Frequency of NFL regular-season scores, 2000-2017

Sample size: 4496 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 181 4.03%
2 or less 348 7.74%
3 or less 1038 23.09%
4 or less 1261 28.05%
5 or less 1408 31.32%
6 or less 1665 37.03%
7 or less 2084 46.35%
8 or less 2240 49.82%
9 or less 2310 51.38%
10 or less 2573 57.23%
11 or less 2686 59.74%
12 or less 2752 61.21%
13 or less 2898 64.46%
14 or less 3109 69.15%
15 or less 3174 70.6%
16 or less 3264 72.6%
17 or less 3411 75.87%
18 or less 3515 78.18%
19 or less 3565 79.29%
20 or less 3666 81.54%
21 or less 3805 84.63%
22 or less 3850 85.63%
23 or less 3891 86.54%
24 or less 3993 88.81%
25 or less 4042 89.9%
26 or less 4069 90.5%
27 or less 4136 91.99%
28 or less 4220 93.86%
29 or less 4247 94.46%
30 or less 4272 95.02%
31 or less 4324 96.17%
32 or less 4346 96.66%
33 or less 4361 97%
34 or less 4388 97.6%
35 or less 4413 98.15%
36 or less 4417 98.24%
37 or less 4432 98.58%
38 or less 4455 99.09%
39 or less 4457 99.13%
40 or less 4462 99.24%
41 or less 4471 99.44%
42 or less 4476 99.56%
43 or less 4479 99.62%
44 or less 4480 99.64%
45 or less 4486 99.78%
46 or less 4488 99.82%
48 or less 4490 99.87%
49 or less 4492 99.91%
52 or less 4493 99.93%
55 or less 4494 99.96%
58 or less 4495 99.98%
59 or less 4496 100%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 690 15.35%
7 419 9.32%
10 263 5.85%
6 257 5.72%
4 223 4.96%
14 211 4.69%
1 174 3.87%
2 167 3.71%
8 156 3.47%
5 147 3.27%
17 147 3.27%
13 146 3.25%
21 139 3.09%
11 113 2.51%
18 104 2.31%
24 102 2.27%
20 101 2.25%
16 90 2%
28 84 1.87%
9 70 1.56%
27 67 1.49%
12 66 1.47%
15 65 1.45%
31 52 1.16%
19 50 1.11%
25 49 1.09%
22 45 1%
23 41 0.91%
26 27 0.6%
29 27 0.6%
34 27 0.6%
30 25 0.56%
35 25 0.56%
38 23 0.51%
32 22 0.49%
33 15 0.33%
37 15 0.33%
41 9 0.2%
0 7 0.16%
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 2 0.04%
8 or less 3 0.07%
9 or less 9 0.2%
10 or less 13 0.29%
12 or less 21 0.47%
13 or less 40 0.89%
14 or less 41 0.91%
15 or less 57 1.27%
16 or less 99 2.2%
17 or less 116 2.58%
18 or less 119 2.65%
19 or less 154 3.43%
20 or less 188 4.18%
21 or less 211 4.69%
22 or less 252 5.6%
23 or less 349 7.76%
24 or less 390 8.67%
25 or less 422 9.39%
26 or less 494 10.99%
27 or less 606 13.48%
28 or less 638 14.19%
29 or less 720 16.01%
30 or less 847 18.84%
31 or less 933 20.75%
32 or less 992 22.06%
33 or less 1133 25.2%
34 or less 1250 27.8%
35 or less 1324 29.45%
36 or less 1425 31.69%
37 or less 1592 35.41%
38 or less 1688 37.54%
39 or less 1772 39.41%
40 or less 1917 42.64%
41 or less 2094 46.57%
42 or less 2154 47.91%
43 or less 2312 51.42%
44 or less 2483 55.23%
45 or less 2600 57.83%
46 or less 2678 59.56%
47 or less 2822 62.77%
48 or less 2951 65.64%
49 or less 3032 67.44%
50 or less 3131 69.64%
51 or less 3295 73.29%
52 or less 3387 75.33%
53 or less 3452 76.78%
54 or less 3541 78.76%
55 or less 3661 81.43%
56 or less 3696 82.21%
57 or less 3776 83.99%
58 or less 3854 85.72%
59 or less 3909 86.94%
60 or less 3932 87.46%
61 or less 4002 89.01%
62 or less 4059 90.28%
63 or less 4091 90.99%
64 or less 4126 91.77%
65 or less 4186 93.1%
66 or less 4224 93.95%
67 or less 4240 94.31%
68 or less 4268 94.93%
69 or less 4311 95.89%
70 or less 4327 96.24%
71 or less 4351 96.77%
72 or less 4367 97.13%
73 or less 4389 97.62%
74 or less 4399 97.84%
75 or less 4415 98.2%
76 or less 4425 98.42%
77 or less 4433 98.6%
78 or less 4440 98.75%
79 or less 4451 99%
80 or less 4462 99.24%
