Data visualisation

Opta are at the forefront of developing new and innovative ways to display sports data, across all platforms.

14 - Southampton scored from just one of their 14 shots on target over the two legs, while the Danes scored with two from four. Difference. 5 hours ago

0 - Southampton have failed to score in either of their two previous away games in Scandinavia. Barren. 7 hours ago

1 - Arsenal's first ever win at the Emirates Stadium was against Dynamo Zagreb back in August 2006. History. 8 hours ago

5 - Man City have been drawn with a Bundesliga team in all five Champions League groups they've participated in. Zufall. 9 hours ago

55 - Man Utd's last 16 CL games against German teams have produced a total of 55 goals (3.4 per game). Super. 9 hours ago

2 - Manchester United won both previous Champions League clashes with Wolfsburg back in the 09/10 Group Stage. Howl. 9 hours ago

1 - Chelsea's only previous encounter with Israeli opposition ended in elimination against Hapoel Tel Aviv in the 01-02 UEFA Cup. Memories. 9 hours ago

3 - All three of Arsenal's away games against Olympiakos so far in the CL have come on MD6 & ended in defeat. Repeat? 9 hours ago

1 - @PSG_inside have lost only one of their four European games against Real Madrid. Venga. 9 hours ago

0 - Chelsea have never failed to score in six previous meetings with Porto. Cruise. 9 hours ago

Visualisation

Bringing data to a new audience

Opta are committed to bringing data and statistics to a wider audience.  We believe that it is too important to be left to boring tables and reams of numbers.

Effective data visualisation is a key part of making data more accessible and widening its reach.  

Our data is collected and packaged in such a way that it makes it easy for our media and broadcast customers to present the information in an engaging and information way.

Adding context & colour to traditional coverage

For our print customers, our detailed data can add context to a moment, a match or a season.  Using infographics, player touchmaps, pass matrices and goal build-up images, it is possible to add colour and context to a traditional match report or season-to-date review.

Creating eye-catching visualisations

Our widgets can help to easily add cutting edge performance visualisation to any website.  From player heat-maps to match timelines, representing the data in an eye-catching way is the best way to maximise the impact of your online coverage.

Opta data, visualised

Piero’s Heatmap effect integrates and aggregates event data to highlight the most active areas of the pitch.

The Hego touchscreen can integrate detailed Opta performance data such as player touch and pass maps.

A new generation of cutting edge football analysis website is possible due to Opta's data. Highly detailed performance data is the new benchmark for footbal publishers worldwide. 

The FourFourTwo StatsZone app allows users to analyse and share live stats on their iOS devices, as the game progresses.

ESPN Gamecast use Live Match data from Opta

France Football magazine use Opta content for a comparison piece between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

The Guardian using Opta Chalkboards to show passes

The England bowler James Anderson uses innovative data visualisations on his official website, using Opta's detailed cricket data.

The Live Rugby Android smartphone app uses detailed Opta rugby feeds to produce an interactive analytical experience for rugby fans.

MLS Match Centre Chalkboard

Sky Sports used our data to create a widget comparing the current Manchester United defenders.

The Times used Opta Graphics for a preview of  Wales v England

Top tier cricket sponsor Investec, used detailed Opta cricket data for sponsored graphical output.