Seeing Double

It’s not often that the same Pattern plays across two lotteries at once! Both Lotto Texas and Powerball saw the same Pattern on March 10, 2018. But, due to the nature of each lottery, this was where all similarities ended. Our analysis showed them going onto wildly divergent paths.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-2-1} Pattern, with winning numbers 5, 15, 27, 32, 36, and 46, has now played 796 times.

The first {3-2-1} Pattern of the night. Source:

Given that there have been 1532 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played in about 52% of them. Prior to Saturday night, this {3-2-1} Pattern was seen on February 21, 2018.

Now with 130 appearances, the 2 3 1 Specific Order has played in 16.3% of the 796 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. This Specific Order has also played in 8.49% of all 1532 drawings and was last seen at the beginning of the year. More specifically, the January 3, 2018 drawing.

Four-Number Combination(s)

There were also two repeating Four-Number Combinations:

  • 15, 27, 36, 46 (Debuted May 8, 2002)
  • 5, 15, 27, 36 (Debuted March 22, 2017)
From the “distant” past to the recent past. Source:

The {3-2-1} Pattern is the most commonly seen Pattern in Lotto Texas. This isn’t the case in Powerball.


General Lottery Analysis

Unlike Lotto Texas, the {3-2-1} Pattern in Powerball is one of the least commonly seen Patterns. Its 16th appearance was thanks to winning numbers 43, 44, 54, 61, 69, and PB 22.

The *other* {3-2-1} Pattern. Source:

Out of the 254 Powerball drawings, this {3-2-1} Pattern has played in 6.30% of them and was last seen on February 3, 2018.

The [3-2-1] General Order made its 6th appearance and has played in 37.5% of the 16 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. This General Order has also played in 2.36% of all 254 drawings. Like the {3-2-1} Pattern, this General Order was also last seen in the February 3rd drawing.

One highlight of the evening was the debut of the 0 0 0 3 2 1 Specific Order. This General Order has played in roughly 16.7% of the six drawings where the General Order was [3-2-1], and in 6.25% of the 16 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. This Specific Order has played in 0.39% of all 254 drawings.

Three-Number Combination(s)

The lone repeating Three-Number Combination of the evening was 54, 61, PB 22.

One (repeating) Three-Number Combination to rule them all. Source:

This Combination made its debut in the December 30, 2015 drawing.

Will either, or both, of these {3-2-1} Patterns make an encore in Wednesday’s drawing?

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