Frequency of NFL regular-season scores, 2000-2017

Sample size: 4592 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 7 0.15%
1 or less 183 3.99%
2 or less 352 7.67%
3 or less 1052 22.91%
4 or less 1279 27.85%
5 or less 1431 31.16%
6 or less 1696 36.93%
7 or less 2126 46.3%
8 or less 2286 49.78%
9 or less 2361 51.42%
10 or less 2629 57.25%
11 or less 2746 59.8%
12 or less 2815 61.3%
13 or less 2962 64.5%
14 or less 3176 69.16%
15 or less 3241 70.58%
16 or less 3335 72.63%
17 or less 3486 75.91%
18 or less 3591 78.2%
19 or less 3641 79.29%
20 or less 3747 81.6%
21 or less 3888 84.67%
22 or less 3934 85.67%
23 or less 3977 86.61%
24 or less 4082 88.89%
25 or less 4131 89.96%
26 or less 4160 90.59%
27 or less 4228 92.07%
28 or less 4314 93.95%
29 or less 4341 94.53%
30 or less 4366 95.08%
31 or less 4418 96.21%
32 or less 4440 96.69%
33 or less 4455 97.02%
34 or less 4482 97.6%
35 or less 4508 98.17%
36 or less 4512 98.26%
37 or less 4527 98.58%
38 or less 4551 99.11%
39 or less 4553 99.15%
40 or less 4558 99.26%
41 or less 4567 99.46%
42 or less 4572 99.56%
43 or less 4575 99.63%
44 or less 4576 99.65%
45 or less 4582 99.78%
46 or less 4584 99.83%
48 or less 4586 99.87%
49 or less 4588 99.91%
52 or less 4589 99.93%
55 or less 4590 99.96%
58 or less 4591 99.98%
59 or less 4592 100%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 700 15.24%
7 430 9.36%
10 268 5.84%
6 265 5.77%
4 227 4.94%
14 214 4.66%
1 176 3.83%
2 169 3.68%
8 160 3.48%
5 152 3.31%
17 151 3.29%
13 147 3.2%
21 141 3.07%
11 117 2.55%
20 106 2.31%
18 105 2.29%
24 105 2.29%
16 94 2.05%
28 86 1.87%
9 75 1.63%
12 69 1.5%
27 68 1.48%
15 65 1.42%
31 52 1.13%
19 50 1.09%
25 49 1.07%
22 46 1%
23 43 0.94%
26 29 0.63%
29 27 0.59%
34 27 0.59%
35 26 0.57%
30 25 0.54%
38 24 0.52%
32 22 0.48%
33 15 0.33%
37 15 0.33%
41 9 0.2%
0 7 0.15%
45 6 0.13%
40 5 0.11%
42 5 0.11%
36 4 0.09%
43 3 0.07%
39 2 0.04%
46 2 0.04%
48 2 0.04%
49 2 0.04%
44 1 0.02%
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 0.07%
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 1.26%
16 or less 101 2.2%
17 or less 118 2.57%
18 or less 121 2.64%
19 or less 157 3.42%
20 or less 192 4.18%
21 or less 216 4.7%
22 or less 257 5.6%
23 or less 358 7.8%
24 or less 399 8.69%
25 or less 432 9.41%
26 or less 506 11.02%
27 or less 618 13.46%
28 or less 651 14.18%
29 or less 736 16.03%
30 or less 865 18.84%
31 or less 951 20.71%
32 or less 1012 22.04%
33 or less 1155 25.15%
34 or less 1275 27.77%
35 or less 1352 29.44%
36 or less 1455 31.69%
37 or less 1627 35.43%
38 or less 1726 37.59%
39 or less 1812 39.46%
40 or less 1963 42.75%
41 or less 2144 46.69%
42 or less 2206 48.04%
43 or less 2368 51.57%
44 or less 2540 55.31%
45 or less 2659 57.91%
46 or less 2741 59.69%
47 or less 2887 62.87%
48 or less 3019 65.74%
49 or less 3101 67.53%
50 or less 3203 69.75%
51 or less 3370 73.39%
52 or less 3467 75.5%
53 or less 3534 76.96%
54 or less 3625 78.94%
55 or less 3748 81.62%
56 or less 3783 82.38%
57 or less 3863 84.12%
58 or less 3942 85.84%
59 or less 3998 87.06%
60 or less 4021 87.57%
61 or less 4091 89.09%
62 or less 4149 90.35%
63 or less 4182 91.07%
64 or less 4218 91.86%
65 or less 4278 93.16%
66 or less 4316 93.99%
67 or less 4332 94.34%
68 or less 4360 94.95%
69 or less 4404 95.91%
70 or less 4420 96.25%
71 or less 4444 96.78%
72 or less 4460 97.13%
73 or less 4482 97.6%
74 or less 4492 97.82%
75 or less 4508 98.17%
