For the Love of Spread

This August has been anything but boring in the lottery world. Sometime during the summer, Lotto Texas developed a love of shenanigans. This normally peaceful lottery has partaken in a love of similar spreads and playbacks. It even let the {3-3} Pattern have a taste of “the encores”! The shenanigans continued August 10th, 2019 with more similar spread action and a prize that climbed to $15.75 million.

In a surprising turn of events, Powerball has taken the role of the chaste lottery. Even so, it too has kept players at bay. The prize grew to $138 million.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-2-1} Pattern made its 884th appearance with 18, 19, 27, 36, 48, and 52.

Oh, what madness awaits! Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Pattern has played in 52.6% of the 1680 Lotto Texas drawings and was last seen July 24th, 2019.

The 1 3 2 Specific Order, now with 132 appearances (how about that?), has played in 14.9% of the 884 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 1680 drawings have been taken into consideration, this Specific Order has played 7.86% of the time. The 1 3 2 Specific Order was last seen April 24th, 2019.

Similar Spread

Would you believe that this is the second drawing in a row that a similar spread showed up? Saturday night’s spread was 01:08:09:12:04. On April 13th, 2013, the winning numbers were 4, 13, 14, 18, 26, and 38; their spread was 09:01:04:08:12. Whether similar spreads are spread out or a back-to-back occurrence, the differences between numbers can be the same, but their orders are different.

Four-Number Combination(s)

In spite of the madness, there were no repeating Four-Number Combinations.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 35, 41, 44, 58, 59, and PB 3, the {2-2-1-1} Pattern made its 111th appearance.

Keeping an air of sophistication. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

This Pattern has played in 27.6% of the 402 Powerball drawings.

The [2-1-2-1] General Order, now with 34 appearances, has played in 30.6% of the 111 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 402 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 8.46% of the time.

Both the {2-2-1-1} Pattern and the [2-1-2-1] General Order played August 3rd, 2019.

Now playing for the second time ever, the 0 0 2 1 2 1 Specific Order has played in 5.88% of the 34 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-2-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 1.80% of the 111 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in roughly 0.5% of all 402 drawings. The 0 0 2 1 2 1 Specific Order made its first appearance in the October 14th, 2017 drawing.

Three-Number Combination(s)

The lone repeating Three-Number Combination, 41, 59, and PB 3, debuted October 3rd, 2018.

At the bottom of the pack. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Will there be more fun with similar spreads next week, or Pattern encores? Could Lotto Texas and/or Powerball do something even more unexpected?

The Playback Blowtorch

It was a scorcher Wednesday night, and we don’t just mean a heat wave! August 7th, 2019 was the night both Lotto Texas and Powerball saw a playback. Additionally, one of these lotteries was also neck-deep in encores. The intensity of this blowtorch kept players away from the grand prizes. These rose to $15.25 million for Lotto Texas and $128 million for Powerball.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 1, 3, 16, 22, 31, and 35, the {3-3} Pattern made its 136th appearance.

Something special about these numbers. Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Pattern has played in 8.10% of the 1679 Lotto Texas drawings.

Now with 43 appearances, the 3 3 0 Specific Order has played in 31.6% of the 136 drawings where {3-3} was the winning Pattern. Once all 1679 drawings are taken into consideration, this Specific Order has played 2.56% of the time.

Would you believe that both the {3-3} Pattern and the 3 3 0 Specific Order came back for an encore? They were last seen together August 3rd, 2019. How often do you see an encore double as a playback?

Similar Spread

Lotto Texas, normally the “quiet one”, has had an interesting summer. Just one week ago, we saw a similar spread. Wednesday night gave us another one; the spread was 02:13:06:09:04. This time around, its spread was similar to the one seen November 19th, 2016. The spread for that night was 04:02:13:06:09 and the winning numbers were 15, 19, 21, 34, 40, and 49. Remember: although the differences between numbers are the same in both these drawings, the orders are different.

Four-Number Combination(s)

There were more shenanigans to be had when repeating Four-Number Combination 1, 3, 16, and 35 showed up!

