Enter the total goals scored and the number of games played into the calculator to determine the average goals per game for a team or player.

Goals Per Game Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the average goals per game.



  • GPG is the goals per game
  • TG is the total goals scored
  • GP is the number of games played

To calculate the average goals per game, divide the total goals scored by the number of games played.

What is Goals Per Game?

Goals per game is a statistical measure used to determine the average number of goals scored by a team or player per game. It is a common metric in sports analytics, particularly in soccer and hockey, to gauge offensive performance over a season or a set of games.

How to Calculate Goals Per Game?

The following steps outline how to calculate the average Goals Per Game.

  1. First, determine the total goals scored (TG).
  2. Next, determine the number of games played (GP).
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = GPG = TG / GP.
  4. Finally, calculate the Goals Per Game (GPG).
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

Total goals scored (TG) = 85 goals

Number of games played (GP) = 34 games