Saturday Leftovers and then Some

Leftovers don’t have to be cold and tasteless. Sometimes when they’re reheated and a little extra kick is added, they taste even better!

April 10th was a night much like this past Saturday’s. For one, the prizes for Lotto Texas and Powerball rose once more, now at $15.75 million and $101 million, respectively. Not only that, but both Patterns made an encore and one was part of a playback package!

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 10, 15, 23, 28, 42, and 43, there have now been 228 Australia Plays in Lotto Texas.

Lotto Texas and the Australia Play Encore! Source: lotterytrend.com

Of the 1645 drawings to date, both the {2-2-2} Pattern and the 2 2 2 Specific Order have played 13.9% of the time. Last we saw an Australia Play (The Ultimate Playback), it was April 6th, 2019.

Four-Number Combinations

What’s an Australia Play encore without a repeating Four-Number Combination? The lone repeating Four-Number Combination was 10, 23, 28, and 42.

A lone but solid repeater. Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Combination made its debut August 16th, 2008.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

Another repeater from April 6th, 2019 was the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern! The 133rd appearance of this Pattern was thanks to winning numbers 12, 21, 23, 39, 67, and PB 6.

More fun with repeats! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

This Pattern has played in 36.2% of the 367 Powerball drawings.

The [1-2-1-1-1] General Order, now with 35 appearances, has played in 26.3% of the 133 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 367 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 9.54% of the time. Prior to Wednesday night, the [1-2-1-1-1] General Order played February 27th, 2019.

Now with six appearances, the 1 2 1 0 1 1 Specific Order has played in 17.1% of the 35 drawings where the General Order was [1-2-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 4.51% of the 133 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 1.63% of all 367 drawings. We last saw the 1 2 1 0 1 1 Specific Order October 10th, 2018.

Three-Number Combination(s)

There were two repeating Three-Number Combinations:

The space between Combinations. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Could the Australia Play start a Pattern streak in Lotto Texas? Will the jackpots in both lotteries continue to ascend?

Down Under with Mega Millions

Spring is in full swing and summer is right around the corner here in Lottery Trend Country. Naturally, things heated up for Mega Millions April 9th. Thinking it could avoid the pressures of high expectations, it jaunted off to the wondrous world of the Australia Play! Tuesday night saw this lottery deliver a powerful kick. Part of the aftermath was a $140 million grand prize for Friday. The rest, well, a blog post introduction isn’t enough to do it justice.

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 11, 22, 34, 44, 58 and MB 9, the 11th Australia Play was made possible.

Hopping mad with numbers. Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

Of the 452 Mega Millions drawings, that means the {1-1-1-1-1-1} Pattern, [1-1-1-1-1-1] General Order, and the 1 1 1 1 1 1 Specific Order have played 2.43% of the time. An Australia Play was last seen September 25th, 2018.

Three-Number Combination(s)

Bundled within that Australia Play were five repeating Three-Number Combinations!

Like a strange game of hopscotch. Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

The Australia Play isn’t that common, let alone in Mega Millions, so a Friday night encore isn’t likely. This lottery loves repeating Three-Number Combinations, though, so whether there’s a parade of them remains to be seen. Inquiring minds want to know: Will the jackpot in Mega Millions continue to climb?

That Hidden Pattern Bond

If there’s one sage piece of our childhoods we should remember, it’s “Never judge a book by its cover.” Lotto Texas and Powerball are as opposite as you can get with lotteries. One is more inclined to have monster jackpots while the other takes a more “respectable” approach to the madness. Lotto Texas leapt upwards to $15 million and Powerball climbed to $84 million.

Our analysis showed that April 6th was a night that the lotteries had something else in common.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 1, 8, 20, 35, 51, and 52, both the {2-2-2} Pattern and the 2 2 2 Specific Order made their 227th appearance!

Bounding into the weekend. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1644 Lotto Texas drawings so far, the Australia Play has occurred 13.8% of the time. We last saw one in the March 27th, 2019 drawing.

Four-Number Combinations

Alongside the Australia Play was lone repeating Four-Number Combination 8, 20, 51, and 52.

Repeating Four-Number Combo: trusty companion to the Australia Play! Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Combination debuted April 5th, 2017.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made its 132nd appearance with winning numbers 15, 33, 43, 59, 60, and PB 8.

There’s something more to this Pattern. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Given that there have been 366 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played 36.1% of the time. Like our dear Australia Play in Lotto Texas, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern was last seen March 27th, 2019.

The [1-1-1-2-1] General Order, now with 38 appearances, has played in roughly 28.8% of the 132 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. This General Order has also played in 10.4% of all 366 drawings. Prior to Saturday night, the [1-1-1-2-1] General Order played January 12th, 2019.

