The Lottery Swift Kick

The star of May 15, 2021 was Lotto Texas. For those who’ve been following our blog, you most likely remembered this lottery being the quiet type. That certainly wasn’t the case Saturday night! An Australia Play was featured, and it gave one heck of a kick! The kick was powerful enough to send the jackpot to $16.25 million.

Powerball didn’t have an Australian Play, but it was strong as it ever was. The prize received a generous boost to $201 million.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 8, 15, 23, 24, 42 and 44, both the {2-2-2} Pattern and the 2 2 2 Specific Order made their 257th appearance.

These numbers packed a powerful kick! Source: lotterytrend.com.

There have now been 1864 Lotto Texas drawings, and an Australia Play has been featured 13.8% of the time. Prior to Saturday night, an Australia Play appeared in the April 24, 2021 drawing.

Similar Spread

Saturday night’s spread was 07:08:01:18:02. This was much like the spread featured in the September 1, 2010 drawing. The winning numbers were 8, 15, 23, 41, 42, and 44, and the spread was 07:08:18:01:02. Note that the differences between numbers played were the same, but the orders were different.

Five-Number Combination

This Australia Play featured the appearance of a repeating Five-Number Combination!

  • 8, 15, 23, 42 and 44 debuted September 1, 2010.
The windup. Source: lotterytrend.com

Four-Number Combinations

Cracking open the repeating Five-Number Combination revealed five repeating Four-Number Combinations!

  • 8, 15, 42, 44
  • 8, 23, 42, 44
  • 15, 23, 42, 44
  • 8, 15, 23, 44
  • 8, 15, 23, 42

Naturally, these Combinations debuted in the earlier-mentioned September 10 drawing.

Believe it or not, there was another! Repeating Four-Number Combination 15, 23, 24 and 44 debuted May 21, 2014 and was last seen October 14, 2017.

The kick, and then some! Source: lotterytrend.com.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 4, 10, 37, 39, 69 and PB 24, the {2-2-1-1} Pattern made its 168th appearance.

Quietly raising the Powerball jackpot! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

There have now been 586 Powerball drawings, and this Pattern has played 36.3% of the time. We last saw the {2-2-1-1} Pattern May 1, 2021.

The [2-2-1-1] General Order, now with 61 drawings, has played in 36.3% of the 168 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 586 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 10.4% of the time. Prior to Saturday night, the [2-2-1-1] General Order played April 28, 2021.

Now with four appearances, the 2 0 2 0 1 1 Specific Order has played in 6.56% of the 61 drawings where the General Order was [2-2-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 2.38% of the 168 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 0.68% of all 568 drawings. The 2 0 2 0 1 1 Specific Order was last seen March 27, 2021.

Three-Number Combinations  

A couple of repeating Three-Number Combinations surfaced:

Room for a couple of repeaters. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Will the jackpots in Lotto Texas and Powerball continue their climb in the week ahead?

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