Of *course* it wouldn’t be just a Pattern encore and a similar spread! Source: lotterytrend.com

This Combination debuted in the December 6th, 2000 drawing.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made its 150th appearance with winning numbers 8, 32, 47, 53, 59, and PB 3.

The classy one this time. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

This Pattern has played in 37.4% of the 401 Powerball drawings.

The [1-1-2-1-1] General Order, now with 26 appearances, has played in 17.3% of the 150 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 401 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 6.48% of the time.

Now with seven appearances, the 1 0 1 2 1 1 Specific Order has played in 17.3% of the 26 drawings where the General Order was [1-1-2-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in roughly 4.67% of the 150 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 1.75% of all 401 drawings.

Powerball saw a playback but did not see an encore. The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern, [1-1-2-1-1] General Order, and 1 0 1 2 1 1 Specific Order were last seen exactly one week prior. More specifically, in the July 31st, 2019 drawing.

Three-Number Combination(s)

Believe it or not, Powerball kept it classy with two repeating Three-Number Combinations:

Two was plenty. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

August is the hottest month of the year and Lotto Texas and Powerball have taken it to heart! Could there be more playback madness Saturday night, or will things cool down?

Spreading at the End of the Month

July is over. It’s still too hot to do much of anything except swim (or bake) and there’s only two weeks* until school starts. Time keeps on slippin’, as they say!

*Length of time may be different, depending on where you are.

Now, July 31st, 2019 didn’t rock the boat too much. Save for a similar spread, it was a quiet night. Neither Lotto Texas nor Powerball saw a grand prize winner, and their jackpots rose to $14.5 million and $102 million, respectively.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 20, 24, 34, 36, 41, and 44, the {4-2} Pattern made its 181st appearance.

A surprise awaits any and all who dig deeper! Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Pattern has played in 10.8% of the 1677 Lotto Texas drawings and was last seen June 15th, 2019.

Now with 34 appearances, the 0 4 2 Specific Order has played in 18.8% of the 181 drawings where {4-2} was the winning Pattern. Once all 1677 drawings have been taken into consideration, this Specific Order has played 2.03% of the time. We last saw the 0 4 2 Specific Order August 18th, 2018.

Similar Spread

The spread for Wednesday night was 04:10:02:05:03. This was similar to the one seen March 25th, 2015. That night, the winning numbers were 1, 6, 8, 11, 15, and 25 and the spread was 05:02:03:04:10. Note that although the differences between numbers were the same in both drawings, the orders were different.

Four-Number Combination(s)

Lotto Texas may have been thrilled with a similar spread, but it had no love for repeating Four-Number Combinations.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made its 149th appearance with winning numbers 14, 37, 47, 55, 67, and PB 6.

Knocking on 400 drawings. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Of the 399 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played 37.3% of the time and was last seen July 20th, 2019.

The [1-1-2-1-1] General Order, now with 25 appearances, has played in 16.8% of the 149 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 399 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 6.27% of the time. We last saw the [1-1-2-1-1] General Order July 13th, 2019.

Now with six appearances, the 1 0 1 2 1 1 Specific Order has played in 24% of the 25 drawings where the General Order was [1-1-2-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 4.03% of the 149 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 1.50% of all 399 drawings. Prior to Wednesday night, the 1 0 1 2 1 1 Specific Order played December 29th, 2018.

Three-Number Combination(s)

The lone repeating Three-Number Combination, 37, 55, and PB 6, made its debut December 9th, 2017.

Standing out from the crowd! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Will Powerball start August with a {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern encore, and will Lotto Texas continue its jackpot climb?

Three-peats and Terrors

Monsters of the “number-y” kind were unleashed upon the world May 22nd, 2019. Powerball’s beast of a jackpot expanded to $308 million, probably inspired by sister Mega Millions. Lotto Texas, ever respectable, sprouted upward to $6.25 million. That ever respectable lottery was responsible for a few terrors of its own.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-2-1} Pattern went for the three-peat with winning numbers 2, 9, 23, 37, 42, and 50. This Pattern has now played 872 times.

