The Charming 13th

With two weeks to go before Halloween, Mega Millions decided to get in the mood. It wasn’t enough that the {2-2-1-1} Pattern made an encore appearance on Friday the 13th. This Pattern made its third consecutive appearance in the October 17th drawing.

And the number 13 still didn’t appear.

General Lottery Analysis

Tuesday’s winning numbers were 31, 45, 49, 56, 70, and MB 11. This brings the number of appearances of the {2-2-1-1} Pattern to 124.

Who needs 13 to pack a punch? Source:

With 417 Mega Millions drawings so far, this Pattern has played 29.7% of the time.

Making its 46th appearance was the [2-2-1-1] General Order, which has now played in 37.1% of the 124 drawings where the {2-2-1-1} Pattern has played. This General Order has also played in roughly 11% of all 417 drawings. The [2-2-1-1] accompanied the {2-2-1-1} Pattern in the Friday the 13th drawing. Could Tuesday’s drawing be a playback?

The appearance of the 0 0 2 2 1 1 Specific Order puts the idea of a playback to rest. So, when did it play last? Don’t worry, we’ll get to that in a minute. With its third-ever appearance, this Specific Order has played in 6.52% of the 46 drawings where the [2-2-1-1] General Order has appeared. This has also played in 2.42% of the 124 drawings where the {2-2-1-1} Pattern has appeared, and in 0.72% of all 417 drawings. Until Tuesday night, 0 0 2 2 1 1 Specific Order hadn’t been seen in almost three years. This Specific Order had previously played in the January 20th, 2015 drawing.

Three-Number Combination(s)

This time around, there was a repeating Three-Number Combination. The Combination of the evening was 31, 49, MB 11.

Hovering near the bottom. Source:

This Combination made its debut over the summer. More specifically, in the July 28th, 2017 drawing.

Will the {2-2-1-1} Pattern continue its streak Friday night, or will another Pattern take over the reins?

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