Now with nine appearances, the 0 1 1 1 2 1 Specific Order has played in 23.7% of the 38 drawings where the General Order was [1-1-1-2-1]. This Specific Order has also played in roughly 6.82% of the 132 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 366 drawings have been taken into consideration, this Specific Order has played 2.46% of the time. We last saw the 0 1 1 1 2 1 Specific Order in the August 29th, 2018 drawing.

Three-Number Combination(s)

There were two repeating Three-Number Combinations:

A dynamic duo. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Both lotteries appear to be bounding along to large jackpots. Going into Wednesday’s drawing, we’ll need to keep an eye out for a {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern encore or at least one of those prizes growing once again. Could the Pattern playdates be joined at the hip once more?

Who Loves Playbacks?

The theme of the week so far is “Playback”. Yesterday, we covered the playback in Mega Millions. Lotto Texas and Powerball, not wanting to be left out, received some playback love March 20th. It’s thanks to these playbacks that the normally unassuming Lotto Texas is now flirting with a $11.75 million grand prize. Powerball’s jackpot beast remained unleashed, and now stands tall at $625 million!

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 14, 15, 26, 29, 40, and 42, both the {2-2-2} Pattern and the 2 2 2 Specific Order have played 225 times.

The first of two playbacks. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1639 Lotto Texas drawings, an Australia Play has happened in 13.7% of them; one was last seen February 6th, 2019.

Considering that March 20th was the first day of autumn in Australia, perhaps it’s fitting that Lotto Texas saw such a play.

Four-Number Combinations

The lone repeating Four-Number Combination of the evening was 14, 15, 26, and 42.

A companion for the Australia Play. Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Combination made its debut September 29th, 2017.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-2-1-1} Pattern made its 101st appearance with 10, 14, 50, 53, 63, and PB 21.

Playback the second. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Of the 361 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played roughly 28% of the time.

With 43 appearances, the [2-2-1-1] General Order has now played in 42.6% of the 101 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 11.9% of all 361 drawings.

Now with six appearances, the 2 0 0 2 1 1 Specific Order has played in roughly 14% of the 43 drawings where the General Order was [2-2-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 5.94% of the 101 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 1.66% of all 361 drawings.

The {2-2-1-1} Pattern, [2-2-1-1] General Order, and the 2 0 0 2 1 1 Specific Order were last seen March 9th, 2019.

Three-Number Combination(s)

Powerball kept the momentum going with two repeating Three-Number Combinations!

  • 10, 53, PB 21 (Debuted June 17th, 2017)
  • 10, 50, PB 21 (Debuted March 16th, 2016)
Going beyond. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Powerball maintains much of the momentum heading into Saturday and it’s possible that the jackpot will jump again. Lotto Texas shouldn’t be discounted, though; the prize there is a more “respectable” sort of juggernaut. Will the results of Saturday night lead to another jackpot climb, or will at least one prize be won?

For Pattern Streak Kicks

The theme of the evening for February 6th was “Pattern streak”. After an astounding six consecutive appearances, Lotto Texas’s {3-2-1} Pattern bowed out. Meanwhile, Powerball looked to be developing a streak with its {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern.

One commonality between the lotteries was the lack of a grand prize winner. Their respective prizes climbed to $6.75 million and $224 million.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 9, 11, 34, 35, 44, and 48, both the {2-2-2} Pattern and the 2 2 2 Specific Order made their 224th appearance. One could say an Australia Play hopped in the {3-2-1} Pattern’s place.

The end of a Pattern streak. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Given that there have been 1627 Lotto Texas drawings, an Australia Play has occurred in 13.8% of them. We last saw one around these parts in the December 12th, 2018 drawing.

Four-Number Combination(s)

And what’s an Australia Play without a repeating Four-Number Combination? The Combination of the evening was 9, 11, 35, and 44.

A repeating Four-Number Combination hops in. Source: lotterytrend.com

It debuted in the August 11th, 2011 drawing.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made its third consecutive appearance with winning numbers 5, 13, 28, 38, 63, and PB 21.

Powerball’s streak still holds! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com

This Pattern has played in 36.4% of the 349 Powerball drawings and was last seen on February 2nd, 2019. Recall that the streak started January 30th, 2019.

Speaking of January 30th, that was when the [2-1-1-1-1] General Order was last seen! With 35 appearances, this General Order has now played in 27.6% of the 127 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. This General Order has also played in roughly 10% of all 349 drawings.

Now with ten appearances, the 2 1 1 0 1 1 Specific Order has played in 28.6% of the 35 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 7.87% of the 127 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 2.87% of all 349 drawings. Prior to Wednesday night, the 2 1 1 0 1 1 Specific Order played December 12th, 2018.

