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These Are the Mega Millions Numbers Drawn Most Often

The Mega Millions jackpot climbed to a staggering $1.6 billion over the weekend

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    The Mega Millions jackpot climbed to a staggering $1.6 billion over the weekend, making the prize the largest in U.S. history.

    Looking to get a leg up on the Mega competition? 

    This could help. 

    The Mega Millions jackpot climbed to a staggering $1.6 billion over the weekend, making the prize the largest in U.S. history.

    Mega Millions officials said no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $1 billion grand prize in Friday night's drawing. The numbers were 15, 23, 53, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 7.

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    No one has matched all six numbers and won the Mega Millions grand prize since July 24. That reflects the game's long odds, at one in 302.5 million.

    The next drawing will be Tuesday.

    Here's a look at the numbers most frequently drawn in the last year and since the game began in 1996, through Oct. 19, 2018, according to data from lottonumbers.com:

    Main numbers since 1996

    2 (219 times)

    17 (218 times)

    31 (218 times)

    39 (214 times)

    4 (212 times)

    46 (212 times)

    29 (211 times)

    5 (209 times)

    20 (209 times)

    35 (208 times)

    Mega ball numbers since 1996

    3 (89 times)

    1 (84 times)

    7 (82 times)

    9 (82 times)

    15 (82 times)

    10 (81 times)

    6 (75 times)

    2 (72 times)

    8 (72 times)

    4 (71 times)

    Megaplier numbers since 1996:

    4 (696 times)

    3 (483 times)

    2 (205 times)

    5 (168 times)

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    Main numbers in the last year:

    1 (18 times)

    2 (12 times)

    28 (12 times)

    14 (11 times)

    17 (11 times)

    42 (11 times)

    70 (11 times)

    11 (10 times)

    32 (10 times) 

    Mega Ball numbers in the last year:

    9 (7 times)

    22 (7 times)

    1 (6 times)

    11 (6 times)

    20 (6 times)

    2 (5 times)

    3 (5 times)

    14 (5 times)

    23 (5 times)

    10 (4 times)

    12 (4 times)

    Megaplier numbers in the last year:

    3 (38 times)

    2 (32 times)

    4 (25 times)

    5 (6 times)

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