Frequency of NFL regular-season scores, 2000-2020

Sample size: 5196 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: 20.8

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Margin of victory, ordered

Margin Occurrence Cumulative pct.
Tie game 11 0.21%
1 or less 217 4.18%
2 or less 413 7.95%
3 or less 1193 22.96%
4 or less 1448 27.87%
5 or less 1622 31.22%
6 or less 1919 36.93%
7 or less 2414 46.46%
8 or less 2603 50.1%
9 or less 2686 51.69%
10 or less 2983 57.41%
11 or less 3113 59.91%
12 or less 3192 61.43%
13 or less 3350 64.47%
14 or less 3605 69.38%
15 or less 3681 70.84%
16 or less 3793 73%
17 or less 3961 76.23%
18 or less 4086 78.64%
19 or less 4142 79.72%
20 or less 4258 81.95%
21 or less 4412 84.91%
22 or less 4462 85.87%
23 or less 4509 86.78%
24 or less 4628 89.07%
25 or less 4680 90.07%
26 or less 4714 90.72%
27 or less 4788 92.15%
28 or less 4878 93.88%
29 or less 4909 94.48%
30 or less 4936 95%
31 or less 4998 96.19%
32 or less 5026 96.73%
33 or less 5043 97.06%
34 or less 5072 97.61%
35 or less 5103 98.21%
36 or less 5108 98.31%
37 or less 5124 98.61%
38 or less 5150 99.11%
39 or less 5153 99.17%
40 or less 5158 99.27%
41 or less 5168 99.46%
42 or less 5173 99.56%
43 or less 5177 99.63%
44 or less 5179 99.67%
45 or less 5185 99.79%
46 or less 5187 99.83%
48 or less 5189 99.87%
49 or less 5192 99.92%
52 or less 5193 99.94%
55 or less 5194 99.96%
58 or less 5195 99.98%
59 or less 5196 100%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 780 15.01%
7 495 9.53%
6 297 5.72%
10 297 5.72%
4 255 4.91%
14 255 4.91%
1 206 3.96%
2 196 3.77%
8 189 3.64%
5 174 3.35%
17 168 3.23%
13 158 3.04%
21 154 2.96%
11 130 2.5%
18 125 2.41%
24 119 2.29%
20 116 2.23%
16 112 2.16%
28 90 1.73%
9 83 1.6%
12 79 1.52%
15 76 1.46%
27 74 1.42%
31 62 1.19%
19 56 1.08%
25 52 1%
22 50 0.96%
23 47 0.9%
26 34 0.65%
29 31 0.6%
35 31 0.6%
34 29 0.56%
32 28 0.54%
30 27 0.52%
38 26 0.5%
33 17 0.33%
37 16 0.31%
0 11 0.21%
41 10 0.19%
45 6 0.12%
36 5 0.1%
40 5 0.1%
42 5 0.1%
43 4 0.08%
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 0.08%
8 or less 5 0.1%
9 or less 12 0.23%
10 or less 16 0.31%
12 or less 24 0.46%
13 or less 44 0.85%
14 or less 45 0.87%
15 or less 62 1.19%
16 or less 106 2.04%
17 or less 124 2.39%
18 or less 127 2.44%
19 or less 167 3.21%
20 or less 203 3.91%
21 or less 232 4.46%
22 or less 277 5.33%
23 or less 384 7.39%
24 or less 430 8.28%
25 or less 465 8.95%
26 or less 549 10.57%
27 or less 671 12.91%
28 or less 710 13.66%
29 or less 801 15.42%
30 or less 942 18.13%
31 or less 1031 19.84%
32 or less 1099 21.15%
33 or less 1260 24.25%
34 or less 1392 26.79%
35 or less 1475 28.39%
36 or less 1594 30.68%
37 or less 1782 34.3%
38 or less 1890 36.37%
39 or less 1990 38.3%
40 or less 2164 41.65%
41 or less 2366 45.54%
42 or less 2439 46.94%
43 or less 2616 50.35%
44 or less 2816 54.2%
45 or less 2950 56.77%
46 or less 3045 58.6%
47 or less 3210 61.78%
48 or less 3358 64.63%
49 or less 3456 66.51%
50 or less 3580 68.9%
51 or less 3770 72.56%
52 or less 3878 74.63%
53 or less 3952 76.06%
54 or less 4057 78.08%
55 or less 4199 80.81%
56 or less 4244 81.68%
57 or less 4340 83.53%
58 or less 4436 85.37%
59 or less 4499 86.59%
60 or less 4526 87.11%
61 or less 4602 88.57%
62 or less 4669 89.86%
63 or less 4714 90.72%
64 or less 4757 91.55%
65 or less 4829 92.94%
66 or less 4872 93.76%
67 or less 4896 94.23%
68 or less 4925 94.78%
69 or less 4975 95.75%
70 or less 4993 96.09%
71 or less 5021 96.63%
72 or less 5039 96.98%
73 or less 5067 97.52%
74 or less 5078 97.73%
75 or less 5094 98.04%
76 or less 5106 98.27%
77 or less 5117 98.48%
