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.

0 - Tottenham have not had a single player booked so far in the Premier League, though they have had one red card. Blemish. 7 hours ago

5 - Aston Villa are the only team in the Premier League with more points (7) than shots on target (5). Profitable. 8 hours ago

14 - Everton have allowed 14 shots on target against them so far, conceding 10 goals. Rippling. 8 hours ago

1 - Tune into our cricket coverage on @OptaJim as England & India play their latest ODI. Knock. 8 hours ago

31% - Chelsea have the best chance conversion in the Premier League so far. Clinical. 8 hours ago

3% - QPR have the worst chance conversion in the Premier League so far. Shank. 8 hours ago

7 - Radamel Falcao scored in his first 7 league-matches for Monaco and Porto 7 times. Start. 16 hours ago

11 – This season, Alvaro Negredo will play for the La Liga team he has scored the most goals against (Valencia, 11). Turnover 11 hours ago

16 - Alvaro Negredo failed to score in any of his last 16 appearances for Man City, after a run of 9 goals in the 5 games before that. Fade. 1 Sep

250 - Sandro made 250 tackles for Tottenham in the Premier League; more than any other player for the club since his PL debut. Crunch. 1 Sep

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.