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.

13% - Tottenham's nine yellow cards vs Chelsea last night represents 13% of their entire total in the PL this season. Meltdown. 49 minutes ago

9 - Tottenham are the first team in Premier League history to have nine players booked in one game. Naughty. 13 hours ago

1 - Leicester are the first first-time winners of the English top-flight since Nottingham Forest in 1978. Bonkers. 13 hours ago

8 - Claudio Ranieri has become the 8th different manager to win the Premier League title. Mastermind. 13 hours ago

24 - Leicester City are the 24th team to win the English top flight. Dilly. 13 hours ago

365 - Eden Hazard has scored his first home PL goal in 365 days, since the title decider against Palace last season. Kingmaker. 13 hours ago

4 - Spurs have been shown 4+ yellow cards for the 6th time in the Premier League this season, more than any other team. Rotational. 13 hours ago

4 - No team has lost more Premier League games when leading by 2+ goals at half-time than Spurs (4, same as West Ham). Marathon. 14 hours ago

2 - Tottenham scored with both of their shots on target in the first half vs Chelsea. Buses. 14 hours ago

13 - Only Mesut Ozil (18) has provided more assists in the Premier League this season than Christian Eriksen (13). Strings. 14 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