Frequency of NFL regular-season scores, 2000-2018

Sample size: 4849 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: 20.6

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Margin of victory, ordered

Margin Occurrence Cumulative pct.
Tie game 9 0.19%
1 or less 199 4.1%
2 or less 381 7.86%
3 or less 1125 23.2%
4 or less 1362 28.09%
5 or less 1522 31.39%
6 or less 1797 37.06%
7 or less 2252 46.44%
8 or less 2423 49.97%
9 or less 2500 51.56%
10 or less 2777 57.27%
11 or less 2901 59.83%
12 or less 2978 61.41%
13 or less 3129 64.53%
14 or less 3365 69.4%
15 or less 3436 70.86%
16 or less 3537 72.94%
17 or less 3692 76.14%
18 or less 3801 78.39%
19 or less 3856 79.52%
20 or less 3964 81.75%
21 or less 4109 84.74%
22 or less 4157 85.73%
23 or less 4201 86.64%
24 or less 4315 88.99%
25 or less 4365 90.02%
26 or less 4395 90.64%
27 or less 4464 92.06%
28 or less 4551 93.85%
29 or less 4579 94.43%
30 or less 4604 94.95%
31 or less 4662 96.14%
32 or less 4687 96.66%
33 or less 4703 96.99%
34 or less 4731 97.57%
35 or less 4761 98.19%
36 or less 4765 98.27%
37 or less 4781 98.6%
38 or less 4806 99.11%
39 or less 4808 99.15%
40 or less 4813 99.26%
41 or less 4823 99.46%
42 or less 4828 99.57%
43 or less 4831 99.63%
44 or less 4833 99.67%
45 or less 4839 99.79%
46 or less 4841 99.84%
48 or less 4843 99.88%
49 or less 4845 99.92%
52 or less 4846 99.94%
55 or less 4847 99.96%
58 or less 4848 99.98%
59 or less 4849 100%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 744 15.34%
7 455 9.38%
10 277 5.71%
6 275 5.67%
4 237 4.89%
14 236 4.87%
1 190 3.92%
2 182 3.75%
8 171 3.53%
5 160 3.3%
17 155 3.2%
13 151 3.11%
21 145 2.99%
11 124 2.56%
24 114 2.35%
18 109 2.25%
20 108 2.23%
16 101 2.08%
28 87 1.79%
9 77 1.59%
12 77 1.59%
15 71 1.46%
27 69 1.42%
31 58 1.2%
19 55 1.13%
25 50 1.03%
22 48 0.99%
23 44 0.91%
26 30 0.62%
35 30 0.62%
29 28 0.58%
34 28 0.58%
30 25 0.52%
32 25 0.52%
38 25 0.52%
33 16 0.33%
37 16 0.33%
41 10 0.21%
0 9 0.19%
45 6 0.12%
40 5 0.1%
42 5 0.1%
36 4 0.08%
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 4 0.08%
8 or less 5 0.1%
9 or less 11 0.23%
10 or less 15 0.31%
12 or less 23 0.47%
13 or less 42 0.87%
14 or less 43 0.89%
15 or less 60 1.24%
16 or less 103 2.12%
17 or less 121 2.5%
18 or less 124 2.56%
19 or less 162 3.34%
20 or less 198 4.08%
21 or less 226 4.66%
22 or less 268 5.53%
23 or less 373 7.69%
24 or less 417 8.6%
25 or less 451 9.3%
26 or less 526 10.85%
27 or less 641 13.22%
28 or less 675 13.92%
29 or less 762 15.71%
30 or less 896 18.48%
31 or less 984 20.29%
32 or less 1049 21.63%
33 or less 1199 24.73%
34 or less 1326 27.35%
35 or less 1405 28.98%
36 or less 1516 31.26%
37 or less 1694 34.94%
38 or less 1797 37.06%
39 or less 1890 38.98%
40 or less 2047 42.21%
41 or less 2239 46.17%
42 or less 2310 47.64%
43 or less 2476 51.06%
44 or less 2657 54.79%
45 or less 2783 57.39%
46 or less 2870 59.19%
47 or less 3027 62.43%
48 or less 3166 65.29%
49 or less 3254 67.11%
50 or less 3367 69.44%
51 or less 3547 73.15%
52 or less 3648 75.23%
53 or less 3718 76.68%
54 or less 3814 78.66%
55 or less 3945 81.36%
56 or less 3984 82.16%
57 or less 4072 83.98%
58 or less 4157 85.73%
59 or less 4217 86.97%
60 or less 4240 87.44%
61 or less 4310 88.88%
62 or less 4371 90.14%
63 or less 4407 90.88%
64 or less 4445 91.67%
65 or less 4509 92.99%
66 or less 4549 93.81%
67 or less 4567 94.18%
68 or less 4595 94.76%
69 or less 4642 95.73%
70 or less 4660 96.1%
71 or less 4687 96.66%
72 or less 4703 96.99%
73 or less 4729 97.53%
74 or less 4739 97.73%
75 or less 4755 98.06%
76 or less 4766 98.29%
