Frequency of CFB scores, 2005-2018 (FBS vs. FBS only)

Sample size: 10260 games.

Highest score by one team: 83 (November 13, 2010: Wisconsin 83 vs. Indiana 20)

Largest margin of victory: 78 (October 8, 2016: Michigan 78 at Rutgers 0)

Lowest-scoring game total: 3 (October 22, 2005: Arkansas St. 3 vs. Fla. Atlantic 0 ... December 31, 2008: Oregon St. 3 vs. Pittsburgh 0 ... October 10, 2015: Wake Forest 3 at Boston College 0)

Highest-scoring game total: 146 (November 24, 2018: Texas A&M 74 vs. LSU 72)

Average home score: 29.8|Average away score: 25

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Margin of victory, ordered

Margin Occurrence Cumulative pct.
1 or less 356 3.47%
2 or less 605 5.9%
3 or less 1503 14.65%
4 or less 1856 18.09%
5 or less 2119 20.65%
6 or less 2413 23.52%
7 or less 3181 31%
8 or less 3418 33.31%
9 or less 3529 34.4%
10 or less 3958 38.58%
11 or less 4180 40.74%
12 or less 4310 42.01%
13 or less 4482 43.68%
14 or less 4918 47.93%
15 or less 5045 49.17%
16 or less 5189 50.58%
17 or less 5524 53.84%
18 or less 5773 56.27%
19 or less 5905 57.55%
20 or less 6117 59.62%
21 or less 6488 63.24%
22 or less 6615 64.47%
23 or less 6740 65.69%
24 or less 7026 68.48%
25 or less 7218 70.35%
26 or less 7309 71.24%
27 or less 7467 72.78%
28 or less 7722 75.26%
29 or less 7800 76.02%
30 or less 7898 76.98%
31 or less 8097 78.92%
32 or less 8201 79.93%
33 or less 8255 80.46%
34 or less 8383 81.71%
35 or less 8554 83.37%
36 or less 8601 83.83%
37 or less 8667 84.47%
38 or less 8805 85.82%
39 or less 8881 86.56%
40 or less 8901 86.75%
41 or less 8969 87.42%
42 or less 9073 88.43%
43 or less 9093 88.63%
44 or less 9126 88.95%
45 or less 9205 89.72%
46 or less 9240 90.06%
47 or less 9259 90.24%
48 or less 9297 90.61%
49 or less 9352 91.15%
50 or less 9369 91.32%
51 or less 9385 91.47%
52 or less 9417 91.78%
53 or less 9439 92%
54 or less 9444 92.05%
55 or less 9465 92.25%
56 or less 9491 92.5%
57 or less 9496 92.55%
58 or less 9506 92.65%
59 or less 9523 92.82%
60 or less 9527 92.86%
61 or less 9529 92.88%
62 or less 9533 92.91%
63 or less 9544 93.02%
64 or less 9545 93.03%
65 or less 9547 93.05%
66 or less 9551 93.09%
67 or less 9552 93.1%
68 or less 9553 93.11%
69 or less 9556 93.14%
70 or less 9557 93.15%
72 or less 9559 93.17%
74 or less 9560 93.18%
78 or less 9561 93.19%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 898 8.75%
7 768 7.49%
14 436 4.25%
10 429 4.18%
21 371 3.62%
1 356 3.47%
4 353 3.44%
17 335 3.27%
6 294 2.87%
24 286 2.79%
5 263 2.56%
28 255 2.49%
2 249 2.43%
18 249 2.43%
8 237 2.31%
11 222 2.16%
20 212 2.07%
31 199 1.94%
25 192 1.87%
13 172 1.68%
35 171 1.67%
27 158 1.54%
16 144 1.4%
38 138 1.35%
19 132 1.29%
12 130 1.27%
34 128 1.25%
15 127 1.24%
22 127 1.24%
23 125 1.22%
9 111 1.08%
32 104 1.01%
42 104 1.01%
30 98 0.96%
26 91 0.89%
45 79 0.77%
29 78 0.76%
39 76 0.74%
41 68 0.66%
37 66 0.64%
49 55 0.54%
33 54 0.53%
36 47 0.46%
48 38 0.37%
46 35 0.34%
44 33 0.32%
52 32 0.31%
56 26 0.25%
53 22 0.21%
55 21 0.2%
40 20 0.19%
43 20 0.19%
47 19 0.19%
50 17 0.17%
59 17 0.17%
51 16 0.16%
63 11 0.11%
58 10 0.1%
54 5 0.05%
57 5 0.05%
60 4 0.04%
62 4 0.04%
66 4 0.04%
69 3 0.03%
61 2 0.02%
65 2 0.02%
72 2 0.02%
64 1 0.01%
67 1 0.01%
68 1 0.01%
70 1 0.01%
74 1 0.01%
78 1 0.01%

