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.

28 - Arturo Vidal has scored more goals in Serie A over the last three seasons than any other midfielder. Engine. #Goal50 12 minutes ago

20 - Lionel Messi has scored 20+ goals in each of the last six La Liga seasons, netting 28 times during 2013/14. Colossus. #Goal50 23 minutes ago

16 - Thomas Muller has played a hand in 16 goals in just 13 World Cup appearances in his career, 10 goals and six assists. Danger. #Goal50 34 minutes ago

6 - Sergio Ramos scored 6 times in his last 7 appearances of 2013/14 for Real Madrid, including the Champions League final. Vital. #Goal50 45 minutes ago

20 - Thibaut Courtois kept more clean sheets in La Liga last season (20) than any other goalkeeper. Repellent. #Goal50 56 minutes ago

12 - James Rodriguez (12) provided more assists in Ligue 1 during 2013/14 than any other player. Star. #Goal50 1 hours ago

89 - Arjen Robben played a part in a goal every 89 mins during 2013/14 (all competitions - 21 goals and 14 assists). Threat. #Goal50 1 hours ago

31 - Despite missing 5 games, Luis Suarez scored more goals (31) and had more shots (152) in the 2013/14 PL than any player. Busy. #Goal50 1 hours ago

17 - Cristiano Ronaldo scored 17 times during the 2013/14 Champions League; a record for a single European Cup season. History. #Goal50 1 hours ago

20 - Calum Chambers was just one of eight players to make 20+ Premier League appearances as a teenager in 2013-14. Future. 2 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

Opta data is used to create player profiles for cricket

Opta Data on Bale being used by Sky Sports

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

Opta data is used to create player profiles for cricket to show their style of batting

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