Leaving May in 3-2-1

The month of May ended with Lotto Texas and Powerball, and what an ending it was! Both lotteries saw their most commonly played Patterns, and Lotto Texas got in a couple of repeating Four-Number Combinations.

Lotto Texas

With 752 appearances, the {3-2-1} Pattern is second-to-none in Lotto Texas. The winning numbers for May 31st were 11, 26, 33, 40, 47, and 53.

Winning Texas Lottery numbers. From lotterytrend.com.

This Pattern has now played in 51.8% of the 1451 Lotto Texas drawings, and was last seen in the May 20th drawing.

The Specific Order of the evening was 1 2 3, making its 138th appearance. This has appeared in 18.4% of the 752 drawings where the {3-2-1} Pattern has appeared, and in 9.51% of all drawings. Prior to Wednesday, the 1 2 3 Specific Order previously played in the April 26th, 2017 drawing.

The repeating Four-Number Combinations of the evening were

  • 26, 40, 47, and 53 (Debuted May 18th, 2016) and
  • 26, 33, 47, and 53 (Debuted March 23rd, 2011)
Repeating Four-Number Combinations are highlighted in red. From lotterytrend.com.


Right off the heels of this past Saturday’s drawing, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made an encore! The winning numbers were 4, 33, 39, 46, 60, and PB 6.

Winning Powerball numbers. From lotterytrend-powerball.com.

With 62 appearances, this Pattern remains the most commonly seen in Powerball, and has played in 35.8% of the 173 drawings.

Making its 17th appearance, the [1-2-1-1-1] General Order has played in 27.4% of the 62 drawings where the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern has appeared, and in 9.83% of all Powerball drawings. Prior to Wednesday, this General Order was last seen in the April 22nd, 2017 drawing.

Powerball didn’t see any repeating Three-Number Combinations, so the grand finale of the evening was the fifth appearance of the 1 0 2 1 1 1 Specific Order. This Specific Order has played in 29.4% of the 17 drawings where the [1-2-1-1-1] General Order has appeared, 8.06% of the 62 drawings where the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern has appeared, and in 2.89% of all 173 drawings. The 1 0 2 1 1 1 Specific Order previously played in the April 1st drawing.

Will these Patterns make an encore in Saturday night’s drawing?

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