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.

4 - Cesc Fabregas has scored four Premier League goals against Sunderland, more than he has netted against any other opponent. Bewitching 8 minutes ago

3 - Carlton Cole has scored in three of his last four Barclays Premier League matches against Newcastle United. Fired. 42 minutes ago

17 - Wilfried Bony is the top scoring Premier League player in 2014 with 17 goals. Swanning. 1 hours ago

2 - Queens Park Rangers had a player sent off in both league meetings with Leicester last season. Reduced. 1 hours ago

Stat attack! Here's what Opta's stats are suggesting you should consider backing in the Premier League this weekend… 2 hours ago

6 - @WayneRooney has scored six goals in four @premierleague matches against Hull. Shredded. 2 hours ago

1 - Stoke have scored one goal in their last 13 league visits to Anfield, failing to net in any of their last eight matches there. Dearth. 2 hours ago

3 - Rickie Lambert has scored in three of his four Premier League games against Stoke City. Potted. 3 hours ago

3 - Danny Ings has scored three goals in his last four Premier League appearances for Burnley. Acclimatising. 3 hours ago

17 - 17 points is Arsenal’s lowest haul after 12 games since the 1982-83 season (15 points). Misfiring. 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.