The {3-1-1-1} Pattern Marvel: Mega Millions Edition

If you played Mega Millions March 30, 2021, you probably thought this lottery would also go out like a lamb*. To all those who expected a quiet night, we’re (not) sorry to say that’s not what happened. The {3-1-1-1} Pattern made its rounds and brought some friends. Their combined efforts helped propel the jackpot to $168 million!

*From the saying, “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.”

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 11, 37, 47, 53, 56 and MB 15, the {3-1-1-1} Pattern has played 127 times.

A {3-1-1-1} Pattern to end the month! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

There have now been 658 Mega Millions drawings, and this Pattern has played 19.3% of the time. We last saw the {3-1-1-1} Pattern March 2, 2021.

The [1-1-3-1] General Order, now with 37 appearances, has played in 29.1% of the 127 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 5.62% of the 658 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 5.62% of the time. The [1-1-3-1] General Order was last seen February 19, 2021.

Now with four appearances, the 1 0 1 3 0 1 Specific Order has played in 10.8% of the 37 drawings where the General Order was [1-1-3-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 3.15% of the 127 drawings where {3-1-1-1} Pattern was the winning Pattern and in 0.61% of all 658 drawings. Prior to Tuesday night, the 1 0 1 3 0 1 Specific Order played November 3, 2020.

Three-Number Combinations

Remember the “friends” we mentioned earlier? There were four repeating Three-Number Combinations:

  • 11, 37, 47 (Debuted June 15, 2018)
  • 11, 37, MB 15 (Debuted October 14, 2014)
  • 53, 56, MB 15 (Debuted October 30, 2015)
  • 11, 47, 56 (Debuted November 25, 2014)
No repeating Four-Number Combination necessary! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

And to think this was achieved without a repeating Four-Number Combination!

Will the {3-1-1-1} Pattern return for Friday night’s drawing?

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