CFDP 751

A Model of a Sudden-Death Field-Goal Football Game as a Sequential Duel


Publication Date: May 1985

Pages: 15


This paper introduces a highly simplified version of ‘sudden-death’ scoring. The basic game is as follows. With equal probability the teams toss to see who gets the ball. The team with the ball can either run or try to kick a field goal. The first team to score wins the game.


Tactical combat, War and defense, Football, Sequential duel

JEL Classification Codes: 114, 026

See CFP: 707