Marching Onward with a Playback

March is a month that many look forward to. Longer days are ahead, Spring Break is around the corner, and you’ve got good reason to wear green. What’s not to like?

Meanwhile, Mega Millions took the phrase “March comes roaring in like a lion” to heart this past Tuesday night! The March 3, 2020 drawing gifted us a playback and boosted the prize to $70 million.

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 8, 12, 33, 56, 64, and MB 2, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made its 238th appearance.

Playbacks make lotteries roar. Source:

There have now been 546 Mega Millions drawings, and this Pattern has played 43.6% of the time.

The [2-1-1-1-1] General Order, now with 63 appearances, has played in 26.5% of the 238 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 546 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 11.5% of the time.

Now with 20 appearances, the 2 0 1 1 1 1 Specific Order has played in 31.7% of the 63 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 8.40% of the 238 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 3.66% of all 546 drawings.

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern, [2-1-1-1-1] General Order, and 2 0 1 1 1 1 Specific Order were last seen together in the February 11, 2020 drawing!

Three-Number Combination(s)

After throwing that playback, there wasn’t enough energy for repeating Three-Number Combinations.

Will Friday night’s drawing see a playback encore?

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