Three cheers for the three-peat! Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1657 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 52.6% of the time. Recall that the {3-2-1} Pattern was last seen May 18th, 2019.

Now with 121 drawings, the 2 1 3 Specific Order has played in 13.9% of the 872 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 1657 drawings have been taken into consideration, this Specific Order has played 7.30% of the time. Prior to Wednesday night, the 2 1 3 Specific Order played January 16th, 2019.

Similar Spread

A similar spread is what happens when the difference between the numbers in two drawings are the same, but orders of said numbers are different. The spreadfor Wednesday night’s numbers was 07:14:14:05:08. This was similar to the spread seen on February 23rd, 2008. That night, the winning numbers were 2, 7, 21, 35, 43, and 50; the spread was 05:14:14:08:07.

Four-Number Combination(s)

With a three-peat and a similar spread, you’d think Lotto Texas would have its fill. There was enough room for three repeating Four-Number Combinations!

  • 2, 37, 42, 50 (Debuted March 13th, 2019)
  • 2, 23, 37, 50 (Debuted May 11th, 2013)
  • 2, 9, 23, 42 (Debuted November 25th, 2009)
A triple treat for repeating Four-Number Combinations lovers. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 7, 10, 20, 44, 57, and PB 3, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made its 141st appearance.

Helping Powerball’s jackpot grow ever larger. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Of the 379 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played in 37.2% of them and was last seen May 15th, 2019.

The [2-1-1-1-1] General Order, now with 38 appearances, has played in roughly 27% of the 141 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in roughly 10% of all 379 drawings. Prior to Wednesday night, the [2-1-1-1-1] General Order played March 27th, 2019.

Now with seven appearances, the 2 1 0 1 1 1 Specific Order has played in 18.4% of the 38 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 4.96% of the 141 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 1.85% of all 379 drawings. The 2 1 0 1 1 1 Specific Order was last seen November 17th, 2018.

Three-Number Combination(s)

There were no repeating Three-Number Combinations. The madness in Lotto Texas was enough for both lotteries.

Will a {3-2-1} Pattern streak solidify and could the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern see an encore Saturday night? Both Patterns love making repeat appearances!

Exactly What It Spreads

Lottery Binge has been gracing the Internet for almost three years. We’ve covered playbacks, Pattern streaks, monster-sized jackpots, similar spreads, and so much more. You can rarely go wrong expecting at least one of the lotteries to see a rise in their jackpots. For instance, Lotto Texas and Powerball will be going into Saturday night with $5.25 million and $136 million, respectively. There just isn’t anything new to cover. Just variations of what we’ve seen before, right?

Wrong!

April 17th, 2019 was a night like no other. For the first time ever, we’re covering a little something called

THE EXACT SPREAD!

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {4-2} Pattern made its 178th appearance with winning numbers 7, 8, 15, 17, 29, and 30.

There’s always more to the numbers. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1647 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 10.8% of the time, and was last seen March 13th, 2019.

Now with 38 appearances, the 4 2 0 Specific Order has played in 21.3% of the 178 drawings where {4-2} was the winning Pattern. Once all 1647 drawings have been taken into consideration, this Specific Order has played 2.31% of the time. Prior to Wednesday night, the 4 2 0 Specific Order played March 9th, 2019.

Exact Spread

It was Lotto Texas. Yes, the (often) reserved Lotto Texas that saw the exact spread.

Now, you’ve all heard of the similar spread. For those who haven’t, or need a refresher, a similar spread is what happens when the difference between the numbers in two drawings are the same, but orders of said numbers are different. With an exact spread, both the differences between the numbers in two drawings and the orders of said numbers are the same!

Wednesday night’s numbers had a spread of 01:07:02:12:01.

On April 21st, 2012, the winning numbers were 23, 24, 31, 33, 45, and 46. The spread that night was 01:07:02:12:01. To think that it was almost seven years ago!

