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.

1 - Karim Yoda is the first French player to score a brace for Getafe in La Liga history. Force. 3 hours ago

0 - West Brom have not won any of their last 11 home league meetings with Manchester United (L9 D2). Wait. 2 hours ago

6 - No English player has scored as many goals in the @premierleague so far this season as Saido Berahino (6). Future. 3 hours ago

7 - Saido Berahino has scored 7 goals in 10 competitive apps for WBA this season, with 6 of these coming at the Hawthorns. Update. 3 hours ago

0:23 - Sergio Aguero's goal 23 secs after coming on for Man City v Liverpool is the quickest. Clarification. 3 hours ago

2:35 - Marouane Fellaini's goal came just 2:35 after coming on for Man Utd; the 2nd fastest goal by a sub in the PL this season. Impact. 3 hours ago

0 - Manchester United have not won any of the 10 @premierleague games they have been losing at half-time in 2014 (L8 D2). Lifeless. 3 hours ago

1 - Before tonight, Manchester United had won just one of their last five Premier League games played on a Monday (W1 D1 L3). Boomtown. 3 hours ago

1 - Manchester United have won just one of the last 14 competitive games in which they have conceded the first goal (W1 D2 L11). Worry. 3 hours ago

2 - Manchester United have kept just two clean sheets in nine competitive games under Louis Van Gaal (vs Burnley & QPR). Leaky. 4 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.