Frequency of NFL regular-season scores, 2000-2017

Sample size: 4369 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 0.16%
1 or less 178 4.07%
2 or less 342 7.83%
3 or less 1004 22.98%
4 or less 1223 27.99%
5 or less 1362 31.17%
6 or less 1610 36.85%
7 or less 2026 46.37%
8 or less 2177 49.83%
9 or less 2245 51.38%
10 or less 2500 57.22%
11 or less 2611 59.76%
12 or less 2676 61.25%
13 or less 2817 64.48%
14 or less 3020 69.12%
15 or less 3084 70.59%
16 or less 3171 72.58%
17 or less 3312 75.81%
18 or less 3416 78.19%
19 or less 3466 79.33%
20 or less 3563 81.55%
21 or less 3698 84.64%
22 or less 3743 85.67%
23 or less 3781 86.54%
24 or less 3881 88.83%
25 or less 3928 89.91%
26 or less 3954 90.5%
27 or less 4019 91.99%
28 or less 4100 93.84%
29 or less 4127 94.46%
30 or less 4150 94.99%
31 or less 4202 96.18%
32 or less 4224 96.68%
33 or less 4238 97%
34 or less 4264 97.6%
35 or less 4289 98.17%
36 or less 4293 98.26%
37 or less 4307 98.58%
38 or less 4330 99.11%
39 or less 4332 99.15%
40 or less 4336 99.24%
41 or less 4345 99.45%
42 or less 4350 99.57%
43 or less 4352 99.61%
44 or less 4353 99.63%
45 or less 4359 99.77%
46 or less 4361 99.82%
48 or less 4363 99.86%
49 or less 4365 99.91%
52 or less 4366 99.93%
55 or less 4367 99.95%
58 or less 4368 99.98%
59 or less 4369 100%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 662 15.15%
7 416 9.52%
10 255 5.84%
6 248 5.68%
4 219 5.01%
14 203 4.65%
1 171 3.91%
2 164 3.75%
8 151 3.46%
13 141 3.23%
17 141 3.23%
5 139 3.18%
21 135 3.09%
11 111 2.54%
18 104 2.38%
24 100 2.29%
20 97 2.22%
16 87 1.99%
28 81 1.85%
9 68 1.56%
12 65 1.49%
27 65 1.49%
15 64 1.46%
31 52 1.19%
19 50 1.14%
25 47 1.08%
22 45 1.03%
23 38 0.87%
29 27 0.62%
26 26 0.6%
34 26 0.6%
35 25 0.57%
30 23 0.53%
38 23 0.53%
32 22 0.5%
33 14 0.32%
37 14 0.32%
41 9 0.21%
0 7 0.16%
45 6 0.14%
42 5 0.11%
36 4 0.09%
40 4 0.09%
39 2 0.05%
43 2 0.05%
46 2 0.05%
48 2 0.05%
49 2 0.05%
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 2 0.05%
8 or less 3 0.07%
9 or less 9 0.21%
10 or less 13 0.3%
12 or less 21 0.48%
13 or less 40 0.92%
14 or less 41 0.94%
15 or less 57 1.3%
16 or less 99 2.27%
17 or less 116 2.66%
18 or less 119 2.72%
19 or less 154 3.52%
20 or less 185 4.23%
21 or less 204 4.67%
22 or less 245 5.61%
23 or less 341 7.8%
24 or less 382 8.74%
25 or less 413 9.45%
26 or less 480 10.99%
27 or less 591 13.53%
28 or less 623 14.26%
29 or less 705 16.14%
30 or less 829 18.97%
31 or less 911 20.85%
32 or less 968 22.16%
33 or less 1103 25.25%
34 or less 1216 27.83%
35 or less 1288 29.48%
36 or less 1388 31.77%
37 or less 1548 35.43%
38 or less 1642 37.58%
39 or less 1724 39.46%
40 or less 1863 42.64%
41 or less 2037 46.62%
42 or less 2096 47.97%
43 or less 2249 51.48%
44 or less 2418 55.34%
45 or less 2532 57.95%
46 or less 2609 59.72%
47 or less 2749 62.92%
48 or less 2875 65.8%
49 or less 2951 67.54%
50 or less 3045 69.7%
51 or less 3201 73.27%
52 or less 3290 75.3%
53 or less 3355 76.79%
54 or less 3444 78.83%
55 or less 3563 81.55%
56 or less 3597 82.33%
57 or less 3673 84.07%
58 or less 3749 85.81%
59 or less 3802 87.02%
60 or less 3824 87.53%
61 or less 3893 89.11%
62 or less 3949 90.39%
63 or less 3980 91.1%
64 or less 4014 91.87%
65 or less 4071 93.18%
66 or less 4107 94%
67 or less 4123 94.37%
68 or less 4149 94.96%
69 or less 4191 95.93%
70 or less 4207 96.29%
71 or less 4229 96.8%
72 or less 4245 97.16%
73 or less 4267 97.67%
74 or less 4276 97.87%
75 or less 4292 98.24%
76 or less 4301 98.44%
77 or less 4309 98.63%
78 or less 4315 98.76%
79 or less 4325 98.99%
