The Mansfield Maneuver and The One That Got Away

The rising jackpot train came to a  stop for Lotto Texas Wednesday night. Thanks to a player from the Dallas-Fort Worth metro, Mansfield, to be precise, the jackpot was reset to $5 million. Meanwhile, Powerball managed to give players the slip, and it grew to $162 million.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The Australia Play of May 17, 2023 had the honor of being the titular “Mansfield Maneuver”. With winning numbers 5, 13, 22, 29, 37 and 48, the {2-2-2} Pattern and the 2 2 2 Specific Order have now played 302 times. An Australia Play has been featured in 14% of the 2164 Lotto Texas drawings and was last seen March 4, 2023.

Four-Number Combinations

Repeating Four-Number Combination 5, 13, 22 and 29 debuted February 26, 2011.


General Lottery Analysis

Wednesday night featured the 256th appearance of the {2-2-1-1} Pattern, with winning numbers 18, 34, 37, 45, 51 and PB 14. This Pattern has now played in 28.9% of the 886 Powerball drawings and was last seen May 8, 2023.

The [1-2-2-1] General Order, now with 80 appearances, has now played in 31.3% of the 256 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 886 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 9.03% of the time. April 29, 2023 was the last time we saw the [1-2-2-1] General Order.

Now with 15 appearances, the 0 1 2 2 0 1 Specific Order has played in 18.8% of the 80 drawings where the General Order was [1-2-2-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 5.86% of the 256 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 1.69% of all 886 drawings. Prior to Wednesday night, the 0 1 2 2 0 1 Specific Order played December 28, 2022.

Three-Number Combinations

Two repeating Three-Number Combinations were spotted:

Will an Australia Play be what forces Powerball to reset Saturday night?

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