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.

11 - Only in three PL seasons have Arsenal had fewer points after eight games than they do in 2014-15. Slump. 18 minutes ago

5 - West Ham have won five of their opening nine games in a Premier League season for the first time since 1999-00. Bubbles. 33 minutes ago

1 - Follow @OptaFranz for all the latest Bundesliga action in both English & German. Fußball 49 minutes ago

6 - Diafra Sakho is the first West Ham United player to score in six successive Premier League appearances. Superstar. 56 minutes ago

1 - Follow the football this weekend in the Eredivisie with OptaJohan. Total. 1 hours ago

7 - Manchester City have lost the last seven Premier League matches that they have been losing at half-time. Mission. 1 hours ago

8 - West Ham have now scored in 8 successive @premierleague games; their best run in the competition since Nov 2009. Prowess. 2 hours ago

14 - @StewartYetton has scored 14 goals in his last 16 matches for @theterras, including in each of the last 3 #FACup rounds. Form. 2 hours ago

14 - @StewartYetton has scored 14 goals in 16 games for @theterras this season including one in each of the previous 3 #FACup rounds. Form. 2 hours ago

4 - West Ham have won four Premier League games so far this season. They didn’t reach this tally until January in 2013-14. Improvement. 3 hours ago


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