|Posted: December 29, 2015, 12:05 pm - IP Logged|
Filter 2 is a line optimizer and was intended as a automated last step when playing straight lexie
values such as setting the first 4 values and letting the last 2 run wild. In this type of setup the
program will reduce to the fewest lines possible and guarantee at least one 4of5, 5of6 etc.. If
the lines are generated with split digits then it takes many more lines to cover.
Any correct lexie digit setup will produce a JP but the filter-2 option will be less effective in reducing
those lines. It's impossible to optimize a pool of numbers for a JP hit so the best guaranteed prize
will always be limited to a JP - 1 level prize. It is however always possible that the optimizer will hit
the JP, just not guaranteed.
The setup you mention will produce 6*1*10*10*1*3=1800 unfiltered lines for my 5-39. The optimizer
reduced to 793 with 1ea 4of5 and 15ea 3of5 and 85ea 2of5 for a total of 101 prize paying tickets so
any line played from that pool has a 1 in 793 / 101 = 7.85 chance of winning a prize. The overall odds
of winning a prize is 1 in 8.77 so it does increase one's chances of winning something.
It's easy to become discouraged playing the lexie but hitting the first 4 digits gives us better odds than
a standard P-4 depending on the matrix. Hitting the first four lexie digits in a 5-39 gives us odds of 1 in
5757 vs 1 in 10,000 for a standard P-4 and in almost all games the filter-2 will reduce to less than 10 with
at least one 4of5 and several 3of5 prizes plus a shot at the JP. If looking at the odds and the payout for
a P-4 box vs the 5-39 lower level prize payouts then the 5-39 offers better odds of winning a prize.
We do need better tools for predicting/selecting which digits to put into play but it's always going to be a
guessing game. I hate to loose even when playing on paper but I don't under estimate the odds for what
we are trying to do. I can't predict anything but I seem to be able to make some good guesses.
In my P-4 test play I have gotten a couple str8 hits so far and I am up over $5K after ticket cost. I will paper
play for two weeks and if everything goes well then I will go live.