Frequency of NFL playoff scores, 2000-2017

Sample size: 198 playoff games.

Show game type: Regular season | Playoff

Highest score by one team: 51 (January 10, 2010: Cardinals 51 vs. Packers 45)

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: 25.2|Average away score: 20.7

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Margin of victory, ordered

Margin Occurrence Cumulative pct.
1 or less 6 3.03%
2 or less 12 6.06%
3 or less 41 20.71%
4 or less 52 26.26%
5 or less 60 30.3%
6 or less 73 36.87%
7 or less 87 43.94%
8 or less 90 45.45%
9 or less 93 46.97%
10 or less 101 51.01%
11 or less 109 55.05%
12 or less 112 56.57%
13 or less 120 60.61%
14 or less 133 67.17%
15 or less 136 68.69%
16 or less 138 69.7%
17 or less 150 75.76%
18 or less 156 78.79%
19 or less 159 80.3%
20 or less 165 83.33%
21 or less 170 85.86%
22 or less 173 87.37%
23 or less 176 88.89%
25 or less 181 91.41%
27 or less 185 93.43%
28 or less 186 93.94%
30 or less 188 94.95%
31 or less 192 96.97%
34 or less 193 97.47%
35 or less 195 98.48%
38 or less 196 98.99%
41 or less 198 100%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 29 14.65%
7 14 7.07%
6 13 6.57%
14 13 6.57%
17 12 6.06%
4 11 5.56%
5 8 4.04%
10 8 4.04%
11 8 4.04%
13 8 4.04%
1 6 3.03%
2 6 3.03%
18 6 3.03%
20 6 3.03%
21 5 2.53%
25 5 2.53%
27 4 2.02%
31 4 2.02%
8 3 1.52%
9 3 1.52%
12 3 1.52%
15 3 1.52%
19 3 1.52%
22 3 1.52%
23 3 1.52%
16 2 1.01%
30 2 1.01%
35 2 1.01%
41 2 1.01%
28 1 0.51%
34 1 0.51%
38 1 0.51%

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Game total scoring, ordered

Total Occurrence Cumulative pct.
13 or less 1 0.51%
17 or less 2 1.01%
19 or less 4 2.02%
21 or less 5 2.53%
23 or less 11 5.56%
24 or less 13 6.57%
25 or less 14 7.07%
26 or less 16 8.08%
27 or less 18 9.09%
29 or less 19 9.6%
30 or less 22 11.11%
31 or less 28 14.14%
32 or less 30 15.15%
33 or less 35 17.68%
34 or less 42 21.21%
35 or less 43 21.72%
36 or less 45 22.73%
37 or less 61 30.81%
38 or less 69 34.85%
39 or less 73 36.87%
40 or less 81 40.91%
41 or less 91 45.96%
42 or less 93 46.97%
43 or less 100 50.51%
44 or less 102 51.52%
45 or less 105 53.03%
46 or less 108 54.55%
47 or less 114 57.58%
48 or less 120 60.61%
49 or less 123 62.12%
50 or less 129 65.15%
51 or less 136 68.69%
52 or less 143 72.22%
53 or less 149 75.25%
54 or less 150 75.76%
55 or less 153 77.27%
56 or less 155 78.28%
57 or less 158 79.8%
58 or less 159 80.3%
59 or less 164 82.83%
60 or less 166 83.84%
61 or less 167 84.34%
62 or less 171 86.36%
64 or less 173 87.37%
65 or less 179 90.4%
66 or less 180 90.91%
68 or less 182 91.92%
69 or less 187 94.44%
72 or less 188 94.95%
73 or less 191 96.46%
74 or less 192 96.97%
76 or less 193 97.47%
77 or less 195 98.48%
87 or less 196 98.99%
89 or less 197 99.49%
96 or less 198 100%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
37 16 8.08%
41 10 5.05%
38 8 4.04%
40 8 4.04%
34 7 3.54%
43 7 3.54%
51 7 3.54%
52 7 3.54%
23 6 3.03%
31 6 3.03%
47 6 3.03%
48 6 3.03%
50 6 3.03%
53 6 3.03%
65 6 3.03%
33 5 2.53%
59 5 2.53%
69 5 2.53%
39 4 2.02%
62 4 2.02%
30 3 1.52%
45 3 1.52%
46 3 1.52%
49 3 1.52%
55 3 1.52%
57 3 1.52%
73 3 1.52%
19 2 1.01%
24 2 1.01%
26 2 1.01%
27 2 1.01%
32 2 1.01%
36 2 1.01%
42 2 1.01%
44 2 1.01%
56 2 1.01%
60 2 1.01%
64 2 1.01%
68 2 1.01%
77 2 1.01%
13 1 0.51%
17 1 0.51%
21 1 0.51%
25 1 0.51%
29 1 0.51%
35 1 0.51%
54 1 0.51%
58 1 0.51%
61 1 0.51%
66 1 0.51%
72 1 0.51%
74 1 0.51%
76 1 0.51%
87 1 0.51%
89 1 0.51%
96 1 0.51%

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Game team scoring, ordered

Team total Occurrence Cumulative pct.
No score 5 1.26%
2 or less 6 1.52%
3 or less 16 4.04%
6 or less 21 5.3%
7 or less 26 6.57%
8 or less 28 7.07%
9 or less 32 8.08%
10 or less 54 13.64%
11 or less 55 13.89%
12 or less 57 14.39%
13 or less 67 16.92%
14 or less 87 21.97%
15 or less 92 23.23%
16 or less 104 26.26%
17 or less 134 33.84%
18 or less 139 35.1%
19 or less 142 35.86%
20 or less 170 42.93%
21 or less 189 47.73%
22 or less 192 48.48%
23 or less 209 52.78%
24 or less 242 61.11%
25 or less 245 61.87%
26 or less 254 64.14%
27 or less 272 68.69%
28 or less 285 71.97%
29 or less 294 74.24%
30 or less 302 76.26%
31 or less 323 81.57%
32 or less 326 82.32%
33 or less 332 83.84%
34 or less 344 86.87%
35 or less 351 88.64%
36 or less 356 89.9%
37 or less 358 90.4%
38 or less 365 92.17%
39 or less 367 92.68%
41 or less 375 94.7%
42 or less 377 95.2%
43 or less 379 95.71%
44 or less 381 96.21%
45 or less 390 98.48%
47 or less 391 98.74%
48 or less 393 99.24%
49 or less 395 99.75%
51 or less 396 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
24 33 8.33%
17 30 7.58%
20 28 7.07%
10 22 5.56%
31 21 5.3%
14 20 5.05%
21 19 4.8%
27 18 4.55%
23 17 4.29%
28 13 3.28%
16 12 3.03%
34 12 3.03%
3 10 2.53%
13 10 2.53%
26 9 2.27%
29 9 2.27%
45 9 2.27%
30 8 2.02%
41 8 2.02%
35 7 1.77%
38 7 1.77%
33 6 1.52%
0 5 1.26%
6 5 1.26%
7 5 1.26%
15 5 1.26%
18 5 1.26%
36 5 1.26%
9 4 1.01%
19 3 0.76%
22 3 0.76%
25 3 0.76%
32 3 0.76%
8 2 0.51%
12 2 0.51%
37 2 0.51%
39 2 0.51%
42 2 0.51%
43 2 0.51%
44 2 0.51%
48 2 0.51%
49 2 0.51%
2 1 0.25%
11 1 0.25%
47 1 0.25%
51 1 0.25%

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