What are the Seven Luckiest Numbers in Powerball?

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Find out the seven numbers that could be the luckiest choices to use as your Powerball or Mega Millions picks. On this page you'll discover the hottest winning numbers that have been drawn the most between 2015 and the time of writing in October 2021.

Given how often these numbers have appeared in the past, there's a good possibility that they're likely to be drawn more frequently in the future, too - making them a good bet that could increase your chances of taking home a prize.

You can view the seven most popular numbers for both the five main white balls that range from 1 to 69 and the red Powerball that can be between 1 and 26. On October 7, 2015, the white ball pool grew from 59 to 69 and the Powerball pool reduced from 35 to 26.

To view a complete list of how often each number in the ball pools has been picked, updated after each draw, check out the Powerball Frequency Chart page.

Use the hot numbers displayed below for your picks in any combination, or combine them with your own personal lucky numbers, such as birthdays, to help supercharge your play. You can also try rotating through the hot numbers to find the digits and combinations that work best for you.

The numbers frequencies on this page don't include Double Play results. Double Play is a separate second chance draw held in select Powerball jurisdictions.

Luckiest Main Numbers

Here are the hottest main white ball numbers since 2015:

  • Number: 32. Times drawn: 63
  • Number: 61. Times drawn: 63
  • Number: 23. Times drawn: 62
  • Number: 53. Times drawn: 58
  • Number: 21. Times drawn: 57
  • Number: 63. Times drawn: 55
  • Number: 69. Times drawn: 55

Luckiest Powerball Numbers

Below you can see the most-drawn red Powerball numbers since 2015:

  • Number: 24. Times drawn: 36
  • Number: 18. Times drawn: 34
  • Number: 21. Times drawn: 33
  • Number: 3. Times drawn: 29
  • Number: 4. Times drawn: 29
  • Number: 13. Times drawn: 27
  • Number: 6. Times drawn: 26

Numbers on Both Lists

Did you notice that 21 is the only number that appears on both the main and Powerball lists? Definitely one to add to your next play! Another interesting insight is that 7 times 3 equals 21, and many cultures have long considered 7 the luckiest number in general, while 3 itself appears in 4 of the hottest main numbers, and twice in the hottest Powerball numbers.

It's also interesting to note that, contrary to its unlucky reputation, 13 is one of the winningest Powerball numbers.

What are the Seven Luckiest Numbers in Mega Millions?

Below you'll find the most-often drawn numbers in both the main white ball and gold Mega Ball pools. The main numbers range from 1 to 70 and the Mega Ball may be between 1 and 25.

For a full, up-to-date list of how often all the numbers have been drawn, visit the Mega Millions Frequency Chart page.

Luckiest Main Numbers

Here are the hottest main white ball numbers since 2015:

  • Number: 10. Times drawn: 44
  • Number: 17. Times drawn: 44
  • Number: 31. Times drawn: 41
  • Number: 14. Times drawn: 40
  • Number: 4. Times drawn: 38
  • Number: 43. Times drawn: 37
  • Number: 34. Times drawn: 36

Luckiest Mega Ball Numbers

Below you can see the most-drawn gold Mega Ball numbers since 2015:

  • Number: 22. Times drawn: 26
  • Number: 11. Times drawn: 24
  • Number: 10. Times drawn: 21
  • Number: 9. Times drawn: 20
  • Number: 19. Times drawn: 20
  • Number: 4. Times drawn: 19
  • Number: 25. Times drawn: 18

Numbers on Both Lists

In the case of Mega Millions, there are two numbers that appear on both the main and Mega Ball lists: 10 and 4 are the crossover numbers, and 4 is also one of the most-picked Powerball numbers, so definitely include these in an upcoming play!

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