These are the real chances of winning the Mega Millions Lottery without Lottery Power Picks . Note that the odd of winning the Jackpot increased by over 83 million since October 19, 2013 when the Mega Millions Lottery game format was altered, even though the overall changes dropped to 14.71.

Current Mega Millions Odds
After Oct 19, 2013
Match
Balls
Prize Odds
(5/75 + 1/15)
5 + mb Jackpot 1:258,890,85.00
5 1,000,000 1:18,492.203.57
4 + mb 5,000 1:739,688.14
4 500 1:52,834.87
3 + mb 50 1:10,720.12
3 5 1:765.72
2 + mb 5 1:472.95
1 + mb 2 1:56.47
mb 1 1:21.39
Overall 1:14.71
Source: Mega Millions How to Play


Mega Millions Odds
Jun 22, 2005
through Oct 19, 2013
Match
Balls
Prize Odds
(5/56 + 1/46)
5 + mb Jackpot 1:175,711,536
5 250,000 1:3,904,701
4 + mb 10,000 1:689,065
4 150 1:15,313
3 + mb 150 1:13,781
3 7 1:306
2 + mb 10 1:844
1 + mb 3 1:141
mb 2 1:75
Overall 1:40