77 or less 4776 98.49%
78 or less 4784 98.66%
79 or less 4796 98.91%
80 or less 4810 99.2%
81 or less 4812 99.24%
82 or less 4816 99.32%
83 or less 4822 99.44%
84 or less 4824 99.48%
85 or less 4829 99.59%
86 or less 4832 99.65%
87 or less 4836 99.73%
88 or less 4839 99.79%
89 or less 4841 99.84%
90 or less 4843 99.88%
91 or less 4844 99.9%
96 or less 4845 99.92%
99 or less 4846 99.94%
101 or less 4847 99.96%
105 or less 4848 99.98%
106 or less 4849 100%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
41 192 3.96%
44 181 3.73%
51 180 3.71%
37 178 3.67%
43 166 3.42%
40 157 3.24%
47 157 3.24%
33 150 3.09%
48 139 2.87%
30 134 2.76%
55 131 2.7%
34 127 2.62%
45 126 2.6%
27 115 2.37%
50 113 2.33%
36 111 2.29%
23 105 2.17%
38 103 2.12%
52 101 2.08%
54 96 1.98%
39 93 1.92%
31 88 1.81%
49 88 1.81%
57 88 1.81%
29 87 1.79%
46 87 1.79%
58 85 1.75%
35 79 1.63%
26 75 1.55%
42 71 1.46%
53 70 1.44%
61 70 1.44%
32 65 1.34%
65 64 1.32%
62 61 1.26%
59 60 1.24%
69 47 0.97%
24 44 0.91%
16 43 0.89%
22 42 0.87%
66 40 0.82%
56 39 0.8%
19 38 0.78%
64 38 0.78%
20 36 0.74%
63 36 0.74%
25 34 0.7%
28 34 0.7%
21 28 0.58%
68 28 0.58%
71 27 0.56%
73 26 0.54%
60 23 0.47%
13 19 0.39%
17 18 0.37%
67 18 0.37%
70 18 0.37%
15 17 0.35%
72 16 0.33%
75 16 0.33%
80 14 0.29%
79 12 0.25%
76 11 0.23%
74 10 0.21%
77 10 0.21%
12 8 0.16%
78 8 0.16%
9 6 0.12%
83 6 0.12%
85 5 0.1%
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%
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 139 1.43%
2 or less 140 1.44%
3 or less 362 3.73%
5 or less 366 3.77%
6 or less 557 5.74%
7 or less 881 9.08%
8 or less 896 9.24%
9 or less 1036 10.68%
10 or less 1551 15.99%
11 or less 1570 16.19%
12 or less 1662 17.14%
13 or less 2164 22.31%
14 or less 2560 26.4%
15 or less 2647 27.29%
16 or less 2980 30.73%
17 or less 3649 37.63%
18 or less 3723 38.39%
19 or less 3929 40.51%
20 or less 4601 47.44%
21 or less 4971 51.26%
22 or less 5108 52.67%
23 or less 5562 57.35%
24 or less 6200 63.93%
25 or less 6291 64.87%
26 or less 6513 67.16%
27 or less 7060 72.8%
28 or less 7341 75.7%
29 or less 7441 76.73%
30 or less 7714 79.54%
31 or less 8143 83.97%
32 or less 8192 84.47%
33 or less 8320 85.79%
34 or less 8636 89.05%
35 or less 8782 90.55%
36 or less 8836 91.11%
37 or less 8965 92.44%
38 or less 9177 94.63%
39 or less 9201 94.88%
40 or less 9246 95.34%
41 or less 9356 96.47%
42 or less 9422 97.15%
43 or less 9446 97.4%
44 or less 9486 97.81%
45 or less 9552 98.49%
46 or less 9557 98.55%
47 or less 9569 98.67%
48 or less 9612 99.11%
49 or less 9641 99.41%
50 or less 9643 99.43%
51 or less 9658 99.59%
52 or less 9672 99.73%
53 or less 9673 99.74%
54 or less 9678 99.79%
55 or less 9683 99.85%
56 or less 9689 99.91%
57 or less 9691 99.93%
58 or less 9693 99.95%
59 or less 9697 99.99%
62 or less 9698 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
20 672 6.93%
17 669 6.9%
24 638 6.58%
27 547 5.64%
10 515 5.31%
13 502 5.18%
23 454 4.68%
31 429 4.42%
14 396 4.08%
21 370 3.82%
16 333 3.43%
7 324 3.34%
34 316 3.26%
28 281 2.9%
30 273 2.82%
3 222 2.29%
26 222 2.29%
38 212 2.19%
19 206 2.12%
6 191 1.97%
35 146 1.51%
9 140 1.44%
0 139 1.43%
22 137 1.41%
37 129 1.33%
33 128 1.32%
41 110 1.13%
29 100 1.03%
12 92 0.95%
25 91 0.94%
15 87 0.9%
18 74 0.76%
42 66 0.68%
45 66 0.68%
36 54 0.56%
32 49 0.51%
40 45 0.46%
48 43 0.44%
44 40 0.41%
49 29 0.3%
39 24 0.25%
43 24 0.25%
11 19 0.2%
8 15 0.15%
51 15 0.15%
52 14 0.14%
47 12 0.12%
56 6 0.06%
46 5 0.05%
54 5 0.05%
55 5 0.05%
5 4 0.04%
59 4 0.04%
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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