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Game total scoring, ordered

Total Occurrence Cumulative pct.
3 or less 2 0.02%
5 or less 3 0.03%
6 or less 5 0.05%
7 or less 7 0.07%
9 or less 11 0.11%
10 or less 19 0.19%
12 or less 27 0.26%
13 or less 41 0.4%
14 or less 46 0.45%
15 or less 60 0.58%
16 or less 82 0.8%
17 or less 108 1.05%
18 or less 110 1.07%
19 or less 135 1.32%
20 or less 181 1.76%
21 or less 204 1.99%
22 or less 232 2.26%
23 or less 305 2.97%
24 or less 385 3.75%
25 or less 403 3.93%
26 or less 459 4.47%
27 or less 580 5.65%
28 or less 617 6.01%
29 or less 679 6.62%
30 or less 810 7.89%
31 or less 940 9.16%
32 or less 988 9.63%
33 or less 1121 10.93%
34 or less 1292 12.59%
35 or less 1399 13.64%
36 or less 1486 14.48%
37 or less 1695 16.52%
38 or less 1876 18.28%
39 or less 1954 19.04%
40 or less 2091 20.38%
41 or less 2355 22.95%
42 or less 2471 24.08%
43 or less 2617 25.51%
44 or less 2867 27.94%
45 or less 3141 30.61%
46 or less 3225 31.43%
47 or less 3432 33.45%
48 or less 3693 35.99%
49 or less 3900 38.01%
50 or less 4042 39.4%
51 or less 4327 42.17%
52 or less 4597 44.81%
53 or less 4725 46.05%
54 or less 4902 47.78%
55 or less 5246 51.13%
56 or less 5396 52.59%
57 or less 5556 54.15%
58 or less 5821 56.73%
59 or less 6064 59.1%
60 or less 6156 60%
61 or less 6340 61.79%
62 or less 6535 63.69%
63 or less 6702 65.32%
64 or less 6836 66.63%
65 or less 7056 68.77%
66 or less 7241 70.58%
67 or less 7333 71.47%
68 or less 7452 72.63%
69 or less 7658 74.64%
70 or less 7756 75.59%
71 or less 7872 76.73%
72 or less 7999 77.96%
73 or less 8134 79.28%
74 or less 8189 79.81%
75 or less 8290 80.8%
76 or less 8420 82.07%
77 or less 8531 83.15%
78 or less 8581 83.64%
79 or less 8680 84.6%
80 or less 8757 85.35%
81 or less 8792 85.69%
82 or less 8840 86.16%
83 or less 8919 86.93%
84 or less 8958 87.31%
85 or less 9007 87.79%
86 or less 9052 88.23%
87 or less 9106 88.75%
88 or less 9120 88.89%
89 or less 9166 89.34%
90 or less 9202 89.69%
91 or less 9240 90.06%
92 or less 9267 90.32%
93 or less 9304 90.68%
94 or less 9319 90.83%
95 or less 9335 90.98%
96 or less 9345 91.08%
97 or less 9376 91.38%
98 or less 9389 91.51%
99 or less 9402 91.64%
100 or less 9427 91.88%
101 or less 9441 92.02%
102 or less 9448 92.09%
