The Incredible, (Non)Edible Rising Mega Millions Jackpot

Summer. Love it or hate it, the temperatures are rising even more. Shaved ice and a trip to the pool offer temporary relief. The real solution, at least for those of us in Houston, is cranking up the air conditioner. In parallel fashion, the Mega Millions jackpot rose once again July 17th and now stands tall at $422 million. That’s more than enough to pay off that crazy-high electric bill! Which Pattern and its General/Specific Orders is responsible for this madness!?

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-2-1} Pattern made its 16th appearance with winning numbers 40, 41, 61, 66, 67, and MB 12.

{3-2-1}, and the jackpot lifts off again. Source:

Of the 376 Mega Millions drawings  so far, this Pattern has played 4.26% of the time and previously played on July 6th, 2018.

The [2-3-1] General Order made its eighth appearance and was seen alongside the {3-2-1} Pattern in the earlier-mentioned July 6th drawing. With that said, this General Order has played in 50% of the 16 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. This General Order has also played in 2.13% of all 376 drawings.

The 0 0 2 0 3 1 Specific Order made its debut Tuesday’s drawing. With that said, this Specific Order has now appeared in 12.5% of the eight drawings where the General Order was [2-3-1]. This Specific Order has also appeared in 6.25% of the sixteen drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. Finally, when looking at all 376 drawings , the 0 0 2 0 3 1 Specific Order has played in 0.27% of them.

Three Number Combination(s)

The lone repeating Three-Number Combination, 61, 66, and 67, made its debut in the June 10th, 2016 drawing.

The cherry on top was the repeating Three-Number Combination. Source:

Will the heat turn up even higher Friday night? Could the Mega Millions jackpot be flirting with a jackpot close to, or even exceeding $500 million soon?

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