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 - Liverpool have won all four previous games against either FC Sion (2/2), Bordeaux (2/2) or Rubin Kazan (never played). Giants. 1 hours ago

9 - Liverpool's 6-3 win against FC Sion in 1996 is the most recent European game at Anfield to see 9+ goals. Bonanza. 1 hours ago

2 - Liverpool won home and away vs Bordeaux in the Champions League group stage in 2006-07. Vintage. 1 hours ago

3 - All 3 of Spurs' games against Anderlecht have ended 1-1 (inc. both legs of the 1984 UEFA Cup final, which Spurs won on pens). Memories. 1 hours ago

2 - Liverpool have lost two of their last three games against Russian teams. Frozen. 1 hours ago

2 - Since November 2013, Heung-Min Son has scored more league hat-tricks (2) than Tottenham have (1). Promising. 3 hours ago

14 - Southampton scored from just one of their 14 shots on target over the two legs, while the Danes scored with two from four. Difference. 16 hours ago

0 - Southampton have failed to score in either of their two previous away games in Scandinavia. Barren. 18 hours ago

1 - Arsenal's first ever win at the Emirates Stadium was against Dynamo Zagreb back in August 2006. History. 19 hours ago

5 - Man City have been drawn with a Bundesliga team in all five Champions League groups they've participated in. Zufall. 20 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.