Precursor to a Christmas Blowout?

There’s less than a week left until Christmas! That means a couple of weeks with the kids, panic-buying for gifts, and gettin’ down with the lottery.

Here’s the deal. Powerball is following in Mega Millions’s steps. The fallout of the December 19th drawing was the grand prize jumping to $281 million. Lotto Texas, gracious as it ever was, eased into a $8.75 million jackpot.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

Speaking of, the {4-2} Pattern made its 174th appearance with winning numbers 30, 34, 38, 41, 43, and 51.

Respectable Pattern for a respectable lottery. Source:

Of the 1613 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 10.8% of the time and was last seen November 17th, 2018.

Now with 31 appearances, the 0 2 4 Specific Order has played in 17.8% of the 174 drawings where {4-2} was the winning Pattern. If taking all 1613 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 1.92% of the time. Prior to Wednesday night, the 0 2 4 Specific Order played on October 6th, 2018.

Four-Number Combination(s)

Rejoice, all you repeating Four-Number Combination lovers, for Lotto Texas did not disappoint! The Combination of the evening was 34, 38, 43, and 51.

Repeating Four-Number Combinations make good companions. Source:

This Combination made its debut January 5th, 2013. It’s hard to believe that that was nearly six years ago!


General Lottery Analysis

In honor of its newfound love of the {3-1-1-1} Pattern, Powerball decided to play it again! The 69th appearance of this Pattern was thanks to winning numbers 15, 29, 31, 37, 43, and PB 16.

The {3-1-1-1} Pattern came back for more. Source:

Given that there have been 335 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played 20.6% of the time. Recall that we last saw this Pattern December 15th.

The [1-3-1-1] General Order made its eighteenth appearance and has now played in 26.1% of the 69 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. This General Order has also played in 5.37% of all 335 drawings. We last saw the [1-3-1-1] General Order on September 15th, 2018.

Now with three appearances, the 0 1 3 1 0 1 Specific Order has played in 16.67% of the 18 drawings where the General Order was [1-3-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 4.35% of the 69 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 0.90% of all 335 drawings. The 0 1 3 1 0 1 Specific Order was last seen on February 7th, 2018.

Three-Number Combination(s)

Accompanying the Pattern encore was repeating Three-Number Combination 15, 29, and 31.

Top of the class, er, table. Source:

This Combination debuted October 14th, 2015.

Will someone win an early Christmas gift Saturday?

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