For the Powerball jackpot, you’re looking at about a 1 in 292 million chance. When it comes to picking numbers, many players will look at the statistics and try to choose the numbers that come up most often. The most drawn Powerball main numbers are: 69, 64, 32, 23, 28 and 61.How to calculate winning odds in Powerball?
To calculate the odds that you'll guess the first 5 numbers and the Powerball correctly to win the jackpot, multiply the odds that you'll guess the first 5 numbers (1 in 11,238,513) by the odds that you'll guess the Powerball correctly (1 in 26).What are the chances of winning Powerball?
The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million. However, the odds of winning any prize are a very reasonable 1 in 24.87 so it's not all doom and gloom. If you match the Powerball at all, you're guaranteed a prize, even if you don't match any of the main five draw numbers.