Four-Number Combination(s)

There were also two repeating Four-Number Combinations:

  • 7, 17, 29, 30 (Debuted November 12th, 2011)
  • 7, 15, 17, 29 (Debuted April 16th, 2014)
The added cherry on top. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Lotto Texas may never see its jackpot rise to the heights seen in Powerball, but it more than makes up for it with its own wild plays. Speaking of Powerball, a Pattern streak is under way.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 1, 15, 17, 46, 66, and PB 15, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern went on to make its fourth consecutive appearance.

A Pattern streak in motion. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Given the 369 Powerball drawings so far, this Pattern has played 36.6% of the time.

The [1-2-1-1-1] General Order appeared to be in the early stages of streak! With its three-peat, this General Order has now played 37 times. Of the 135 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern, this General Order has played 27.4% of the time and in roughly 10% of all 369 drawings.

Both the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern and the [1-2-1-1-1] General Order were last seen April 13th, 2019.

Now with seven appearances, the 1 2 0 1 1 1 Specific Order has played in 18.9% of the 37 drawings where the General Order was [1-2-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 5.19% of the 135 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in roughly 1.90% of all 369 drawings. We last saw the 1 2 0 1 1 1 Specific Order February 2nd, 2019.

Imagine if Powerball had seen a playback! It seems the lottery gods thought that would’ve been too much for mere mortals.  

Three-Number Combination(s)

Of course, who needs a playback when there’s at least one repeating Three-Number Combination, right? The lone Combination, 15, 66, and PB 15, made its debut August 26th, 2017.

Shoring up the rear. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com

A holiday weekend is coming up, so it’s possible that Powerball’s Pattern streak may hold. Of course, it could also slip away. Still, there are decent-sized jackpots up for grabs Saturday night.

(C’mon. You wouldn’t turn your nose up at $5.25 million!)

Will Saturday night be hopping mad, or will everything stew in silence?

From the Ashes

March 6th was Ash Wednesday. For practicing Catholics, it was the first day of Lent, a time of fasting, prayer, and repentance. For everyone else, it marked another Mardi Gras come and gone. Regardless of what you practice, Wednesday was a reserved night for Lotto Texas and Powerball.

Except for the similar spread in Lotto Texas and the rampaging beast of a jackpot in Powerball. With no one to claim the grand prize for either lottery, their respective grand prizes are now a cool $9.25 million and a staggering $414 million.

Other than those, quiet night. Totally.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 8, 15, 24, 27, 34, and 43, the {3-2-1} Pattern made its 863rd appearance.

Of the 1635 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has now played 52.8% of the time and was last seen February 23rd, 2019.

Now with 140 appearances, the 2 3 1 Specific Order has played in 16.2% of the 863 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. This Specific Order has also played in 8.56% of all 1635 drawings. Prior to Wednesday night, the 2 3 1 Specific Order played January 12th, 2019.

Similar Spread

Before we continue, a little refresher. A similar spread occurs when the difference between the numbers in two drawings are the same, but orders of said numbers are different.

Wednesday’s night spread was 07:09:03:07:09. This spread was similar to the one  seen on March 7th, 2018. That night, the spread was 07:09:07:09:03 and the winning numbers were 9, 16, 25, 32, 41, and 44. Can you believe that these similar spreads appeared 52 weeks apart?

Four-Number Combinations

Repeating Four-Number Combinations took a backseat. The {3-2-1} Pattern thought having a similar spread was enough showing off for one night.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made its 129th appearance with winning numbers 6, 10, 21, 35, 46, and PB 23.

Given that there have been 357 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played 36.1% of the time and was last seen February 27th, 2019.

The [2-1-1-1-1] General Order made its 36th appearance and has now played in 27.9% of the 129 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 357 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 10.1% of the time. Prior to Wednesday night, the [2-1-1-1-1] General Order played February 6th, 2019.

Now with nine appearances, the 2 1 1 1 0 1 Specific Order has played in 25% of the 36 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 6.98% of the 129 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 2.52% of all 357 drawings. We last saw the 2 1 1 1 0 1 Specific Order on January 30th, 2019.

