Mega Millions Makes Way for Three-Number Combo

Looking at the July 19th Mega Millions drawing, we saw one Pattern cement its title as “Most Commonly Seen”. Can y’all guess what it is?

The winning numbers were 3, 34, 54, 65, 66, and MB 4.

Winning numbers taken from lotterytrend-megamillions.com
Winning numbers taken from lotterytrend-megamillions.com

These numbers followed the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern, which has now played in 111 out of 287 drawings. With a tally of 38.7% percent, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern is without equal in Mega Millions. It remains the most commonly seen Pattern to date! This Pattern previously played on July 12th, 2016.

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern followed the [1-1-1-2-1] General Order. As of the July 19th drawing, this General Order has played 25 out of 111 times, or 22.5% of the Mega Millions drawings in which the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern has played. If we take all 287 drawings into account, then the [1-1-1-2-1] General Order has played 8.71% of the time. Prior to last night, the [1-1-1-2-1] General Order last played on May 27th, 2016.

The [1-1-1-2-1] General Order gave way to the 1 0 1 1 2 1 Specific Order, which has now appeared 9 out of 25 times, or 36% of the drawings in which the [1-1-1-2-1] General Order has appeared. If we take all 111 drawings that had {2-1-1-1-1} as the winning Pattern, then the 1 0 1 1 2 1 Specific Order has played 8.11% of the time. Finally, looking at all 287 Mega Millions drawings, then the 1 0 1 1 2 1 Specific Order has played 3.14% of the time. Prior to last night, the 1 0 1 1 2 1 Specific Order last played on October 16th, 2015.

We saw a Three-Number Combination play for the second time in the form of 54, 65, and 66!

July 19th's Three-Number Combo highlighted in red box. Taken from lotterytrend-megamillions.com
July 19th’s Three-Number Combo highlighted in red box. Taken from lotterytrend-megamillions.com

The first time this combination played was back on June 3rd, 2016.

As we look ahead to Friday’s drawing, will we see a {2-1-1-1-1} repeat?

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