Three-Number Combination(s)

In addition to the Pattern three-peat, there were two repeating Three-Number Combinations:

Have a three-peat, get two free! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com

The dynamic duo of Lotto Texas and Powerball retained their momentum and look to be taking it into Saturday night. Will the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern streak continue in Powerball and could Lotto Texas’s Australia Play go crazy and make an encore?

Far from the Madness

This past Saturday and January 9th, 2019 were worlds apart. On Saturday, we saw repeating Four-Number Combinations in both Lotto Texas and Powerball. Wednesday…was not like that. The lotteries took a subtler approach; no encores, no fireworks. Their respective grand prizes rose quietly to $12.5 million and $96 million. But, as (comparatively) quiet as things were, Wednesday night was far from boring!

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 5, 8, 16, 17, 37, and 52, the {4-2} Pattern made its 175th appearance.

Not gone for long, that {4-2} Pattern. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1619 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 10.8% of the time and was last seen December 19th, 2018.

Now with 25 appearances, the 4 0 2 Specific Order has played in 14.3% of the 175 drawings where {4-2} was the winning Pattern. This Specific Order has also played in 1.54% of all 1619 drawings. Prior to Wednesday night, the 4 0 2 Specific Order played March 4th, 2017.

Four-Number Combination(s)

Joined at the hip was lone repeating Four-Number Combination 5, 8, 16, and 37.

Another case of 4-2. Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Combination made its debut in the December 11th, 2013 drawing.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

As quiet as Wednesday night may have appeared, Powerball had the most momentum. The 24th-ever Australia Play was thanks to winning numbers 6, 19, 37, 49, 59, and PB 22!

Jumping into an Australia Play! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Given the 341 Powerball drawings, the {1-1-1-1-1-1} Pattern, [1-1-1-1-1-1] General Order, and the 1 1 1 1 1 1 Specific Order have all played 7.04% of the time. We last saw an Australia Play right after Christmas. More specifically, on December 26th, 2018.

Three-Number Combinations

The repeating Three-Number Combination of the evening was 6, 59, and PB 22.

Hopping along. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

This Combination debuted September 9th, 2017.

Will the “quiet approach” continue Saturday night, or will Lotto Texas and Powerball be touched with weekend madness?

Gift of the Powerball

Lotto Texas and Powerball were like the Northern and Southern Hemispheres December 26th. They were polar opposites (no pun intended)! While it’s winter in New York City, it’s summertime in Sydney.

Speaking of New York City, Powerball gifted one player from Brooklyn with $298.4 million! That brought the jackpot down to a more “respectable” $40 million. Lotto Texas, ever the classy one, saw its jackpot ease on upward to $10 million.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-2-1} Pattern was so well-loved that Lotto Texas asked for it to come back for an encore! With winning numbers 5, 26, 33, 40, 42, and 47, this Pattern has now played 848 times.

A festive Pattern encore! Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1615 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 52.5% of the time.

Now with 152 appearances, the 1 2 3 Specific Order has played in 17.9% of the 848 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern and in 9.41% of all 1615 drawings. We last saw this Specific Order on December 1st, 2018.

Four-Number Combination(s)

An encore wasn’t all the {3-2-1} brought with it; there were also two repeating Four-Number Combinations.

  • 5, 26, 40, 42 (Debuted October 30th, 2002)
  • 26, 33, 40, 47 (Debuted May 31st, 2017)
Encore comes with two repeating Combinations of the four-number kind. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Hard to believe that one of these Combinations debuted sixteen years ago, and to think that we’re on the cusp of a new year! Time keeps on slipping, as they say.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

Would you believe that it was an Australia Play that gifted the sole Powerball winner? The winning numbers were 5, 25, 38, 52, 67, and PB 24.

Warming up Brooklyn with an Australia Play! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Given the nature of the Australia Play, that means the {1-1-1-1-1-1} Pattern, [1-1-1-1-1-1] General Order, and 1 1 1 1 1 1 Specific Order have played 23 times. With there being 337 Powerball drawings, the Australia Play has appeared in 6.82% of them. Prior to Wednesday night, the Australia Play was seen August 8th, 2018.

Three-Number Combination(s)

Hopping alongside the Australia Play was lone repeating Three-Number Combination 25, 52, and 67.

Repeating Three-Number Combinations look good in red. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

This Combination made its debut January 21st, 2017.

The last lottery drawing of the year is this Saturday. Will the year end with a Pattern streak in Lotto Texas or perhaps someone becoming $10 million richer?

Season’s Greetings!

Happy Holidays, Lottery Trend Fans! This is guest blogger, Romulun Harris, giving you the latest lottery updates. As the excitement of holiday season heats up, Lotto Texas gets an early Christmas gift in the form of an Australian play and much more! And now the details.

Lotto Texas

Last night on December 12, 2018, the winning numbers for Lotto Texas were 12, 18, 30, 34, 41, and 42.

