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.