Frequency of NFL regular-season scores, 2000-2018

Sample size: 4742 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 191 4.03%
2 or less 368 7.76%
3 or less 1091 23.01%
4 or less 1324 27.92%
5 or less 1481 31.23%
6 or less 1751 36.93%
7 or less 2195 46.29%
8 or less 2363 49.83%
9 or less 2438 51.41%
10 or less 2713 57.21%
11 or less 2837 59.83%
12 or less 2912 61.41%
13 or less 3062 64.57%
14 or less 3285 69.27%
15 or less 3354 70.73%
16 or less 3452 72.8%
17 or less 3603 75.98%
18 or less 3710 78.24%
19 or less 3764 79.38%
20 or less 3872 81.65%
21 or less 4016 84.69%
22 or less 4063 85.68%
23 or less 4106 86.59%
24 or less 4217 88.93%
25 or less 4266 89.96%
26 or less 4295 90.57%
27 or less 4363 92.01%
28 or less 4449 93.82%
29 or less 4477 94.41%
30 or less 4502 94.94%
31 or less 4559 96.14%
32 or less 4583 96.65%
33 or less 4599 96.98%
34 or less 4627 97.57%
35 or less 4655 98.17%
36 or less 4659 98.25%
37 or less 4675 98.59%
38 or less 4700 99.11%
39 or less 4702 99.16%
40 or less 4707 99.26%
41 or less 4716 99.45%
42 or less 4721 99.56%
43 or less 4724 99.62%
44 or less 4726 99.66%
45 or less 4732 99.79%
46 or less 4734 99.83%
48 or less 4736 99.87%
49 or less 4738 99.92%
52 or less 4739 99.94%
55 or less 4740 99.96%
58 or less 4741 99.98%
59 or less 4742 100%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 723 15.25%
7 444 9.36%
10 275 5.8%
6 270 5.69%
4 233 4.91%
14 223 4.7%
1 182 3.84%
2 177 3.73%
8 168 3.54%
5 157 3.31%
17 151 3.18%
13 150 3.16%
21 144 3.04%
11 124 2.61%
24 111 2.34%
20 108 2.28%
18 107 2.26%
16 98 2.07%
28 86 1.81%
9 75 1.58%
12 75 1.58%
15 69 1.46%
27 68 1.43%
31 57 1.2%
19 54 1.14%
25 49 1.03%
22 47 0.99%
23 43 0.91%
26 29 0.61%
29 28 0.59%
34 28 0.59%
35 28 0.59%
30 25 0.53%
38 25 0.53%
32 24 0.51%
33 16 0.34%
37 16 0.34%
0 9 0.19%
41 9 0.19%
45 6 0.13%
40 5 0.11%
42 5 0.11%
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 3 0.06%
8 or less 4 0.08%
9 or less 10 0.21%
10 or less 14 0.3%
12 or less 22 0.46%
13 or less 41 0.86%
14 or less 42 0.89%
15 or less 59 1.24%
16 or less 102 2.15%
17 or less 119 2.51%
18 or less 122 2.57%
19 or less 160 3.37%
20 or less 195 4.11%
21 or less 221 4.66%
22 or less 263 5.55%
23 or less 364 7.68%
24 or less 406 8.56%
25 or less 440 9.28%
26 or less 515 10.86%
27 or less 628 13.24%
28 or less 661 13.94%
29 or less 746 15.73%
30 or less 880 18.56%
31 or less 967 20.39%
32 or less 1029 21.7%
33 or less 1178 24.84%
34 or less 1300 27.41%
35 or less 1379 29.08%
36 or less 1486 31.34%
37 or less 1663 35.07%
38 or less 1764 37.2%
39 or less 1854 39.1%
40 or less 2009 42.37%
41 or less 2192 46.23%
42 or less 2260 47.66%
43 or less 2426 51.16%
44 or less 2604 54.91%
45 or less 2724 57.44%
46 or less 2808 59.22%
47 or less 2961 62.44%
48 or less 3097 65.31%
49 or less 3184 67.14%
50 or less 3294 69.46%
51 or less 3468 73.13%
52 or less 3568 75.24%
53 or less 3637 76.7%
54 or less 3730 78.66%
55 or less 3857 81.34%
56 or less 3895 82.14%
57 or less 3980 83.93%
58 or less 4064 85.7%
59 or less 4121 86.9%
60 or less 4144 87.39%
61 or less 4214 88.87%
62 or less 4274 90.13%
63 or less 4309 90.87%
64 or less 4347 91.67%
65 or less 4411 93.02%
66 or less 4450 93.84%
67 or less 4467 94.2%
68 or less 4495 94.79%
69 or less 4541 95.76%
70 or less 4559 96.14%
71 or less 4585 96.69%
72 or less 4601 97.03%
73 or less 4625 97.53%
74 or less 4635 97.74%
75 or less 4651 98.08%
76 or less 4662 98.31%
77 or less 4672 98.52%
78 or less 4680 98.69%
79 or less 4692 98.95%
80 or less 4705 99.22%
81 or less 4707 99.26%
82 or less 4710 99.33%
83 or less 4716 99.45%
84 or less 4718 99.49%
85 or less 4723 99.6%
86 or less 4726 99.66%
87 or less 4730 99.75%
88 or less 4733 99.81%
89 or less 4735 99.85%
90 or less 4737 99.89%
91 or less 4738 99.92%
96 or less 4739 99.94%
99 or less 4740 99.96%
101 or less 4741 99.98%
106 or less 4742 100%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
41 183 3.86%
44 178 3.75%
37 177 3.73%
51 174 3.67%
43 166 3.5%
40 155 3.27%
47 153 3.23%
33 149 3.14%
48 136 2.87%
30 134 2.83%
55 127 2.68%
34 122 2.57%
45 120 2.53%
27 113 2.38%
50 110 2.32%
36 107 2.26%
23 101 2.13%
38 101 2.13%
52 100 2.11%
54 93 1.96%
39 90 1.9%
31 87 1.83%
49 87 1.83%
29 85 1.79%
57 85 1.79%
46 84 1.77%
58 84 1.77%
35 79 1.67%
26 75 1.58%
61 70 1.48%
53 69 1.46%
42 68 1.43%
65 64 1.35%
32 62 1.31%
62 60 1.27%
59 57 1.2%
69 46 0.97%
16 43 0.91%
22 42 0.89%
24 42 0.89%
66 39 0.82%
19 38 0.8%
56 38 0.8%
64 38 0.8%
20 35 0.74%
63 35 0.74%
25 34 0.72%
28 33 0.7%
68 28 0.59%
21 26 0.55%
71 26 0.55%
73 24 0.51%
60 23 0.49%
13 19 0.4%
70 18 0.38%
15 17 0.36%
17 17 0.36%
67 17 0.36%
72 16 0.34%
75 16 0.34%
80 13 0.27%
79 12 0.25%
76 11 0.23%
74 10 0.21%
77 10 0.21%
12 8 0.17%
78 8 0.17%
9 6 0.13%
83 6 0.13%
85 5 0.11%
10 4 0.08%
87 4 0.08%
18 3 0.06%
82 3 0.06%
86 3 0.06%
88 3 0.06%
6 2 0.04%
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%
106 1 0.02%

