|Posted: March 18, 2004, 10:44 pm - IP Logged|
I have had a number of people that have asked me to explain my method and how I get the two columns of 5 numbers each. I will explain it again, because it has been awhile since I first explained it, and people are now seeing that it has some merit!
My method of getting the numbers for the two columns is the same as the Ohiopick3 method. I look at the past draws and write down the numbers without duplicating. Here are the last draws for California as an example:
I start by writing down 234 (last draw). Now I look at the next number (328) and notice that I have already used the 2 and 3, so I write down just the 8...2348...the next number is 802...I have used the 2 and 8 already so I write down the 0...23480...those are my first five numbers (column A). I continue...the next number is 169 and I haven't used any of those numbers, so I write them down...23480-169...the next number is 483...I have already used all of those so I keep looking for my last 2 numbers...the next number is 971..I haven't used the 7, so I write it down...23480-1697...I only need one more number and just by looking I see that the only number I haven't used is 5..adding it I have 23480-16975. Now I have all 10 digits in order. Take the first set and put them into column A and the second set in column B.
That was the easy part! Now pick 1 from column A and 2 from column B or vice versa. I like to look for triangles and try to always use a neighbor like 23 or 56. Note that 01 is a neighbor and so is 90. If you did all the combos including doubles, you would have to play 150 tickets! So, I suggest looking for a few tickets to play looking for neighbors and maybe patterns. These are the suggestions for tomorrow's midday draw in California.