Frequency of NFL regular-season scores, 2000-2018

Sample size: 4625 regular-season games.

Show game type: Regular season | Playoff

Highest score by one team: 62 (October 23, 2011: Saints 62 vs. Colts 7)

Largest margin of victory: 59 (October 18, 2009: Patriots 59 vs. Titans 0)

Lowest-scoring game total: 3 (November 26, 2007: Steelers 3 vs. Dolphins 0)

Highest-scoring game total: 106 (November 28, 2004: Bengals 58 vs. Browns 48)

Average home score: 23|Average away score: 20.5

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Margin of victory, ordered

Margin Occurrence Cumulative pct.
Tie game 9 0.19%
1 or less 187 4.04%
2 or less 356 7.7%
3 or less 1060 22.92%
4 or less 1288 27.85%
5 or less 1442 31.18%
6 or less 1709 36.95%
7 or less 2144 46.36%
8 or less 2308 49.9%
9 or less 2383 51.52%
10 or less 2652 57.34%
11 or less 2773 59.96%
12 or less 2843 61.47%
13 or less 2990 64.65%
14 or less 3204 69.28%
15 or less 3269 70.68%
16 or less 3363 72.71%
17 or less 3514 75.98%
18 or less 3620 78.27%
19 or less 3670 79.35%
20 or less 3777 81.66%
21 or less 3918 84.71%
22 or less 3964 85.71%
23 or less 4007 86.64%
24 or less 4112 88.91%
25 or less 4161 89.97%
26 or less 4190 90.59%
27 or less 4258 92.06%
28 or less 4344 93.92%
29 or less 4371 94.51%
30 or less 4396 95.05%
31 or less 4449 96.19%
32 or less 4471 96.67%
33 or less 4486 96.99%
34 or less 4514 97.6%
35 or less 4540 98.16%
36 or less 4544 98.25%
37 or less 4559 98.57%
38 or less 4583 99.09%
39 or less 4585 99.14%
40 or less 4590 99.24%
41 or less 4599 99.44%
42 or less 4604 99.55%
43 or less 4607 99.61%
44 or less 4609 99.65%
45 or less 4615 99.78%
46 or less 4617 99.83%
48 or less 4619 99.87%
49 or less 4621 99.91%
52 or less 4622 99.94%
55 or less 4623 99.96%
58 or less 4624 99.98%
59 or less 4625 100%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 704 15.22%
7 435 9.41%
10 269 5.82%
6 267 5.77%
4 228 4.93%
14 214 4.63%
1 178 3.85%
2 169 3.65%
8 164 3.55%
5 154 3.33%
17 151 3.26%
13 147 3.18%
21 141 3.05%
11 121 2.62%
20 107 2.31%
18 106 2.29%
24 105 2.27%
16 94 2.03%
28 86 1.86%
9 75 1.62%
12 70 1.51%
27 68 1.47%
15 65 1.41%
31 53 1.15%
19 50 1.08%
25 49 1.06%
22 46 0.99%
23 43 0.93%
26 29 0.63%
34 28 0.61%
29 27 0.58%
35 26 0.56%
30 25 0.54%
38 24 0.52%
32 22 0.48%
33 15 0.32%
37 15 0.32%
0 9 0.19%
41 9 0.19%
45 6 0.13%
40 5 0.11%
42 5 0.11%
36 4 0.09%
43 3 0.06%
39 2 0.04%
44 2 0.04%
46 2 0.04%
48 2 0.04%
49 2 0.04%
52 1 0.02%
55 1 0.02%
58 1 0.02%
59 1 0.02%

