New Year, New Pattern

We’re only three days into the new year, and we’ve already had a Mega Millions drawing! In our last Mega Millions post, we covered the {2-2-1-1} Pattern. It was the Pattern that kicked off, and closed out, 2017. This time, it was another Pattern that had the honor of greeting 2018.

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern, Master of Pattern Streaks, made its 139th appearance in the January 2nd drawing. The winning numbers were 1, 42, 47, 64, 70, and MB 22.

Starting the year with {2-1-1-1-1}. Source:

With 320 Mega Millions drawings so far, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern has played 43.4% of the time. We last saw this Pattern in the December 15th, 2017 drawing.

Now with 34 appearances, the [1-1-1-2-1] General Order has played in 24.5% of the 139 drawings where the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern has appeared. When looking at all 320 drawings, this General Order has played 10.625% of the time. Prior to Tuesday night, the [1-1-1-2-1] General Order was seen in the December 8th, 2017 drawing.

The 1 0 1 1 2 1 Specific Order, now with 13 appearances, has now played in 38.2% of the 34 drawings where the [1-1-1-2-1] General Order has appeared. In fact, it was seen along said General Order in the December 8th drawing. This Specific Order has also played in 9.35% of the 139 drawings where the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern has appeared. Finally, when taking all 320 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played in 4.0625% of the time.

Three Number Combination(s)

As the world recuperated from the New Year’s festivities, it was fitting that there were no repeating Three-Number Combinations.

What lies in store for Mega Millions this year?

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