Frequency of NFL regular-season scores, 2000-2022

Sample size: 5681 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: 21

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Margin of victory, ordered

Margin Occurrence Cumulative pct.
Tie game 13 0.23%
1 or less 238 4.19%
2 or less 462 8.13%
3 or less 1316 23.16%
4 or less 1593 28.04%
5 or less 1783 31.39%
6 or less 2114 37.21%
7 or less 2640 46.47%
8 or less 2849 50.15%
9 or less 2942 51.79%
10 or less 3266 57.49%
11 or less 3410 60.02%
12 or less 3501 61.63%
13 or less 3663 64.48%
14 or less 3937 69.3%
15 or less 4027 70.89%
16 or less 4149 73.03%
17 or less 4332 76.25%
18 or less 4464 78.58%
19 or less 4528 79.7%
20 or less 4656 81.96%
21 or less 4817 84.79%
22 or less 4871 85.74%
23 or less 4926 86.71%
24 or less 5055 88.98%
25 or less 5115 90.04%
26 or less 5161 90.85%
27 or less 5240 92.24%
28 or less 5337 93.94%
29 or less 5371 94.54%
30 or less 5400 95.05%
31 or less 5465 96.2%
32 or less 5493 96.69%
33 or less 5510 96.99%
34 or less 5540 97.52%
35 or less 5576 98.15%
36 or less 5581 98.24%
37 or less 5599 98.56%
38 or less 5627 99.05%
39 or less 5631 99.12%
40 or less 5640 99.28%
41 or less 5651 99.47%
42 or less 5657 99.58%
43 or less 5661 99.65%
44 or less 5663 99.68%
45 or less 5670 99.81%
46 or less 5672 99.84%
48 or less 5674 99.88%
49 or less 5677 99.93%
52 or less 5678 99.95%
55 or less 5679 99.96%
58 or less 5680 99.98%
59 or less 5681 100%

Margin of victory, by frequency

Margin Occurrence Pct.
3 854 15.03%
7 526 9.26%
6 331 5.83%
10 324 5.7%
4 277 4.88%
14 274 4.82%
1 225 3.96%
2 224 3.94%
8 209 3.68%
5 190 3.34%
17 183 3.22%
13 162 2.85%
21 161 2.83%
11 144 2.53%
18 132 2.32%
24 129 2.27%
20 128 2.25%
16 122 2.15%
28 97 1.71%
9 93 1.64%
12 91 1.6%
15 90 1.58%
27 79 1.39%
31 65 1.14%
19 64 1.13%
25 60 1.06%
23 55 0.97%
22 54 0.95%
26 46 0.81%
35 36 0.63%
29 34 0.6%
34 30 0.53%
30 29 0.51%
32 28 0.49%
38 28 0.49%
37 18 0.32%
33 17 0.3%
0 13 0.23%
41 11 0.19%
40 9 0.16%
45 7 0.12%
42 6 0.11%
36 5 0.09%
39 4 0.07%
43 4 0.07%
49 3 0.05%
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 13 0.23%
10 or less 17 0.3%
12 or less 25 0.44%
13 or less 45 0.79%
14 or less 46 0.81%
15 or less 64 1.13%
16 or less 108 1.9%
17 or less 128 2.25%
18 or less 131 2.31%
19 or less 171 3.01%
20 or less 211 3.71%
21 or less 242 4.26%
22 or less 289 5.09%
23 or less 400 7.04%
24 or less 448 7.89%
25 or less 488 8.59%
26 or less 579 10.19%
27 or less 706 12.43%
28 or less 751 13.22%
29 or less 851 14.98%
30 or less 1003 17.66%
31 or less 1100 19.36%
32 or less 1181 20.79%
33 or less 1353 23.82%
34 or less 1494 26.3%
35 or less 1584 27.88%
36 or less 1715 30.19%
37 or less 1920 33.8%
38 or less 2036 35.84%
39 or less 2148 37.81%
40 or less 2339 41.17%
41 or less 2555 44.97%
42 or less 2634 46.37%
43 or less 2828 49.78%
44 or less 3047 53.63%
45 or less 3191 56.17%
46 or less 3300 58.09%
47 or less 3480 61.26%
48 or less 3639 64.06%
49 or less 3747 65.96%
50 or less 3881 68.32%
51 or less 4093 72.05%
52 or less 4213 74.16%
53 or less 4292 75.55%
54 or less 4405 77.54%
55 or less 4556 80.2%
56 or less 4606 81.08%
57 or less 4711 82.93%
58 or less 4820 84.84%
59 or less 4891 86.09%
60 or less 4926 86.71%
61 or less 5007 88.14%
62 or less 5084 89.49%
63 or less 5135 90.39%
64 or less 5188 91.32%
65 or less 5270 92.77%
66 or less 5317 93.59%
67 or less 5346 94.1%
68 or less 5378 94.67%
69 or less 5432 95.62%
70 or less 5452 95.97%
71 or less 5487 96.59%
72 or less 5507 96.94%
73 or less 5537 97.47%
74 or less 5550 97.69%
75 or less 5568 98.01%
76 or less 5581 98.24%
77 or less 5593 98.45%
78 or less 5604 98.64%
79 or less 5618 98.89%
80 or less 5634 99.17%
81 or less 5636 99.21%
82 or less 5641 99.3%
83 or less 5647 99.4%
84 or less 5649 99.44%
85 or less 5656 99.56%
86 or less 5659 99.61%
87 or less 5664 99.7%
88 or less 5667 99.75%
89 or less 5671 99.82%
90 or less 5673 99.86%
91 or less 5674 99.88%
94 or less 5675 99.89%
95 or less 5676 99.91%
96 or less 5677 99.93%
99 or less 5678 99.95%
101 or less 5679 99.96%
105 or less 5680 99.98%
106 or less 5681 100%

