Riding the Mega Millions Wave

With the Powerball jackpot (finally) smacked back down to earth, Mega Millions became the big man on campus. As people casted their votes Tuesday night, this lottery elected to give its jackpot another boost. After the numbers rolled in, the jackpot grew to $189 million with little fanfare.

General Lottery Analysis

Mega Millions felt November 8, 2022 was a good night for the {2-2-1-1} Pattern. With winning numbers 5, 13, 29, 38, 59 and MB 23, this Pattern has now played 229 times.

Humbly raising the jackpot one drawing at a time. Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

There have now been 826 Mega Millions drawings, and this Pattern has played 27.7% of the time.

The [2-2-1-1] General Order, now with 79 appearances, has played in 34.5% of the 229 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 826 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 were last seen October 21, 2022.

Now with seven appearances, the 2 0 2 0 1 1 Specific Order has played in 8.86% of the 79 drawings where the General Order was [2-2-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 3.06% of the 229 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 0.85% of all 826 drawings. Prior to Tuesday night, the 2 0 2 0 1 1 Specific Order played November 23, 2018.

Three-Number Combinations

Repeating Three-Number Combination 13, 29 and 38 debuted January 8, 2019.

But not *too* quiet! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

Mega Millions has been surprisingly level-headed, all things considered. No grandstanding, just quietly raising the jackpot. Is polish and poise the way to go for November, or is this lottery just waiting to go nuts?

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