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.

44 – No team has attempted more crosses in a UCL game without scoring than Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea. Insistence. 20 hours ago

4 - Chelsea’s last six Champions League semi-final first leg matches have produced just four goals in total. Platform. 20 hours ago

86% - 86% of goals conceded by Chelsea in the Champions League this season have come in the second-half (6 out of 7). Concentration. 21 hours ago

3 - Mourinho won three of his four meetings with Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid in all competitions when at Real Madrid (L1). Plan. 22 hours ago

82.1% - Thibaut Courtois has saved 82.1% of shots faced in the Champions League this season; Petr Cech has saved 76.7%. Wall. 22 hours ago

1 - Atletico Madrid are the only team unbeaten in the Champions League this season (eight wins, two draws). Ask. 22 hours ago

10 - 2013/14 is the first season in Premier League history to see 10 managers leave a club before the final day. Continental. 22 Apr

50% - David Moyes had the third best win rate (league games) of any Manchester United manager in history (P34 W17). Irrelevant. 22 Apr

57 - This is Manchester United's lowest points total through 34 league fixtures since 1990/91 (56). Ousted. 22 Apr

3 - This is the first time that three different Argentine players have scored in the same Premier League match. Pedigree. 21 Apr

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.