6 Ways to Improve Your Chance of Winning Mega Millions
Could “calendar month” birthday numbers win a record high Mega Millions jackpot and make us a billion richer?
Lottery analysis reveals Mega Millions' most common numbers drawn,
lottery officials don’t want you to know!
Millions of lottery players are queuing to buy tickets for the Tuesday's
Mega Millions drawing. Well, who wouldn’t want a chance to win the jackpot?
The highest ever lottery prize in American history is the result of several
consecutive drawings yielding no major winner and a steady stream of
lottery players purchasing tickets across the country. It comes to no
surprise as finally, the odds are in the players' favor since the cost of
all 302,000,000 tickets covering every possible combination is a few times
less than the actual winnings. So, if you were thinking about trying your
luck in lotteries- now is the time to do it!
Maryland Lottery Director of Communications, Carole Gentry sums up why she
believes people love to play with “It's the fun dream.”
How do people choose their numbers?
Lots of players are relying on special numbers that have brought them good
luck in the past.
Janine Peterson, a Manhattan-based Neil Simon Theatre worker, explains her
number preferences: “I use 6 and 13 a lot. Six is my nephew’s number that
he goes for when he plays baseball, and 13 is my family number. Number 13
is avoided by everyone as they believe it’s bad luck. We’ve always found it
to be a good number.”
Standing close to an electronic sign with the current Mega Millions jackpot
amount, Peterson confined that she owns one 10 dollar lottery ticket at
home with six-number combinations representing anniversaries, favorite
numbers and her mum’s birthday.
I will only play them if it’s a big jackpot, Peterson added.
Depending on the particular year, Peterson could have witnessed better odds
of having one of her lucky numbers winning the Mega Millions jackpot,
according to data from the lottery officials. The number 6 shows among the
top 10 major pool numbers, which are the five numbers preceding the Mega
Ball number on a lottery ticket, for the Mega Millions game from the past
draws. Janine’s number 6 was chosen 34 times in a total of 324 lottery
games in the course of the three-year time frame. However, frequently
coming numbers do not imply that the self-selection way improves your odds
of winning. Many players are now opting for the technology-based
“Today, we live in such a technological society,” explains Public
Information Specialist for the Oregon Lottery, Patrick Johnson. “I think
some people just like that feeling of control. They like picking their
With America’s largest lottery jackpot at stake, should we take the
nostalgic route, maybe choosing own or the child’s birthday, the day we
first fell in love and anniversary dates? Or perhaps, trust the lottery
analytics and take a look at the most common lottery numbers drawn during
the recent Mega Millions games, alongside other statistics to come up with
some good strategy?
While nothing is certain these days, there are still a good few numbers
that have come up more frequently than others in the lottery pool — and, of
course, there are those that have been picked the fewest number of times,
Let’s examine six possible ways to improve your odds for the coming Mega Millions draw lottery officials don’t want you to
Way 1. Choose most common numbers in the recent lottery pools.
According to the research submitted by a well-known lottery analytics
website Lottoprediction.com, these are statistically the most common Mega Millions lottery numbers for 2017/2018 draws that stand a good chance of
being selected for the next Mega Millions drawing.
Most Common Mega Millions Numbers
Way 2. Avoid the least common numbers in the recent pools.
Other data collected by the Lottoprediction analysts reveal the least common Mega Millions lottery numbers in the pools.
Least Common Mega Millions Numbers
Way 3. Is it the right time for the overdue numbers, popular in the past
More helpful data comes from the overdue lottery numbers table. They are numbers that have been popular in the past however, they haven’t been in the pools for some time. Hence, some lottery analysts suggest they are due to be chosen in the next drawings.
Most Overdue Mega Millions Numbers
Way 4. Organize your lottery ticket to contain most common number pairs.
A list of most common number pairs will help you organize
your lottery numbers in the lottery tickets. Some lottery numbers are
unexplainably attracted to other “partner” numbers. Love at first sight or
does any other number magic stand behind?
|Number 1 ||Number 2 ||Occurences ||%||Avg Interval|
Way 5. Should we largely focus on odd or even numbers on Tuesday?
Additional analytical data, odd vs. even number combinations table brings about the
opportunity to look at the proportion of odd/even numbers in a single draw.
Lets take a look at these draw result examples:
27 · 28 · 32 · 41 · 69 + 12 – this result contains 3 odd numbers (27,41,69)
and 3 even numbers (28,32,12)
02 · 22 · 29 · 31 · 34 + 01 – this result contains 3 odd numbers (29,31,01)
and 3 even numbers (02,22,34)
|Odds ||Evens ||Occurences ||%||Avg Interval|
Way 6. Will “calendar month” birthday numbers make us a few millions richer?
Now, this final data is priceless as it offers low/high lottery number analysis helping you to decide whether you should solely rely on birthday numbers (also called "low numbers" coming in the first half of your lottery ticket, namely 1-35 for Mega Millions) or "high numbers" (lottery numbers coming in the second half of your ticket, namely 36-70 for the Mega Millions pools). The lottery data analyzer tracks the occurrences of low and high numbers
in the whole lottery draw results history.
The table below compares the low number occurances (first column) to the high number occurances (second column).
|Low ||High ||Occurences ||%||Avg Interval|
We hope we have landed you a hand with beating the odds of the world’s most sought-after lottery game. And may the odds be in your favor as you seek to win the world largest lottery prize this Tuesday! With a good strategy to overcome the incredibly long odds — one in 302,575,350, to be exact — we hope you will end up with more money than most people would ever know what to do with. We would love to hear from you if we have helped you live a happier and financially free life!