Frequency of CFB scores, 2005-2017 (FBS vs. FBS only)

Sample size: 9372 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: 139 (October 7, 2017: Western Mich. 71 at Buffalo 68)

Average home score: 29.7|Average away score: 24.9

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Margin of victory, ordered

Margin Occurrence Cumulative pct.
1 or less 322 3.44%
2 or less 554 5.91%
3 or less 1388 14.81%
4 or less 1712 18.27%
5 or less 1956 20.87%
6 or less 2232 23.82%
7 or less 2935 31.32%
8 or less 3147 33.58%
9 or less 3246 34.64%
10 or less 3641 38.85%
11 or less 3845 41.03%
12 or less 3966 42.32%
13 or less 4127 44.04%
14 or less 4529 48.32%
15 or less 4641 49.52%
16 or less 4771 50.91%
17 or less 5086 54.27%
18 or less 5318 56.74%
19 or less 5433 57.97%
20 or less 5635 60.13%
21 or less 5969 63.69%
22 or less 6083 64.91%
23 or less 6192 66.07%
24 or less 6450 68.82%
25 or less 6629 70.73%
26 or less 6710 71.6%
27 or less 6858 73.18%
28 or less 7091 75.66%
29 or less 7156 76.36%
30 or less 7246 77.32%
31 or less 7424 79.21%
32 or less 7518 80.22%
33 or less 7569 80.76%
34 or less 7688 82.03%
35 or less 7848 83.74%
36 or less 7892 84.21%
37 or less 7953 84.86%
38 or less 8083 86.25%
39 or less 8152 86.98%
40 or less 8170 87.17%
41 or less 8234 87.86%
42 or less 8325 88.83%
43 or less 8343 89.02%
44 or less 8375 89.36%
45 or less 8450 90.16%
46 or less 8478 90.46%
47 or less 8496 90.65%
48 or less 8534 91.06%
49 or less 8582 91.57%
50 or less 8596 91.72%
51 or less 8612 91.89%
52 or less 8643 92.22%
53 or less 8662 92.42%
54 or less 8667 92.48%
55 or less 8685 92.67%
56 or less 8711 92.95%
57 or less 8715 92.99%
58 or less 8725 93.1%
59 or less 8741 93.27%
60 or less 8744 93.3%
61 or less 8745 93.31%
62 or less 8749 93.35%
63 or less 8758 93.45%
64 or less 8759 93.46%
65 or less 8761 93.48%
66 or less 8765 93.52%
67 or less 8766 93.53%
68 or less 8767 93.54%
69 or less 8770 93.58%
70 or less 8771 93.59%
72 or less 8773 93.61%
74 or less 8774 93.62%
78 or less 8775 93.63%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 834 8.9%
7 703 7.5%
14 402 4.29%
10 395 4.21%
21 334 3.56%
4 324 3.46%
1 322 3.44%
17 315 3.36%
6 276 2.94%
24 258 2.75%
5 244 2.6%
28 233 2.49%
2 232 2.48%
18 232 2.48%
8 212 2.26%
11 204 2.18%
20 202 2.16%
25 179 1.91%
31 178 1.9%
13 161 1.72%
35 160 1.71%
27 148 1.58%
16 130 1.39%
38 130 1.39%
12 121 1.29%
34 119 1.27%
19 115 1.23%
22 114 1.22%
15 112 1.2%
23 109 1.16%
9 99 1.06%
32 94 1%
42 91 0.97%
30 90 0.96%
26 81 0.86%
45 75 0.8%
39 69 0.74%
29 65 0.69%
41 64 0.68%
37 61 0.65%
33 51 0.54%
49 48 0.51%
36 44 0.47%
48 38 0.41%
44 32 0.34%
52 31 0.33%
46 28 0.3%
56 26 0.28%
53 19 0.2%
40 18 0.19%
43 18 0.19%
47 18 0.19%
55 18 0.19%
51 16 0.17%
59 16 0.17%
50 14 0.15%
58 10 0.11%
63 9 0.1%
54 5 0.05%
57 4 0.04%
62 4 0.04%
66 4 0.04%
60 3 0.03%
69 3 0.03%
65 2 0.02%
72 2 0.02%
61 1 0.01%
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 0.12%
10 or less 18 0.19%
12 or less 26 0.28%
13 or less 39 0.42%
14 or less 44 0.47%
15 or less 57 0.61%
16 or less 78 0.83%
17 or less 103 1.1%
18 or less 105 1.12%
19 or less 127 1.36%
20 or less 171 1.82%
21 or less 193 2.06%
22 or less 219 2.34%
23 or less 287 3.06%
24 or less 361 3.85%
25 or less 378 4.03%
26 or less 433 4.62%
27 or less 544 5.8%
28 or less 577 6.16%
29 or less 632 6.74%
30 or less 756 8.07%
31 or less 877 9.36%
32 or less 919 9.81%
33 or less 1044 11.14%
34 or less 1203 12.84%
35 or less 1304 13.91%
36 or less 1386 14.79%
37 or less 1578 16.84%
38 or less 1746 18.63%
39 or less 1815 19.37%