Three-Number Combination(s)

There were no repeating Three-Number Combinations this time.

With no Pattern streaks in either lottery, there could be either a Pattern encore or something completely unexpected. We’re also looking at a beast of a jackpot for Powerball heading into Saturday’s drawing. Will someone catch the beast, or will it evade capture?

Going Big(ger) (or Lotto Texas & Powerball in “Jackpot Happy”)

October is an active month, indeed. Football season is in full swing, post-season baseball games are taking place (Will the ‘stros make it to the World Series again?), not to mention Halloween being right around the corner. If you also read the Mega Millions blog posts, then you know about the monster lurking about there. Now, I don’t mean to alarm you, but another monster was spotted October 13th. The grand prize for Powerball shot up to $345 million! Lotto Texas may be the “runt” with its $11.75 million jackpot, but it had the most impactful attacks of the evening.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-2-1} Pattern was loved so much after showing up October 10th that it was invited back. This encore, and the 835th appearance of the Pattern, was thanks to winning numbers 14, 19, 30, 42, 47, and 51.

A Pattern encore is just one attack. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1594 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 52.4% of the time.

Now with 149 appearances, the 1 2 3 Specific Order has played in 17.8% of the 835 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern and in 9.35% of all 1594 drawings. Prior to Saturday night, this Specific Order played on September 15th, 2018.

Similar Spread

Lotto Texas went straight for the jugular with a similar spread. The spread for Saturday night was 05:11:12:05:04, which was similar to what was seen on October 4th, 2006. That night, the winning numbers were 1, 13, 18, 22, 27, and 38, with a spread of 12:05:04:05:11. Notice that although the differences between numbers were the same, the orders were different.

Four-Number Combination(s)

Of course, what accents the impact of a Pattern encore more than a repeating Four-Number Combination? The Combination of the evening was 14, 30, 47, and 51, which made its debut in the February 20th, 2013 drawing.

Pile on with a repeating Four-Number Combination! Source: lotterytrend.com.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

Powerball took a note from the Lotto Texas playbook and played its most commonly seen Pattern again. Except here, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made a three-peat. With winning numbers 11, 14, 32, 43, 65, and PB 15, this Pattern made its 113th appearance.

Propelling Powerball sky high. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Of the 316 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played in 35.8% of them.

The [2-1-1-1-1] General Order made its 30th appearance and has now played in 26.5% of the 113 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. This General Order has also played in 9.49% of all 316 drawings and was last seen on August 4th, 2018.

Now with five appearances, the 2 0 1 1 1 1 Specific Order has played in 16.667% of the 30 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also appeared in 4.42% of the 113 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 316 drawings into consideration, the 2 0 1 1 1 1 Specific Order has played 1.58% of the time. This Specific Order was last seen in the earlier-mentioned August 4th, 2018 drawing alongside the [2-1-1-1-1] General Order.

Three-Number Combination(s)

There were no repeating Three-Number Combinations. Powerball felt that the Pattern encore, and the crazy-large jackpot, were enough damage.

As the daytime hours wane, and the days (hopefully) continue to get cooler, the grand prizes continue to reach monumental heights. Will either the {2-1-1-1-1} or {3-2-1} Patterns make another repeat appearance Wednesday night and could one of those repeats allow at least one person to obtain a monstrous jackpot?

The Great and Powerful Pattern

What can be said about September 15th? Other than it being the halfway mark in September, it’s not that big of a deal, is it? After all, there’s nothing that great about the grand prizes for Lotto Texas and Powerball going up to $7.5 million and $163 million, is there? Nothing that great about the {3-2-1} Pattern playing seven times in a r–.

Who are we kidding!? Saturday night was a mighty big deal and not just because the jackpots rose! It was in Lotto Texas, the “small fry” of the Big Three lotteries, that a Pattern played seven times in a row. Not even the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern, King of Mega Millions, has ever performed such a feat!