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Game total scoring, ordered

Total Occurrence Cumulative pct.
3 or less 1 0.02%
6 or less 3 0.06%
8 or less 4 0.09%
9 or less 10 0.22%
10 or less 14 0.3%
12 or less 22 0.48%
13 or less 41 0.89%
14 or less 42 0.91%
15 or less 58 1.25%
16 or less 101 2.18%
17 or less 118 2.55%
18 or less 121 2.62%
19 or less 157 3.39%
20 or less 192 4.15%
21 or less 216 4.67%
22 or less 257 5.56%
23 or less 358 7.74%
24 or less 400 8.65%
25 or less 433 9.36%
26 or less 507 10.96%
27 or less 619 13.38%
28 or less 652 14.1%
29 or less 737 15.94%
30 or less 869 18.79%
31 or less 955 20.65%
32 or less 1017 21.99%
33 or less 1161 25.1%
34 or less 1282 27.72%
35 or less 1360 29.41%
36 or less 1463 31.63%
37 or less 1636 35.37%
38 or less 1735 37.51%
39 or less 1823 39.42%
40 or less 1975 42.7%
41 or less 2157 46.64%
42 or less 2220 48%
43 or less 2382 51.5%
44 or less 2554 55.22%
45 or less 2673 57.79%
46 or less 2756 59.59%
47 or less 2905 62.81%
48 or less 3038 65.69%
49 or less 3120 67.46%
50 or less 3224 69.71%
51 or less 3394 73.38%
52 or less 3491 75.48%
53 or less 3558 76.93%
54 or less 3649 78.9%
55 or less 3773 81.58%
56 or less 3808 82.34%
57 or less 3891 84.13%
58 or less 3971 85.86%
59 or less 4027 87.07%
60 or less 4050 87.57%
61 or less 4120 89.08%
62 or less 4178 90.34%
63 or less 4211 91.05%
64 or less 4247 91.83%
65 or less 4308 93.15%
66 or less 4347 93.99%
67 or less 4363 94.34%
68 or less 4391 94.94%
69 or less 4435 95.89%
70 or less 4451 96.24%
71 or less 4475 96.76%
72 or less 4491 97.1%
73 or less 4513 97.58%
74 or less 4523 97.79%
75 or less 4539 98.14%
76 or less 4549 98.36%
77 or less 4559 98.57%
78 or less 4567 98.75%
79 or less 4579 99.01%
80 or less 4590 99.24%
81 or less 4592 99.29%
82 or less 4595 99.35%
83 or less 4600 99.46%
84 or less 4602 99.5%
85 or less 4607 99.61%
86 or less 4610 99.68%
87 or less 4613 99.74%
88 or less 4616 99.81%
89 or less 4618 99.85%
90 or less 4620 99.89%
91 or less 4621 99.91%
96 or less 4622 99.94%
99 or less 4623 99.96%
101 or less 4624 99.98%
106 or less 4625 100%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
41 182 3.94%
37 173 3.74%
44 172 3.72%
51 170 3.68%
43 162 3.5%
40 152 3.29%
47 149 3.22%
33 144 3.11%
48 133 2.88%
30 132 2.85%
55 124 2.68%
34 121 2.62%
45 119 2.57%
27 112 2.42%
50 104 2.25%
36 103 2.23%
23 101 2.18%
38 99 2.14%
52 97 2.1%
54 91 1.97%
39 88 1.9%
31 86 1.86%
29 85 1.84%
46 83 1.79%
57 83 1.79%
49 82 1.77%
58 80 1.73%
35 78 1.69%
26 74 1.6%
61 70 1.51%
53 67 1.45%
42 63 1.36%
32 62 1.34%
65 61 1.32%
62 58 1.25%
59 56 1.21%
69 44 0.95%
16 43 0.93%
24 42 0.91%
22 41 0.89%
66 39 0.84%
19 36 0.78%
64 36 0.78%
20 35 0.76%
56 35 0.76%
25 33 0.71%
28 33 0.71%
63 33 0.71%
68 28 0.61%
21 24 0.52%
71 24 0.52%
60 23 0.5%
73 22 0.48%
13 19 0.41%
17 17 0.37%
15 16 0.35%
67 16 0.35%
70 16 0.35%
72 16 0.35%
75 16 0.35%
79 12 0.26%
80 11 0.24%
74 10 0.22%
76 10 0.22%
77 10 0.22%
12 8 0.17%
78 8 0.17%
9 6 0.13%
83 5 0.11%
85 5 0.11%
10 4 0.09%
18 3 0.06%
82 3 0.06%
86 3 0.06%
87 3 0.06%
88 3 0.06%
6 2 0.04%
81 2 0.04%
84 2 0.04%
89 2 0.04%
90 2 0.04%
3 1 0.02%
8 1 0.02%
14 1 0.02%
91 1 0.02%
96 1 0.02%
99 1 0.02%
101 1 0.02%
106 1 0.02%

