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.

143 - @petercrouch has now made more substitute appearances than any other player in @premierleague history. Super. 17 hours ago

6 - Stoke City have scored more goals from corner situations than any other @premierleague side this season. Sense. 18 hours ago

7 - Xherdan Shaqiri has been involved in more Premier League goals in 11 games this season (2 goals, 5 assists) tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 18 hours ago

2 - Stoke are aiming to win consecutive away league games for the first time since October 2015. Mission. https://t.co/coDUKziMsG 19 hours ago

326 - This will be Darren Fletcher's 326th Premier League appearance - the most by any Scottish player in the compe… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 20 hours ago

30 - Mesut Ozil has created more goalscoring chances from open play than any other Premier League player this seaso… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 23 hours ago

8 - Since the start of the 2014-15 season, no Premier League side has been given more cards for simulation than Chelsea (8). Tumble. 20 Nov

0-4 - This was Tony Pulis’ joint heaviest home @premierleague defeat, matching his 4-0 defeats to Man City (October… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 18 Nov

0.99 - West Bromwich Albion have averaged under a goal a game in the Premier League under Tony Pulis (0.99 - 105 go… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 19 Nov

7 - Richarlison's strike was his seventh goal involvement in the Premier League this season (5 goals, 2 assists), b… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 19 Nov

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.