40 or less 1940 20.7%
41 or less 2179 23.25%
42 or less 2284 24.37%
43 or less 2416 25.78%
44 or less 2655 28.33%
45 or less 2914 31.09%
46 or less 2992 31.92%
47 or less 3185 33.98%
48 or less 3425 36.55%
49 or less 3607 38.49%
50 or less 3740 39.91%
51 or less 4000 42.68%
52 or less 4251 45.36%
53 or less 4367 46.6%
54 or less 4529 48.32%
55 or less 4842 51.66%
56 or less 4979 53.13%
57 or less 5124 54.67%
58 or less 5360 57.19%
59 or less 5586 59.6%
60 or less 5669 60.49%
61 or less 5834 62.25%
62 or less 6013 64.16%
63 or less 6167 65.8%
64 or less 6290 67.11%
65 or less 6494 69.29%
66 or less 6661 71.07%
67 or less 6747 71.99%
68 or less 6857 73.16%
69 or less 7046 75.18%
70 or less 7136 76.14%
71 or less 7245 77.3%
72 or less 7360 78.53%
73 or less 7482 79.83%
74 or less 7534 80.39%
75 or less 7627 81.38%
76 or less 7743 82.62%
77 or less 7843 83.69%
78 or less 7893 84.22%
79 or less 7983 85.18%
80 or less 8053 85.93%
81 or less 8084 86.26%
82 or less 8131 86.76%
83 or less 8204 87.54%
84 or less 8241 87.93%
85 or less 8287 88.42%
86 or less 8326 88.84%
87 or less 8374 89.35%
88 or less 8387 89.49%
89 or less 8432 89.97%
90 or less 8463 90.3%
91 or less 8495 90.64%
92 or less 8518 90.89%
93 or less 8549 91.22%
94 or less 8564 91.38%
95 or less 8577 91.52%
96 or less 8585 91.6%
97 or less 8611 91.88%
98 or less 8623 92.01%
99 or less 8634 92.13%
100 or less 8655 92.35%
101 or less 8668 92.49%
102 or less 8675 92.56%
103 or less 8690 92.72%
104 or less 8696 92.79%
105 or less 8704 92.87%
106 or less 8709 92.93%
107 or less 8720 93.04%
108 or less 8728 93.13%
109 or less 8732 93.17%
110 or less 8736 93.21%
111 or less 8740 93.26%
112 or less 8741 93.27%
113 or less 8743 93.29%
114 or less 8746 93.32%
115 or less 8751 93.37%
116 or less 8753 93.4%
117 or less 8757 93.44%
118 or less 8758 93.45%
119 or less 8760 93.47%
123 or less 8763 93.5%
124 or less 8764 93.51%
125 or less 8765 93.52%
129 or less 8766 93.53%
132 or less 8767 93.54%
133 or less 8770 93.58%
135 or less 8771 93.59%
136 or less 8773 93.61%
137 or less 8774 93.62%
139 or less 8775 93.63%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
55 313 3.34%
51 260 2.77%
45 259 2.76%
52 251 2.68%
48 240 2.56%
41 239 2.55%
44 239 2.55%
58 236 2.52%
59 226 2.41%
65 204 2.18%
47 193 2.06%
37 192 2.05%
69 189 2.02%
49 182 1.94%
62 179 1.91%
38 168 1.79%
66 167 1.78%
61 165 1.76%
54 162 1.73%
34 159 1.7%
63 154 1.64%
57 145 1.55%
56 137 1.46%
50 133 1.42%
43 132 1.41%
33 125 1.33%
40 125 1.33%
30 124 1.32%
64 123 1.31%
73 122 1.3%
31 121 1.29%
53 116 1.24%
76 116 1.24%
72 115 1.23%
27 111 1.18%
68 110 1.17%
71 109 1.16%
42 105 1.12%
35 101 1.08%
77 100 1.07%
75 93 0.99%
70 90 0.96%
79 90 0.96%
67 86 0.92%
60 83 0.89%
36 82 0.87%
46 78 0.83%
24 74 0.79%
83 73 0.78%
80 70 0.75%
39 69 0.74%
23 68 0.73%
26 55 0.59%
29 55 0.59%
74 52 0.55%
78 50 0.53%
87 48 0.51%
82 47 0.5%
85 46 0.49%
89 45 0.48%
20 44 0.47%
32 42 0.45%
86 39 0.42%
84 37 0.39%
28 33 0.35%
91 32 0.34%
81 31 0.33%
90 31 0.33%
93 31 0.33%
22 26 0.28%
97 26 0.28%
17 25 0.27%
92 23 0.25%
19 22 0.23%
21 22 0.23%
16 21 0.22%
100 21 0.22%
25 17 0.18%
94 15 0.16%
103 15 0.16%
13 13 0.14%
15 13 0.14%
88 13 0.14%
95 13 0.14%
101 13 0.14%
98 12 0.13%
99 11 0.12%
107 11 0.12%
12 8 0.09%
96 8 0.09%
105 8 0.09%
108 8 0.09%
10 7 0.07%
102 7 0.07%
104 6 0.06%
14 5 0.05%
106 5 0.05%
115 5 0.05%
9 4 0.04%
109 4 0.04%
110 4 0.04%
111 4 0.04%
117 4 0.04%
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%
112 1 0.01%
118 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%

