Coming Down From a (Jackpot) High

Mega Millions came back down to Earth in the July 27th drawing. With no grand prize winner, the jackpot inched up to $45 million. This (understandably) quiet night saw an appearance from the lottery’s most commonly seen Pattern.

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made its 166th appearance with winning numbers 1, 32, 40, 49, 63, and MB 20.

A common Pattern and a “normal” jackpot. Source:

Of the 379 Mega Millions drawings, this Pattern has played in 43.8% of them and was last seen on July 20th, 2018.

With 37 appearances, the [1-2-1-1-1] General Order has played in 22.3% of the 166 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. This General Order has also played in 9.76% of all 379 drawings. Prior to Friday night, the [1-2-1-1-1] General Order played on July 10th, 2018.

Now with seven appearances, the 1 0 2 1 1 1 Specific Order played in 18.9% of the 37 drawings where the General Order was [1-2-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 4.22% of the 166 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Finally, when taking all 379 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 1.84% of the time. We last saw the 1 0 2 1 1 1 Specific Order in the May 11th, 2018 drawing.

Three Number Combination(s)

There weren’t any repeating Three-Number Combinations Friday night.

Will July end with a {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern encore?

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