Mega Millions’ March Reset

Jackpots rise to a certain threshold then come tumbling down. Whether it’s $47 million or over $1 billion, once the prize is won, the jackpot resets, and the cycle repeats. We call it the “rise-reset-rise” cycle.

Mega Millions entered the “Reset” leg of the cycle Tuesday night. Just as someone in New York became $126 million richer (pre-taxes), the jackpot was reset to $20 million.

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern of March 8, 2022 not only enriched a player from New York, it blocked a {2-2-1-1} Pattern three-peat from taking place. With 7, 18, 38, 58, 64 and MB 24, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made its 320th appearance.

{2-1-1-1-1} Pattern: The Enricher. Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

This Pattern has now played in 42.3% of the 756 Mega Millions drawings and was last seen February 25, 2022.

The [1-1-1-2-1] General Order, now with 71 appearances, has played in 22.2% of the 320 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 756 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 9.39% of the time.

Now with 17 appearances, the 1 1 1 0 2 1 Specific Order has played in 23.9% of the 71 drawings where the General Order was [1-1-1-2-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 5.31% of the 320 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 2.25% of all 756 drawings.

Prior to Tuesday night, both the [1-1-1-2-1] General Order and the 1 1 1 0 2 1 Specific Order played February 1, 2022.

Three-Number Combinations

Mega Millions thought it appropriate to present five repeating Three-Number Combinations:

Buzzing with repeating Three-Number Combinations! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

Is a repeat appearance by the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern in store for Friday night, or will Mega Millions have other plans?

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