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.

82% - @PetrCech has the best save percentage of any regular Premier League goalkeeper this season (82%). Sturdy. 7 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

3 - Christian Eriksen’s last three Premier League goals have been direct free-kicks. Pinpoint. 4 Oct

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.