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.

4 - Name the four players to play for both @Arsenal and @AVFCOfficial in the @premierleague. Quiz. #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 36 minutes ago

11 - Chelsea have won away from home at Manchester City more often than any other team in Premier League history. Blues. 4 hours ago

7 - Steven Gerrard has scored seven Premier League goals against West Ham and six of them have been netted at the Boleyn Ground. Visiting. 6 hours ago

5 - There have been just five goals scored in the four Barclays Premier League meetings between Southampton and Swansea City. Light. 8 hours ago

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8 - Darren Bent has scored 8 goals in his last 11 appearances against the Gunners in all competitions including 5 in his last 5. Bench. 9 hours ago

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10 - Tim Howard has made 10 saves so far in the Everton v Wolfsburg Europa League match, Diego Benaglio two. Wall. 22 hours ago

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8 - Everton have scored at least three goals in a European game for the first time in eight matches. Return. 23 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