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The record-breaking “seven-peat” featured winning numbers 2, 21, 24, 41, 46, and 52. This brings the number of times the {3-2-1} Pattern has played up to 830.

The six numbers that shattered a record. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1586 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 52.3% of the time. Recall that we last saw this Pattern on September 12th, 2018.

Now with 148 appearances, the 1 2 3 Specific Order has played in 17.8% of the 830 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 1586 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 9.33% of the time. Prior to Saturday night, the 1 2 3 Specific Order played on September 8th, 2018. How interesting it would’ve been if a playback occurred!

Similar Spread

Instead, another level of awesomeness was applied when a similar spread showed up. The spread for Saturday night’s numbers was 19:03:17:05:06. This is similar to the spread seen on September 25th, 2010. That night, the winning numbers were 1, 7, 26, 43, 46, and 51 and the spread was 06:19:17:03:05. Note how the numbers in the spreads are the same, but the orders are different.

Four-Number Combination(s)

Of course, Lotto Texas couldn’t have just a {3-2-1} Pattern “seven-peat” or a similar spread. There had to be a repeating Four-Number Combination thrown into the mix, too!

  • 21, 24, 41, 46 (Debuted July 11th, 2009)

More awesomeness. Source: lotterytrend.com.

And what of Powerball? Was it struck with a touch of Pattern Streak Fever?

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

Powerball remained immune to streak fever, but it had a strong night. With winning numbers 2, 18, 19, 24, 34, and PB 3, the {3-1-1-1} Pattern made its 60th appearance.

On a different journey. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Of the 308 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played in 19.5% of them, and was last seen on June 23rd, 2018.

The [1-3-1-1] General Order made its 17th appearance and has now played in 28.3% of the 60 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 308 drawings into consideration, this General Order has played 5.52% of the time. Prior to Saturday night, the [1-3-1-1] General Order played on February 7th, 2018.

Now with three appearances, the 1 3 1 0 0 1 Specific Order has played in 17.6% of the 17 drawings where the General Order was [1-3-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 5% of the 60 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 0.97% of all 308 drawings. The 1 3 1 0 0 1 Specific Order was last seen on July 30th, 2016.

Three-Number Combination(s)

Powerball’s contribution to the “awesome sauce” pot was the repeating Three-Number Combination 2, 18, and 19.

Top the heap. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

This Combination made its debut in the March 4th, 2017 drawing.

It can be said without a doubt that September 15th was one of, if not the biggest night Lottery Binge has covered. Lotto Texas has developed a love affair with the {3-2-1} Pattern and we’ll need to keep an eye on whether the record-breaking streak continues, or there’s a break-up. Powerball hasn’t seen an encore in a while. Could a {3-1-1-1} Pattern encore show up Wednesday night?

The Five Voyages of a Common Pattern

Pattern streak fever was present in Mega Millions this past Friday, and it spread to Lotto Texas on September 8th. The Lottery World was set on fire Saturday night with a five-peat and other things so wild they can’t be talked about in an introduction! The only other thing we can say is that the grand prizes rose for both Lotto Texas and Powerball. The respective prizes are now $6 million and $132 million.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 14, 21, 33, 43, 47, and 48, the {3-2-1} Pattern went on to play for the fifth time in a row! This Pattern has now played 828 times.

Staying on top with Pattern streaks. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1584 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 52.3% of the time. September 5th was when we last saw the {3-2-1} Pattern.

Now with 147 appearances, the 1 2 3 Specific Order has played in 17.8% of the 828 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern, and in 9.28% of all 1584 drawings. Prior to Saturday night, the 1 2 3 Specific Order played on June 2nd, 2018.

Similar Spread

The key thing to remember about a similar spread is that this happens when the numbers in the spreads are the same, but the orders are different. The spread for Saturday night was 07:12:10:04:01. This is similar to the spread that was seen on November 26th, 2014. That night, the winning numbers were 14, 21, 31, 35, 36, and 48 and the spread was 07:10:04:01:12.

