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.

4 - Four of Liverpool's five Premier League defeats this season have come against teams who started the day in the… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 9 hours ago

12 - Philippe Coutinho has scored his first goal in 12 games in all competitions for Liverpool. Hopeful. 9 hours ago

5 - Jamie Vardy has scored 5 Premier League goals vs Liverpool; more than any Leicester player has vs another team in the competition. Ace. 9 hours ago

2 - The only time a reigning PL champion has lost a game having been 2+ goals ahead at HT was Arsenal v Aston Villa in Dec 1998. Combat. 10 hours ago

5 - Leicester are the only side with a 100% winning record when scoring first in PL games this season (5/5 before tonight). Element. 10 hours ago

637 - Jamie Vardy's goal was Leicester City's first in the Premier League in 2017, after a run of 637 minutes without one. Back. 10 hours ago

8 – Liverpool have won more away games against reigning Premier League champions than any other side. Blight. https://t.co/1sxKFF77Hz 11 hours ago

3 - Leicester City's last three Premier League goals against Liverpool have all been scored by Jamie Vardy. Canny. https://t.co/wpv0N7dpJL 12 hours ago

11 - Of the 26 goals Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored for @ManUtd this term, 11 of them have come in the 75th minute o… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 hours ago

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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