Powering apps for smartphones & tablets

The second screen experience is an essential tool in a modern sports broadcaster's toolkit. Opta is ideally placed to assist with maximising the potential of this channel.

55 - Happy birthday @GaryLineker - and always remember, ''at the end, the Germans always win''. Congratulations. https://t.co/QhjTp0Zo1H 12 minutes ago

42 - Liverpool have allowed their opponents fewer shots on target than any other Premier League team this season. Press. 1 hours ago

89 - Crewe's Ben Garratt has made more saves than any other player in the top four tiers this season. Cat. 2 hours ago

305 - Charlton have allowed their opponents more shots than any team in the top four tiers this season. Peppered. 2 hours ago

12 - Northampton have scored 12 headed goals this season, more than any of the other 91 teams in the top four tiers. Nod. 2 hours ago

10% - Blackpool have the lowest shot conversion rate in League One this season. Sandstorm. 2 hours ago

90 - Nottingham Forest have the 2nd highest number of shots on target in the Championship but only 4 teams have scored fewer goals. Issue. 2 hours ago

7 - This season is only the second time that Tottenham have drawn 7+ of their opening 14 top-flight games (+ 1975-76). Parity. 2 hours ago

1.59 - Arsenal average just 1.59 points per game in November under Arsene Wenger, their worst rate in any month. Flagging. 18 hours ago

2 - Arsenal collected only two PL points in November after picking up 12 in October. Hamstrung. 19 hours ago

Second screen

Deepening fan engagement

Opta data is ideal for use in engaging and interactive second screen applications.

From smartphones, to tablets and laptop computers, Opta data has been used to engage with fans across all platforms by providing a whole new level of information to illuminate any sports broadcast.

More opportunities for brands to interact

As Opta's detailed performance data is collected live, it can pushed out to applications of all kinds within seconds of the action occurring on the pitch.  This creates the opportunity for all kinds of interactive experiences - from tactical analysis apps and websites to social networks and fan communities.

Increasing the sponsorship inventory

For rights holders of all kinds, the second screen landscape offers the chance to provide a whole new area of sponsorship inventory.  Opta data can be published and shared across a wide range of platforms, opening up a range of exciting possibilities.

Examples of Opta data being used in second screen experiences

Web app Squawka use detailed Opta to create an engaging and enthralling second screen experience across all platforms.

Squawka showing an example of detailed data analysis within its second screen experience.

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