Mega Millions’ Memoria Day (Weekend) Combination Special

Memorial Day is the traditional start of summer, even if the schools haven’t closed just yet*. For us at Lottery Trend headquarters, this holiday weekend marks a milestone. It was five years ago that Lottery Binge went online. Five years of providing the latest lottery analysis for Lotto Texas, Powerball, and Mega Millions, and no intention of slowing down!

*For readers not familiar with the U.S. school system, the country doesn’t have a national curriculum. The states determine the start and end dates of the school year, as well as what gets taught. Some schools close at the beginning of May (and the kids go back in late July/early August) while others let out at the end of June (and start after Labor Day). In our neck of the woods, the schools let out right before Memorial Day.

How fitting that Mega Millions kicked off Memorial Day weekend! The May 28, 2021 drawing saw a bombardment of repeating Three-Number Combinations. This pushed the jackpot upward to $34 million. Both of these were made possible by the return of the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern.

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern encore was made possible by 10, 14, 20, 47, 70 and MB 15. This Pattern has now played 293 times.

Starting the holiday weekend with an encore! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

This Pattern has now played in 43.4% of the 675 Mega Millions drawings and was last seen May 25, 2021.

The [2-1-1-1-1] General Order, now with 69 appearances, has played in 23.5% of the 293 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 675 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 10.2% of the time. Prior to Friday night, the [2-1-1-1-1] General Order played November 27, 2020.

Now with 12 appearances, the 2 1 0 1 1 1 Specific Order has played in 17.4% of the 69 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 4.10% of the 293 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 1.78% of all 675 drawings. We last saw the 2 1 0 1 1 1 Specific Order July 17, 2020.

Three-Number Combinations

There were four repeating Three-Number Combinations:

  • 10, 14, 17 (Debuted June 17, 2014)
  • 14, 47, MB 15 (Debuted July 22, 2014)
  • 14, 70, MB 15 (Debuted May 23, 20214)
  • 10, 20, MB 15 (Debuted December 15, 2020)
No repeating Four-Number Combination needed! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

Will a {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern three-peat be how Mega Millions kicks off June?

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