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Smart Plays

If you like to use the latest statistics to pick your numbers for upcoming drawings, these Powerball Smart Plays can do the hard work for you. They are created using the stats from the most recent drawings, arranging the hottest and coldest numbers from the last few weeks into several new lines. View the latest Smart Plays below and find out how they're calculated.

Your Powerball Smart Plays:

  • 16
  • 17
  • 21
  • 38
  • 39
  • 14

  • 17
  • 21
  • 33
  • 41
  • 55
  • 14

  • 5
  • 14
  • 24
  • 39
  • 58
  • 14

  • 14
  • 21
  • 39
  • 50
  • 55
  • 24

  • 21
  • 33
  • 38
  • 47
  • 59
  • 21

How Smart Plays Are Calculated

These Smart Plays are created from an analysis of the most recent Powerball drawings. Here's how they are calculated:

  • A count is taken of the number of times that each ball has appeared in the last 20 drawings
  • The ten hottest numbers – those that have appeared the most – are grouped together, as are the five hottest Powerballs
  • A list of the top ten cold numbers – those that have been selected the least – is also compiled, along with a list of the five coldest Powerballs
  • Three hot numbers and two cold numbers are selected as the main numbers in each Smart Play
  • Each line is finished with one of the hot Powerballs

You can find a list of the hottest and coldest numbers below. The tables show how many times each of the numbers has been selected in the last 20 drawings, alongside the date when they were last drawn. You can see the frequencies for the main balls and the Powerball.

Hot Numbers

Main Balls
Number Frequency Last Drawn
36 5 22 Aug 2020
47 4 19 Sep 2020
17 4 23 Sep 2020
58 3 26 Aug 2020
55 3 9 Sep 2020
21 3 5 Sep 2020
16 3 12 Sep 2020
14 3 19 Sep 2020
5 3 29 Aug 2020
59 2 23 Sep 2020
Powerballs
Number Frequency Last Drawn
24 3 8 Aug 2020
14 3 19 Sep 2020
21 2 9 Sep 2020
18 2 2 Sep 2020
1 2 23 Sep 2020

Cold Numbers

Main Balls
Number Frequency Last Drawn
9 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
24 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
26 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
28 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
33 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
38 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
39 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
41 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
46 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
50 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
Powerballs
Number Frequency Last Drawn
5 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
6 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
8 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
11 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws
12 0 Not drawn in last 20 draws

Go to the Powerball Statistics page for more information about number patterns and frequencies, taking into account all draws since the game started in 1992.