The Spreading Influence of a Common (Mega Millions) Pattern

After a strong start to the month, Mega Millions showed no sign of easing up! April 4, 2023 saw this lottery swap out the {3-1-1-1} Pattern for something more common. As the jackpot grew to $414 million, Mega Millions also thought it would be a good time to spread out.

General Lottery Analysis

This lottery thought the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern was more befitting a Tuesday night. With winning numbers 1, 37, 45, 62, 64 and MB 4, this Pattern has now played 366 times.

Getting acquainted with a different Pattern. Source:

There have now been 868 Mega Millions drawings, and this Pattern has played 42.2% of the time. We last saw the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern March 28, 2023.

The [1-1-1-2-1] General Order, now with 84 appearances, has played in 23% of the 366 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 868 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 9.68% of the time. The [1-1-1-2-1] General Order was last seen February 24, 2023.

Now with 23 appearances, the 1 0 1 1 2 1 Specific Order has played in 27.4% of the 84 drawings where the General Order was [1-1-1-2-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 6.28% of the 366 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 2.65% of all 868 drawings. Prior to Tuesday night, the 1 0 1 1 2 1 Specific Order played August 30, 2022.

Similar Spread

The spread for Tuesday night was 36:08:17:02. August 30, 2022 saw a spread that was similar. That night, the winning numbers were 2, 38, 55, 57, 65 and MB 17, with a spread of 36:17:02:08. When dealing with a similar spread, the differences between numbers that played were the same, but their orders were different.

Three-Number Combinations

Mega Millions had room for three repeating Three-Number Combinations:

A hearty trio! Source:

Will it be a {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern encore that sends the jackpot higher Friday night?

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