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% 1/7 14% 1/26 4% 6/26 23% 7/13 54% 15/75 20%
ALL 4/33 12% 15/173 9% 79/419 19% 124/389 32% 74/153 48% 296/1167 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% 11/129 9% 52/327 16% 98/295 33% 62/122 51% 227/898 25.3%

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 17 38 83 136 199 208 142 51 24 898
Player Wins 0 0 2 7 33 55 73 35 22 227
Player Losses 17 38 81 129 166 153 69 16 2 671
Player Win % 0% 0% 2% 5% 17% 26% 51% 69% 92% 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 16 21 29 27 19 13 4     129
2   13 39 74 93 72 27 9   327
3   1 10 25 68 91 64 25 11 295
4       4 15 29 44 17 13 122

Page last updated: 21 November 2017