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.

944 - Bournemouth have covered 944km this season; 18km more than any other Premier League side. Eager. 2 hours ago

82% - @PetrCech has the best save percentage of any regular Premier League goalkeeper this season (82%). Sturdy. 23 hours ago

16 - Newcastle have won 16 PL points in 2015, fewer than relegated Burnley (17) and Hull City (19). Sorrow. 5 Oct

3 - Since August 2013, only Martin Skrtel (4) has scored more Premier League own goals than Harry Kane (3). Miscalibrated. 5 Oct

110 - @Ibra_official has now become PSG's all-time leading goalscorer all comps. Idol. 4 Oct

51.6 - Brendan Rodgers has the second best win percentage of any PL manager for Liverpool (after Benitez, 55.3%). Departed. 4 Oct

8 - Arsenal have ended a run of eight Premier League games without a victory over the Red Devils (D3 L5). Relief. 4 Oct

5 - Alexis Sanchez has scored more goals in his last two Premier League games (5) than he had in his previous 21 (4). Rejuvenated. 4 Oct

6 - Since his Premier League debut in Sept 2013, Christian Eriksen has scored more direct free-kicks than any other player. Whipped. 4 Oct

3-0 - Man United are one of two PL teams to be 3-0 down at HT (v Spurs in 2001) and comeback to win (also Wolves v Leicester in 2003). Hope? 4 Oct

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.