Overtime Bowl Stats

The 2014 Pinstripe bowl went to overtime.  It was the 29th overtime game in bowl history and the fourth to be decide by a missed extra point.

In these games, the team that went second in the first overtime period has won 17 (58.62%).

More stats:

Total Game: 29

Teams going last in the first overtime won 17 games or 58.62%.
Teams going last in the last overtime won 17 games or 58.62%.
9 games lasted longer than one overtime period.  There were 1.41 period per game.
The average score going into overtime was 28.62-28.62.
4 games (14.29%) were decided when a team missed an extra point.
1 games (7.14%) were decided on a two point conversion.
1 games (7.14%) were decided on a two point conversion, when two points weren’t required.
Record of teams that go for two when two points aren’t required: (1-0).
The average total points in overtime are 7.54 per period with the winners scoring 5.00 and the losers 2.54.
Of the 41 periods played, 3 have been scoreless (7.32%).
The team going first scores 3.88 per period.  The team going second scores 3.61 per period.

The team going first in the first overtime period has scored:
7 points in 10 games (34.48%) eventually winning 8 of those games (80.00%).
6 points in 2 games (6.90%) eventually winning 0 of those games (0.00%).
3 points in 9 games (31.03%) eventually winning 3 of those games (33.33%).
0 points in 8 games (27.59%) eventually winning 1 of those games (12.50%).

The team going first in any overtime period has scored:
7 points in 15 periods (36.59%) winning that period 7 times (46.67%) and losing it 1 times (6.67%).
6 points in 3 periods (7.32%) winning that period 1 times (33.33%) and losing it 2 times (66.67%).
3 points in 12 periods (29.27%) winning that period 4 times (33.33%) and losing it 6 times (50.00%).
0 points in 11 periods (26.83%) winning that period 0 times (0.00%) and losing it 8 times (72.73%).

Scoring breakdown of the second team when the first team scores 8 (0):
8 points – none

Scoring breakdown of the second team when the first team scores 7 (15):
8 points – 1 (6.67%)  7 points – 7 (46.67%)  6 points – 2 (13.33%)  3 points – 0 (0.00%)  0 points – 5 (33.33%)

Scoring breakdown of the second team when the first team scores 6 (3):
8 points – 0 (0.00%)  7 points – 1 (33.33%)  6 points – 1 (33.33%)  3 points – 0 (0.00%)  0 points – 1 (33.33%)

Scoring breakdown of the second team when the first team scores 3 (12):
8 points – 0 (0.00%)  7 points – 0 (0.00%)  6 points – 6 (50.00%)  3 points – 2 (16.67%)  0 points – 4 (33.33%)

Scoring breakdown of the second team when the first team scores 0 (11):
8 points – 0 (0.00%)  7 points – 0 (0.00%)  6 points – 0 (0.00%)  3 points – 8 (72.73%)  0 points – 3 (27.27%)

Teams scored 8 in 1 (1.22%) periods winning 1 of those games

Teams forced to go for 2 (3rd+ overtime) made 0 in 1 attempts (0.00%) in 3 periods in 3 games.

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