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.

34 - Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius compared in their 34 league games 2015/16. Level. @LFC https://t.co/xarT80CpqC 12 hours ago

1 - Have you tested your @premierleague hat-trick knowledge in the latest @OptaJoe Sporcle quiz yet? Lunchtime. twitter.com/OptaJoe/status… 19 hours ago

41 - 41 different nationalities have scored a @premierleague hat-trick. Can you name the 1st for each nation? Quiz. sporcle.com/games/Optajoe/… 23 May

3 - 3 players in the #Euro2016 Italy squad play in the #BPL, the 2nd most represented league after Serie A. Trend. https://t.co/KiVZ11OGQi 23 May

1.29 - Man Utd averaged 1.29 goals per game in the Premier League in 2015-16; their lowest league average since 1989-90 (1.21). Bored. 23 May

66% - Jose Mourinho has the highest win ratio of any manager in the Premier League (66%). Replacement? 23 May

10 - Manchester United failed to score in 10 Premier League games in 2015-16; their joint-highest tally in a single PL season. Shy. 23 May

51.3% - Louis van Gaal won 51.3% of league matches as Man Utd manager; only Sir Alex Ferguson (60.4%) & Ernest Mangall (54.2%) won more. Out 23 May

3 - Jamie Vardy has now scored in three consecutive games for England (three goals). Party. 22 May

0 - Harry Kane is the first England player to miss a penalty (excl. shootouts) since Frank Lampard missed against Japan in May 2010. Wide. 22 May

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.