Frequency of NFL regular-season scores, 2000-2019

Sample size: 5105 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: 23.1|Average away score: 20.7

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Margin of victory, ordered

Margin Occurrence Cumulative pct.
Tie game 10 0.2%
1 or less 211 4.13%
2 or less 405 7.93%
3 or less 1176 23.04%
4 or less 1425 27.91%
5 or less 1594 31.22%
6 or less 1888 36.98%
7 or less 2375 46.52%
8 or less 2557 50.09%
9 or less 2635 51.62%
10 or less 2926 57.32%
11 or less 3054 59.82%
12 or less 3133 61.37%
13 or less 3290 64.45%
14 or less 3539 69.32%
15 or less 3614 70.79%
16 or less 3723 72.93%
17 or less 3888 76.16%
18 or less 4008 78.51%
19 or less 4064 79.61%
20 or less 4178 81.84%
21 or less 4331 84.84%
22 or less 4381 85.82%
23 or less 4428 86.74%
24 or less 4545 89.03%
25 or less 4597 90.05%
26 or less 4629 90.68%
27 or less 4702 92.11%
28 or less 4790 93.83%
29 or less 4820 94.42%
30 or less 4847 94.95%
31 or less 4908 96.14%
32 or less 4935 96.67%
33 or less 4952 97%
34 or less 4981 97.57%
35 or less 5012 98.18%
36 or less 5017 98.28%
37 or less 5033 98.59%
38 or less 5059 99.1%
39 or less 5062 99.16%
40 or less 5067 99.26%
41 or less 5077 99.45%
42 or less 5082 99.55%
43 or less 5086 99.63%
44 or less 5088 99.67%
45 or less 5094 99.78%
46 or less 5096 99.82%
48 or less 5098 99.86%
49 or less 5101 99.92%
52 or less 5102 99.94%
55 or less 5103 99.96%
58 or less 5104 99.98%
59 or less 5105 100%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 771 15.1%
7 487 9.54%
6 294 5.76%
10 291 5.7%
4 249 4.88%
14 249 4.88%
1 201 3.94%
2 194 3.8%
8 182 3.57%
5 169 3.31%
17 165 3.23%
13 157 3.08%
21 153 3%
11 128 2.51%
18 120 2.35%
24 117 2.29%
20 114 2.23%
16 109 2.14%
28 88 1.72%
12 79 1.55%
9 78 1.53%
15 75 1.47%
27 73 1.43%
31 61 1.19%
19 56 1.1%
25 52 1.02%
22 50 0.98%
23 47 0.92%
26 32 0.63%
35 31 0.61%
29 30 0.59%
34 29 0.57%
30 27 0.53%
32 27 0.53%
38 26 0.51%
33 17 0.33%
37 16 0.31%
0 10 0.2%
41 10 0.2%
45 6 0.12%
36 5 0.1%
40 5 0.1%
42 5 0.1%
43 4 0.08%
39 3 0.06%
49 3 0.06%
44 2 0.04%
46 2 0.04%
48 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 4 0.08%
8 or less 5 0.1%
9 or less 12 0.24%
10 or less 16 0.31%
12 or less 24 0.47%
13 or less 44 0.86%
14 or less 45 0.88%
15 or less 62 1.21%
16 or less 106 2.08%
17 or less 124 2.43%
18 or less 127 2.49%
19 or less 167 3.27%
20 or less 203 3.98%
21 or less 232 4.54%
22 or less 277 5.43%
23 or less 384 7.52%
24 or less 429 8.4%
25 or less 464 9.09%
26 or less 547 10.71%
27 or less 669 13.1%
28 or less 708 13.87%
29 or less 798 15.63%
30 or less 934 18.3%
31 or less 1023 20.04%
32 or less 1090 21.35%
33 or less 1251 24.51%
34 or less 1383 27.09%
35 or less 1466 28.72%
36 or less 1584 31.03%
37 or less 1770 34.67%
38 or less 1877 36.77%
39 or less 1972 38.63%
40 or less 2143 41.98%
41 or less 2345 45.94%
42 or less 2417 47.35%
43 or less 2591 50.75%
44 or less 2784 54.53%
45 or less 2914 57.08%
46 or less 3007 58.9%
47 or less 3170 62.1%
48 or less 3314 64.92%
49 or less 3409 66.78%
50 or less 3531 69.17%
51 or less 3721 72.89%
52 or less 3828 74.99%
53 or less 3900 76.4%
54 or less 4000 78.35%
55 or less 4141 81.12%
56 or less 4183 81.94%
57 or less 4277 83.78%
58 or less 4368 85.56%
59 or less 4430 86.78%
60 or less 4456 87.29%
61 or less 4531 88.76%
62 or less 4598 90.07%
63 or less 4639 90.87%
64 or less 4680 91.67%
65 or less 4749 93.03%
66 or less 4792 93.87%
67 or less 4813 94.28%
68 or less 4842 94.85%
69 or less 4890 95.79%
70 or less 4908 96.14%
71 or less 4935 96.67%
72 or less 4952 97%
73 or less 4980 97.55%
74 or less 4991 97.77%
75 or less 5007 98.08%
76 or less 5019 98.32%
77 or less 5029 98.51%
78 or less 5037 98.67%
79 or less 5049 98.9%
80 or less 5063 99.18%
81 or less 5065 99.22%
82 or less 5069 99.29%
83 or less 5075 99.41%
84 or less 5077 99.45%
85 or less 5083 99.57%
86 or less 5086 99.63%
87 or less 5090 99.71%
88 or less 5093 99.76%
89 or less 5095 99.8%
90 or less 5097 99.84%
91 or less 5098 99.86%
94 or less 5099 99.88%
95 or less 5100 99.9%
96 or less 5101 99.92%
99 or less 5102 99.94%
101 or less 5103 99.96%
105 or less 5104 99.98%
106 or less 5105 100%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
41 202 3.96%
44 193 3.78%
51 190 3.72%
37 186 3.64%
43 174 3.41%
40 171 3.35%
47 163 3.19%
33 161 3.15%
48 144 2.82%
55 141 2.76%
30 136 2.66%
34 132 2.59%
45 130 2.55%
27 122 2.39%
50 122 2.39%
36 118 2.31%
23 107 2.1%
38 107 2.1%
52 107 2.1%
54 100 1.96%
39 95 1.86%
49 95 1.86%
57 94 1.84%
46 93 1.82%
58 91 1.78%
29 90 1.76%
31 89 1.74%
26 83 1.63%
35 83 1.63%
61 75 1.47%
42 72 1.41%
53 72 1.41%
65 69 1.35%
32 67 1.31%
62 67 1.31%
59 62 1.21%
69 48 0.94%
22 45 0.88%
24 45 0.88%
16 44 0.86%
66 43 0.84%
56 42 0.82%
63 41 0.8%
64 41 0.8%
19 40 0.78%
28 39 0.76%
20 36 0.71%
25 35 0.69%
21 29 0.57%
68 29 0.57%
73 28 0.55%
71 27 0.53%
60 26 0.51%
67 21 0.41%
13 20 0.39%
17 18 0.35%
70 18 0.35%
15 17 0.33%
72 17 0.33%
75 16 0.31%
80 14 0.27%
76 12 0.24%
79 12 0.24%
74 11 0.22%
77 10 0.2%
12 8 0.16%
78 8 0.16%
9 7 0.14%
83 6 0.12%
85 6 0.12%
10 4 0.08%
82 4 0.08%
87 4 0.08%
6 3 0.06%
18 3 0.06%
86 3 0.06%
88 3 0.06%
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%
94 1 0.02%
95 1 0.02%
96 1 0.02%
99 1 0.02%
101 1 0.02%
105 1 0.02%
106 1 0.02%