76 or less 4518 98.39%
77 or less 4528 98.61%
78 or less 4536 98.78%
79 or less 4547 99.02%
80 or less 4558 99.26%
81 or less 4560 99.3%
82 or less 4563 99.37%
83 or less 4568 99.48%
84 or less 4570 99.52%
85 or less 4575 99.63%
86 or less 4578 99.7%
87 or less 4581 99.76%
88 or less 4583 99.8%
89 or less 4585 99.85%
90 or less 4587 99.89%
91 or less 4588 99.91%
96 or less 4589 99.93%
99 or less 4590 99.96%
101 or less 4591 99.98%
106 or less 4592 100%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
41 181 3.94%
37 172 3.75%
44 172 3.75%
51 167 3.64%
43 162 3.53%
40 151 3.29%
47 146 3.18%
33 143 3.11%
48 132 2.87%
30 129 2.81%
55 123 2.68%
34 120 2.61%
45 119 2.59%
27 112 2.44%
36 103 2.24%
50 102 2.22%
23 101 2.2%
38 99 2.16%
52 97 2.11%
54 91 1.98%
31 86 1.87%
39 86 1.87%
29 85 1.85%
46 82 1.79%
49 82 1.79%
57 80 1.74%
58 79 1.72%
35 77 1.68%
26 74 1.61%
61 70 1.52%
53 67 1.46%
42 62 1.35%
32 61 1.33%
65 60 1.31%
62 58 1.26%
59 56 1.22%
69 44 0.96%
16 43 0.94%
22 41 0.89%
24 41 0.89%
66 38 0.83%
19 36 0.78%
64 36 0.78%
20 35 0.76%
56 35 0.76%
25 33 0.72%
28 33 0.72%
63 33 0.72%
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 11 0.24%
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 0.07%
82 3 0.07%
86 3 0.07%
87 3 0.07%
6 2 0.04%
81 2 0.04%
84 2 0.04%
88 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 131 1.43%
2 or less 132 1.44%
3 or less 346 3.77%
5 or less 349 3.8%
6 or less 532 5.79%
7 or less 850 9.26%
8 or less 864 9.41%
9 or less 992 10.8%
10 or less 1489 16.21%
11 or less 1508 16.42%
12 or less 1591 17.32%
13 or less 2078 22.63%
14 or less 2457 26.75%
15 or less 2541 27.67%
16 or less 2854 31.08%
17 or less 3490 38%
18 or less 3556 38.72%
19 or less 3755 40.89%
20 or less 4394 47.84%
21 or less 4740 51.61%
22 or less 4868 53.01%
23 or less 5293 57.63%
24 or less 5899 64.23%
25 or less 5985 65.17%
26 or less 6192 67.42%
27 or less 6707 73.03%
28 or less 6973 75.93%
29 or less 7063 76.91%
30 or less 7322 79.73%
31 or less 7730 84.17%
32 or less 7775 84.66%
33 or less 7892 85.93%
34 or less 8191 89.19%
35 or less 8331 90.71%
36 or less 8381 91.26%
37 or less 8502 92.57%
38 or less 8701 94.74%
39 or less 8724 94.99%
40 or less 8763 95.42%
41 or less 8869 96.57%
42 or less 8928 97.21%
43 or less 8948 97.43%
44 or less 8987 97.85%
45 or less 9048 98.52%
46 or less 9053 98.57%
47 or less 9064 98.69%
48 or less 9102 99.11%
49 or less 9131 99.42%
50 or less 9133 99.44%
51 or less 9146 99.59%
52 or less 9159 99.73%
53 or less 9160 99.74%
54 or less 9164 99.78%
55 or less 9169 99.84%
56 or less 9175 99.9%
57 or less 9177 99.92%
58 or less 9179 99.95%
59 or less 9183 99.99%
62 or less 9184 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
20 639 6.96%
17 636 6.93%
24 606 6.6%
27 515 5.61%
10 497 5.41%
13 487 5.3%
23 425 4.63%
31 408 4.44%
14 379 4.13%
21 346 3.77%
7 318 3.46%
16 313 3.41%
34 299 3.26%
28 266 2.9%
30 259 2.82%
3 214 2.33%
26 207 2.25%
19 199 2.17%
38 199 2.17%
6 183 1.99%
35 140 1.52%
0 131 1.43%
9 128 1.39%
22 128 1.39%
37 121 1.32%
33 117 1.27%
41 106 1.15%
29 90 0.98%
25 86 0.94%
15 84 0.91%
12 83 0.9%
18 66 0.72%
45 61 0.66%
42 59 0.64%
36 50 0.54%
32 45 0.49%
40 39 0.42%
44 39 0.42%
48 38 0.41%
49 29 0.32%
39 23 0.25%
43 20 0.22%
11 19 0.21%
8 14 0.15%
51 13 0.14%
52 13 0.14%
47 11 0.12%
56 6 0.07%
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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