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Lotto Hot Numbers & Statistics

Take a look at Lotto's hot numbers and find out which ones have appeared in the winning line the most often. You'll find a list of the most commonly drawn Lotto numbers in South Africa, alongside a range of other useful statistics, such as the numbers that have been drawn least often, and which pairs and triplets have appeared together most frequently.

The stats shown here are created using the information from all draws since Lotto began and are updated after every new set of winning numbers has been confirmed. Go to the Lotto Predictions page to see the smartpicks generated from these statistics.

Hot Numbers (Most Common)

Ball Number Times Drawn Last Drawn
49 58 17 days ago
(Wed 31 Mar 2021)
1 56 3 days ago
(Wed 14 Apr 2021)
24 51 7 days ago
(Sat 10 Apr 2021)
6 51 14 days ago
(Sat 3 Apr 2021)
42 51 24 days ago
(Wed 24 Mar 2021)


Numerical Order
Frequency Order


Ordered by Ball Number:
1

Drawn:
56 times
2

Drawn:
48 times
3

Drawn:
48 times
4

Drawn:
34 times
5

Drawn:
36 times
6

Drawn:
51 times
7

Drawn:
35 times
8

Drawn:
44 times
9

Drawn:
35 times
10

Drawn:
47 times
11

Drawn:
41 times
12

Drawn:
35 times
13

Drawn:
49 times
14

Drawn:
50 times
15

Drawn:
40 times
16

Drawn:
50 times
17

Drawn:
44 times
18

Drawn:
48 times
19

Drawn:
45 times
20

Drawn:
38 times
21

Drawn:
41 times
22

Drawn:
38 times
23

Drawn:
47 times
24

Drawn:
51 times
25

Drawn:
45 times
26

Drawn:
45 times
27

Drawn:
44 times
28

Drawn:
48 times
29

Drawn:
46 times
30

Drawn:
35 times
31

Drawn:
32 times
32

Drawn:
47 times
33

Drawn:
44 times
34

Drawn:
37 times
35

Drawn:
40 times
36

Drawn:
45 times
37

Drawn:
36 times
38

Drawn:
36 times
39

Drawn:
38 times
40

Drawn:
33 times
41

Drawn:
41 times
42

Drawn:
51 times
43

Drawn:
45 times
44

Drawn:
41 times
45

Drawn:
46 times
46

Drawn:
49 times
47

Drawn:
37 times
48

Drawn:
49 times
49

Drawn:
58 times
50

Drawn:
42 times
51

Drawn:
44 times
52

Drawn:
45 times


Cold Numbers (Most Overdue)

Ball Number Times Drawn Last Drawn
28 48 98 days ago
(Sat 9 Jan 2021)
44 41 91 days ago
(Sat 16 Jan 2021)
36 45 73 days ago
(Wed 3 Feb 2021)
17 44 70 days ago
(Sat 6 Feb 2021)
33 44 70 days ago
(Sat 6 Feb 2021)
35 40 59 days ago
(Wed 17 Feb 2021)
Least Often Picked Numbers
Ball Number Times Drawn Last Drawn
31 32 31 days ago
(Wed 17 Mar 2021)
40 33 42 days ago
(Sat 6 Mar 2021)
4 34 31 days ago
(Wed 17 Mar 2021)
12 35 52 days ago
(Wed 24 Feb 2021)
9 35 14 days ago
(Sat 3 Apr 2021)
30 35 10 days ago
(Wed 7 Apr 2021)

Most Common Pairs
Numbers Times Drawn
1 49 13
13 25 12
2 46 11
1 29 11
25 51 10
Most Common Consecutive Pairs
Numbers Times Drawn
13 14 10
49 50 8
2 3 8
41 42 7
45 46 7

Most Common Triplets
Numbers Times Drawn
21 42 44 4
2 28 46 4
1 32 49 4
2 18 48 4
2 3 23 4
Most Common Consecutive Triplets
Numbers Times Drawn
36 37 38 1
15 16 17 1
23 24 25 1
50 51 52 1
42 43 44 1

The 5 Biggest Lotto Jackpots Won

Draw Date Jackpot
Sat 27
January 2018
R110,000,000
Sat 4
May 2019
R79,874,758
Sat 27
July 2019
R61,633,381
Wed 9
October 2019
R60,302,027
Sat 14
December 2019
R60,000,000

Most Jackpot Winners in a Draw

Draw Date Winners Jackpot
Sat 15
March 2003
33 R3,692,733
Wed 31
October 2001
19 R3,646,100
Sat 7
February 2009
18 R21,898,512
Sat 23
June 2001
17 R4,573,782
Sat 30
September 2000
14 R26,302,318

180 Day Lotto Jackpot History