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.

3 - Brighton have won three league games in a row for the first time since September (a run of four). Revival. 2 hours ago

18 - Brighton have now scored the first goal a joint league-high 18 times this season, winning 11 and drawing 6 of the previous 17. Coast. 3 hours ago

2 - Aston Villa (8) and Dagenham (9) are the only two PL/FL clubs yet to score 10+ home league goals this season. Dreary. 11 hours ago

39% - West Bromwich Albion have scored 39% of their goals from headers this season, a Premier League-high. Approach. 11 hours ago

62/21 - Man City (62) have made the joint-most team changes in the PL this season, Leicester the fewest (21). Contrast. 11 hours ago

-4 - Liverpool have a negative goal difference for the first time after 24 games of a Premier League campaign. Imbalance. 4 Feb

34 - Liverpool have picked up fewer points this season than in any other Premier League campaign bar 1992-93 & 2010-11 (32). Transition. 4 Feb

34 - Chelsea have conceded more goals this season than in any other Premier League season after 24 matches. Leaky. 4 Feb

45 - Only in 2011-12 (50) have Tottenham Hotspur managed more points after 24 matches of a Premier League season. Crowing. 4 Feb

47 - This is Manchester City's lowest points haul after 24 matches of a Premier League season since 2010-11. Distracted. 4 Feb

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.