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 - No player reached double figures for goals and assists in the 2014/15 PL season, as Rickie Lambert did in 2013/14. Reminder. 5 hours ago

19 - Rudy Gestede has scored more headed goals over the last two seasons than anyone in the top four tiers (19). Prowess. 7 hours ago

7- Theo Walcott scored seven goals in seven starts for Arsenal last season. Signed. 8 hours ago

30 - Since making his debut in August 2012, no player has more Premier League assists than Santi Cazorla (30). Renewed. 11 hours ago

6 - West Ham's opponents Astra Giurgiu have won six of their previous seven away games in qualifying for the Europa League (L1). Hopeful. 30 Jul

0 - Vitesse have never beaten an English side in European competition (D1 L3) and haven’t scored in any of those four matches. Fear. 30 Jul

9 - Rudy Gestude scored more headed goals than any other player in the Championship in 2014-15 (9). Power. 30 Jul

We'll be collecting detailed data on Saturday's Women's FA Cup Final, on the event's first appearance at @wembleystadium. Debut. 29 Jul

1.2 - No Arsenal keeper has conceded more goals per game in the Premier League than Wojciech Szczesny (min 20 games played). Checkout. 29 Jul

73 - Only one defender (Ivanovic 74) has made more Premier League appearances in the last two seasons than Steven Caulker (73). Rock. 29 Jul

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.