Winter Solstice Pattern Showoff

Christmas is just a hop, skip, and jump away. As the Yule logs were burning, the jackpot swelled once more and now stands at $321 million. That’s not all the December 21, 2018 Mega Millions drawing had to offer. There was a visit from a very uncommon Pattern and then some!

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 10, 13, 61, 62, 70, and MB 5, the {3-2-1} Pattern made its 18th appearance.

{3-2-1}: Common in Lotto Texas but not Mega Millions. Source:

This Pattern has played in 4.28% of the 421 Mega Millions drawings.

The [2-3-1] General Order made its tenth appearance and has now played in roughly 55.56% of the eighteen drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 421 drawings into consideration, this General Order has played 2.38% of the time.

Both the {3-2-1} Pattern and [2-3-1] General Order were last seen November 16th, 2018.

Now with two appearances, the 2 0 0 0 3 1 Specific Order has played in 20% of the ten drawings where the General Order was [2-3-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 11.1% of the 18 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. Finally, when taking all 421 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 0.48% of the time. The 2 0 0 0 3 1 Specific Order made its debut on April 12th, 2016. This Specific Order was reconfigured from the 2 0 0 1 2 1 Specific Order seen that night.

Three-Number Combination(s)

The uncommonly seen {3-2-1} Pattern was accompanied by four repeating Three-Number Combinations!

Bunches of repeating Three-Number Combinations! Source:

Christmas and Mega Millions have a date Tuesday night. Will someone become $321 million richer, or will the crazy-large jackpot madness spill into the new year?

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