Joisey Millions

Mega Millions sizzled and then saw a big cool down. How you ask? The jackpot, once standing tall at $124 million, was brought down to size by a player in New Jersey. And wouldn’t you know it? A {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern streak and a [1-2-1-1-1] General Order encore joined forces to make the win possible! As is the nature of such things, the jackpot reset to $20 million. In this strange new world, Lotto Texas currently has a larger jackpot than Mega Millions.

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern streak established on July 24, 2020 was made possible by winning numbers 8, 33, 39, 54, 58 and MB 17. Not only has this Pattern now played four times in a row, it has played 256 times altogether.

The winning streak! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

There have now been 587 Mega Millions drawings, and this Pattern has played 43.6% of the time.

The [1-2-1-1-1] General Order, now with 60 appearances, has played in 23.4% of the 256 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 587 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 10.2% of the time.

Both the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern and the [1-2-1-1-1] General Order were last seen July 21, 2020.

Now with 12 appearances, the 1 0 2 1 1 1 Specific Order has played in 20% of the 60 drawings where the General Order was [1-2-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 4.69% of the 256 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 2.04% of all 587 drawings. Prior to Friday night, the 1 0 2 1 1 1 Specific Order played June 19, 2020.

Three-Number Combinations

There was enough room for repeating Three-Number Combination 33, 39 and 58, which debuted July 4, 2014.


A single repeater near the middle. Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

Even though the Mega Millions jackpot has reset, there’s the matter of the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern streak! Will it continue into next week, and will the [1-2-1-1-1] General Order see a three-peat?

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