The world's leading sports data company

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.

.@D_NS If Leicester win the league their possession rate will certainly be below average for champions. https://t.co/PWfP2pCU6k 5 hours ago

5 - Five of West Brom's 25 Premier League games this season have seen the Baggies fail to record a single shot on target. Bleak. 4 hours ago

6 - Diego Costa has scored six goals in his last seven Premier League apps after netting three in the previous 14 this season. Rejuvenated. 22 hours ago

8 - Wayne Rooney has scored or assisted as many Premier League goals in 6 games in 2016 as he had in 33 games in 2015 (8). Reboot. 22 hours ago

3 - Jesse Lingard has scored three goals from his last four shots on target in the Premier League. Flourishing. 22 hours ago

9 - Wayne Rooney has been involved in nine of Man Utd's last 11 league goals (five goals, four assists). Catalyst. 22 hours ago

5 - Five of the last seven Premier League meetings between Chelsea and Man Utd have been 0-0 at half time. Expected. 23 hours ago

1 - Chelsea have had exactly one shot on target in the first half of each of their four PL home games under Hiddink this season. Restrained. 23 hours ago

6 - Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six Premier League games against Manchester United (W3 D3). Edge. 7 Feb

1 - Man Utd have won just one of their last 13 Premier League trips to Stamford Bridge (W1 D4 L8). Blue. 7 Feb

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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