$2,030$1,316$500$8,000$4744/40/6
All70/11163%99%$1,862$1,195$100$8,000$4806/61/13

On average, the DJ! Round DDs were located 4.06 clues down from the top of the board (standard deviation: 0.94).

Highest Daily Double wagers of Season 8

WagerTDDPlayer nameGameDDClue #CategoryScoreLeadResponse
1.$8,000Joseph D'Hippolito#1707, aired 1992-01-21DJ!228FAMOUS NAMES$12,000$9,300R
2.$5,500Jerome Vered#1794, aired 1992-05-21DJ!229THE BILL OF RIGHTS$18,400$14,100R
3.$5,000Nick Pyle#1635, aired 1991-10-11DJ!230OLD TESTAMENT$5,400-$7,300W
$5,000Catherine Menser#1768, aired 1992-04-15DJ!230FINANCE$6,900-$7,100W
5.$4,600YRand Owen#1626, aired 1991-09-30DJ!212WORLD HISTORY$4,600$100R
6.$4,300YBruce Simmons#1770, aired 1992-04-17DJ!214LITERATURE$4,300-$2,900R
7.$4,000Leszek Pawlowicz#1635, aired 1991-10-11DJ!114MONTHS$13,100$10,700W
8.$3,500Seth Davis#1624, aired 1991-09-26DJ!114NOTORIOUS$7,100$2,400W
$3,500Pat Gavin#1738, aired 1992-03-04DJ!118BIOLOGY$5,500-$1,900W
10.$3,200Susan Kornblum#1792, aired 1992-05-19DJ!228NEWSPAPERS$4,800-$6,700R
11.$3,100Lois Kurowski#1658, aired 1991-11-13DJ!224POLITICS$6,700-$3,000W
12.$3,000Seth Davis#1623, aired 1991-09-25DJ!21420th CENTURY AUTHORS$8,900$6,300R
$3,000Leszek Pawlowicz#1634, aired 1991-10-10DJ!227DANCE$8,200$500R
$3,000Steve Robin#1660, aired 1991-11-15DJ!223THE VIKINGS$7,400-$600R
$3,000Linda Yonick#1676, aired 1991-12-09DJ!227POETRY$3,900-$2,100R
$3,000Walter Mayes#1706, aired 1992-01-20DJ!219DAVID LEAN$6,400$2,600R
$3,000Ann Wright#1741, aired 1992-03-09DJ!228DOGS$4,100-$2,700R
$3,000Catherine Menser#1768, aired 1992-04-15DJ!116OLD TESTAMENT$3,100-$8,100R
$3,000Don Bouchoux#1806, aired 1992-06-08DJ!220MAMMALS$5,700-$1,300W
20.$2,900Walter Mayes#1704, aired 1992-01-16DJ!15HAIL TO THE CHIEF$4,900$500R

Season 8 games in which one Double Jeopardy! Round Daily Double was not uncovered

#1624, aired 1991-09-26 Seth Davis vs. Charles Kaufman vs. Rand Owen First round and first 16 clues of second round only.
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