103 or less 9464 92.24%
104 or less 9471 92.31%
105 or less 9479 92.39%
106 or less 9484 92.44%
107 or less 9496 92.55%
108 or less 9507 92.66%
109 or less 9511 92.7%
110 or less 9515 92.74%
111 or less 9519 92.78%
112 or less 9522 92.81%
113 or less 9524 92.83%
114 or less 9527 92.86%
115 or less 9533 92.91%
116 or less 9535 92.93%
117 or less 9541 92.99%
118 or less 9542 93%
119 or less 9544 93.02%
121 or less 9545 93.03%
123 or less 9548 93.06%
124 or less 9549 93.07%
125 or less 9550 93.08%
129 or less 9551 93.09%
132 or less 9552 93.1%
133 or less 9555 93.13%
135 or less 9556 93.14%
136 or less 9558 93.16%
137 or less 9559 93.17%
139 or less 9560 93.18%
146 or less 9561 93.19%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
55 344 3.35%
51 285 2.78%
45 274 2.67%
52 270 2.63%
58 265 2.58%
41 264 2.57%
48 261 2.54%
44 250 2.44%
59 243 2.37%
65 220 2.14%
37 209 2.04%
47 207 2.02%
49 207 2.02%
69 206 2.01%
62 195 1.9%
66 185 1.8%
61 184 1.79%
38 181 1.76%
54 177 1.73%
34 171 1.67%
63 167 1.63%
57 160 1.56%
56 150 1.46%
43 146 1.42%
50 142 1.38%
40 137 1.34%
73 135 1.32%
64 134 1.31%
33 133 1.3%
30 131 1.28%
31 130 1.27%
76 130 1.27%
53 128 1.25%
72 127 1.24%
27 121 1.18%
68 119 1.16%
42 116 1.13%
71 116 1.13%
77 111 1.08%
35 107 1.04%
75 101 0.98%
79 99 0.96%
70 98 0.96%
60 92 0.9%
67 92 0.9%
36 87 0.85%
46 84 0.82%
24 80 0.78%
83 79 0.77%
39 78 0.76%
80 77 0.75%
23 73 0.71%
29 62 0.6%
26 56 0.55%
74 55 0.54%
87 54 0.53%
78 50 0.49%
85 49 0.48%
32 48 0.47%
82 48 0.47%
20 46 0.45%
89 46 0.45%
86 45 0.44%
84 39 0.38%
91 38 0.37%
28 37 0.36%
93 37 0.36%
90 36 0.35%
81 35 0.34%
97 31 0.3%
22 28 0.27%
92 27 0.26%
17 26 0.25%
19 25 0.24%
100 25 0.24%
21 23 0.22%
16 22 0.21%
25 18 0.18%
95 16 0.16%
103 16 0.16%
94 15 0.15%
13 14 0.14%
15 14 0.14%
88 14 0.14%
101 14 0.14%
98 13 0.13%
99 13 0.13%
107 12 0.12%
108 11 0.11%
96 10 0.1%
10 8 0.08%
12 8 0.08%
105 8 0.08%
102 7 0.07%
104 7 0.07%
115 6 0.06%
117 6 0.06%
14 5 0.05%
106 5 0.05%
9 4 0.04%
109 4 0.04%
110 4 0.04%
111 4 0.04%
112 3 0.03%
114 3 0.03%
123 3 0.03%
133 3 0.03%
3 2 0.02%
6 2 0.02%
7 2 0.02%
18 2 0.02%
113 2 0.02%
116 2 0.02%
119 2 0.02%
136 2 0.02%
5 1 0.01%
118 1 0.01%
121 1 0.01%
124 1 0.01%
125 1 0.01%
129 1 0.01%
132 1 0.01%
135 1 0.01%
137 1 0.01%
139 1 0.01%
146 1 0.01%

