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.

6 - Salah has now scored six goal in seven games with Fiorentina; Cuadrado scored his first goal after 12 games. Deal http://t.co/zRioqOAP4R 1 hours ago

2.8 - Liverpool have taken 2.8 points per PL game when Steven Gerrard has not started this season, compared to 1.4 when he has. Evolution. 6 hours ago

23 - @LFC have taken more points in 2015 than any other side in the top five European leagues (23). Rise. 9 hours ago

13.63 – Last night v Swansea City, Christian Eriksen covered 13.63km, more than any other player in a single PL game this season. Legs. 9 hours ago

500 - James Milner's goal was the 500th that Leicester City have conceded in Premier League history. Outfoxed. 12 hours ago

29 - Since Christmas Liverpool have taken 29 points from 11 Premier League games, more than any other team. Gallop. 4 Mar

3 - Everton have taken just three points from their last nine Premier League away games. Treacle. 4 Mar

3 - Only Tim Howard (4) made more errors leading to goals than Tim Krul (3) this Premier League season. Agony. 4 Mar

400 - Ashley Young has scored his first Premier League goal for 400 days. Cruel. 4 Mar

1 - Charlie Austin has scored his first goal in five PL appearances at Loftus Road. Comeback. 4 Mar

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