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Game team scoring, ordered

Team total Occurrence Cumulative pct.
No score 132 1.43%
2 or less 133 1.44%
3 or less 348 3.76%
5 or less 351 3.79%
6 or less 535 5.78%
7 or less 853 9.22%
8 or less 868 9.38%
9 or less 997 10.78%
10 or less 1494 16.15%
11 or less 1513 16.36%
12 or less 1598 17.28%
13 or less 2087 22.56%
14 or less 2466 26.66%
15 or less 2551 27.58%
16 or less 2866 30.98%
17 or less 3505 37.89%
18 or less 3573 38.63%
19 or less 3773 40.79%
20 or less 4421 47.79%
21 or less 4772 51.59%
22 or less 4900 52.97%
23 or less 5329 57.61%
24 or less 5941 64.23%
25 or less 6027 65.16%
26 or less 6234 67.39%
27 or less 6755 73.03%
28 or less 7022 75.91%
29 or less 7114 76.91%
30 or less 7374 79.72%
31 or less 7785 84.16%
32 or less 7830 84.65%
33 or less 7948 85.92%
34 or less 8250 89.19%
35 or less 8390 90.7%
36 or less 8440 91.24%
37 or less 8562 92.56%
38 or less 8762 94.72%
39 or less 8785 94.97%
40 or less 8825 95.41%
41 or less 8931 96.55%
42 or less 8991 97.2%
43 or less 9011 97.42%
44 or less 9050 97.84%
45 or less 9111 98.5%
46 or less 9116 98.55%
47 or less 9128 98.68%
48 or less 9168 99.11%
49 or less 9197 99.43%
50 or less 9199 99.45%
51 or less 9212 99.59%
52 or less 9225 99.73%
53 or less 9226 99.74%
54 or less 9230 99.78%
55 or less 9235 99.84%
56 or less 9241 99.9%
57 or less 9243 99.92%
58 or less 9245 99.95%
59 or less 9249 99.99%
62 or less 9250 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
20 648 7.01%
17 639 6.91%
24 612 6.62%
27 521 5.63%
10 497 5.37%
13 489 5.29%
23 429 4.64%
31 411 4.44%
14 379 4.1%
21 351 3.79%
7 318 3.44%
16 315 3.41%
34 302 3.26%
28 267 2.89%
30 260 2.81%
3 215 2.32%
26 207 2.24%
19 200 2.16%
38 200 2.16%
6 184 1.99%
35 140 1.51%
0 132 1.43%
9 129 1.39%
22 128 1.38%
37 122 1.32%
33 118 1.28%
41 106 1.15%
29 92 0.99%
25 86 0.93%
12 85 0.92%
15 85 0.92%
18 68 0.74%
45 61 0.66%
42 60 0.65%
36 50 0.54%
32 45 0.49%
40 40 0.43%
48 40 0.43%
44 39 0.42%
49 29 0.31%
39 23 0.25%
43 20 0.22%
11 19 0.21%
8 15 0.16%
51 13 0.14%
52 13 0.14%
47 12 0.13%
56 6 0.06%
46 5 0.05%
55 5 0.05%
54 4 0.04%
59 4 0.04%
5 3 0.03%
50 2 0.02%
57 2 0.02%
58 2 0.02%
2 1 0.01%
53 1 0.01%
62 1 0.01%

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