What is Deal Score?

Deal Score is a number based on a fancy math calculation made by SeatGeek that tells you exactly how good a deal you're looking at. You can use Deal Score to quickly find the best deals, buy with confidence, and save money in the process!

What is a good Deal Score?
Deal Scores can range from 1 to 10. Deals at either end of this range are rare, but a 10 means that this is one of the best ticket deals on SeatGeek. Conversely, a 1 is a very, very bad deal.
How is Deal Score calculated?

We factor in lots of things while calculating deal score, and we're always tinkering to make it better. Some of the factors that influence Deal Score are: historical ticket prices for the performer and the venue, the row location, the expected sightline from the section, and the quality of the other available tickets for the event.

Deal Scores are based on an absolute scale, meaning that a Deal Score of a higher number is always a better deal than a Deal Score of a lower number — even across different events.

What do the multi-colored dots on the map mean?
The multi-colored dots on the map are available tickets, mapped to their corresponding section and row. We also call these dots "pins".

The color of each pin is an indicator of its Deal Score. Green pins represent the best available ticket deals, red pins are the worst.
What does a blue dot or a blue Deal Score mean?
Blue is the color assigned to ticket listings for which Deal Score cannot be calculated. This usually happens when SeatGeek can't make sense of the ticket information that is provided on the seller's website, such as when a listing uses non-standard section names or numbers.

A blue dot or Deal Score doesn't necessarily signify a bad deal — just that SeatGeek doesn't know enough to give a good answer.
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