Two Encores and a Side of Reconfiguration

As Christmas grew closer, Mega Millions got bolder! Tuesday night featured an encore for both the Pattern and the General Order. Although the Specific Order didn’t hop aboard the encore train, it has shown up before, albeit in a different form. All these factors came together to push the Mega Millions jackpot to $160 million.

General Lottery Analysis

December 14, 2021 meant another round with the {2-2-1-1} Pattern. With winning numbers 33, 35, 44, 55, 69 and MB 20, this Pattern made its 206th appearance.

More time with the {2-2-1-1} Pattern! Source:

There have now been 732 Mega Millions drawings, and this Pattern has now played 28.1% of the time.

The [2-2-1-1] General Order, now with 70 appearances, has played in 34% of the 206 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the Pattern. Once all 732 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 9.56% of the time.

Both the {2-2-1-1} Pattern and the [2-2-1-1] General Order played December 10, 2021.

Now with four appearances, the 0 0 2 2 1 1 Specific Order has played in 5.71% of the 70 drawings where the General Order was [2-2-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 1.94% of the 206 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 0.55% of all 732 drawings. Prior to Tuesday night, the 0 0 2 2 1 1 Specific Order played April 7, 2017. This was configured from the 0 1 2 2 1 1 Specific Order seen that night, in the olden days when Mega Millions followed the 75/15 configuration: white balls 1 – 75 and Mega Balls 1 – 15.

Three-Number Combinations

Repeating Three-Number Combination 33, 35 and 69 debuted April 21, 2015.

Six years goes by, doesn’t it? Source:

Will Friday night spell “three-peat”, or will another Pattern configuration have the limelight?

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