Winning Numbers in Lotto Texas. Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com

As mentioned earlier, Lotto Texas experienced an Australian play when the {2-2-2} Pattern and 2 2 2 Specific Order both made their 223rd appearance and appeared in approximately 13.84% of all 1611 drawings. They last played on September 29, 2018.

There were no repeating Four-Number Combinations

Powerball

The winning numbers for Powerball were 4, 9, 21, 29, 64, and PB 26.

Winning Numbers in Powerball. Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com

The ever popular {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made its 121st appearance and has played in approximately 36.34% of all 333 drawings. It last played on December 8, 2018.

The [2-1-1-1-1] General Order made its 33rd appearance and has played in approximately 27.27% of all 121 drawings associated with the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern and approximately 9.91% of all 333 drawings. It played last on November 21, 2018, just before Thanksgiving.

The 2 1 1 0 1 1 Specific Order made its 9th appearance and has played in approximately 7.44% of all 121 drawings associated with the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern, approximately 27.27% of all 33 drawings associated with the [2-1-1-1-1] General Order, and approximately 2.7% of all 333 drawings.  It last played on June 30, 2018.

There were no repeating Three-Number Combinations in Powerball.

It’s that time of year when the lottery world falls in love with numbers and patterns. What more surprises might Santa bring? Until next time, this is guest blogger, Romulun Harris, signing off.

The End-of-Month Hop-Along

September is over. The beach towels have been replaced with textbooks, the flip flops for shoes, and the holiday decorations are starting to come out in full force. In the lottery world, Lotto Texas and Powerball had their last drawings for the month September 29th. Their grand prizes rose once again, and now stand at $9 million and $229 million, respectively. Saturday night was also a good one for lovers of Australia Plays and (repeating) Combinations.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 4, 11, 26, 34, 38, and 43, the {2-2-2} Pattern and the 2 2 2 Specific Order made their 222nd appearance.

Another Australia Play, one week later. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1590 Lotto Texas drawings, an Australia Play has taken place in 14% of them. An Australia Play was last seen exactly one week ago, in the September 22nd, 2018 drawing.

Four-Number Combination(s)

Bounding alongside the Australia Play was the repeating Four-Number Combination 11, 34, 38, and 43.

Hoppin’ on top. Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Combination made its debut in the September 8th, 2010 drawing.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern remained the most commonly seen Pattern with winning numbers 9, 17, 34, 59, 64, and PB 22. This Pattern has now played 110 times.

No Australia Play here. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Of the 312 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played 35.3% of the time and was last seen September 12th, 2018.

The [1-1-1-2-1] General Order made its 35th appearance and has now played in 31.8% of the 110 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. This General Order has also played in 11.2% of all 312 drawings. Prior to Saturday night, the [1-1-1-2-1] General Order accompanied the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern in the earlier-mentioned September 12th drawing.

Now with ten appearances, the 1 1 1 0 2 1 Specific Order has played in 28.6% of the 35 drawings where the General Order was [1-1-1-2-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 9.09% of the 110 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 312 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 3.21% of the time. The 1 1 1 0 2 1 Specific Order previously played on June 27th, 2018.

Three-Number Combination(s)

The lone repeating Three-Number Combination of the evening was 9, 17, 64.

More repeating Combination madness! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

This Combination debuted on February 11th, 2017.

October is right around the corner and there has yet to be a grand prize winner for either Lotto Texas or Powerball. Likewise, neither lottery is starting the month with a Pattern streak. Will either lottery see an encore, or even see a grand prize winner, in Wednesday’s drawing?

 

Megamillions Gets It Too!

Hello, Lottery fans, this is guest blogger, Romulun Harris, about to give his last post for a while. As we go deeper into Autumn, the event that happened with Lotto Texas on September 22, 2018 happened with Megamillions: an Australian play! Now for the report.

Last night on September 25, 2018, the winning numbers for Megamillions were 8, 16, 32, 48, 61, and MB 12.

Megamillions kicks off the Autumn season with the rarely played Australia play. Source: lotterytrend.com

As mentioned earlier, Megamillions experienced an Australian play when the {1-1-1-1-1-1} Pattern, [1-1-1-1-1-1] General Order, and 1 1 1 1 1 1 Specific Order. They all made their 10th appearance and appeared in approximately 2.53% of all 396 drawings and last played on August 3, 2018.

There were no repeat Three-Number Combinations.

And now, before I leave you all, I would like to thank Freyja Harris for this opportunity to blog to you all for the past three days while she was on a trip in Canada. Freyja will be back tomorrow to fill in on the details while I continue my duties as analyst for lotterytrend-megamillions.com. Until the time comes again when I have to fill in for Freyja, this is Romulun Harris signing off.