Lotto Texas developed a fondness for similar spreads last month, even seeing them happen back-to-back. Could another similar spread appear Wednesday night?

Four-Number Combination(s)

Believe it or not, there were no repeating Four-Number Combinations.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

Although Lotto Texas dominated this past Saturday, Powerball still had a respectable showing and had its own surprises!

The {2-2-1-1} Pattern made its 92nd appearance with winning numbers 3, 13, 20 32, 33, and PB 21.

Not an encore, but a strong playing. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Of the 306 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played in 30.1% of them, and was last seen on September 1st, 2018.

The [2-1-2-1] General Order has played 28 times and has now appeared in 30.4% of the 92 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. This General Order has played in 9.15% of all 306 drawings, and previously played on August 25th, 2018.

Now with five appearances, the 2 1 2 0 0 1 Specific Order has played in 17.9% of the 28 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-2-1]. This Specific Order has also appeared in 5.43% of the 92 drawings where the winning Pattern was {2-2-1-1}. When taking all 306 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 1.63% of the time. The 2 1 2 0 0 1 Specific Order was last seen on March 22nd, 2017.

Three-Number Combination(s)

Powerball may not have seen a Pattern encore, but there were two repeating Three-Number Combinations:

Two repeating Combinations. One lottery. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

The big things to look out for Wednesday night are similar spreads and Pattern streaks. Will the {3-2-1} Pattern streak continue in Lotto Texas, and could either lottery see a similar spread?

Everything’s Better with Similarities

There’s a very good chance that Lotto Texas and Powerball casted off the August Doldrums for good! August 25th had strong showings for both lotteries. Not only did their respective grand prizes rise to $6 million and $80 million, there were some similarities to what we saw last time.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 3, 10, 23, 32, 36, and 48, the {3-2-1} Pattern made its 824th appearance.

The six most powerful numbers of the evening. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1580 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played in 52.2% of them, and was last seen on August 11th, 2018.

Now with 134 appearances, the 2 3 1 Specific Order has played in 16.3% of the 824 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. This statistic becomes 8.48% when taking all 1580 drawings into consideration. Prior to Saturday night, the 2 3 1 Specific Order played in the July 14th, 2018 drawing.

Similar Spread

A similar spread happened for the second drawing in a row! If you recall our last post, this phenomenon happens when the numbers in the spreads are the same, but the orders are different. Saturday night had a spread of 07:13:09:04:12. This is similar to the one that occurred on May 13th, 2015. That night, the winning numbers were 2, 15, 22, 31, 43, and 47, with a spread of 13:07:09:12:04.

This the first time in Lottery Binge history that a similar spread occurred in either lottery back-to-back.

Four-Number Combination(s)

Once again, Lotto Texas saw a repeating Four-Number Combination! This time, the Combination was 3, 23, 32, and 36.

A cherry on top for Lotto Texas. Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Combination debuted in the August 5th, 2000 drawing. That was eighteen years ago!

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

Powerball liked the {2-2-1-1} Pattern so much that it was brought back for an encore. This time, the winning numbers were 20, 25, 54, 57, 63, and PB 8.

A Pattern encore is just as nice. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Given that there have been 302 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played 29.8% of the time.

The [2-1-2-1] General Order made its 27th appearance and has now played in 30% of the 90 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. This General Order has also played in 8.94% of all 302 drawings. The [2-1-2-1] General Order was last seen in the June 6th, 2018 drawing.

Now with three appearances, the 0 2 0 1 2 1 Specific Order played in 11.1% of the 27 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-2-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 3.33% of the 90 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 302 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 0.99% of the time. The 0 2 0 1 2 1 Specific Order previously played on August 30th, 2017.

Three-Number Combination(s)

The lone repeating Three-Number Combination, 54, 57, and PB 8, made its debut in the October 25th, 2017 drawing.

Three-Number Combination ahoy! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Could the unthinkable happen in Wednesday’s drawing with a third-consecutive similar spread? Could Powerball’s {2-2-1-1} Pattern go for the three-peat?