Mega Millions and the {2-2-1-1} Pattern Addiction

Addiction. Now that’s a loaded word. When most people see or hear “addiction”, they’re thinking of someone who can’t resist. Just one more swig. Just one more slice of pizza. Just. One. More. What now, do you do if a lottery has an addiction?

A strange question, true, but since the beginning of October, Mega Millions has hitched itself to the {2-2-1-1} Pattern. As Mega Millions stuck with this Pattern, the jackpot continued to rise. On October 12, 2021, Mega Millions thought, “Just one more round”. Sticking with the {2-2-1-1} Pattern for the fourth time in a row led to the jackpot rising handsomely to $84 million.

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-2-1-1} Pattern made its 199th appearance with winning numbers 21, 26, 56, 61, 65 and MB 4.

Will the immediate future be {2-2-1-1}, too? Source:

There have now been 714 Mega Millions drawings, and this Pattern has played 27.8% of the time. We last saw the {2-2-1-1} Pattern October 8, 2021.

The [2-1-2-1] General Order, now with 62 appearances, has played in 31.2% of the 199 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 714 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has now played 8.68% of the time. The [2-1-2-1] General Order was last seen October 5, 2021.

Now with four appearances, the 0 2 0 1 2 1 Specific Order has played in 6.45% of the 62 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-2-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 2.01% of the 199 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 0.56% of all 714 drawings. Prior to Tuesday night, the 0 2 0 1 2 1 Specific Order played October 19, 2018.

Three-Number Combinations

A couple of repeating Three-Number Combinations were present:

Nearly bookends! Source:

Will the {2-2-1-1} Pattern streak and rising jackpot continue Friday night?

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