81 or less 4464 99.29%
82 or less 4467 99.35%
83 or less 4472 99.47%
84 or less 4474 99.51%
85 or less 4479 99.62%
86 or less 4482 99.69%
87 or less 4485 99.76%
88 or less 4487 99.8%
89 or less 4489 99.84%
90 or less 4491 99.89%
91 or less 4492 99.91%
96 or less 4493 99.93%
99 or less 4494 99.96%
101 or less 4495 99.98%
106 or less 4496 100%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
41 177 3.94%
44 171 3.8%
37 167 3.71%
51 164 3.65%
43 158 3.51%
40 145 3.23%
47 144 3.2%
33 141 3.14%
48 129 2.87%
30 127 2.82%
55 120 2.67%
34 117 2.6%
45 117 2.6%
27 112 2.49%
36 101 2.25%
50 99 2.2%
23 97 2.16%
38 96 2.14%
52 92 2.05%
54 89 1.98%
31 86 1.91%
39 84 1.87%
29 82 1.82%
49 81 1.8%
57 80 1.78%
46 78 1.73%
58 78 1.73%
35 74 1.65%
26 72 1.6%
61 70 1.56%
53 65 1.45%
42 60 1.33%
65 60 1.33%
32 59 1.31%
62 57 1.27%
59 55 1.22%
69 43 0.96%
16 42 0.93%
22 41 0.91%
24 41 0.91%
66 38 0.85%
19 35 0.78%
56 35 0.78%
64 35 0.78%
20 34 0.76%
25 32 0.71%
28 32 0.71%
63 32 0.71%
68 28 0.62%
71 24 0.53%
21 23 0.51%
60 23 0.51%
73 22 0.49%
13 19 0.42%
17 17 0.38%
15 16 0.36%
67 16 0.36%
70 16 0.36%
72 16 0.36%
75 16 0.36%
79 11 0.24%
80 11 0.24%
74 10 0.22%
76 10 0.22%
12 8 0.18%
77 8 0.18%
78 7 0.16%
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%
81 2 0.04%
84 2 0.04%
88 2 0.04%
89 2 0.04%
90 2 0.04%
3 1 0.02%
6 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 127 1.41%
2 or less 128 1.42%
3 or less 339 3.77%
5 or less 342 3.8%
6 or less 521 5.79%
7 or less 832 9.25%
8 or less 846 9.41%
9 or less 972 10.81%
10 or less 1455 16.18%
11 or less 1472 16.37%
12 or less 1553 17.27%
13 or less 2030 22.58%
14 or less 2404 26.73%
15 or less 2484 27.62%
16 or less 2786 30.98%
17 or less 3417 38%
18 or less 3482 38.72%
19 or less 3677 40.89%
20 or less 4303 47.85%
21 or less 4643 51.63%
22 or less 4767 53.01%
23 or less 5181 57.62%
24 or less 5771 64.18%
25 or less 5855 65.11%
26 or less 6055 67.34%
27 or less 6560 72.95%
28 or less 6823 75.88%
29 or less 6911 76.86%
30 or less 7162 79.65%
31 or less 7561 84.09%
32 or less 7605 84.58%
33 or less 7720 85.85%
34 or less 8014 89.12%
35 or less 8149 90.63%
36 or less 8199 91.18%
37 or less 8319 92.52%
38 or less 8515 94.7%
39 or less 8537 94.94%
40 or less 8576 95.37%
41 or less 8682 96.55%
42 or less 8740 97.2%
43 or less 8759 97.41%
44 or less 8796 97.82%
45 or less 8856 98.49%
46 or less 8861 98.54%
47 or less 8872 98.67%
48 or less 8910 99.09%
49 or less 8939 99.41%
50 or less 8941 99.43%
51 or less 8954 99.58%
52 or less 8967 99.72%
53 or less 8968 99.73%
54 or less 8972 99.78%
55 or less 8977 99.83%
56 or less 8983 99.9%
57 or less 8985 99.92%
58 or less 8987 99.94%
59 or less 8991 99.99%
62 or less 8992 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
17 631 7.02%
20 626 6.96%
24 590 6.56%
27 505 5.62%
10 483 5.37%
13 477 5.3%
23 414 4.6%
31 399 4.44%
14 374 4.16%
21 340 3.78%
7 311 3.46%
16 302 3.36%
34 294 3.27%
28 263 2.92%
30 251 2.79%
3 211 2.35%
26 200 2.22%
38 196 2.18%
19 195 2.17%
6 179 1.99%
35 135 1.5%
0 127 1.41%
9 126 1.4%
22 124 1.38%
37 120 1.33%
33 115 1.28%
41 106 1.18%
29 88 0.98%
25 84 0.93%
12 81 0.9%
15 80 0.89%
18 65 0.72%
45 60 0.67%
42 58 0.65%
36 50 0.56%
32 44 0.49%
40 39 0.43%
48 38 0.42%
44 37 0.41%
49 29 0.32%
39 22 0.24%
43 19 0.21%
11 17 0.19%
8 14 0.16%
51 13 0.14%
52 13 0.14%
47 11 0.12%
56 6 0.07%
46 5 0.06%
55 5 0.06%
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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