Adding detail to official programming

Opta are experienced at helping broadcasters maximise the quality of their high-profile rights, engaging and enthralling millions of viewers in the process.

0 - Tottenham have not had a single player booked so far in the Premier League, though they have had one red card. Blemish. 42 minutes ago

5 - Aston Villa are the only team in the Premier League with more points (7) than shots on target (5). Profitable. 1 hours ago

14 - Everton have allowed 14 shots on target against them so far, conceding 10 goals. Rippling. 1 hours ago

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

31% - Chelsea have the best chance conversion in the Premier League so far. Clinical. 1 hours ago

3% - QPR have the worst chance conversion in the Premier League so far. Shank. 1 hours ago

7 - Radamel Falcao scored in his first 7 league-matches for Monaco and Porto 7 times. Start. 9 hours ago

11 – This season, Alvaro Negredo will play for the La Liga team he has scored the most goals against (Valencia, 11). Turnover 4 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. 18 hours ago

250 - Sandro made 250 tackles for Tottenham in the Premier League; more than any other player for the club since his PL debut. Crunch. 19 hours ago

Enhancing broadcast productions

Integration into the live broadcast environment

Opta have extensive experience of integrating bespoke data feeds and editorial services into live broadcast environments.  Opta can help add additional context to a match or the opinion of a broadcaster, as well as significantly enhance technical infrastructure by integrating:

  • Detailed data into live graphic production software
  • Metadata to create efficient video archiving processes and reduce editing times
  • Metadata for automated clip generation
  • Live editorial services to support the production process


Some of our data in action

BBC showing action areas for the Scotland v South Africa game using Opta data.

Opta player data is used to construct a head-to-head comparison

Sky Sport using Opta data to show average formation

Sky Sport using Opta data to show Everton's average formation against Man Utd

The Hego touchscreen can integrate detailed Opta performance data such as player touch and pass maps.