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Game team scoring, ordered

Team total Occurrence Cumulative pct.
No score 143 1.4%
2 or less 144 1.41%
3 or less 378 3.7%
5 or less 382 3.74%
6 or less 582 5.7%
7 or less 916 8.97%
8 or less 932 9.13%
9 or less 1082 10.6%
10 or less 1621 15.88%
11 or less 1642 16.08%
12 or less 1741 17.05%
13 or less 2264 22.17%
14 or less 2671 26.16%
15 or less 2765 27.08%
16 or less 3120 30.56%
17 or less 3822 37.43%
18 or less 3899 38.19%
19 or less 4114 40.29%
20 or less 4818 47.19%
21 or less 5206 50.99%
22 or less 5352 52.42%
23 or less 5826 57.06%
24 or less 6506 63.72%
25 or less 6600 64.64%
26 or less 6841 67%
27 or less 7419 72.66%
28 or less 7716 75.57%
29 or less 7821 76.6%
30 or less 8109 79.42%
31 or less 8563 83.87%
32 or less 8617 84.4%
33 or less 8753 85.73%
34 or less 9086 88.99%
35 or less 9241 90.51%
36 or less 9298 91.07%
37 or less 9437 92.43%
38 or less 9659 94.6%
39 or less 9684 94.85%
40 or less 9735 95.35%
41 or less 9849 96.46%
42 or less 9921 97.17%
43 or less 9947 97.42%
44 or less 9988 97.83%
45 or less 10056 98.49%
46 or less 10062 98.55%
47 or less 10075 98.68%
48 or less 10119 99.11%
49 or less 10149 99.4%
50 or less 10151 99.42%
51 or less 10167 99.58%
52 or less 10181 99.72%
53 or less 10183 99.74%
54 or less 10188 99.78%
55 or less 10194 99.84%
56 or less 10200 99.9%
57 or less 10202 99.92%
58 or less 10204 99.94%
59 or less 10209 99.99%
62 or less 10210 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
20 704 6.9%
17 702 6.88%
24 680 6.66%
27 578 5.66%
10 539 5.28%
13 523 5.12%
23 474 4.64%
31 454 4.45%
14 407 3.99%
21 388 3.8%
16 355 3.48%
7 334 3.27%
34 333 3.26%
28 297 2.91%
30 288 2.82%
26 241 2.36%
3 234 2.29%
38 222 2.17%
19 215 2.11%
6 200 1.96%
35 155 1.52%
9 150 1.47%
22 146 1.43%
0 143 1.4%
37 139 1.36%
33 136 1.33%
41 114 1.12%
29 105 1.03%
12 99 0.97%
15 94 0.92%
25 94 0.92%
18 77 0.75%
42 72 0.71%
45 68 0.67%
36 57 0.56%
32 54 0.53%
40 51 0.5%
48 44 0.43%
44 41 0.4%
49 30 0.29%
43 26 0.25%
39 25 0.24%
11 21 0.21%
8 16 0.16%
51 16 0.16%
52 14 0.14%
47 13 0.13%
46 6 0.06%
55 6 0.06%
56 6 0.06%
54 5 0.05%
59 5 0.05%
5 4 0.04%
50 2 0.02%
53 2 0.02%
57 2 0.02%
58 2 0.02%
2 1 0.01%
62 1 0.01%

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