The world's leading sports data provider

Our mission is to create a global standard for live sports data. We believe that Opta data enhances and illuminates every area of sport, from live broadcasts and online coverage to professional performance analysis.

2012 - Chelsea have failed to record a 1st half shot on target in consecutive PL games for the first time since March 2012. Blanks. 13 minutes ago

9 - Watford haven't kept a clean sheet in their last nine Premier League home games, the longest current run in the division. Generous. 16 minutes ago

3 - Nacer Chadli has scored three goals in four Premier League games for West Brom, as many as in his previous 30 for Tottenham. Upturn. 29 minutes ago

44 - James Milner has never been on the losing side in a @premierleague game where he has scored. Talisman. 29 minutes ago

7 - No player has scored more Premier League goals for Bournemouth than Callum Wilson. Deadly. 32 minutes ago

6 - Dominic Poleon has scored 6 goals in his last 7 games in all competitions for @AFCWimbledon, with 5 of them coming at home. Streak. 41 minutes ago

5 - Alex Revell has scored in each of his last five home games for Northampton in all competitions. Sweet. 53 minutes ago

1239 - Victor Moses is making his first PL start for Chelsea since May 2013 - 1239 days ago. Testament. 1 hours ago

14 - Bournemouth have only won one of their last 14 league visits to face Watford (D6 L7). Stung. 1 hours ago

4 - West Ham have lost all four PL games that Dimitri Payet has played in this season - he only lost six in the whole of 2015-16. Faded. 1 hours ago

About Opta

High definition live sports data

Part of Perform Content, a division of Perform Group, Opta is the world's leading live, detailed sports data provider.

We collect, package, analyse and distribute more live data, in more detail, than anyone else.

The level of detail we collect brings an added dimension to the world of sport.  It allows for more innovative broadcast coverage, more engaging online and print reporting and more intelligent professional analysis.

More live data than anyone else

This high definition data is collected and analysed live by Opta.  It is databased and supplied within seconds of the action happening on the pitch.  This means it can be used to create an ongoing narrative as the drama unfolds.  

As the live data goes into our databases, it adds to the most comprehensive archive of sports data on the planet.

Our skilled editorial teams across the world use this archive to create a level of content that is unmatched in its authenticity and credibility.  The biggest and best brands in the world of sport rely on it to power their coverage across a range of platforms.

800 customers, 40 countries, one global standard

Opta is built on a consistent and reliable approach across our global data collection operation.  All of our data is collected to the same standard, using the same software and to the same definitions.

Our customers, and sports fans across the world can be confident in Opta data.  Players and teams are compared using the same global standard, and it is this passion for consistency that has ensured that Opta has become the byword for credibility in the world of sports data.

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