September Warm-Up

After a quiet Saturday, Lotto Texas and Powerball were fired up in Wednesday’s drawings. Lotto Texas saw a {3-2-1} three-peat and more. On the Powerball side of things, the {2-2-1-1} Pattern called itself playing catch-up.

Lotto Texas

The September 7th, 2016 winning numbers were 9, 12, 26, 28, 33, and 40.

Winning Texas Lotto numbers. From lotterytrend.com.
Winning Texas Lotto numbers. From lotterytrend.com.

Now with its 718th appearance, the {3-2-1} Pattern continues its rock-solid hold on Most Commonly Played Pattern. With 1375 drawings to date, the {3-2-1} Pattern has now played 52.2% of the time.

The Specific Order of the evening was 2 3 1, making its first appearance since July 20th. With its 118th appearance, and given the 718 appearances of the {3-2-1} Pattern, the 2 3 1 Specific Order has played 16.4% of the time. Taking all 1375 drawings into account, this becomes 8.58% of the time.

Now it gets a little more interesting. We saw a Four-Number Combination make an appearance for the first time in ten years! This Combination was brought to us by 12, 28, 33, and 40.

The repeating Four-Number Combination. From lotterytrend.com.
The repeating Four-Number Combination. From lotterytrend.com.

The very first time this Combination played was August 26th, 2006.

Powerball

Thanks to winning numbers 22, 23, 29, 33, 35, and PB 21, the {2-2-1-1} Pattern made its 34th appearance.

Winning Powerball numbers. From lotterytrend-powerball.com.
Winning Powerball numbers. From lotterytrend-powerball.com.

With 97 Powerball drawings to date, the {2-2-1-1} has played 35.1% of the time. The last time we saw this Pattern was back on August 24th.

The [2-2-1-1] General order made its 11th appearance, its first since early in the summer (June 11th). Given the 34 drawings in which the {2-2-1-1} Pattern has played, the [2-2-1-1] General Order has played 32.4% of the time. This becomes 11.3% of the time when we look at all 97 drawings.

We now come to the 0 2 2 1 0 1 Specific Order. Making its debut last night, it has now appeared in 1 out of 11 drawings in which the [2-2-1-1] General Order has played, or 9.09% of the time. Looking at the 34 drawings in which the {2-2-1-1} has played, this becomes 2.94% of the time. Finally, the 0 2 2 1 0 1 Specific Order has now played in 1.03% of all Powerball drawings.

As football kicks it into high gear this weekend, will Lotto Texas see a {3-2-1} four-peat? Will the {2-2-1-1} Pattern continue to play catch-up and dethrone the {2-1-1-1-1} in Powerball?

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