“May”-king Way for Another Pattern

There was a change in the Mega Millions Pattern roster. The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern was not only the last to play in April, this appearance had the distinction of being an encore. Given this Pattern’s past with streaks, a three-peat to kick off May wouldn’t have been unusual.

Alas, another Pattern pushed the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern aside. This bold move was just one of two big events May 1, 2020. The other was a Pattern encore. With no grand prize winners, the jackpot rose to $215 million.

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 28, 30, 31, 35, 66 and MB 14, the {3-1-1-1} Pattern made its 106th appearance.

Such impudence! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

There have now been 563 Mega Millions drawings, and this Pattern has played 18.8% of the time. Prior to Friday night, the {3-1-1-1} Pattern played April 14, 2020.

The [1-3-1-1] General Order, now with 34 appearances, has played in 32.1% of the 106 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 563 drawings were taken into consideration, this General Order has played 6.04% of the time. We last saw the [1-3-1-1] General Order in the February 4, 2020 drawing.

Now with four appearances, the 0 1 3 0 1 1 Specific Order has played in 11.8% of the 34 drawings where the General Order was [1-3-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 3.77% of the 106 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 0.71% of all 563 drawings. The 0 1 3 0 1 1 Specific Order was last seen December 19, 2017.

Three-Number Combination(s)

The repeating Three-Number Combination 31, 35 and 66 made its debut November 7, 2014.

Making time to play a repeating Three-Number Combination. Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

The {3-1-1-1} Pattern is a bold one, having gone toe-to-toe with the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern and dethroning it, for now. Will the {3-1-1-1} Pattern retain control of Mega Millions Tuesday, or will yet another Pattern have a go?

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