Predictive modelling and analysis

Opta's uniquely detailed data allows an incredibly high level of analysis. Our team of in-house statisticians are mining this data to create the best predictive and analytical models and algorithms.

15 - Diego Costa's 19 @premierleague goals this season have been worth 15 points - more than any other player in th… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 13 hours ago

4 - Southampton have conceded four goals in a Premier League away game for the first time since April 2014 (1-4 vs Man City). Ripped. 14 hours ago

103 - Cesc Fabregas is now outright 2nd for most Premier League assists, one ahead of Lampard (102), but behind Giggs (162). Catering. 15 hours ago

50 – Diego Costa has scored his 50th PL goal in his 85th game, one game faster than it took Luis Suarez to reach the milestone. Star. 15 hours ago

26 - Only John Terry (40) has scored more @premierleague goals excluding penalties than Gary Cahill among defenders… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 15 hours ago

507 - Oriol Romeu has scored his first Premier League goal since 5th December 2015 (vs Aston Villa) - 507 days ago. Response. 16 hours ago

15 – Eden Hazard has scored 15 Premier League goals this season, his best return in a campaign in the competition. Fame. 16 hours ago

10 - Only Romelu Lukaku (16) and Harry Kane (15) have scored more PL home goals than Eden Hazard this season. Comma… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 16 hours ago

7 - Since Southampton's return to the PL in 2012, only Liverpool (8) have scored more away league goals v Chelsea than Saints. Threat. 17 hours ago

Expected goal leaderboards – a roundup from the Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga, Ligue 1 and Serie A.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 25 Apr

Analytics

The next frontier in sports data

Analytics represents the next frontier in the sports data industry, and Opta is at the forefront of it.

Our uniquely wide-ranging and consistent database means that it represents the gold standard for any sports analyst who requires accuracy and forensic levels of detail.

We have developed a suite of analytical products and services that help our clients in professional sport fine-tune their performance, proficiently scout their opponents and effectively recruit new talent.

Predictive analytics & data modelling

In the betting and gaming space, analytics is being increasingly harnessed to create the models that are so important to running a thriving sportsbook.

Opta's in-house team of statisticians are always looking to how an edge can be gained in competitive environments such as these.  We incorporate data management, complex mathematics and an accessible presentation style to deliver a competitive advantage to our customers.

We have also partnered with the cream of the sports analytics industry to integrate market-leading feeds into systems that are already well used and highly regarded. 

Our analytics in action

Investec use Opta data and analytical insight to product a runs predictor application as part of their England cricket sponsorship.

A cricket wagon wheel graphic, created using Opta data for BBC Sport.

The Guardian Chalkboards

Opta data is used to create player profiles for Rugby and show their key attributes