The 2nd Back for Seconds

Mega Millions has a history with the Olympics. It was during the Rio Olympics in 2016 that we saw a Pattern make six consecutive appearances. As the Winter Olympics begin to wrap up, Mega Millions wanted to reminisce. In fact, February 23rd’s drawing saw shades of an earlier time.

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-1-1-1} Pattern made its 66th appearance, with winning numbers 7, 11, 13, 19, 58, and MB 9.

Olympics are ending when a weekend’s beginning. Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

Given that there have been 335 Mega Millions drawings, this Pattern has played in 19.7% of them. Prior to Friday night, this Pattern played on February 2nd, 2018.

The [3-1-1-1] General Order, now with 23 appearances, has played in 34.8% of the 66 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. And, it was seen alongside the {3-1-1-1} Pattern in the earlier mentioned February 2nd drawing. When taking all 335 drawings into account, this General Order has played 6.87% of the time.

Now with three appearances, the 3 1 0 0 1 1 Specific Order has played in 13% of the 23 drawings where [3-1-1-1] was the General Order. This Specific Order has also played in 4.55% of the 66 drawings where the {3-1-1-1} Pattern appeared. Finally, when looking at all 335 drawings, this Specific Order has played 0.9% of the time. We last saw the 3 1 0 0 1 1 Specific Order in the July 7th, 2017 drawing. This was reconfigured from the 3 1 0 1 0 1 Specific Order seen that night.

Three Number Combination(s)

The repeating Three-Number Combination, 7, 13, MB 9, also had shades of February.

Not just Patterns like February. Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

More specifically, this Combination made its debut in the February 2nd, 2016 drawing.

Will Mega Millions end the month with a {3-1-1-1} encore, or will another Pattern appear?

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