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.

100 - Claudio Ranieri has won his 100th Premier League game as a manager & is the 5th non British/Irish boss to reach the landmark. Century 2 hours ago

6 - Scott Dann has scored more Premier League goals than any other defender since the start of 2015-16 (6). Rescue. 2 hours ago

2012 - Victor Moses has scored his first Premier League goal for Chelsea since November 2012. Parted. 2 hours ago

1 - Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez has scored his first Premier League goal since March 2014. Joyous. 2 hours ago

6 - Jermain Defoe has now scored in six successive Premier League appearances away from home. Reliant. 2 hours ago

6 - Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham has scored six goals in his seven appearances for Bristol City in all competitions. Form. 2 hours ago

3 - Riyad Mahrez has missed three of his last four penalties for Leicester City in the Premier League. Imprecise. 2 hours ago

5 - Alexis Sanchez has had a hand in five goals (three goals, two assists) in three Premier League games against Watford. Coasting. 3 hours ago

6 - Jamie Vardy has now scored six goals in his last seven Premier League appearances for Leicester City. Reignited. 3 hours ago

2 - Yohan Cabaye has missed his last two Premier League penalties, having scored his four pens in the competition before that. Spurned. 3 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