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Game team scoring, ordered

Team total Occurrence Cumulative pct.
No score 340 1.81%
2 or less 350 1.87%
3 or less 707 3.77%
5 or less 714 3.81%
6 or less 945 5.04%
7 or less 1579 8.42%
8 or less 1601 8.54%
9 or less 1717 9.16%
10 or less 2423 12.93%
11 or less 2439 13.01%
12 or less 2552 13.62%
13 or less 3101 16.54%
14 or less 3981 21.24%
15 or less 4075 21.74%
16 or less 4411 23.53%
17 or less 5379 28.7%
18 or less 5446 29.05%
19 or less 5668 30.24%
20 or less 6385 34.06%
21 or less 7166 38.23%
22 or less 7307 38.98%
23 or less 7785 41.53%
24 or less 8857 47.25%
25 or less 8972 47.87%
26 or less 9222 49.2%
27 or less 9937 53.01%
28 or less 10678 56.97%
29 or less 10849 57.88%
30 or less 11299 60.28%
31 or less 12224 65.22%
32 or less 12333 65.8%
33 or less 12565 67.03%
34 or less 13173 70.28%
35 or less 13750 73.36%
36 or less 13894 74.13%
37 or less 14237 75.95%
38 or less 14881 79.39%
39 or less 14965 79.84%
40 or less 15131 80.72%
41 or less 15586 83.15%
42 or less 16033 85.54%
43 or less 16128 86.04%
44 or less 16374 87.36%
45 or less 16839 89.84%
46 or less 16879 90.05%
47 or less 16977 90.57%
48 or less 17232 91.93%
49 or less 17482 93.27%
50 or less 17543 93.59%
51 or less 17662 94.23%
52 or less 17886 95.42%
53 or less 17908 95.54%
54 or less 17964 95.84%
55 or less 18088 96.5%
56 or less 18246 97.34%
57 or less 18258 97.41%
58 or less 18320 97.74%
59 or less 18429 98.32%
60 or less 18440 98.38%
61 or less 18461 98.49%
62 or less 18515 98.78%
63 or less 18584 99.15%
64 or less 18590 99.18%
65 or less 18610 99.29%
66 or less 18652 99.51%
67 or less 18656 99.53%
68 or less 18668 99.59%
69 or less 18687 99.7%
70 or less 18713 99.83%
71 or less 18716 99.85%
72 or less 18719 99.87%
73 or less 18728 99.91%
74 or less 18729 99.92%
75 or less 18730 99.93%
76 or less 18734 99.95%
77 or less 18739 99.97%
78 or less 18740 99.98%
79 or less 18741 99.98%
80 or less 18742 99.99%
82 or less 18743 99.99%
83 or less 18744 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
24 1072 5.72%
17 968 5.16%
31 925 4.93%
14 880 4.69%
21 781 4.17%
28 741 3.95%
20 717 3.83%
27 715 3.81%
10 706 3.77%
38 644 3.44%
7 634 3.38%
34 608 3.24%
35 577 3.08%
13 549 2.93%
23 478 2.55%
45 465 2.48%
41 455 2.43%
30 450 2.4%
42 447 2.38%
3 357 1.9%
37 343 1.83%
0 340 1.81%
16 336 1.79%
48 255 1.36%
26 250 1.33%
49 250 1.33%
44 246 1.31%
33 232 1.24%
6 231 1.23%
52 224 1.2%
19 222 1.18%
29 171 0.91%
40 166 0.89%
56 158 0.84%
36 144 0.77%
22 141 0.75%
55 124 0.66%
51 119 0.63%
9 116 0.62%
25 115 0.61%
12 113 0.6%
32 109 0.58%
59 109 0.58%
47 98 0.52%
43 95 0.51%
15 94 0.5%
39 84 0.45%
63 69 0.37%
18 67 0.36%
58 62 0.33%
50 61 0.33%
54 56 0.3%
62 54 0.29%
66 42 0.22%
46 40 0.21%
70 26 0.14%
8 22 0.12%
53 22 0.12%
61 21 0.11%
65 20 0.11%
69 19 0.1%
11 16 0.09%
57 12 0.06%
68 12 0.06%
60 11 0.06%
2 10 0.05%
73 9 0.05%
5 7 0.04%
64 6 0.03%
77 5 0.03%
67 4 0.02%
76 4 0.02%
71 3 0.02%
72 3 0.02%
74 1 0.01%
75 1 0.01%
78 1 0.01%
79 1 0.01%
80 1 0.01%
82 1 0.01%
83 1 0.01%

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