The Pattern Done Lost its Grip

Well, folks, it had to come to an end sooner or later. Since May 4th, the {3-2-1} Pattern reigned in Lotto Texas, and on Saturday night, it got pushed aside for another Pattern. Even though the Pattern changed, one element did stay consistent: the rising jackpot. In the end, the Lotto Texas jackpot grew to $16 million.

Earlier in the week, the {3-2-1} Pattern paid Powerball a visit as well. This Pattern isn’t as common there as it is in Lotto Texas, so the lack of an encore wasn’t that surprising. In its place was Powerball’s most played Pattern and a jackpot that grew to $125 million.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The May 21, 2022 Lotto Texas drawing featured the 277th Australia Play with winning numbers 16, 17, 22, 25, 38, and 46.

Dethroning the {3-2-1} Pattern. Source:

There have now been 2009 Lotto Texas drawings, and both the {2-2-2} Pattern and the 2 2 2 Specific Order have played 13.8% of the time. An Australia Play was last seen in the May 2, 2022 drawing.

Similar Spread

Not feeling content with a playback (Remember: All Australia Plays are playbacks, but not all playbacks are Australia Plays), Lotto Texas decided to throw in a similar spread! Saturday night’s numbers had a spread of 01:05:03:13:08. If we look further back, June 2, 2012 saw a spread of 01:08:13:03:05, thanks to 2, 3, 11, 24, 27 and 32. Notice how even though the differences between numbers were the same, their orders were different.

Four-Number Combinations

A trio of repeating Four-Number Combinations were also present:

  • 16, 17, 38, 46 (Debuted December 18, 2010)
  • 16, 17, 22, 25 (Debuted February 23, 2002)
  • 17, 22, 25, 38 (Debuted December 31, 2011)
Four-Number Combinations red and bright. Source:


General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 14, 15, 25, 52, 58 and PB 11, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made its 288th appearance.

A visit from a common Pattern. Source:

This Pattern has now played in 39.4% of the 731 Powerball drawings.

The [1-2-1-1-1] General Order, now with 76 appearances, has played in 26.4% of the 288 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 731 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 10.4% of the time.

Both the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern and the [1-2-1-1-1] General Order were last seen May 16, 2022.

Now with 14 appearances, the 1 2 0 1 1 1 Specific Order has played in 18.4% of the 76 drawings where the General Order was [1-2-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 4.86% of the 288 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 1.92% of all 731 drawings. Prior to Saturday night, the 1 2 0 1 1 1 Specific Order was last seen December 22, 2021.

Three-Number Combinations

Repeating Three-Number Combination 14, 25 and 58 debuted January 13, 2018.

Lone repeater. Source:

As May begins to wind down, will other Patterns try to establish a streak in the week ahead?

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