80 or less 4336 99.24%
81 or less 4338 99.29%
82 or less 4341 99.36%
83 or less 4346 99.47%
84 or less 4348 99.52%
85 or less 4353 99.63%
86 or less 4356 99.7%
87 or less 4359 99.77%
88 or less 4361 99.82%
89 or less 4363 99.86%
90 or less 4364 99.89%
91 or less 4365 99.91%
96 or less 4366 99.93%
99 or less 4367 99.95%
101 or less 4368 99.98%
106 or less 4369 100%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
41 174 3.98%
44 169 3.87%
37 160 3.66%
51 156 3.57%
43 153 3.5%
47 140 3.2%
40 139 3.18%
33 135 3.09%
48 126 2.88%
30 124 2.84%
55 119 2.72%
45 114 2.61%
34 113 2.59%
27 111 2.54%
36 100 2.29%
23 96 2.2%
38 94 2.15%
50 94 2.15%
52 89 2.04%
54 89 2.04%
29 82 1.88%
31 82 1.88%
39 82 1.88%
46 77 1.76%
49 76 1.74%
57 76 1.74%
58 76 1.74%
35 72 1.65%
61 69 1.58%
26 67 1.53%
53 65 1.49%
42 59 1.35%
32 57 1.3%
65 57 1.3%
62 56 1.28%
59 53 1.21%
16 42 0.96%
69 42 0.96%
22 41 0.94%
24 41 0.94%
66 36 0.82%
19 35 0.8%
56 34 0.78%
64 34 0.78%
28 32 0.73%
20 31 0.71%
25 31 0.71%
63 31 0.71%
68 26 0.6%
60 22 0.5%
71 22 0.5%
73 22 0.5%
13 19 0.43%
21 19 0.43%
17 17 0.39%
15 16 0.37%
67 16 0.37%
70 16 0.37%
72 16 0.37%
75 16 0.37%
80 11 0.25%
79 10 0.23%
74 9 0.21%
76 9 0.21%
12 8 0.18%
77 8 0.18%
9 6 0.14%
78 6 0.14%
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%
81 2 0.05%
84 2 0.05%
88 2 0.05%
89 2 0.05%
3 1 0.02%
6 1 0.02%
8 1 0.02%
14 1 0.02%
90 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 121 1.38%
2 or less 122 1.4%
3 or less 331 3.79%
5 or less 334 3.82%
6 or less 512 5.86%
7 or less 813 9.3%
8 or less 826 9.45%
9 or less 947 10.84%
10 or less 1417 16.22%
11 or less 1434 16.41%
12 or less 1512 17.3%
13 or less 1986 22.73%
14 or less 2351 26.91%
15 or less 2428 27.79%
16 or less 2719 31.12%
17 or less 3326 38.06%
18 or less 3389 38.78%
19 or less 3579 40.96%
20 or less 4186 47.91%
21 or less 4520 51.73%
22 or less 4641 53.11%
23 or less 5040 57.68%
24 or less 5612 64.23%
25 or less 5694 65.16%
26 or less 5887 67.37%
27 or less 6379 73%
28 or less 6637 75.96%
29 or less 6722 76.93%
30 or less 6962 79.67%
31 or less 7352 84.14%
32 or less 7396 84.64%
33 or less 7500 85.83%
34 or less 7785 89.09%
35 or less 7917 90.6%
36 or less 7965 91.15%
37 or less 8084 92.52%
38 or less 8275 94.7%
39 or less 8297 94.95%
40 or less 8333 95.37%
41 or less 8437 96.56%
42 or less 8494 97.21%
43 or less 8513 97.43%
44 or less 8550 97.85%
45 or less 8609 98.52%
46 or less 8613 98.57%
47 or less 8623 98.68%
48 or less 8661 99.12%
49 or less 8690 99.45%
50 or less 8692 99.47%
51 or less 8703 99.6%
52 or less 8715 99.74%
53 or less 8716 99.75%
54 or less 8719 99.78%
55 or less 8724 99.84%
56 or less 8730 99.91%
57 or less 8731 99.92%
58 or less 8733 99.94%
59 or less 8737 99.99%
62 or less 8738 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
17 607 6.95%
20 607 6.95%
24 572 6.55%
27 492 5.63%
13 474 5.42%
10 470 5.38%
23 399 4.57%
31 390 4.46%
14 365 4.18%
21 334 3.82%
7 301 3.44%
16 291 3.33%
34 285 3.26%
28 258 2.95%
30 240 2.75%
3 209 2.39%
26 193 2.21%
38 191 2.19%
19 190 2.17%
6 178 2.04%
35 132 1.51%
0 121 1.38%
9 121 1.38%
22 121 1.38%
37 119 1.36%
33 104 1.19%
41 104 1.19%
29 85 0.97%
25 82 0.94%
12 78 0.89%
15 77 0.88%
18 63 0.72%
45 59 0.68%
42 57 0.65%
36 48 0.55%
32 44 0.5%
48 38 0.43%
44 37 0.42%
40 36 0.41%
49 29 0.33%
39 22 0.25%
43 19 0.22%
11 17 0.19%
8 13 0.15%
52 12 0.14%
51 11 0.13%
47 10 0.11%
56 6 0.07%
55 5 0.06%
46 4 0.05%
59 4 0.05%
5 3 0.03%
54 3 0.03%
50 2 0.02%
58 2 0.02%
2 1 0.01%
53 1 0.01%
57 1 0.01%
62 1 0.01%

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