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Game team scoring, ordered

Team total Occurrence Cumulative pct.
No score 359 1.75%
2 or less 369 1.8%
3 or less 763 3.72%
5 or less 770 3.75%
6 or less 1021 4.98%
7 or less 1717 8.37%
8 or less 1739 8.47%
9 or less 1862 9.07%
10 or less 2621 12.77%
11 or less 2637 12.85%
12 or less 2758 13.44%
13 or less 3363 16.39%
14 or less 4318 21.04%
15 or less 4427 21.57%
16 or less 4794 23.36%
17 or less 5847 28.49%
18 or less 5922 28.86%
19 or less 6167 30.05%
20 or less 6946 33.85%
21 or less 7806 38.04%
22 or less 7970 38.84%
23 or less 8488 41.36%
24 or less 9660 47.08%
25 or less 9787 47.69%
26 or less 10063 49.04%
27 or less 10850 52.88%
28 or less 11671 56.88%
29 or less 11860 57.8%
30 or less 12345 60.16%
31 or less 13355 65.08%
32 or less 13472 65.65%
33 or less 13722 66.87%
34 or less 14379 70.07%
35 or less 15014 73.17%
36 or less 15174 73.95%
37 or less 15548 75.77%
38 or less 16254 79.21%
39 or less 16346 79.66%
40 or less 16532 80.57%
41 or less 17035 83.02%
42 or less 17534 85.45%
43 or less 17636 85.95%
44 or less 17896 87.21%
45 or less 18400 89.67%
46 or less 18444 89.88%
47 or less 18553 90.41%
48 or less 18830 91.76%
49 or less 19113 93.14%
50 or less 19182 93.48%
51 or less 19314 94.12%
52 or less 19564 95.34%
53 or less 19588 95.46%
54 or less 19648 95.75%
55 or less 19783 96.41%
56 or less 19961 97.28%
57 or less 19976 97.35%
58 or less 20045 97.69%
59 or less 20165 98.27%
60 or less 20177 98.33%
61 or less 20199 98.44%
62 or less 20261 98.74%
63 or less 20343 99.14%
64 or less 20349 99.17%
65 or less 20371 99.27%
66 or less 20418 99.5%
67 or less 20423 99.53%
68 or less 20435 99.59%
69 or less 20456 99.69%
70 or less 20485 99.83%
71 or less 20488 99.84%
72 or less 20492 99.86%
73 or less 20501 99.91%
74 or less 20503 99.92%
75 or less 20504 99.92%
76 or less 20508 99.94%
77 or less 20515 99.98%
78 or less 20516 99.98%
79 or less 20517 99.99%
80 or less 20518 99.99%
82 or less 20519 100%
83 or less 20520 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
24 1172 5.71%
17 1053 5.13%
31 1010 4.92%
14 955 4.65%
21 860 4.19%
28 821 4%
27 787 3.84%
20 779 3.8%
10 759 3.7%
38 706 3.44%
7 696 3.39%
34 657 3.2%
35 635 3.09%
13 605 2.95%
23 518 2.52%
45 504 2.46%
41 503 2.45%
42 499 2.43%
30 485 2.36%
3 394 1.92%
37 374 1.82%
16 367 1.79%
0 359 1.75%
49 283 1.38%
48 277 1.35%
26 276 1.35%
44 260 1.27%
6 251 1.22%
33 250 1.22%
52 250 1.22%
19 245 1.19%
29 189 0.92%
40 186 0.91%
56 178 0.87%
22 164 0.8%
36 160 0.78%
55 135 0.66%
51 132 0.64%
25 127 0.62%
9 123 0.6%
12 121 0.59%
59 120 0.58%
32 117 0.57%
15 109 0.53%
47 109 0.53%
43 102 0.5%
39 92 0.45%
63 82 0.4%
18 75 0.37%
50 69 0.34%
58 69 0.34%
62 62 0.3%
54 60 0.29%
66 47 0.23%
46 44 0.21%
70 29 0.14%
53 24 0.12%
8 22 0.11%
61 22 0.11%
65 22 0.11%
69 21 0.1%
11 16 0.08%
57 15 0.07%
60 12 0.06%
68 12 0.06%
2 10 0.05%
73 9 0.04%
5 7 0.03%
77 7 0.03%
64 6 0.03%
67 5 0.02%
72 4 0.02%
76 4 0.02%
71 3 0.01%
74 2 0.01%
75 1 0%
78 1 0%
79 1 0%
80 1 0%
82 1 0%
83 1 0%

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