Frequency of NFL regular-season scores, 2000-2020

Sample size: 5361 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: 23.2|Average away score: 20.9

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Margin of victory, ordered

Margin Occurrence Cumulative pct.
Tie game 11 0.21%
1 or less 223 4.16%
2 or less 427 7.96%
3 or less 1235 23.04%
4 or less 1497 27.92%
5 or less 1680 31.34%
6 or less 1991 37.14%
7 or less 2497 46.58%
8 or less 2693 50.23%
9 or less 2776 51.78%
10 or less 3083 57.51%
11 or less 3219 60.04%
12 or less 3300 61.56%
13 or less 3458 64.5%
14 or less 3723 69.45%
15 or less 3801 70.9%
16 or less 3915 73.03%
17 or less 4090 76.29%
18 or less 4215 78.62%
19 or less 4275 79.74%
20 or less 4394 81.96%
21 or less 4551 84.89%
22 or less 4602 85.84%
23 or less 4651 86.76%
24 or less 4772 89.01%
25 or less 4827 90.04%
26 or less 4866 90.77%
27 or less 4942 92.18%
28 or less 5033 93.88%
29 or less 5067 94.52%
30 or less 5095 95.04%
31 or less 5157 96.19%
32 or less 5185 96.72%
33 or less 5202 97.03%
34 or less 5231 97.58%
35 or less 5264 98.19%
36 or less 5269 98.28%
37 or less 5287 98.62%
38 or less 5313 99.1%
39 or less 5316 99.16%
40 or less 5322 99.27%
41 or less 5332 99.46%
42 or less 5337 99.55%
43 or less 5341 99.63%
44 or less 5343 99.66%
45 or less 5350 99.79%
46 or less 5352 99.83%
48 or less 5354 99.87%
49 or less 5357 99.93%
52 or less 5358 99.94%
55 or less 5359 99.96%
58 or less 5360 99.98%
59 or less 5361 100%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 808 15.07%
7 506 9.44%
6 311 5.8%
10 307 5.73%
14 265 4.94%
4 262 4.89%
1 212 3.95%
2 204 3.81%
8 196 3.66%
5 183 3.41%
17 175 3.26%
13 158 2.95%
21 157 2.93%
11 136 2.54%
18 125 2.33%
24 121 2.26%
20 119 2.22%
16 114 2.13%
28 91 1.7%
9 83 1.55%
12 81 1.51%
15 78 1.45%
27 76 1.42%
31 62 1.16%
19 60 1.12%
25 55 1.03%
22 51 0.95%
23 49 0.91%
26 39 0.73%
29 34 0.63%
35 33 0.62%
34 29 0.54%
30 28 0.52%
32 28 0.52%
38 26 0.48%
37 18 0.34%
33 17 0.32%
0 11 0.21%
41 10 0.19%
45 7 0.13%
40 6 0.11%
36 5 0.09%
42 5 0.09%
43 4 0.07%
39 3 0.06%
49 3 0.06%
44 2 0.04%
46 2 0.04%
48 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 0.07%
8 or less 5 0.09%
9 or less 12 0.22%
10 or less 16 0.3%
12 or less 24 0.45%
13 or less 44 0.82%
14 or less 45 0.84%
15 or less 62 1.16%
16 or less 106 1.98%
17 or less 125 2.33%
18 or less 128 2.39%
19 or less 168 3.13%
20 or less 205 3.82%
21 or less 234 4.36%
22 or less 280 5.22%
23 or less 388 7.24%
24 or less 434 8.1%
25 or less 470 8.77%
26 or less 556 10.37%
27 or less 679 12.67%
28 or less 720 13.43%
29 or less 814 15.18%
30 or less 956 17.83%
31 or less 1046 19.51%
32 or less 1117 20.84%
33 or less 1283 23.93%
34 or less 1420 26.49%
35 or less 1505 28.07%
36 or less 1625 30.31%
37 or less 1817 33.89%
38 or less 1927 35.94%
39 or less 2031 37.88%
40 or less 2213 41.28%
41 or less 2420 45.14%
42 or less 2497 46.58%
43 or less 2681 50.01%
44 or less 2886 53.83%
45 or less 3025 56.43%
46 or less 3124 58.27%
47 or less 3292 61.41%
48 or less 3441 64.19%
49 or less 3544 66.11%
50 or less 3670 68.46%
51 or less 3871 72.21%
52 or less 3983 74.3%
53 or less 4057 75.68%
54 or less 4168 77.75%
55 or less 4313 80.45%
56 or less 4358 81.29%
57 or less 4459 83.17%
58 or less 4558 85.02%
59 or less 4627 86.31%
60 or less 4656 86.85%
61 or less 4735 88.32%
62 or less 4805 89.63%
63 or less 4851 90.49%
64 or less 4897 91.34%
65 or less 4972 92.74%
66 or less 5019 93.62%
67 or less 5044 94.09%
68 or less 5075 94.67%
69 or less 5126 95.62%
70 or less 5144 95.95%
71 or less 5178 96.59%
72 or less 5197 96.94%
73 or less 5225 97.46%
74 or less 5237 97.69%
75 or less 5253 97.99%
76 or less 5266 98.23%
77 or less 5277 98.43%
78 or less 5287 98.62%
79 or less 5301 98.88%
