Nothing Unlucky Here

For those of you who don’t pay much attention to the calendar, Friday’s Mega Millions drawing happened to fall on the 13th. Whether you believe Friday the 13th to be unlucky or not, that didn’t prevent Mega Millions from knocking it out of the park.

We saw the {2-1-1-1-1} make an encore appearance Friday night. The 133rd appearance of this Pattern was thanks to winning numbers 10, 44, 58, 74, 75, and MB 11.

Mega Millions winning numbers. From lotterytrend-megamillions.com.
Mega Millions winning numbers. From lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

Having now played in 39.3% of 338 drawings, the {2-1-1-1-1} retains its title as Most Commonly Played Mega Millions Pattern. Recall that this Pattern played in Tuesday’s drawing.

The [1-1-1-2-1] Specific Order made its 30th appearance, its first since the October 14th, 2016 drawing. As of Friday, this Specific Order has played in 22.6% of the 30 drawings where the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern has appeared, and in 8.88% of all drawings.

The 1 0 1 1 2 1 Specific Order made its 11th appearance and has now played in approximately 36.67% of the 30 drawings where the [1-1-1-2-1] was the General Order of the evening. This Specific Order has also played in 8.27% of the 133 drawings where the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern has appeared, and in 3.25% of all drawings. Prior to Friday, the 1 0 1 1 2 1 Specific Order played in the August 16th, 2016 drawing.

Our Mega Millions coverage for the week concludes with the repeat appearances of two Three-Number Combinations:

  • 44, 58, MB 11 (Debuted January 16th, 2015) and
  • 10, 74, 75 (Debuted April 1st, 2014. No foolin’!)
Repeating Three-Number Combinations highlighted in red box. Snippet from lotterytrend-megamillions.com.
Repeating Three-Number Combinations highlighted in red box. Snippet from lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

Looking ahead to next week, will the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern go for a three-peat?

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