Saturday Means “Encore”

A lot can change in a week! In our January 6th post, we covered a crazy large Powerball jackpot. Although jackpots for both Lotto Texas and Powerball were at “normal” levels January 13, 2018, other noteworthy things took place that night. One of these things was a Pattern encore.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 18, 19, 34, 37, 40, and 49, the {3-2-1} Pattern saw its 788th appearance out of 1516 drawings.

{3-2-1} is more than part of a countdown. Source:

This Pattern has played roughly 52% of the time, and was last seen in the January 3, 2018 drawing.

The 1 2 3 Specific Order, now with 144 appearances, has played in 18.3% of the 788 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 1516 drawings into account, this Specific Order has played 9.56% of the time. Prior to Saturday night, this Specific Order played in the December 6, 2017 drawing.

Four-Number Combination(s)

Two repeating Four-Number Combinations made an appearance. One made its debut over ten years ago!

Near the middle of the list, but they stand out. Source:


General Lottery Analysis

After making an appearance in this past Wednesday’s drawing, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made an encore. Its 88th appearance was marked by winning numbers 14, 25, 35, 58, 69, and PB 24.

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern came back for more. Source:

Given that there have been 238 Powerball drawings to date, this Pattern has played roughly 37% of the time.

The [1-1-1-2-1] General Order, with 26 appearances to date, has played in 29.5% of the 88 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. This General Order has also played in 10.9% of all 233 drawings. The [1-1-1-2-1] General Order was seen alongside the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern in this past Wednesday’s drawing.

Now with eight appearances, the 1 1 1 0 2 1 Specific Order has played in 30.8% of the 26 drawings where the [1-1-1-2-1] General Order has appeared. This statistic becomes 9.09% when looking at the 88 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} appeared. Finally, when taking all 238 drawings into account, this Specific Order has played 3.36% of the time. We last saw the 1 1 1 0 2 1 Specific Order in the September 9, 2017 drawing.

Three-Number Combination(s)

The lone repeating Three-Number Combination, 25, 35, 58, made its debut in the July 20, 2016 drawing.

Right in the middle. Source:

Will the {3-2-1} Pattern make an encore this coming Wednesday? Will the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern go for a three-peat?

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