78 or less 5126 98.65%
79 or less 5139 98.9%
80 or less 5153 99.17%
81 or less 5155 99.21%
82 or less 5159 99.29%
83 or less 5165 99.4%
84 or less 5167 99.44%
85 or less 5173 99.56%
86 or less 5176 99.62%
87 or less 5181 99.71%
88 or less 5184 99.77%
89 or less 5186 99.81%
90 or less 5188 99.85%
91 or less 5189 99.87%
94 or less 5190 99.88%
95 or less 5191 99.9%
96 or less 5192 99.92%
99 or less 5193 99.94%
101 or less 5194 99.96%
105 or less 5195 99.98%
106 or less 5196 100%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
41 202 3.89%
44 200 3.85%
51 190 3.66%
37 188 3.62%
43 177 3.41%
40 174 3.35%
47 165 3.18%
33 161 3.1%
48 148 2.85%
55 142 2.73%
30 141 2.71%
45 134 2.58%
34 132 2.54%
50 124 2.39%
27 122 2.35%
36 119 2.29%
38 108 2.08%
52 108 2.08%
23 107 2.06%
54 105 2.02%
39 100 1.92%
49 98 1.89%
57 96 1.85%
58 96 1.85%
46 95 1.83%
29 91 1.75%
31 89 1.71%
26 84 1.62%
35 83 1.6%
61 76 1.46%
53 74 1.42%
42 73 1.4%
65 72 1.39%
32 68 1.31%
62 67 1.29%
59 63 1.21%
69 50 0.96%
24 46 0.89%
22 45 0.87%
56 45 0.87%
63 45 0.87%
16 44 0.85%
64 43 0.83%
66 43 0.83%
19 40 0.77%
28 39 0.75%
20 36 0.69%
25 35 0.67%
21 29 0.56%
68 29 0.56%
71 28 0.54%
73 28 0.54%
60 27 0.52%
67 24 0.46%
13 20 0.38%
17 18 0.35%
70 18 0.35%
72 18 0.35%
15 17 0.33%
75 16 0.31%
80 14 0.27%
79 13 0.25%
76 12 0.23%
74 11 0.21%
77 11 0.21%
78 9 0.17%
12 8 0.15%
9 7 0.13%
83 6 0.12%
85 6 0.12%
87 5 0.1%
10 4 0.08%
82 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%
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 144 1.39%
2 or less 145 1.4%
3 or less 380 3.66%
5 or less 384 3.7%
6 or less 585 5.63%
7 or less 921 8.86%
8 or less 937 9.02%
9 or less 1089 10.48%
10 or less 1634 15.72%
11 or less 1658 15.95%
12 or less 1758 16.92%
13 or less 2285 21.99%
14 or less 2694 25.92%
15 or less 2789 26.84%
16 or less 3155 30.36%
17 or less 3866 37.2%
18 or less 3944 37.95%
19 or less 4163 40.06%
20 or less 4878 46.94%
21 or less 5272 50.73%
22 or less 5418 52.14%
23 or less 5905 56.82%
24 or less 6589 63.4%
25 or less 6686 64.34%
26 or less 6934 66.72%
27 or less 7520 72.36%
28 or less 7823 75.28%
29 or less 7930 76.31%
30 or less 8233 79.22%
31 or less 8699 83.71%
32 or less 8756 84.26%
33 or less 8895 85.59%
34 or less 9237 88.89%
35 or less 9396 90.42%
36 or less 9457 91%
37 or less 9600 92.38%
38 or less 9831 94.6%
39 or less 9857 94.85%
40 or less 9911 95.37%
41 or less 10025 96.47%
42 or less 10100 97.19%
43 or less 10128 97.46%
44 or less 10169 97.85%
45 or less 10237 98.51%
46 or less 10243 98.57%
47 or less 10256 98.69%
48 or less 10300 99.11%
49 or less 10331 99.41%
50 or less 10333 99.43%
51 or less 10349 99.59%
52 or less 10363 99.72%
53 or less 10365 99.74%
54 or less 10370 99.79%
55 or less 10376 99.85%
56 or less 10382 99.9%
57 or less 10384 99.92%
58 or less 10386 99.94%
59 or less 10391 99.99%
62 or less 10392 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
20 715 6.88%
17 711 6.84%
24 684 6.58%
27 586 5.64%
10 545 5.24%
13 527 5.07%
23 487 4.69%
31 466 4.48%
14 409 3.94%
21 394 3.79%
16 366 3.52%
34 342 3.29%
7 336 3.23%
28 303 2.92%
30 303 2.92%
26 248 2.39%
3 235 2.26%
38 231 2.22%
19 219 2.11%
6 201 1.93%
35 159 1.53%
9 152 1.46%
22 146 1.4%
0 144 1.39%
37 143 1.38%
33 139 1.34%
41 114 1.1%
29 107 1.03%
12 100 0.96%
25 97 0.93%
15 95 0.91%
18 78 0.75%
42 75 0.72%
45 68 0.65%
36 61 0.59%
32 57 0.55%
40 54 0.52%
48 44 0.42%
44 41 0.39%
49 31 0.3%
43 28 0.27%
39 26 0.25%
11 24 0.23%
8 16 0.15%
51 16 0.15%
52 14 0.13%
47 13 0.13%
46 6 0.06%
55 6 0.06%
56 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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