Game total scoring, by frequency

Total Occurrence Pct.
44 219 3.85%
41 216 3.8%
51 212 3.73%
37 205 3.61%
43 194 3.41%
40 191 3.36%
47 180 3.17%
33 172 3.03%
48 159 2.8%
30 152 2.68%
55 151 2.66%
45 144 2.53%
34 141 2.48%
50 134 2.36%
36 131 2.31%
27 127 2.24%
52 120 2.11%
38 116 2.04%
54 113 1.99%
39 112 1.97%
23 111 1.95%
46 109 1.92%
58 109 1.92%
49 108 1.9%
57 105 1.85%
29 100 1.76%
31 97 1.71%
26 91 1.6%
35 90 1.58%
65 82 1.44%
32 81 1.43%
61 81 1.43%
42 79 1.39%
53 79 1.39%
62 77 1.36%
59 71 1.25%
69 54 0.95%
64 53 0.93%
63 51 0.9%
56 50 0.88%
24 48 0.84%
22 47 0.83%
66 47 0.83%
28 45 0.79%
16 44 0.77%
19 40 0.7%
20 40 0.7%
25 40 0.7%
60 35 0.62%
71 35 0.62%
68 32 0.56%
21 31 0.55%
73 30 0.53%
67 29 0.51%
13 20 0.35%
17 20 0.35%
70 20 0.35%
72 20 0.35%
15 18 0.32%
75 18 0.32%
80 16 0.28%
79 14 0.25%
74 13 0.23%
76 13 0.23%
77 12 0.21%
78 11 0.19%
9 8 0.14%
12 8 0.14%
85 7 0.12%
83 6 0.11%
82 5 0.09%
87 5 0.09%
10 4 0.07%
89 4 0.07%
6 3 0.05%
18 3 0.05%
86 3 0.05%
88 3 0.05%
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 155 1.36%
2 or less 156 1.37%
3 or less 409 3.6%
5 or less 414 3.64%
6 or less 629 5.54%
7 or less 988 8.7%
8 or less 1005 8.85%
9 or less 1176 10.35%
10 or less 1758 15.47%
11 or less 1788 15.74%
12 or less 1896 16.69%
13 or less 2452 21.58%
14 or less 2890 25.44%
15 or less 2994 26.35%
16 or less 3397 29.9%
17 or less 4170 36.7%
18 or less 4254 37.44%
19 or less 4500 39.61%
20 or less 5273 46.41%
21 or less 5698 50.15%
22 or less 5871 51.67%
23 or less 6395 56.28%
24 or less 7134 62.79%
25 or less 7252 63.83%
26 or less 7526 66.24%
27 or less 8173 71.93%
28 or less 8509 74.89%
29 or less 8634 75.99%
30 or less 8973 78.97%
31 or less 9482 83.45%
32 or less 9547 84.03%
33 or less 9710 85.46%
34 or less 10085 88.76%
35 or less 10256 90.27%
36 or less 10328 90.9%
37 or less 10488 92.31%
38 or less 10737 94.5%
39 or less 10764 94.74%
40 or less 10823 95.26%
41 or less 10958 96.44%
42 or less 11037 97.14%
43 or less 11069 97.42%
44 or less 11116 97.83%
45 or less 11192 98.5%
46 or less 11200 98.57%
47 or less 11216 98.72%
48 or less 11263 99.13%
49 or less 11294 99.4%
50 or less 11297 99.43%
51 or less 11315 99.59%
52 or less 11330 99.72%
53 or less 11332 99.74%
54 or less 11338 99.79%
55 or less 11344 99.84%
56 or less 11352 99.91%
57 or less 11354 99.93%
58 or less 11356 99.95%
59 or less 11361 99.99%
62 or less 11362 100%

Game team scoring, by frequency

Team total Occurrence Pct.
17 773 6.8%
20 773 6.8%
24 739 6.5%
27 647 5.69%
10 582 5.12%
13 556 4.89%
23 524 4.61%
31 509 4.48%
14 438 3.85%
21 425 3.74%
16 403 3.55%
34 375 3.3%
7 359 3.16%
30 339 2.98%
28 336 2.96%
26 274 2.41%
3 253 2.23%
38 249 2.19%
19 246 2.17%
6 215 1.89%
22 173 1.52%
9 171 1.51%
35 171 1.51%
33 163 1.43%
37 160 1.41%
0 155 1.36%
41 135 1.19%
29 125 1.1%
25 118 1.04%
12 108 0.95%
15 104 0.92%
18 84 0.74%
42 79 0.7%
45 76 0.67%
36 72 0.63%
32 65 0.57%
40 59 0.52%
44 47 0.41%
48 47 0.41%
43 32 0.28%
49 31 0.27%
11 30 0.26%
39 27 0.24%
51 18 0.16%
8 17 0.15%
47 16 0.14%
52 15 0.13%
46 8 0.07%
56 8 0.07%
54 6 0.05%
55 6 0.05%
5 5 0.04%
59 5 0.04%
50 3 0.03%
53 2 0.02%
57 2 0.02%
58 2 0.02%
2 1 0.01%
62 1 0.01%

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