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Game team scoring, ordered

Team total Occurrence Cumulative pct.
No score 134 1.41%
2 or less 135 1.42%
3 or less 353 3.72%
5 or less 357 3.76%
6 or less 546 5.76%
7 or less 867 9.14%
8 or less 882 9.3%
9 or less 1015 10.7%
10 or less 1521 16.04%
11 or less 1540 16.24%
12 or less 1629 17.18%
13 or less 2124 22.4%
14 or less 2513 26.5%
15 or less 2599 27.4%
16 or less 2921 30.8%
17 or less 3573 37.67%
18 or less 3646 38.44%
19 or less 3850 40.59%
20 or less 4511 47.56%
21 or less 4872 51.37%
22 or less 5003 52.75%
23 or less 5446 57.42%
24 or less 6066 63.96%
25 or less 6154 64.89%
26 or less 6369 67.16%
27 or less 6904 72.8%
28 or less 7180 75.71%
29 or less 7276 76.72%
30 or less 7541 79.51%
31 or less 7964 83.97%
32 or less 8010 84.46%
33 or less 8133 85.75%
34 or less 8444 89.03%
35 or less 8586 90.53%
36 or less 8639 91.09%
37 or less 8768 92.45%
38 or less 8975 94.63%
39 or less 8999 94.89%
40 or less 9041 95.33%
41 or less 9150 96.48%
42 or less 9215 97.16%
43 or less 9238 97.41%
44 or less 9277 97.82%
45 or less 9342 98.5%
46 or less 9347 98.56%
47 or less 9359 98.68%
48 or less 9400 99.11%
49 or less 9429 99.42%
50 or less 9431 99.44%
51 or less 9445 99.59%
52 or less 9459 99.74%
53 or less 9460 99.75%
54 or less 9464 99.79%
55 or less 9469 99.84%
56 or less 9475 99.91%
57 or less 9477 99.93%
58 or less 9479 99.95%
59 or less 9483 99.99%
62 or less 9484 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
20 661 6.97%
17 652 6.87%
24 620 6.54%
27 535 5.64%
10 506 5.34%
13 495 5.22%
23 443 4.67%
31 423 4.46%
14 389 4.1%
21 361 3.81%
16 322 3.4%
7 321 3.38%
34 311 3.28%
28 276 2.91%
30 265 2.79%
3 218 2.3%
26 215 2.27%
38 207 2.18%
19 204 2.15%
6 189 1.99%
35 142 1.5%
0 134 1.41%
9 133 1.4%
22 131 1.38%
37 129 1.36%
33 123 1.3%
41 109 1.15%
29 96 1.01%
12 89 0.94%
25 88 0.93%
15 86 0.91%
18 73 0.77%
42 65 0.69%
45 65 0.69%
36 53 0.56%
32 46 0.49%
40 42 0.44%
48 41 0.43%
44 39 0.41%
49 29 0.31%
39 24 0.25%
43 23 0.24%
11 19 0.2%
8 15 0.16%
51 14 0.15%
52 14 0.15%
47 12 0.13%
56 6 0.06%
46 5 0.05%
55 5 0.05%
5 4 0.04%
54 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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