Frequency of NFL playoff scores, 2000-2019

Sample size: 220 playoff games.

Show game type: Regular season | Playoff

Highest score by one team: 51 (January 10, 2010: Cardinals 51 vs. Packers 45, January 12, 2020: Chiefs 51 vs. Texans 31)

Largest margin of victory: 41 (January 4, 2003: Jets 41 vs. Colts 0, January 14, 2001: Giants 41 vs. Vikings 0)

Lowest-scoring game total: 13 (January 7, 2018: Jaguars 10 vs. Bills 3)

Highest-scoring game total: 96 (January 10, 2010: Cardinals 51 vs. Packers 45)

Average home score: 25.1|Average away score: 20.8

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Margin of victory, ordered

Margin Occurrence Cumulative pct.
1 or less 7 3.18%
2 or less 14 6.36%
3 or less 45 20.45%
4 or less 56 25.45%
5 or less 65 29.55%
6 or less 82 37.27%
7 or less 97 44.09%
8 or less 102 46.36%
9 or less 105 47.73%
10 or less 114 51.82%
11 or less 124 56.36%
12 or less 127 57.73%
13 or less 136 61.82%
14 or less 150 68.18%
15 or less 153 69.55%
16 or less 156 70.91%
17 or less 170 77.27%
18 or less 177 80.45%
19 or less 180 81.82%
20 or less 187 85%
21 or less 192 87.27%
22 or less 195 88.64%
23 or less 198 90%
25 or less 203 92.27%
27 or less 207 94.09%
28 or less 208 94.55%
30 or less 210 95.45%
31 or less 214 97.27%
34 or less 215 97.73%
35 or less 217 98.64%
38 or less 218 99.09%
41 or less 220 100%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 31 14.09%
6 17 7.73%
7 15 6.82%
14 14 6.36%
17 14 6.36%
4 11 5%
11 10 4.55%
5 9 4.09%
10 9 4.09%
13 9 4.09%
1 7 3.18%
2 7 3.18%
18 7 3.18%
20 7 3.18%
8 5 2.27%
21 5 2.27%
25 5 2.27%
27 4 1.82%
31 4 1.82%
9 3 1.36%
12 3 1.36%
15 3 1.36%
16 3 1.36%
19 3 1.36%
22 3 1.36%
23 3 1.36%
30 2 0.91%
35 2 0.91%
41 2 0.91%
28 1 0.45%
34 1 0.45%
38 1 0.45%

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Game total scoring, ordered

Total Occurrence Cumulative pct.
13 or less 1 0.45%
16 or less 2 0.91%
17 or less 3 1.36%
19 or less 5 2.27%
21 or less 6 2.73%
23 or less 12 5.45%
24 or less 14 6.36%
25 or less 15 6.82%
26 or less 18 8.18%
27 or less 20 9.09%
28 or less 21 9.55%
29 or less 22 10%
30 or less 25 11.36%
31 or less 32 14.55%
32 or less 34 15.45%
33 or less 40 18.18%
34 or less 48 21.82%
35 or less 49 22.27%
36 or less 51 23.18%
37 or less 68 30.91%
38 or less 76 34.55%
39 or less 80 36.36%
40 or less 90 40.91%
41 or less 101 45.91%
42 or less 103 46.82%
43 or less 110 50%
44 or less 113 51.36%
45 or less 116 52.73%
46 or less 121 55%
47 or less 127 57.73%
48 or less 133 60.45%
49 or less 137 62.27%
50 or less 143 65%
51 or less 152 69.09%
52 or less 160 72.73%
53 or less 166 75.45%
54 or less 167 75.91%
55 or less 170 77.27%
56 or less 172 78.18%
57 or less 176 80%
58 or less 177 80.45%
59 or less 183 83.18%
60 or less 185 84.09%
61 or less 186 84.55%
62 or less 190 86.36%
64 or less 192 87.27%
65 or less 198 90%
66 or less 199 90.45%
68 or less 202 91.82%
69 or less 208 94.55%
72 or less 209 95%
73 or less 212 96.36%
74 or less 213 96.82%
76 or less 214 97.27%
77 or less 216 98.18%
82 or less 217 98.64%
87 or less 218 99.09%
89 or less 219 99.55%
96 or less 220 100%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
37 17 7.73%
41 11 5%
40 10 4.55%
51 9 4.09%
34 8 3.64%
38 8 3.64%
52 8 3.64%
31 7 3.18%
43 7 3.18%
23 6 2.73%
33 6 2.73%
47 6 2.73%
48 6 2.73%
50 6 2.73%
53 6 2.73%
59 6 2.73%
65 6 2.73%
69 6 2.73%
46 5 2.27%
39 4 1.82%
49 4 1.82%
57 4 1.82%
62 4 1.82%
26 3 1.36%
30 3 1.36%
44 3 1.36%
45 3 1.36%
55 3 1.36%
68 3 1.36%
73 3 1.36%
19 2 0.91%
24 2 0.91%
27 2 0.91%
32 2 0.91%
36 2 0.91%
42 2 0.91%
56 2 0.91%
60 2 0.91%
64 2 0.91%
77 2 0.91%
13 1 0.45%
16 1 0.45%
17 1 0.45%
21 1 0.45%
25 1 0.45%
28 1 0.45%
29 1 0.45%
35 1 0.45%
54 1 0.45%
58 1 0.45%
61 1 0.45%
66 1 0.45%
72 1 0.45%
74 1 0.45%
76 1 0.45%
82 1 0.45%
87 1 0.45%
89 1 0.45%
96 1 0.45%

