Statistics - Players

Player Wins by Series

  No. of Players Winning Head-To-Head
0 1 2 3 4 ALL
Episodes/ Wins Player Win % Episodes/ Wins Player Win % Episodes/ Wins Player Win % Episodes/ Wins Player Win % Episodes/ Wins Player Win % Episodes/ Wins Player Win %
Series 1 0/1 0%     1/4 25% 2/4 50% 0/1 0% 3/10 30%
Series 2     0/8 0% 4/11 36% 4/16 25% 2/5 40% 10/40 25%
Series 3 0/1 0% 1/6 17% 2/15 13% 4/14 29% 2/4 50% 9/40 23%
Series 4 0/2 0% 2/13 15% 7/23 30% 4/14 29% 2/8 25% 15/60 25%
Series 5 0/4 0% 1/17 6% 13/39 33% 12/46 26% 6/13 46% 32/119 27%
Series 6 2/8 25% 4/25 16% 14/62 23% 15/44 34% 6/9 67% 41/148 28%
Series 7 1/2 50% 1/26 4% 8/51 16% 12/47 26% 12/24 50% 34/150 23%
Series 8 0/1 0% 1/21 5% 10/56 18% 15/44 34% 13/24 54% 39/146 27%
Series 9 1/5 20% 0/24 0% 8/66 12% 26/64 41% 14/30 47% 49/189 26%
Series 10 0/6 0% 4/26 15% 11/66 17% 24/70 34% 10/22 45% 49/190 26%
Series 11 0/3 0% 1/12 8% 1/36 3% 10/32 31% 8/17 47% 20/100 20%
ALL 4/33 12% 15/178 8% 79/429 18% 128/395 32% 75/157 48% 301/1192 25%

Player Wins by Old v New Series

The targets set were higher for series 1-5 compared to series 6 onwards. If we split the data accordingly, whilst the overall win percentage is very similar, there are great differences when looking at the success by number of players winning the head-to-heads.

  No. of Players Winning Head-To-Head
0 1 2 3 4 ALL
Episodes/ Wins Player Win % Episodes/ Wins Player Win % Episodes/ Wins Player Win % Episodes/ Wins Player Win % Episodes/ Wins Player Win % Episodes/ Wins Player Win %
Series 1-5 0/8 0% 4/44 9% 27/92 29% 26/94 28% 12/31 39% 69/269 25.7%
Series 6- 4/25 16% 11/134 8% 52/337 15% 102/301 34% 63/126 50% 232/923 25.1%

Rather than the number of players in the final chase, the key to winning is setting a high enough target. (See first table below).
Although you are more likely to set a high enough target when there are more players in the final chase. (See second table below).

Player Wins by Target (series 6 onwards)

  3-8 9-10 11-12 13-14 15-16 17-18 19-20 21-22 23- ALL
No. of Episodes 19 38 85 140 204 214 144 53 26 923
Player Wins 0 0 2 7 34 57 73 36 23 232
Player Losses 19 38 83 133 170 157 71 17 3 691
Player Win % 0% 0% 2% 5% 17% 27% 51% 68% 88% 25%

Target by No. of Players Winning Head-To-Head (series 6 onwards)

  3-8 9-10 11-12 13-14 15-16 17-18 19-20 21-22 23- ALL
No. of Players Winning Head-To-Head 0 1 3 5 6 4 3 3     25
1 18 21 29 29 19 14 4     134
2   13 41 76 97 73 28 9   337
3   1 10 25 69 95 64 26 11 301
4       4 15 29 45 18 15 126

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