80 or less 5315 99.14%
81 or less 5317 99.18%
82 or less 5322 99.27%
83 or less 5328 99.38%
84 or less 5330 99.42%
85 or less 5337 99.55%
86 or less 5340 99.61%
87 or less 5345 99.7%
88 or less 5348 99.76%
89 or less 5351 99.81%
90 or less 5353 99.85%
91 or less 5354 99.87%
94 or less 5355 99.89%
95 or less 5356 99.91%
96 or less 5357 99.93%
99 or less 5358 99.94%
101 or less 5359 99.96%
105 or less 5360 99.98%
106 or less 5361 100%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
41 207 3.86%
44 205 3.82%
51 201 3.75%
37 192 3.58%
43 184 3.43%
40 182 3.39%
47 168 3.13%
33 166 3.1%
48 149 2.78%
55 145 2.7%
30 142 2.65%
45 139 2.59%
34 137 2.56%
50 126 2.35%
27 123 2.29%
36 120 2.24%
52 112 2.09%
54 111 2.07%
38 110 2.05%
23 108 2.01%
39 104 1.94%
49 103 1.92%
57 101 1.88%
46 99 1.85%
58 99 1.85%
29 94 1.75%
31 90 1.68%
26 86 1.6%
35 85 1.59%
61 79 1.47%
42 77 1.44%
65 75 1.4%
53 74 1.38%
32 71 1.32%
62 70 1.31%
59 69 1.29%
69 51 0.95%
66 47 0.88%
22 46 0.86%
24 46 0.86%
63 46 0.86%
64 46 0.86%
56 45 0.84%
16 44 0.82%
28 41 0.76%
19 40 0.75%
20 37 0.69%
25 36 0.67%
71 34 0.63%
68 31 0.58%
21 29 0.54%
60 29 0.54%
73 28 0.52%
67 25 0.47%
13 20 0.37%
17 19 0.35%
72 19 0.35%
70 18 0.34%
15 17 0.32%
75 16 0.3%
79 14 0.26%
80 14 0.26%
76 13 0.24%
74 12 0.22%
77 11 0.21%
78 10 0.19%
12 8 0.15%
9 7 0.13%
85 7 0.13%
83 6 0.11%
82 5 0.09%
87 5 0.09%
10 4 0.07%
6 3 0.06%
18 3 0.06%
86 3 0.06%
88 3 0.06%
89 3 0.06%
81 2 0.04%
84 2 0.04%
90 2 0.04%
3 1 0.02%
8 1 0.02%
14 1 0.02%
91 1 0.02%
94 1 0.02%
95 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 146 1.36%
2 or less 147 1.37%
3 or less 390 3.64%
5 or less 394 3.67%
6 or less 599 5.59%
7 or less 943 8.8%
8 or less 959 8.94%
9 or less 1117 10.42%
10 or less 1668 15.56%
11 or less 1692 15.78%
12 or less 1796 16.75%
13 or less 2328 21.71%
14 or less 2745 25.6%
15 or less 2843 26.52%
16 or less 3220 30.03%
17 or less 3951 36.85%
18 or less 4031 37.6%
19 or less 4258 39.71%
20 or less 4996 46.6%
21 or less 5398 50.35%
22 or less 5551 51.77%
23 or less 6054 56.46%
24 or less 6759 63.04%
25 or less 6865 64.03%
26 or less 7124 66.44%
27 or less 7737 72.16%
28 or less 8052 75.1%
29 or less 8162 76.12%
30 or less 8474 79.03%
31 or less 8955 83.52%
32 or less 9016 84.09%
33 or less 9163 85.46%
34 or less 9518 88.77%
35 or less 9683 90.31%
36 or less 9746 90.9%
37 or less 9896 92.3%
38 or less 10133 94.51%
39 or less 10160 94.76%
40 or less 10217 95.29%
41 or less 10339 96.43%
42 or less 10415 97.14%
43 or less 10445 97.42%
44 or less 10489 97.83%
45 or less 10560 98.49%
46 or less 10568 98.56%
47 or less 10583 98.7%
48 or less 10628 99.12%
49 or less 10659 99.41%
50 or less 10661 99.43%
51 or less 10677 99.58%
52 or less 10692 99.72%
53 or less 10694 99.74%
54 or less 10699 99.79%
55 or less 10705 99.84%
56 or less 10712 99.91%
57 or less 10714 99.93%
58 or less 10716 99.94%
59 or less 10721 99.99%
62 or less 10722 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
20 738 6.88%
17 731 6.82%
24 705 6.58%
27 613 5.72%
10 551 5.14%
13 532 4.96%
23 503 4.69%
31 481 4.49%
14 417 3.89%
21 402 3.75%
16 377 3.52%
34 355 3.31%
7 344 3.21%
28 315 2.94%
30 312 2.91%
26 259 2.42%
3 243 2.27%
38 237 2.21%
19 227 2.12%
6 205 1.91%
35 165 1.54%
9 158 1.47%
22 153 1.43%
37 150 1.4%
33 147 1.37%
0 146 1.36%
41 122 1.14%
29 110 1.03%
25 106 0.99%
12 104 0.97%
15 98 0.91%
18 80 0.75%
42 76 0.71%
45 71 0.66%
36 63 0.59%
32 61 0.57%
40 57 0.53%
48 45 0.42%
44 44 0.41%
49 31 0.29%
43 30 0.28%
39 27 0.25%
11 24 0.22%
8 16 0.15%
51 16 0.15%
47 15 0.14%
52 15 0.14%
46 8 0.07%
56 7 0.07%
55 6 0.06%
54 5 0.05%
59 5 0.05%
5 4 0.04%
50 2 0.02%
53 2 0.02%
57 2 0.02%
58 2 0.02%
2 1 0.01%
62 1 0.01%

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