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.

2 - Manchester United have only won two of their last 16 away PL games played on a Sunday (D8 L6). Lazy. 38 minutes ago

3 - Man City v Aston Villa was the first game in PL history to have goalscorers from three different South American countries. Exotic. 18 hours ago

1 - Tom Cleverley has scored his first Premier League goal since scoring v Villa in December 2013. Rarity. 19 hours ago

7 - Graziano Pellè is the 7th Italian player to score 10+ goals in a PL term after Ravanelli, Baiano, Di Canio, Vialli, Zola, Balotelli. Top 19 hours ago

1 - The last time Aston Villa came from behind at HT to win in the Premier League was v Man City in September 2013. Hope. 19 hours ago

4 - Sergio Aguero has scored four goals in his last three Premier League games after going five without scoring. Refreshed. 20 hours ago

4 - Leicester City have won four successive games within a single top-flight season for the first time since 1966. Outfoxing. 21 hours ago

7 - Newcastle United have lost seven successive league games for only the second time in their history (10, Aug-Oct 1977). Dire. 21 hours ago

26 - No Premier League team has conceded more home goals than Newcastle United this season. Struggles. 21 hours ago

2 - Matthew Taylor had scored seven of his eight Premier League penalties before today, missing for Bolton v Reading in 2008. Return. 21 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.