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.

130 - Of players to have scored 30+ PL goals, Javier Hernandez has the 4th best mins per goal ratio in PL history (130 mins). Real. 27 minutes ago

Costa keeps firing, Burnley stifle Manchester United and Diouf stuns City - Opta's Weekend in Numbers @OptaJoe cards.twitter.com/cards/oz2rhd/3… 1 hours ago

90 - Lewis Holtby has completed the full 90 minutes once in his 25 Premier League appearances for Spurs. Periphery. #transferdeadlineday 2 hours ago

104 - Since 2009-10, Falcao has scored 104 goals in 139 league apps (for Porto, A.Madrid & Monaco combined). Lethal. #transferdeadlineday 4 hours ago

23 - @TheRealAC3 became just the 23rd English player to make an appearance in the Italian @SerieA_TIM. Rare. 4 hours ago

43 - Only D.Anderton (67) & T.Sheringham (44) have assisted more PL goals for Spurs than Aaron Lennon (43). Hoops? #transferdeadlineday 5 hours ago

22 - Jermain Defoe has scored more Premier League goals as a substitute than any other player (22). Impact. #transferdeadlineday 5 hours ago

1 - You can follow our Super Lig coverage on @OptaCan in both English & Turkish. Passion. 19 hours ago

101 - Aaron Ramsey completed 101 passes against Leicester, the second most in a Premier League game this season (Capoue, 110 v QPR). Busy. 19 hours ago

1 - Mesut Özil has assisted one goal in his last 10 Premier League games. Drifted. 19 hours ago

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