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What are the most likely numbers to win the Powerball jackpot?

by: WFLA 8 On Your Side Staff

Posted: Mar 27, 2019 / 12:38 PM EDT / Updated: Mar 27, 2019 / 04:46 PM EDT

How do you pick your lottery numbers?

With a $750 million Powerball jackpot up for grabs Wednesday night, a lot of people are thinking about how to pick theirs.

Many people use birthdays while others use lucky numbers or their own system. There are almost as many ways of choosing lottery numbers as there are chances of winning it.

For the Powerball jackpot, you’re looking at about a 1 in 292 million chance.

When it comes to picking numbers, many players will look at the statistics and try to choose the numbers that come up most often.

According to LottoNumbers.com, the most drawn Powerball main numbers are 69, 64, 32, 23, 28 and 61. The most common Powerball number is 24.

But what about the most overdue numbers? LottoNumbers.com also compiled a list of the numbers that haven’t been drawn for the longest amount of time.

For Powerball, the 15 most overdue numbers are 44, 22, 26, 33, 11, 9, 40, 62, 15, 37, 57, 58, 56, 61 and 23.

The most overdue Powerball number is 9. That was drawn 207 days ago on Sept. 1, 2018.

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How do you pick your lottery numbers?

Most Common Powerball Numbers Drawn: Jackpot Hits $550 Million

CHICAGO (CBS) — As the jackpot climbs to $550 million, with no winner claiming the Powerball prize, here are the most common numbers drawn.

According to statistics from Powerball.net, which collects data from recent drawings, the most common Powerball numbers are 21, 9, 13, 25 and 24.

Those are based on statistics from 360 drawings since the Oct. 7, 2015, when the main ball pool increased from 59 to 69 and the Powerball pool reduced from 35 to 26.

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The most common winning main numbers are 64, 32, 28, 23, and 69,.

The least common winning Powerball numbers are 14, 2, 23, 4 and 5. The least commonly drawn main numbers are 35, 46, 65, 4 and 34, according to Powerball.net.

Powerball hopefuls have until 9 p.m. Wednesday night to purchase a ticket for the $550 million prize.

It’s the eighth largest prize in the game’s history.

As the jackpot climbs to $550 million with no winner claiming the Powerball prize, here are the most common numbers drawn. ]]>