Play That Song Again, Mega Millions

Mardi Gras will be upon us soon. King cake  is flying off the bakery shelves and the orders for crawfish, or crayfish for our non-US readers, keep coming. On the lottery side, things have slowed down a bit, but Mega Millions still had a strong showing on Friday night. The most commonly seen Pattern made an encore, and we also saw a Specific Order that hadn’t been seen in almost a year.

The winning numbers for the February 24th, 2017 drawing were 12, 29, 33, 42, 68 and MB 14.

Winning Mega Millions numbers.

With 140 appearances, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern retained its position as the most commonly seen Pattern and has now played in 40% of the 350 drawings to date. Recall that this Pattern was last seen in Tuesday’s drawing.

The [1-1-2-1-1] General Order made its 33rd appearance and has now played in approximately 23.6% of the 140 drawings where the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern has appeared. This General Order has also played in approximately 9.43% of all drawings. Unlike the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern, the [1-1-2-1-1] General Order did not make an encore. To see when this General Order previously played, we need to go back to the January 27th drawing, which was nearly a month ago.

Next, the 1 1 2 0 1 1 Specific Order made its third appearance, its first in nearly a year. This Specific Order previously played in the March 22nd, 2016 drawing. With that said, the 1 1 2 0 1 1 Specific Order has now played in 9.09% of the 33 drawings where the [1-1-2-1-1] General Order has appeared, 2.14% of the 140 drawings where the {2-1-1-1-1} drawing has appeared, and in approximately 0.86% of all drawings.

Our Mega Millions coverage concludes with the repeat appearance of the Three-Number Combination 29, 33, and 68.

In this snippet, the repeating Combination is in the red box.

This Combination made its debut in the July 25th, 2014 drawing.

Will Mega Millions end the month with a {2-1-1-1-1} three-peat?

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