The Good Fortune of Mega Millions

August 13, 2021 fell on a Friday this year. For any Mega Millions players who are triskaidekaphobes, fear not! The results of Friday night’s drawing caused short term pain but long-term gain. Although no one won the grand prize, you gained another shot to win the jackpot! By the grace of a {2-2-1-1} Pattern encore, the jackpot soared to $242 million.

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-2-1-1} Pattern encore was made possible by 17, 21, 35, 40, 53 and MB 11. This Pattern has now played 191 times.

A triumphant return for the {2-2-1-1] Pattern! Source:

There have been 697 Mega Millions drawings, and this Pattern has played 27.4% of the time. We last saw the {2-2-1-1} Pattern August 10, 2021.

The [2-2-1-1] General Order, now with 66 appearances, has played in 34.6% of the 191 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 697 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 9.47% of the time. Prior to Friday night, the [2-2-1-1] General Order played August 3, 2021.

Now with nine appearances, the 0 2 2 1 0 1 Specific Order has played in 13.6% of the 66 drawings where the General Order was [2-2-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 4.71% of the 191 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 1.29% of all 697 drawings. The 0 2 2 1 0 1 Specific Order was last seen December 13, 2019.

Three-Number Combinations

Repeating Three-Number Combination 40, 53, MB 11 debuted November 11, 2016.

The best place for a lone repeater: at the top! Source:

Will the {2-2-1-1} Pattern be so lucky as to make a three-peat appearance Tuesday night?

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