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Game team scoring, ordered

Team total Occurrence Cumulative pct.
No score 5 1.14%
2 or less 6 1.36%
3 or less 17 3.86%
6 or less 22 5%
7 or less 28 6.36%
8 or less 30 6.82%
9 or less 35 7.95%
10 or less 58 13.18%
11 or less 59 13.41%
12 or less 62 14.09%
13 or less 75 17.05%
14 or less 96 21.82%
15 or less 102 23.18%
16 or less 115 26.14%
17 or less 147 33.41%
18 or less 152 34.55%
19 or less 156 35.45%
20 or less 189 42.95%
21 or less 209 47.5%
22 or less 215 48.86%
23 or less 235 53.41%
24 or less 270 61.36%
25 or less 273 62.05%
26 or less 284 64.55%
27 or less 303 68.86%
28 or less 319 72.5%
29 or less 328 74.55%
30 or less 337 76.59%
31 or less 362 82.27%
32 or less 365 82.95%
33 or less 371 84.32%
34 or less 383 87.05%
35 or less 391 88.86%
36 or less 396 90%
37 or less 400 90.91%
38 or less 407 92.5%
39 or less 409 92.95%
41 or less 418 95%
42 or less 420 95.45%
43 or less 422 95.91%
44 or less 424 96.36%
45 or less 433 98.41%
47 or less 434 98.64%
48 or less 436 99.09%
49 or less 438 99.55%
51 or less 440 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
24 35 7.95%
20 33 7.5%
17 32 7.27%
31 25 5.68%
10 23 5.23%
14 21 4.77%
21 20 4.55%
23 20 4.55%
27 19 4.32%
28 16 3.64%
13 13 2.95%
16 13 2.95%
34 12 2.73%
3 11 2.5%
26 11 2.5%
29 9 2.05%
30 9 2.05%
41 9 2.05%
45 9 2.05%
35 8 1.82%
38 7 1.59%
7 6 1.36%
15 6 1.36%
22 6 1.36%
33 6 1.36%
0 5 1.14%
6 5 1.14%
9 5 1.14%
18 5 1.14%
36 5 1.14%
19 4 0.91%
37 4 0.91%
12 3 0.68%
25 3 0.68%
32 3 0.68%
8 2 0.45%
39 2 0.45%
42 2 0.45%
43 2 0.45%
44 2 0.45%
48 2 0.45%
49 2 0.45%
51 2 0.45%
2 1 0.23%
11 1 0.23%
47 1 0.23%

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